Cayman Islands

Cayman Stock Exchange, Deutsche Boerse Sign Deal on Trading Platform

 Above: Cayman By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange has signed an agreement with Deutsche Boerse for the use of its XETRA trading platform. The new platform will go live at the Cayman exchange, CSX, in the …

Cayman Issues Travel Advisory for Cuba, Citing Cholera Outbreak

 Above: Cayman Brac By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands has issued a travel advisory concerning Cuba following a cholera outbreak in that country, according to Cayman’s Public Health Department. The advisory, issued by Cayman’s Medical Officer of Health …

Cuban Refugees Repatriated from Cayman

 Above: the Cuban vessel By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of Cuban migrants that arrived in the Cayman Islands in April have been repatriated to Cuba. There were a total of 27 men and one woman on a boat …

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 Above: the boat that landed in Cayman Brac April 18 (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands law enforcement and immigration officers are looking for two Cuban refugees who escaped from the territory’s Immigration Detention Centre Saturday night. …

 Above: Sao Paulo By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from Cayman’s Ministry of Finance recently attended the Brazil Investment Summit in Sao Paulo as part of a bid to strengthen bilateral ties. The Cayman team, which was led by …

 Above: left, Governor Duncan Taylor and Premier McKeeva Bush during a visit by UK Minister Henry Bellingham (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands Governor Duncan Taylor has appointed two new members to the territory’s Constitutional Commission. Jude …

 Above: the vessel which landed on Cayman Brac (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A Cuban vessel with 28 people on board landed Wednesday afternoon in Cayman Brac, the government announced. There were 27 males and one female on …

 Above: the Nassau Grouper By the Caribbean Journal staff New hope may be emerging for the endangered Nassau Grouper, following a 10-year effort to protect spawning so-called “aggregation sites” for the fish. A growing and healthy population of Nassau Grouper …

 Above: Minister HEnry Bellingham (Photo: FCO) By the Caribbean Journal staff United Kingdom Minister for the Overseas Territories Henry Bellingham will visit the Cayman Islands beginning Wednesday, seeking to reinforce ties between the UK and the territory. Bellingham will meet …

 Above: members of the new Gender Equality Tribunal (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the passage of the Cayman Islands’ new Gender Equality Law, the government has formed its first-ever Gender Equality Tribunal. The tribunal was approved by …

 Above: Members of the meeting By the Caribbean Journal staff A delegation from the Philippines’ embassy in Washington, DC visited with Cayman Islands officials this week aiming to establish stronger ties and address the issues of Philippine nationals in the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Four agencies of the United Kingdom plan to develop a Climate Change Programme specifically targeted for the UK overseas territories. The programme will fill a perceived gap identified in recent reviews of current climate change …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Gender Equality Law in the Cayman Islands took effect earlier this week. The law, which was signed by Governor Duncan Taylor in October, seeks to eliminate sex and gender discrimination in employment, training …

 Above: US Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney By Alexander Britell The government of the Cayman Islands has rejected claims about the territory by an ABC News report concerning the Cayman-based investments of US Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney. The announcement follows a …

 Above: US Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney By Alexander Britell A report by US-based ABC news focusing on Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romeny’s financial investments in the Cayman Islands displayed a “total misunderstanding of the role of the Cayman Islands’ …

 Above: Cayman Enterprise City By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands’ cabinet has approved an order naming Cayman Enterprise City Ltd as the developer of the islands’ first special economic zone, meaning CEC can now take advantage of developer …

 Above: the iPhone 4S (Photo courtesy of Apple) By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple’s iPhone 4S will be released across the Caribbean on Friday, Jan. 13, the company announced today. The company will begin a rollout in Anguilla, Antigua, the …

 Above: Principal Joseph Wallace (left) and teacher Annette Vaughn (right) from Sir John A Cumber Primary School watch as the Education Minister Rolston Anglin the new standards along with Lyneth Monteith, principal of John Gray High School. (Photo: CGIS) By …