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The British government wants university students to be able to return home for Christmas, culture minister Oliver Dowden said on Sunday, amid concerns that restrictions on movement may be needed to curb the rising number of coronavirus cases.
It was a bittersweet moment for many of the 270 Indian nationals as they left Grand Cayman Friday on the first Indian airbridge flight organized by the Governor’s Office and Cayman Islands government.
Premier Alden McLaughlin will begin a series of meetings in London this week with UK leaders as he moves to build on relations across the pond to champion Cayman’s reputation.
Britian leaves the European Union Friday, commencing its 11-month transition from the bloc.
Opposition Leader Arden McLean has said he has yet to be briefed on the constitutional changes proposed by the UK.
Premier Alden McLaughlin said the UK is set to issue its proposal in response to government’s constitutional changes package.
UK governance — our editorial cartoon
The reality is that international investing and commerce, which constitute the vast majority of what takes place in the financial sector in these islands, do not require a huge physical presence.
The secretive row is indicative of – potentially an eroding relationship between country and colony – but at minimum an absolute breakdown of communications … between the FCO and our government, and between Mr. Toon’s agency and our watchdogs.
Government should only step in when there’s a threat to life, liberty, or property. Sadly, the British government is policing speech, perhaps even speech that should be considered totally benign.
British lawmakers have fired a first shot, but there may be more than one bullet in that gun.
Perhaps half-hearted Brexit officials secretly hope, if they manage to bungle the negotiations sufficiently, that the people of the U.K. will change their minds about leaving the EU.
From one financial services-dependent jurisdiction to another, we in the Cayman Islands can certainly commiserate with the frustration that people in Ireland may feel at the latest economic assault from Brussels.
Nobody said quitting the European Union would be easy.
It was not supposed to be this way. The script was for “Remain” to win with a narrow majority; the high “Leave” vote merely giving the European Union a bloody nose.
Brexit was an assertion of national sovereignty and an attempt, in one fell swoop, to recover it. There is much to admire in that impulse. But at what cost?
The people of the United Kingdom voted “Yes” to leave the European Union. But the more pressing question remains unanswered: Who will lead the U.K. out of the EU?
This is no time to sell the United Kingdom short.
The Brexit decision should have been made by the U.K.’s elected representatives, not by individual voters in polling booths throughout the nation.
The government must take this issue of the U.K.’s exit from the EU as a very serious matter ….
British voters have defied the will of their leaders, foreign allies, experts and much of the political establishment by opting to rupture this country's primary connection to Europe in a stunning result that will radiate vast economic, political and security uncertainty across the globe.
The doomsday narrative of British Prime Minister David Cameron, the Bank of England and their official friends around the world is setting a course for a self-fulfilling financial panic.
Andrew Hammond Nobody doubts that a vote to leave the EU on June 23 could bring enormous change in Britain’s relationship with Europe and its...
The EU suffers from chronic slow growth thanks to a smothering bureaucracy and single currency that fits the needs of the continental economy like stilettos on a ballerina.
There are two sides to any divorce, and the relatively passive partner – in this case the EU – must also consider the impact of losing Britain.
The Cayman Islands government and the United Kingdom announced Monday a new agreement on accessing company ownership information, that has been in the works since 2013.
The Cayman Islands government has engaged “top constitutional counsel” to challenge any potential threat of the U.K. taking “direct rule” of its territories.
The Association for Financial Markets in Europe said the capital markets industry may relocate some activities if the U.K. votes to leave the European Union, in a referendum on June 23.