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UK supreme court ruling could fuel regional appeals

February 20, 2016
UK supreme court ruling could fuel regional appeals Defence attorneys in the Cayman Islands believe that a very important ruling in the UK this week regarding the misinterpretation by the courts for the last 30 years over crimes involving joint enterprise will impact a number of serving prisoners and future cases in the region.

Cayman Islands governor again ordered to release corruption report

February 20, 2016
Cayman Islands governor again ordered to release corruption report The acting information commissioner in the Cayman Islands has once again ordered a redacted release of the infamous Operation Tempura corruption report after reviewing the objections of the Governor’s Office, which has refused to release the documents for four years.

New light shed on Cayman Islands corruption probe

February 20, 2016
New light shed on Cayman Islands corruption probe The decision from the Information Commissioner’s Office in the Cayman Islands on Tuesday ordering the release of reports relating to Operation Tempura shed some new light on the ongoing Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) investigation into Martin Bridger, the former head...

Undercover investigation reveals role of British overseas territories in moving suspect money

February 17, 2016
Undercover investigation reveals role of British overseas territories in moving suspect money A new investigation from advocacy group Global Witness, shown recently on CBS’ 60 Minutes, showed the role that British overseas territories can play in facilitating the movement of suspect funds into the US. Wearing a hidden camera, a Global Witness investigator met with...

Our goal must be self-determination, says BVI premier

February 9, 2016
Our goal must be self-determination, says BVI premier ROAD TOWN, BVI -- Premier and minister of finance, Dr Orlando Smith, has outlined his vision tor moving the British Virgin Islands towards self-sustainability. While delivering the territory’s 2016 Budget Address at the House of Assembly on Monday, Smith said, “I envision a society that...

Guilty verdict in Cayman Islands corruption trial

February 8, 2016
Guilty verdict in Cayman Islands corruption trial GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- The former chair of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority, Canover Watson, has been found guilty of two counts of conspiracy to defraud, one count of conflict of interest, one count of fraud on government and one count of breach of trust.

Backbench exodus may trigger early poll in the Cayman Islands

January 27, 2016
Backbench exodus may trigger early poll in the Cayman Islands GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- The departure of three members of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly from the government backbench could trigger an early general election, the premier said, which would be conducted under the old multi-member voting system.

Cayman Islands government teeters on brink over parliamentary quorum

January 23, 2016
Cayman Islands government teeters on brink over parliamentary quorum With three government members of parliament having defected in less than two months, the People’s Progressive Movement (PPM) government in the Cayman Islands still has a slender majority on the floor of the Legislative Assembly but it is facing a problem of not being able to form a quorum.

Special economic zone adds US$70 million to Cayman Islands economy

January 23, 2016
Special economic zone adds US$70 million to Cayman Islands economy Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) officials say that the special economic zone (SEZ) in Grand Cayman has attracted 60 new companies over the past year, that its impact to the Cayman Islands economy since its creation is nearly US$70 million and that there are now around 300 zone-based employees.

British overseas territories take small step towards transparency

December 7, 2015
The UK’s Overseas Territories announced last week that they would put information on the people who ultimately own and control companies – so-called beneficial owners – in centralised registries ‘or similarly effective systems’, representing a small step towards greater transparency.

British Virgin Islands to host regional parliamentary conference

May 28, 2015
British Virgin Islands to host regional parliamentary conference The British Virgin Islands (BVI) will host the 40th annual conference of the Caribbean, Americas and the Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA). Over 70 parliamentarians drawn from member states of that body are expected to arrive in the BVI in July.

Cayman Islands opposition leader unrepentant in face of defamation writ

May 12, 2015
Cayman Islands opposition leader unrepentant in face of defamation writ The Cayman Islands opposition leader is showing no sign of retracting any of the allegations he has made about Premier Alden McLaughlin having been involved in a conspiracy to topple him from office. McKeeva Bush said that he intends to face the premier in court if that’s what he wants.

BVI elections set for June 8

May 12, 2015
BVI elections set for June 8 In accordance with Section 86 of the British Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007, Acting Governor Inez Archibald has appointed June 8 as the date on which the next general election will be held in the British territory. A proclamation to this effect was published in the Gazette on May 7.

Cayman Islands premier warns opposition leader, local media over conspiracy allegations

April 28, 2015
Cayman Islands premier warns opposition leader, local media over conspiracy allegations Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin is turning to the courts for the next round in a fight with former premier and now opposition leader McKeeva Bush over controversial allegations of a conspiracy to oust Bush from office. The premier, who is also an attorney at law, has demanded a public apology.

Tackling economy is top priority for new Anguilla government

April 28, 2015
Tackling economy is top priority for new Anguilla government Anguilla’s opposition Anguilla United Front (AUF) handed a heavy defeat to the incumbent Anguilla United Movement (AUM), taking six of the seven seats in Wednesday’s general election in the tiny British overseas territory. The AUM won no seats – the seventh was taken by an independent candidate.

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