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Op-Ed: Truth, Lies, Tax and Cayman

 By Gonzalo JallesOp-Ed Contributor IT IS NO SURPRISE that the United Kingdom’s Guardian newspaper has once again attacked the Cayman Islands and other Overseas Territories. What does come as a surprise is when the article is written by a highly …

Anguilla, BVI, TCI, Montserrat Agree on Automatic Sharing of Tax Information

 Above: Anguilla By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Overseas Territories of Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Montserrat, the Turks and Caicos Islands and Bermuda have agreed to automatically share tax information with the UK and with …

Cayman Joining G5 Multilateral Tax Information Exchange Pilot

 Above: Georgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands has committed to joining a recently-announced pilot on multilateral automatic exchange of tax information. Cayman expressed its interest in the pilot, which was recently announced by the United …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: Acting Governor Franz Manderson and New Court of Appeal Judge Sir Richard Ground (Photo: GIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A pair of new judges for the territory have been sworn in by Acting Cayman Islands Governor Franz Manderson. Sir …

 Above: Margaret Thatcher By the Caribbean Journal staff A number of Caribbean leaders expressed their condolences Monday over the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Thatcher, the United Kingdom’s first (and thus far only) female Prime Minister, died …

 Above: former Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush By Alexander Britell Former Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush has been formally charged with corruption, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service announced in a statement Wednesday. The charges came following police interviews with …

 Above: Georgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands has signed a tax information exchange agreement with Brazil, its 31st such international agreement. The treaty, which was signed on Tuesday, seeks to build on business relationships already …

 Above: Former Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush By the Caribbean Journal staff Former Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush, who was arrested in connection with corruption allegations in December 2012, returned for further police interviews on Tuesday, according to a statement …

 IT’S ONE OF THE Caribbean’s most popular pastimes – snorkeling. And, thankfully, there are more than enough terrific snorkeling destinations to go around. While these lists always lead to difficult choices, we present to you Caribbean Journal’s inaugural Snorkeling List …

 Above: Usain Bolt in London By the Caribbean Journal staff International sprinting superstar Usain Bolt will be participating in the second annual Cayman Invitational in May. It is the biggest track meet of its kind in the Cayman Islands, organized …

 Above: Georgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Finance, the organization that represents Cayman’s financial services industry, has named Gonzalo Jalles as its new Chief Executive Officer. Jalles was formerly the CEO of HSBC Cayman until founding his …

 It’s Friday – almost time for the weekend. So why not make it a day at the beach? Or, specifically, the world-famous Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman? You can almost feel the powdery sand and what might be the …

 Above: Grand Cayman (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A pair of Cuban detainees have escaped from an immigration detention centre in Cayman, authorities said Friday. The two detainees, Wilfredo Alarcon and Francisco Perez Rodrigues, were discovered missing from …

 The latest property to be featured in Caribbean Home is a four-bedroom, four-bathroom single-family home on Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach. The beachfront property, which is located on a 0.34-acre site opposite Galleria Plaza, was built in 2006 at 42 …

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor THE ARRESTS OF McKeeva Bush and Michael Misick in one-week span focused on the world of corruption in the Caribbean. The two most prestigious Caribbean offshore financial centres ended up with a pair political leaders in jail. …

 Above: Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush By Alexander Britell Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush has issued his first public statement since his arrest Tuesday on suspicions of corruption, maintaining his innocence and vowing not to yield to increasing public pressure to step …

 Above: the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush, who was arrested Tuesday in a corruption investigation, has been released and placed on bail until February 2013, according to the Royal Cayman Islands …

 Above: Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush has been arrested and is in police custody, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service announced in a statement Tuesday. The arrest came “in connection …