October 23, 2017

Archives for December 2013

Passenger Missing From visiting Cruise Ship – Further update

Further update: The Canadian national who was reported missing on the 31 December 2013 has not been located to date. The RCIPS is in liaison with the family of the missing person, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Canadian Consulate, FBI and Royal Canadian Mounted Police in investigating his disappearance from the cruise ship ‘Independence of the Seas’. […]

The Editor speaks: We had a wonderful merry and blessed Christmas

We had a wonderful merry and blessed Christmas [Joan and I] We had tumultuous events happening around this time twelve months ago (it should certainly start a lot quieter in 2014). We had a minority government in place when 2013 commenced after the United Democratic Party (UDP) were removed from office after the no confidence vote […]

See the ‘Ugliest Animal’ in the World

By AFP News    From PET MD LONDON – The blobfish, a denizen of the Pacific that looks like a bald, grumpy old man, has been named the world’s ugliest animal, organizers of the offbeat competition said on Thursday. More than 3,000 people contributed to an online poll aimed at raising awareness of unsightly species that […]

John Fund: Feds violate hacking disclosure laws on ACA site

From newsmax The federal government has exempted itself from having to tell people signing up for the Affordable Care Act whether or not their classified information has been hacked by cyberthieves, says John Fund, a national affairs columnist for National Review Online. “They’ve exempted themselves from the law and it’s just appalling. I mean every […]

Navy veteran’s death: five arrested on drug charges

By Press Association From theguardian.com, Four men and woman bailed after death of Joromie Lewis, who fell ill after consuming drink containing lethal amount of cocaine Five people have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences in connection with the death of a Royal Navy veteran who died after drinking a drink laced with cocaine. […]

UPS fiasco may be due to fleet issues: Report

From CNBC United Parcel Service, suffering through a big public relations debacle with holiday shipments that failed to reach clients in time for Christmas, may have jets to blame in part for the woes, according to The Wall Street Journal. The newspaper reported Friday that the unexpected boom in last-minute packages “swamped the company’s air […]

Mighty Sparrow on the mend and “coming out dancing”

From Caribbean360 NEW YORK, United States, Monday December 30, 2013, CMC – The Calypso King of the World, Slinger Francisco, popularly known as the Mighty Sparrow, continues to get better as he convalesces in a rehabilitation facility here. According to the Brooklyn-based Trinidad and Tobago Weekly, Sparrow took a break from therapy over the Christmas […]

Vincentian diplomats in US appeal for urgent aid/Canadian (2 yr old) among dead

Police in St. Vincent identify Canadian girl among dead following storm A Canadian Maple Leaf flag flies near the Peace tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Feb.15, 2012. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld) KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent — Police in the east Caribbean island of St. Vincent say a two-year-old girl from Montreal, Canada, was among […]

“Cayman Islands Non Life Insurance: Market Update” Published

New Insurance market report from Timetric: “Cayman Islands Non life Insurance: Market Update” Boston, MA — (SBWIRE) — 12/27/2013 — This report is the result of Timetric’s extensive market research covering the non life Insurance market in Cayman Islands. It contains detailed data on market dynamics along with latest industry happenings in Cayman Islands. “Cayman […]

Congresswoman reiterates call on Obama to suspend deportations

From Jamaica Observer NEW YORK (CMC) — With Latin America and the Caribbean registering the most deportees from the United States in 2013, Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D Clarke has reiterated her call for President Barack Obama to suspend the deportations programme. “I have asked President Obama to suspend deportations of non-violent persons until we […]