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Cayman Islands Ranked Third-Best Location for Expats in HSBC Survey

 Above: Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is the third-best location for expatriates in the world, according to a recently-released survey from Jersey-based HSBC Expat. Cayman finished third behind Singapore …

Cayman Seeks Cuban Refugees After Escape from Detention Centre

 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. …

British Virgin Islands Forms New Council With European’s Caribbean Territories

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands has signed an agreement to form a new body aimed at fostering greater cooperation between the British and Dutch territories in the Caribbean. The Caribbean Overseas Countries and Territories Council includes …

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 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: 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: 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados is urging seafarers to report any sightings of the invasive lionfish species, which has been spreading across the Caribbean, from Jamaica to Cayman. The recent capture of a specimen off the west coast of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands has been named the most-favoured domicile for hedge funds, according to Hedge Funds Review’s Service Providers Rankings. The survey, which was completed by more than 1,000 hedge funds, fund of funds and …

 Above: Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush and Jamaican PM Andrew Holness By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush is in Jamaica with a six-person team on a study tour. The Premier is looking at Jamaica’s procurement system, along …

 Above: Cheddi Jagan International Airport (Photo: GINA) The government of Guyana has announced the approval of a $138 million agreement with the state-owned China Harbour Engineering Company for the design and construction of an expansion at Cheddi Jagan International Airport. …

 Above: Sebastian Martinez By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman native Sebastian Martinez, all of 13 years old, has signed an 18-month contract with the Swindon Town Football Club in England. Martinez is currently playing for the club’s U13 development team, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff   Cayman Governor Duncan Taylor signed the country’s new Gender Equality Bill yesterday, legislation aimed at promoting and ensuring gender equality in the workplace.   “This is an important piece of legislation,” Taylor said. “Equality …

 Above: Premier McKeeva Bush (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff After a contraction of 4.1 percent a year ago in the Caymanian economy, Cayman recorded positive growth in the first six months of 2011, according to a report from …

 Above: the turtle was returned to safety with a bit of persuasion. (Photo: Cayman GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A joint operation by Cayman Police and the Department of Environment thwarted poachers who had tied up a 200-pound female …

 Above: Cayman Enterprise City By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands Government has signed a deal allowing developer Cayman Enterprise City the exclusive right to construct, develop and maintain a special economic zone. The company’s project, Cayman Enterprise City, is …

 From left) Court of Appeal President Sir John Chadwick, Registrar Audrey Bodden, Justice Ian Forte, OJ, CD, Justice Dr. Abdullah Conteh, QC and Chief Justice Anthony Smellie, QC (Cayman GIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman lawyers bid farewell …

 The recent downgrading of the United States’ federal debt rating by Standard and Poor’s may not impact Cayman in the near future, but US developments will continue to have a significant impact on the island chain. “Cayman will largely be …