Caribbean News

Prime Minister Minnis left for CARICOM

February 26, 2018

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis, pictured accompanied at LPIA by Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson, departed today for the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting...

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February 26, 2018

The Bahamas’ advance delegation to the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) arrived in the Republic of Haiti late Thursday afternoon...

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Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects' physically Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects 'physically threatened' witnesses

February 19, 2018

Oxfam has revealed that three of the men accused of sexual misconduct in Haiti physically threatened witnesses during a 2011 investigation.

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Mikw Antonius of Telesur Elected to CANTO Board

February 12, 2018

Mike Antonius is the newest member on the CANTO Board of Directors. Mr. Antonius who is the Acting Managing Director of Telesur, replaced outgoing Director Opal Neil of Cable & Wireless Communications at the 34th Annual General Meeting...

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RBDF Investigates Haitian Landing

February 12, 2018

Police patrolling the Marshall Road area early this am discovered three l undocumented Haitian nationals...

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Cayman Tech City hosts D10e Conference on Fintech and Decentralization

February 10, 2018

The Cayman Islands is Emerging as World Leader in FinTech and Cayman Tech City is Playing a Significant Role in Supporting the Development of new Technology

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Antigua Parliament Passes Bill to allow Possession of Small Amounts of Ganja
Antigua Parliament Passes Bill to allow Possession of Small Amounts of Ganja

February 08, 2018

Antigua and Barbuda’s Parliament has given the nod to a Bill decriminalizing the possession of up to 15 grammes of cannabis. The Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill, passed yesterday by the Lower House...

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Day Two Forged Ahead with the Caribbean Disaster Management Forum at the Helm
Day Two Forged Ahead with the Caribbean Disaster Management Forum at the Helm

February 07, 2018

Trends in technology, media and communications; Staying connected during a disaster; and Cloud technology were some of the titles of the sessions on day two of CANTO's 34th Annual General Meeting...

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January 30, 2018

Expedia Hosts the First Ever Caribbean Tech and Travel Summit During CHTA. The Expedia group, one of the world’s leading travel companies is utilizing its participation in Caribbean Travel Marketplace to reiterate its commitment to support destinations throughout.....

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Abandoned by the country of his birth
Abandoned by the country of his birth

January 22, 2018

JEAN Rony Jean-Charles, the Bahamas-born man who, according to relatives, went "missing" after three months at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre, has been found in a North Haitian slum...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean appoints New Chief Information Officer and Managing Director, Technology Operations
CIBC FirstCaribbean appoints New Chief Information Officer and Managing Director, Technology & Operations

January 20, 2018

Regional bank CIBC FirstCaribbean recently announced the appointment of Esan Peters as Chief Information Officer and Managing Director, Technology & Operations, with effect from 1st February 2018.

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Suspends Banking Service on South Caicos
CIBC FirstCaribbean Suspends Banking Service on South Caicos

January 18, 2018

CIBC FirstCaribbean wishes to advise its clients on South Caicos that weekly visits by the bank’s staff to provide banking services through its agency there will be suspended with immediate effect...

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared a state of emergency in St. James
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared a state of emergency in St. James

January 18, 2018

This means that extraordinary powers have been given to the security forces and some rights have been suspended...

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Jeffrey Williams, Ambassador of The Bahamas of The Bahamas to Haiti, Presentations of Credentials to the President of Haiti

January 18, 2018

His Excellency Jeffrey Williams, Ambassador of The Bahamas to Haiti, presented his Letters of Credence to the His Excellency Jovenel Moise, President of the Republic of Haiti on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti...

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CARICOM blasts trump's insult
CARICOM blasts trump's insult

January 15, 2018

THE Caribbean Community (CARICOM) said it was "deeply disturbed" by the reported use of "derogatory and repulsive language" by US President Donald Trump relating to Haiti, El Salvador and countries in Africa...

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Cayman Finance announces new Chairman

January 12, 2018

At its recent annual members’ meeting, Cayman Finance proudly announced that its new elected Chairman would be former Managing Director and Senior Executive Vice President of International Banking at Butterfield Group, Conor O’Dea...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Donates 15,000 To TCI National Cancer Society Through Walk For The Cure Campaign
CIBC FirstCaribbean Donates $15,000 To TCI National Cancer Society Through Walk For The Cure Campaign

December 21, 2017

The National Cancer Society of the Turks & Caicos Islands (TCI) recently got a major financial boost to aid in its life-saving work. The society was presented with a cheque for $15,000, this year’s proceeds from the annual Walk...

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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 Association’s 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 EU’s 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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