Cayman Islands

Apple: The Biggest Tax Cheaters in History Repatriate Profits Under Trump's Tax Bill

biography<p><b>William K. Black</b>, author of THE BEST WAY TO ROB A BANK IS TO OWN ONE, teaches economics and law at the University of Missouri Kansas City …

Liberal View

Republicans don't understand: Tax cuts don't spur economic growth

In decades past, there was bipartisan support for policies that laid the basis for a long period of broadly shared prosperity. Unfortunately, this consensus seems to have been replaced by the narrow-minded greed of the very rich and, insofar as they can continue to get their way, the story is not …

Economics

Cayman Islands Department of Environment Urges People to Practice Sustainable Fishing

The Cayman Islands Department of Environment (DoE) has launched a public awareness campaign about rules designed to help protect local marine life …

Oceans

McMafia is a new breed of Bond: A millennial Bond

There's been a lot of noise around James Norton's role in McMafia being an audition for Bond, but he's nothing like him – and that's a good …

Alan Partridge

J'can man is Cayman Island's first murder victim

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC – The Cayman Islands recorded its first murder for 2018 with the killing of a Jamaican man.<p>The Cayman police say …

Jamaica

Taxpayers, get ready to smooch Bezos' behind

I simply will not tell you that Chicago’s City Hall has been smooching the behind of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.<p>No. I just won’t do it.<p>And I won’t say that the civic leaders of the other 19 cities still in the Great Amazon Headquarters Sweepstakes are smooching Bezos’ behind, either.<p>No, no. No.<p>There’s …

Jeff Bezos

MSCI Says South Korea Is Poised to Harm Stock Market With Taxes

MSCI Inc., whose decisions on stock indexes guide the investment of trillions of dollars, said South Korea’s proposed changes to capital gains taxes …

Finance

Donald Trump has given Paul Krugman a ‘Fake News Award’ – but did the economist really get it so wrong?

Without wishing to tax your mind unduly, I wonder if Donald Trump’s Fake News Awards aren’t in fact an exercise in Fake News themselves, as some of …

Donald Trump

Carillion directors nicking loads of stuff from abandoned building sites

THE directors of Carillion are half-inching as much gear as they can from the company's abandoned projects, it has emerged.

British Humour

EDITORIAL: Tax reform, designed to create jobs, jobs, jobs, yields its first results

The announcement on Wednesday that Apple Inc. will bring $350 billion in cash parked overseas — that's billion with a B — home to the United States, …

Business School

Citadel cadets embarking on 4-month sailing and learning voyage of the Caribbean

No one ever went to The Citadel to do things the easy way. That's especially true for 15 cadets participating this spring in a four-month voyage …

Sailing

New U.S. Tax Rules Are a Gift to Europe

U.S. legislators have effectively established an optimal corporate tax range for the EU -- something France and Germany have long tried and failed to do.<p>The effects of the Trump administration corporate tax reform on U.S. multinationals that were, as of the end of last year, holding some $1.4 …

Opinion

UPDATE 1-CIBC eyes FirstCaribbean valuation around $1.4 bln -sources

© Reuters. UPDATE 1-CIBC eyes FirstCaribbean valuation around $1.4 bln -sources<p>* Listing planned for H1, possible as early as Q1 -sources<p>* Valuation …

Markets

Legendary Rocker Iggy Pop on His Personal Style: 'Slightly Expensive Beach Bum'

The godfather of punk on his new collaboration with Billabong, his surf-influenced style, and why he still wonders WWTRD (what would The Ramones do?).<p>Iggy Pop's his famously bare chest once served as a canvas on which he’d paint, in peanut butter and blood, an early, stylized portrait of what would …

Iggy Pop

Motherhood and Feminism

Many moons ago while I was working towards a degree in psychology, a very good professor taught a course titled “Developmental Psychobiology.” It was …

Motherhood

Brookline Man Charged Over Unregistered Cryptocurrency Sale

BROOKLINE (WBZ-AM) -- Secretary of State Bill Galvin's office charged a Brookline man and his company Wednesday with the unregistered sale of a …

Cryptocurrency

UK ramped up purchases of US Treasuries in November

Big purchases of Treasury bonds by the United Kingdom helped offset selling out of Asia in November, according to data released by the US Treasury …

Economy

China’s Holdings of Treasuries Slump to Lowest Level Since July

China’s holdings of Treasuries fell to a four-month low even as its foreign-exchange holdings increased in November, in a potential sign the world’s …

Economy

Milan Takeover Being Investigated Over Suspected Fraud Involving Former Owner Berlusconi

AC Milan are being threatened with charges over fraud by Italian prosecutors after a report over Silvio Berlusconi's sale of the club to Far East …

Corruption

Think the Tide pod challenge is dumb? Try mowing someone's lawn!

As the Chicago Tribune’s resident expert on hip trends in the American youthscape, I want to discuss the latest craze: eating brightly colored laundry detergent pods.<p>If you’re a lame adult — which I am definitely NOT — you might have missed out on “the Tide pod challenge,” a deeply intellectual …

Viral

With no World Cup for US this year, Altidore shifts focus

For Jozy Altidore, this was supposed to be the time when the United States was preparing for this summer's World Cup. That changed early in October …

FIFA

6 Fun Things to Do in the Cayman Islands

The Caymans Islands is a collection of upscale Caribbean islands known for their luxury lodging options, jaw-dropping beaches and culinary …

Beaches

Seoul's Painful Stock Tax

Along with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's saber rattling, foreign investors with an eye on South Korea may soon face another problem: higher taxes.<p>…

Business

Gove warns water companies over use of offshore tax structures

Michael Gove has threatened legislation against water companies over their use of tax havens unless they start to behave in a “responsible …

Michael Gove

NORCECA announces countries to compete in Barranquilla Games

NORCECA announces countries to compete in Barranquilla Games<p>SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, January 4, 2018 – NORCECA Confederation announced on …

FIVB

Trump’s tax reforms won’t bring back offshore money – he is just creating another tax haven in the US

When Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of being a serial tax dodger for decades, he replied without hesitation: "That makes me smart".<p>The …

Fraud

Digital kids stuff

Are Angelina Ballerina and Barney & Friends about to get run over by the bitcoin bulls?<p>A Newton startup that makes online channels featuring popular …

Bitcoin

Why You Should Still Visit the Caribbean This Year: Travelogue Podcast

From the Bahamas to Curacao, here's our status update on the region.<p>On this week's Travelogue podcast, we wanted to show the Caribbean—a region very close to our hearts—some much-needed love. Now that we're in the thick of winter, it's the perfect time to book tropical getaways, and we've got a …

Travel

Trading The Coming Earnings Hit On Apple

Multinationals are incentivized to go abroad.<p>One-time only tax payments have to be counted as a current expense.<p>Foreign companies operating in the US …

Business

B&M emerges as Christmas retail winner

Bargain chain eats into market share of big four supermarkets as sales soar to £837m with more shoppers switching to cheaper deals<p>Discount chain B&M has emerged as a Christmas winner as hard-up shoppers bargain-hunted in its stores for cut-price chocolates, toys and alcohol.<p>The retailer has become …

Business