Caribbean News

Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott participates in Bloomberg/Hedge Fund Association's 2017 Global Regulatory Briefing

December 12, 2017

Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, spoke as a panelist on Wednesday, November 1, at the Hedge Fund Associationís 2017 Global Regulatory Briefing. The event took place at the office of Bloomberg LP in New York City, New York...

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The Bahamas strengthens CARICOM ties with new Ambassador

December 12, 2017

The Bahamas on Monday underscored the importance of maintaining strong relations within CARICOM with the accreditation of a new Ambassador. The Ceremony took place at the Headquarters of the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana...

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Response from Cayman Finance to publication of EU list on non-cooperation tax jurisdictions

December 11, 2017

Cayman Islands has not been included on the EUís list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions. Cayman Finance has worked hard with the Cayman Islands Government to address the concerns the European Union has raised...

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Cayman Islands celebrate 30 years of Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival

December 07, 2017

Grand Caymanís annual Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival will celebrate its 30th anniversary on Saturday, January 27th, 2018. The islandís largest culinary event hosts over 45 restaurants and bars, 5,000 attendees and dishes out over 18,000 delicious portions of food...

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Delegates at CDM10 Sign Petition for Advancing School Safety

December 06, 2017

At the 10th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management, delegates recommitted themselves to advancing school safety in the Caribbean...

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces the appointment of The Bahamas' Ambassador Designate to Cuba, Mr. Brent Dean
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces the appointment of The Bahamas' Ambassador (Designate) to Cuba, Mr. Brent Dean

December 04, 2017

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Brent Dean as The Bahamasí Ambassador to the Republic of Cuba. Mr. Dean is an Accountant, and has worked in this capacity at PricewaterhouseCoopers(PWC)...

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Scene from 2017 Commonwealth Local Government Forum

November 28, 2017

The Minister of Transport and Local Government, the Hon. Frankie Campbell and a delegation represented The Bahamas recently at the Commonwealth Local Government Forum in Valletta, Malta...

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Statement from the Cayman Islands Law Society and the Caymanian Bar Association regarding Cayman's position on illegal data hacks

November 27, 2017

The Cayman Islands has modern, internationally accepted legislation providing for computer misuse offences and data protection. Such legislation is modelled on UK and/or EU legislation to protect against such illegal acts, and to ensure that appropriate criminal, civil and regulatory...

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HaitianHaitian quake victims in the U.S. will lose deportation protection in 2019
HaitianHaitian quake victims in the U.S. will lose deportation protection in 2019

November 22, 2017

After years of being shielded from deportation from the United States while their disaster-prone country continues to recover from its devastating 2010 earthquake, tens of thousands of Haitians will now lose that safeguard...

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Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott tells Offshore Alert Europe Conference Cayman is a 'very transparent, very cooperative" jurisdiction

November 20, 2017

On Tuesday, November 13, Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, participated in a panel at the 6th Annual Offshore Alert Europe Conference in London to discuss the recent illegal data...

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(Video)Supernova: BahamasLocal.com reflects on our time with Ronnie Butler

November 20, 2017

As the country mourns the loss of Bahamian music legend Ronnie Butler BahamasLocal.com reflects on our time with the icon during an interview six years ago. We love you Ronnie.

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Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott to participate in panel on illegal data hack at 6th Annual OffshoreAlert Europe Conference in Europe Conference London on Tuesday

November 16, 2017

On Tuesday, November 14, Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, is scheduled to speak at the at the 6th Annual OffshoreAlert Europe Conference in London as part of a panel about the recent illegal data hack and leak of personal financial information...

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Cayman Finance responds to sensational reports exploiting illegal data hack

November 10, 2017

Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, issued the following statement in response to reports of an illegal data theft involving the financial information of tens of thousands of people and businesses:

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CANTO and CARILEC MOU Supports Sustainable Enery and ICT Goals of the Caribbean
CANTO and CARILEC MOU Supports Sustainable Enery and ICT Goals of the Caribbean

November 05, 2017

From May 2017, discussions have been ongoing between CARILEC and CANTO in the formulation of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which included, inter alia, agreement on the joint promotion of the current CARILEC Smart Grid Symposium in Trinidad, October 23-26, 2017.

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HMBS Lawrence Major Arrives in Dominica

November 03, 2017

A relatively smooth journey brought HMBS LAWRENCE MAJOR safely to the hilly shores of Dominica from Jamaica, shortly after noon today. It was easy to imagine the beauty and appeal the island nation conjured as a tourist hotspot, before its hurricane experience...

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BDF Vessel & Crew Heads to Dominica

October 25, 2017

Minister of National Security the Hon. Marvin Dames said, on October 20, 2017, at the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) Coral Harbour Base, that, being a part of the international community, The Bahamas is living up to its obligation to help neighbours in time of need...

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Get out: Minnis gives illegals exit deadline
Get out: Minnis gives illegals exit deadline

October 12, 2017

ILLEGAL migrants in the Bahamas must leave the country by December 31, 2017, Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis (pictured) declared yesterday, as he warned an aggressive pursuit and deportation will be the fate of anyone who does not comply.

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Dominica after Irma: 'A never ending scene of devastation and chaos'
Dominica after Irma: 'A never ending scene of devastation and chaos'

October 10, 2017

Bishop Gabriel Malzaire of The Roman Catholic Diocese of Roseau, Dominica gave a firsthand account of the devastation and aftermath of Hurricane Irma after he visited nine of the island's 15 parishes, three of which were still inaccessible by road, on September 25...

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Hon. Dionisio D'Aguilar is President of UNWTO Commissioner for the Americas
Hon. Dionisio D'Aguilar is President of UNWTO Commissioner for the Americas

October 06, 2017

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) elected The Bahamas as President of the Commission for the Americas (CAM) at the 22nd session General Assembly held in Chengdu, China, September 10 Ė 17, 2017...

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Toastmasters in The Bahamas pays courtesy call on The Governor General of The Bahamas
Toastmasters in The Bahamas pays courtesy call on The Governor General of The Bahamas

October 06, 2017

Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. Our members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 16,400 clubs in 141 countries that make up our global network of meeting locations...

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