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Panama Papers law firm to close

The Panama-based offshore law firm Mossack Fonseca stated that it will close by the end of the month, according to a statement from the firm obtained by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

Premier: Government plans to expand fiber-optic network

Dissatisfied with the speed in which local telecommunications companies are expanding their fiber-optic cable networks to the island’s under-served eastern districts, Premier Alden McLaughlin has announced government’s intention to have the Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) build its own network throughout that area.

Lawmakers reject motion to make fire, immigration chiefs Caymanian-only

After nearly four hours of debate on Thursday afternoon, the Legislative Assembly voted against a private members’ motion made by opposition legislator Kenneth Bryan to make the positions of chief fire officer and chief immigration officer Caymanian-only roles.

Ministers provide updates on East End development projects

Repairs and upgrades to the William Allen McLaughlin Civic Centre in East End should be finished by the end of June, according to Infrastructure Minister Joey Hew.

Top cardiologists speak at Cayman Heart Fund’s health symposium

More than 180 medical students, doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare practitioners attended the Cayman Heart Fund’s 11th annual symposium at the Marriott resort on Wednesday.

Jamaican Consulate event educates public on health insurance

On Dec. 27, flames engulfed a nine-bedroom residence on Shedden Road, injuring three people and leaving nine others homeless.

Highest company registrations since the financial crisis

Cayman’s company formations sector grew in 2017, with the number of new incorporations and total companies on the registry having increased at the year’s end over 2016.

CUC sues US manufacturer over faulty equipment

Cayman’s power provider, the Caribbean Utilities Company, is suing a U.S.-based manufacturer for allegedly selling it defective electrical equipment, costing CUC “millions of dollars” in damages and potentially endangering residents.

Vistra: Offshore business moving ‘midshore’

The total number of active companies in the seven major offshore jurisdictions declined in 2017 for the first time in 25 years, according to research conducted by corporate service provider Vistra.

Appeal court makes landmark ruling in Madoff liquidations

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal handed down a judgment last week that rules how leftover funds connected to Bernie Madoff’s multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme should be distributed.

BVI governor calls for return of Irma evacuees

Financial services workers who were evacuated from the British Virgin Islands after last September’s hurricanes should return there by the end of March, BVI Governor Gus Jaspert said last week during his Speech from the Throne.

‘Captain Shelby’ dies at 89

A funeral service will be held Saturday for Captain Thomas Shelby Hydes, who died on Feb. 13 at the Cayman Islands Hospital. He was 89 years old.

Privy Council: Judge should have disclosed potential conflict

From November 2011 to September 2014, former Grand Court Justice Peter Cresswell presided over the liquidation of the the BTU Power Company, a Cayman-registered company whose shareholders included several Qatari government entities.

Cayman working with UK on developing hazmat response

Hazard Management Cayman Islands is developing a plan for dealing with hazardous materials in the territory, the government announced on Friday.

Tourism Association calls for review of Sunday dancing, music restrictions

The Cayman Islands Tourism Association is calling on government to review 40-year-old legislation that prohibits restaurants and bars from having dancing and live music in bars on Sundays – a restriction that put a damper on parties last New Year’s Eve since that holiday fell on a Sunday.

Derelict vehicles removed during West Bay cleanup

A number of derelict vehicles in the West Bay area were taken to the landfill last week during a district cleanup initiative organized by the West Bay Central community group.

Lotion with marijuana logo banned from territory

The Customs Department seized a number of shipments of Hempz, which is a brand of moisturizers, shampoo and other toiletries made with natural hemp seed oil.

Public meeting sheds light on mental health facility

The Ministry of Health held a public meeting at the East End Civic Centre on Wednesday night to discuss the district’s planned mental health facility.

Fire extinguished at George Town landfill

A fire broke out at the George Town landfill around noon on Wednesday.

Fire breaks out at George Town landfill

Fire officers are working to contain a fire at the George Town landfill as of 1:50 p.m. on Wednesday. The fire is in a 100-by-300 feet area in the south side of the landfill, according to a government information officer.
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