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Ronald Webster, Leader Who Plotted Anguilla Revolution, Dies at 90

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Ronald Webster, Leader Who Plotted Anguilla Revolution, Dies at 90

- In 1967, when Britain was shedding the vestiges of its empire, Ronald Webster emerged as the George Washington of the tiny Caribbean island of Anguilla — in reverse. He plotted a revolution to embrace the mother country rather than to break with it. London nation-builders had envisioned an independent federation that would formally join Anguilla in association with two other former island colonies, neighboring St. Kitts and Nevis. But Anguilla

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  • Cayman Finance attracts many to discuss UK HM Revenue & Customs Criminal Finances Bill
    Cayman Finance attracts many to discuss UK HM Revenue & Customs Criminal Finances Bill

    , anguillanews.com

    Cayman Finance, in conjunction with the Ministry of Financial Services, Commerce and Environment and the UK’s HM Revenue & Customs, recently held an informational seminar to over 110 attendees on the UK’s Criminal Finance Bill, providing the local financial services industry the opportunity to gain insightful information to this new bill. The seminar was opened by Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick, and featured speakers Mr Jude Scott, Cayman Finance CEO , Dr Dax Basdeo, Chief Officer the Ministry of Financial Services, Commerce and Environment and Mr Nicholas Warrington, Assistant Director, Economic and Policy Advisor HMRC and Ms Jennifer Haslett, Corporate Crime and International Engagement Lead HMRC

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  • National Commercial Bank of Anguilla Ltd Assumes Operations of NBA and CCB
    National Commercial Bank of Anguilla Ltd Assumes Operations of NBA and CCB

    , anguillanews.com

    (ECCB Release) - The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) announces that the National Bank of Anguilla Limited (NBA) and the Caribbean Commercial Bank (Anguilla) Ltd (CCB), have ceased to carry on banking business in Anguilla, effective immediately. After comprehensive analyses of the operations and financial positions of the banks, the decision was taken to transfer the operations of the NBA and the CCB to a newly established bank, the National

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  • Les Fruits de Mer Launches Rhum Biologique
    Les Fruits de Mer Launches Rhum Biologique

    , anguillanews.com

    April 1, 2016—Grand Case—It started with a chance discovery and a quirk of Caribbean biological research. During the development of their free pop-up natural history museum, Amuseum Naturalis, members of Les Fruits de Mer found a cache of antique biological specimens in the attic of the building and a product was born: Rhum Biologique. “Strong rum was the fluid of choice for early naturalists to preserve their plant and animal

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  • Police Constable Maurice Bryson resigns
    Police Constable Maurice Bryson resigns

    , anguillanews.com

    The Royal Anguilla Police Force announces the retirement of PC 61 Maurice Bryson. Officer Bryson, who joined the ranks of the RAPF on 2nd January, 2001 has worked in several departments over the years including Beat and Patrol, Out Station, Drugs and Firearms Task Force and Prosecution. Officer Bryson is a trained and qualified Barrister at law having attain his LMB qualifications at Nothingham Trent University in 2012 post graduate

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