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Archives for November 5, 2011

Ex-Giant Matty Alou, 72, dies in Dominican Rep.

(AP) — Matty Alou, once part of an all-Alou outfield for the San Francisco Giants with brothers Felipe and Jesus, died Thursday in his native Dominican Republic. He was 72. He died of diabetes complications, according to his former Dominican team, Leones del Escogido. The Giants also confirmed his death and said Alou had been […]

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Scrap metal sets sail for US

About 4,000 tonnes of scrap metal from the George Town Landfill, dubbed Mount Trashmore, was heading out of George Town Harbour, on its way to Tampa, Florida. The 87 metre-long barge, the Winbuild 303 – which itself weighs over 3,000 tonnes, is the first shipment of scrap metal since the Tenders Committee awarded a contract […]

Law firm heads to Big Apple

Grand Cayman – (November 3, 2011) – Leading International Financial Centre law firm Walkers returns to New York for the latest in its highly commended series of ‘Fundamentals’ seminars where industry experts will debate the key issues for hedge funds and offer their predictions for offshore funds in 2012. ‘Fundamental Change – Hot Topics in […]

New associate at Applebys

Appleby’s Funds and Investment Services team has announced the recent addition of senior associate Matthew Taber. Matthew adds additional depth to the team of legal professionals that includes partners Bryan Hunter, Sabrina Leacock and Richard Addlestone. Matthew, previously a senior associate at Walkers for several years, has returned to Cayman to join Appleby. He has […]

iCommunity Events

GUIDED MASTIC TRAIL TOURS: Tuesday through Friday mornings. Enjoy a guided nature walk through the dense tropical forest known as the Mastic Reserve, teeming with native and endemic flora and fauna. Additional days and private tours may also be available. $20 for members, $24 for non-members. Contact Stuart Mailer smailer@nationaltrust.org.ky, or call (345) 7491124 for […]

Life after divorce

I have been through a divorce. It’s hard to adjust to being single again. Eventually, you begin to think about dating, but I suggest you take your time. Use this precious opportunity to rediscover yourself. Think of this time in your life as an adventure to explore the real you. Take a deep breath and […]

Researchers complete 520-day mock mission to Mars

MOSCOW (AP) — Pale but smiling, an international crew of researchers on Friday walked out of a set of windowless modules after a grueling 520-day simulation of a flight to Mars. The all-male crew of three Russians, a Frenchman, an Italian-Colombian and a Chinese slowly emerged from the western Moscow facility, which simulated the confinement, […]

Sir Alex celebrates 25 years at United

Sir Alex Ferguson celebrates 25 years at the helm of Manchester United by declaring there is plenty more to come as long as he stays healthy. The fiery Scot has been the most successful manager the game has ever seen and today welcomes Sunderland to Old Trafford. Speaking at a gala dinner in his honour, […]

Predators sign Pekka Rinne to seven years, $49m

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have signed goaltender Pekka Rinne to a seven-year, $49 million contract, and now they are turning their attention to his defense. The Predators are trying to keep defensemen Ryan Suter and Shea Weber, who along with Rinne would form the core of the team. “It just turned out […]