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Golden Spoons Review: Café Amazon

Golden Spoons Review: Café Amazon

| 08/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): I will admit to having a soft spot for Café Amazon since it seems to be one of the few businesses on this island trying to make a difference by embracing the idea of a zero carbon footprint. They also say they source their ingredients locally and use organic coffees and teas. So wh [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Agua

Golden Spoons Review: Agua

| 14/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): My partner and I arrived for brunch at Agua just after the 11:30am opening, already starving and anxious to get started on the meal. After a little wait to get seated we were ushered to our booked table, which we were sharing with some friends. A waiter arrived and explained the men [...]

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Concessions renewed for builders and developers

Concessions renewed for builders and developers

| 04/12/2017 | 5 Comments

(CNS Business): The government will be continuing the flat 15% import duty rate on building materials imported to Grand Cayman for another year, officials have confirmed. The duty cut has been running for several years and Finance Minister Roy McTaggart claimed the concession was working and help [...]

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7MB #25 on travel website’s best beach list

7MB #25 on travel website’s best beach list

| 27/11/2017 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach has come in at number 25 on a list of the world’s top fifty beaches by a Canadian online travel company. Around 1,800 beaches were said to have been evaluated and some 600 of world’s best travel journalists, editors, bloggers and agen [...]

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People on the Move: Carey Olsen adds to finance practice

People on the Move: Carey Olsen adds to finance practice

| 27/11/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): This month, offshore law firm Carey Olsen has expanded its finance practice in the Cayman Islands with the appointment of Dylan Wiltermuth, who has joined the firm as counsel. The firm said Wiltermuth is an experienced Cayman Islands lawyer who specialises in all aspects of struc [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Boggy Sand Café

Golden Spoons Review: Boggy Sand Café

| 27/11/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Foodie): In the mood for a change of scenery, my companion and I decided a small trip to West Bay was in order, plus the opening of a new café had caught my eye. We found the place fairly easily; the Boggy Sand Café is in the car park next door to Foster’s Republix. It is in a new buildi [...]

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Commerce minister promises support for SMEs

Commerce minister promises support for SMEs

| 21/11/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Joey Hew, the new minister for commerce in the Unity government, has said that the 2018/19 budget includes funding to support the small and micro business sector and that this administration is also aiming to reduce fees for them as well as cutting regu [...]

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Scott defends Cayman at offshore conference

Scott defends Cayman at offshore conference

| 21/11/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): The CEO of Cayman Finance, Jude Scott, defended the Cayman Islands’ financial services sector at an offshore conference in London recently. Taking a seat alongside several high-profile journalists at the 6th Annual OffshoreAlert Europe Conference in London, he was the only [...]

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Building society squeezes clients to increase CI profits

Building society squeezes clients to increase CI profits

| 14/11/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): JN Cayman, a member of the Jamaica National Group, revealed a whopping 404% increase in its earnings during the  2016/17 financial year when it posted profits of CI$668,000, compared to a loss of CI$219,000 in the previous year. Managing director Damion Hylton told shareholder [...]

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DoT signs new PR deal with Canadian firm

DoT signs new PR deal with Canadian firm

| 14/11/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism has signed up a new public relations firm in Canada to help promote the destination to that market. Although the DoT had a company promoting the islands in the country, Aerial Communications Group based won the latest competitive tender ai [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Catch

Golden Spoons Review: Catch

| 17/11/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Foodie): My partner and I were in the mood for al fresco dining, especially somewhere with an ocean view. Catch was our choice and we were looking forward to the evening out, but unluckily Mother Nature decided to let it rain. Despite the dismal weather, which surprised us, as we scampered t [...]

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CUC sends new team to help BVI

CUC sends new team to help BVI

| 08/11/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Busines): A second group of linepersons from CUC’s transmission and distribution (T&D) operations department was sent to assist the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) with the restoration of power following the passing of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria in Septe [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Ave

Golden Spoons Review: Ave

| 01/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): When you’re preparing to go out for dinner, there’s this surging excitement, almost childlike anticipation, of the possibilities of the epicurean night ahead. For me, it’s the prospect of sampling someone’s culinary creativity, a chance to take pointers from experts in a fi [...]

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Financial services gets budget boost

Financial services gets budget boost

| 07/11/2017

(CNS Business): Funding for the financial services sector has increased considerably in the 2018/19 budgets, the new minister for the sector, Tara Rivers, revealed in the Legislative Assembly Monday, as she stressed the need to protect the industry and underscored the importance of the sector to [...]

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Scott defends Queen’s use of Cayman funds

Scott defends Queen’s use of Cayman funds

| 07/11/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): After the first revelations from the hacked documents that have been dubbed the Paradise Papers began making headlines around the world Sunday, Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, has defended the British monarch’s use of Cayman Islands funds and what he said is the legitimat [...]

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