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Cayman faces critics head-on at tax conference

Cayman faces critics head-on at tax conference

| 10/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The financial services ministry brought together some of the jurisdiction’s major critics at a conference last week on the issue of tax transparency. Minister Wayne Panton and his team stressed the importance of engaging with the critics of Cayman’s financial service sect [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Blue Cilantro

Golden Spoons Review: Blue Cilantro

| 26/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Having had many a standard Sunday buffet-style brunch, I thought it was time to try the equally reputable table-served brunch at Blue Cilantro. For anyone else so inclined, note that it is very popular, so I recommend booking ahead. I’m not sure I would bother requesting the [...]

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CIMA begins to create online payment system

CIMA begins to create online payment system

| 12/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): As government inches its ways towards providing more online or e-services, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has announced the launch of what will, in a few months, be a fee payment section of the Regulatory Enhanced Electronic Forms Submission (REEFS) system for author [...]

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Caymanians advance at Community Rehabilitation

Caymanians advance at Community Rehabilitation

| 07/04/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): The Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) has promoted three young Caymanians, one to a newly created management position. Lisa Malice, Erica Ebanks and Kacey Mobley have all moved up the ladder at the department. Malice has taken on the new role of deputy director of DCR. [...]

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Insurance firm blocks cover at Health City

Insurance firm blocks cover at Health City

| 06/04/2017 | 38 Comments

(CNS Business): British Caymanian Insurance Company (BritCay) will not cover patients to attend Health City Cayman Island for any treatment unrelated to cardiac care. In a memo sent to people who are insured by the agent that represents Colonial Medical Insurance, the firm said it wanted to revi [...]

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Caymanians graduate from wine school programme

Caymanians graduate from wine school programme

| 06/04/2017 | 6 Comments

(CNS Business): Seven young Caymanians recently earned a certification in wines and spirits, which could lead to careers in the hospitality industry. The Level 2 certification course, which included 24 hours of class time and 36 hours of practical internship, was the result of a partnership betwe [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Lola

Golden Spoons Review: Lola

| 04/04/2017 | 6 Comments

(CNS Foodie): A true city-style café is somewhat of an anomaly here in Cayman. Coffee houses, yes. Restaurants, yes. But where are those sweet spots, where one can grab a coffee, snack or meal and a glass of wine without going all out? Nestled neatly along the Paseo in Camana Bay is Lola, offeri [...]

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Inadequate law must be updated, say lawyers

Inadequate law must be updated, say lawyers

| 28/03/2017 | 6 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Law Society said it was disappointed that the Legal Practitioners Bill failed to make it through the Legislative Assembly yesterday and warned that remaining with the status quo would continue to have a negative impact on current and future generations of local [...]

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Cayman retains Moody’s credit ratings

Cayman retains Moody’s credit ratings

| 27/03/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands has kept its international credit rating from Moody’s of Aa3 for its government’s bonds issued in a foreign currency, and an Aa2 rating for long-term foreign currency ceiling bonds and notes. Finance Minister Marco Archer said the rating and stable outlo [...]

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CAL increases flights to Sister Islands

CAL increases flights to Sister Islands

| 27/03/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Cayman Airways said that there has been an increased demand for seats on flights to the Sister Island, so Cayman Airways Express has added a new flight rotation between Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman with its Saab 340 B+ aircraft six days a week. On Tuesday 4 April the National Flag [...]

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Chief justice joins elite insolvency body

Chief justice joins elite insolvency body

| 27/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The International Insolvency Institute has invited the chief justice of the Cayman Islands, Anthony Smellie, to become a member of the invitation-only organisation. Accepting the invitation, the chief justice said it wasn’t just a personal credit but reflected the quality of Cay [...]

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Finance sector is important to all, says Scott

Finance sector is important to all, says Scott

| 28/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Jude Scott, the CEO of Cayman Finance, said that the offshore financial services sector is important to everyone in Cayman and not just those making a direct living from it. In an effort to win the hearts and minds of the local communit [...]

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Minister signs deal to support small businesses

Minister signs deal to support small businesses

| 27/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA) has been contracted by the commerce ministry to help support and deliver certain small-business services. Minister Wayne Panton and CISBA President Dawn McLean-Sawney signed a memorand [...]

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3,500 businesses asked for data to measure local economy

3,500 businesses asked for data to measure local economy

| 27/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The Economics and Statistics Office has begun its annual business surveys to measure local economic performance. Officials said about 3,500 forms for the System of National Accounts (SNA) and the Balance of Payments (BOP) surveys, which began Monday, have been sent to the business [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Chicken! Chicken!

Golden Spoons Review: Chicken! Chicken!

| 30/03/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Chicken! Chicken! sits in a corner of West Shore Centre (the pink one) on West Bay Road. Do not let the mundane location put you off because as soon as you walk in you are embraced by the warmth of the open rotisserie roasting chickens over a wood fire. The next thing to hit you is [...]

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