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121,184. The Cayman Islands is the first largest financial centre in the world. It hosts 80,000 registered companies, over three-quarters of the world’s hedge funds and $1.9 trillion in deposits. It has a population of 60,000, roughly equivalent to New York’s homeless population. (Finance & London & Banking & British Empire & Secrecy & Cayman Islands) The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire ***** 2017, Youtube 1.18.01
100,053. We may be shivering. But there’s one bit of Britain where things are very different: the Cayman Islands. It’s a Caribbean paradise of sun, sea and cocktails, but there’s something else going on: big money. It’s one of the most secretive places on Earth. And for one very good reason: Cayman is a tax haven. (Cayman Islands & Tax & Caribbean) Jacques Peretti, Britain’s Trillion Pound Paradise: Inside Cayman
100,054. But on the Cayman Islands no-one pays a penny. (Cayman Islands & Tax & Caribbean) ibid.
100,055. It’s a British overseas territory. (Cayman Islands & Tax & Caribbean) ibid.
100,056. Fish fingers: eleven dollars … This island doesn’t necessarily work so well for ordinary people. (Cayman Islands & Tax & Caribbean) ibid.
100,057. The average four-bed on Cayman: nearly two-million pounds. (Cayman Islands & Tax & Caribbean) ibid.
100,058. It’s competing with tax havens around the world. (Cayman Islands & Tax & Caribbean) ibid.
100,059. Cayman is an island of great inequality. (Caribbean Islands & Tax & Caribbean) ibid.