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Cayman Islands’ hopes of securing a victory in this year’s FIFA World Cup qualifiers were dashed on Tuesday night, after Bermuda’s Kole Hall scored an equalising goal.
Britain’s Overseas Territories in the Caribbean have taken different approaches to balancing the economic and health threats posed by COVID-19 and the measures to combat the virus, with Cayman among the most conservative.
Covid-19 vaccinations have been made mandatory for work permit holders in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Bermuda will ease its lockdown restrictions from tomorrow, 20 April, but households are still not allowed to mix and a nighttime curfew will be in place.
Bermuda government officials announced Sunday that the country will go back into lockdown from Tuesday morning for at least seven days after 118 people tested positive over the weekend.
The Bermuda government's legal battle over same-sex marriage is set to begin next week in the UK's top court, the Privy Council.
Bermuda Premier David Burt is planning to reform the country's tax system in time for the 2022/23 budget year.
Bermuda is experiencing a second wave of the coronavirus, with indoor bars and schools forced to shut their doors amid a fresh outbreak of the virus.
The Atlantic hurricane season ran through the year’s list of named storms on Friday and moved right into the back-up naming system using the Greek alphabet. As of late Friday morning, three tropical formations were active in the Atlantic: Hurricane Teddy, Tropical Storm Wilfred and Subtropical Storm Alpha.
Although the eye of Hurricane Paulette was moving away from Bermuda Monday morning hurricane-force winds and torrential rains associated with the now Category 2 storm is affecting the island.
Tropical Storm Paulette is expected to hit Bermuda as a category 2 hurricane at around 6 am on Monday morning. A hurricane warning has been issued for the island.
Bermuda is following a move by the Cayman Islands that allows residents to withdraw a portion of their pension savings to help them cope with the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Premier Alden McLaughlin has said Cayman is not considering following the moves of Bermudian legislators who are set to take a 12.5% salary cut and slash civil servants' pay by 10% to help address the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Cayman Islands has sold 35,000 of the test kits it procured from South Korea to the Bermuda government.
The coronavirus has claimed two lives in Bermuda and one in Turks and Caicos, the first deaths involving residents in Britain’s overseas territories.
As policymakers in Cayman seek to find solutions to growing congestion on the roads, they could do worse than looking 1,300 miles to the north, to Bermuda.
EY has donated $200,000 to Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas. Leadership of the EY region of the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands will donate $100,000, with EY Americas matching that figure, to the Bahamas National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA).
Butterfield Bank is moving 22 jobs from Bermuda and Cayman to its support centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as part of a restructuring exercise to cut costs.
The Bermuda Monetary Authority has fined Estera Services in Bermuda US$500,000 for anti-money laundering failings.
Offshore law firm Walkers had to go all the way through the appeals process to the UK Privy Council to establish that its office in Bermuda, established in 2015, is locally controlled and should therefore be able to legally operate in the territory.
The Caribbean now has a marathon of marathons.
The Tax Justice Network has placed the British Virgin Islands, Bermuda and Cayman at the top of a list that the tax campaigners call “the 10 most corrosive tax havens in the world”.
The European Union on Friday removed Bermuda, Aruba and Barbados from its list of uncooperative jurisdictions in tax matters.
Gretchen Goodbody-Gringley, a scientist with the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences who visited the Central Caribbean Marine Institute in Little Cayman for several days recently, said the islands’ reefs have fared better than some other places in the Caribbean and around the world when it comes to coral health.
Bermuda and the Turks and Caicos Islands are expressing cautious optimism going into the 48th CARIFTA Games, which take place over the Easter weekend at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex.
We have our own leaders and community members who employ harmful rhetoric to stoke discontent, while peddling regressive protectionist policies.
The Netherlands has compiled a new list of 21 low-tax jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands, to fight tax evasion, according to the Dutch ministry of finance.
The United Kingdom has no current plans force its overseas territories to legalize same-sex marriage through an order in council.
Legislative changes proposed by the government in response to EU demands and other regulatory pressures will bring what appear to be significant changes for offshore companies that are tax resident in Cayman.
Bermuda’s courts have legalized same-sex marriage for the second time in a landmark ruling that could impact the battle for marriage equality in the Cayman Islands.
Voices of discontent over British rule are growing louder across the U.K.’s overseas territories in the wake of the controversial decision to mandate public beneficial ownership registries.
After an external audit by BSI Group (The British Standards Institution) the Deloitte offices in the Cayman Islands, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Trinidad and Tobago are now certified as ISO 27001 compliant organizations.
While Cayman and its elected leaders slept during the early morning hours of May 1, a cabal of British politicians gathered with the explicit intent of doing great harm to these Cayman Islands – the very islands which, through tradition and law, they are entrusted to protect.
Cayman Islands Chief Justice Anthony Smellie has been appointed justice to Bermuda’s Court of Appeal.
Forging an “imperfect compromise” that Cayman Islands legislators may eventually be compelled to follow, politicians in Bermuda have introduced legislation allowing gay couples to register “domestic partnerships.”
On Dec. 5, 2017 – just three weeks hence – our sovereign, the United Kingdom, will vote on whether to accede to the calumny of the European Union and blacklist in financial markets several of its own territories, most notably the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, the Channel Islands and the British Virgin Islands.
The allegations are still not known but the Isle of Man and offshore law firm Appleby are trying to preempt potentially damaging media stories resulting from a data breach at the Bermuda-headquartered law firm.
Captive insurers domiciled in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands posted strong operating earnings and outperformed commercial insurance companies, rating agency A.M. Best reported.
When offshore financial centers receive criticism for being “tax havens,” they often counter by pointing to larger countries in Europe and elsewhere that practice many of the same policies decried by the international community.
On the global stage, where Bermuda – and Cayman – play important roles as international financial centers, there are no closed doors, there are no walls, and there are no borders.
The Progressive Labour Party won a landslide general election victory in Bermuda this week, taking power from the one-term One Bermuda Alliance.
We do not hope, but we fear, that the results of Bermuda’s election may be the final mis-steerage that drives the country’s economy off the proverbial cliff … or into a coral reef.
Riot police used pepper spray on protesters who blockaded Bermuda’s Parliament on Friday to stop the territory’s government from authorizing an airport redevelopment deal which was initially offered to the Cayman Islands.
Ministers from the Cayman Islands and seven other overseas territories will meet in Turks and Caicos this week to address issues ahead of the Joint Ministerial Council meeting in London this fall.
Voters in Bermuda overwhelmingly rejected same-sex marriages and civil unions in a referendum last week, as the island is in the midst of a legal and political debate that mirrors the discussion in the Cayman Islands.
The Bermuda government’s announced intention to pursue dramatic immigration reforms has plunged our North Atlantic cousin into a state of unrest — somewhere between existential conversation and outright crisis.
More than 200 offshore companies, the majority registered in the Cayman Islands, completed their initial public offerings in 2015. The number of IPOs involving companies...