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Archives for February 13, 2017

Long-serving carers feted tt Cayman Brac retirement luncheon

The lengthy careers of two of Kirkconnell Community Care Centre’s (KCCC) longest serving staff members were celebrated by colleagues, management and a ministerial deputation from Grand Cayman at a retirement luncheon, Thursday (9 February 2017). Carmen Francis and Yvonne Earle’s dedicated service of more than 25 and 19 years, respectively, was celebrated at the Cayman […]

Ogier appoints new partner Anthony Partridge to its Cayman Islands private client team

Anthony Partridge, a private client specialist known for his expertise in complex trust structures and estate matters, has joined Ogier as a partner in the firm’s Private Client and Trusts team in the Cayman Islands. Anthony has spent more than ten years practicing in Cayman, and specialises in all aspects of non-contentious private trust matters, […]

US, EU food standards major hurdle for Caribbean exporters

From Brussels CTA As Caricom countries struggle to move away from their traditional reliance on a single industry or major crop in the face of growing economic uncertainty worldwide, they are finding it increasingly difficult to enter markets in the EU and North America with new types of food products. But tariffs are no longer […]

The Editor Speaks: The words “I Love You”

A Very Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone of you. Peace and much love. If the whole world had LOVE what a wonderful world it would be. So, why does HATE dominate our headlines when, actually, there is thankfully far more LOVE in the world? If that wasn’t so you wouldn’t be sitting reading this Editorial. […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Transparency vital in passport and residence programmes

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Jamaica Observer The global US television company, Cable News Network (CNN), broadcast the first part of a programme on February 8, 2017 alleging the sale of Venezuelan passports to Iraqis and others through the country’s embassy in Baghdad. The programme suggested that it is possible that terrorists might have been […]

The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited announces proposed secondary offering of common stock

Business Wire Business Wire February 13, 2017 HAMILTON, Bermuda–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (BSX:NTB.BH) (NTB) (the “Company”) announced today that it plans to conduct a registered public secondary offering of shares of its common stock. All of the shares sold in the offering will be sold by certain selling shareholders. […]

FASTSIGNS® sponsors national business media show In Fort Lauderdale, Florida February 16-18

CARROLLTON, Texas, Feb. 13, 2017 — FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced today that it is attending and sponsoring at the National Business Media Show from Feb. 16 to 18, 2017 at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center. The company is recruiting franchisees, promoting expansion throughout the state ofFlorida […]

St. Valentine beheaded

This Day In History From History.com On February 14around the year 278A.D., Valentine, a holy priest in Rome in the days of Emperor Claudius II, was executed. Under the rule of Claudius the Cruel, Rome was involved in many unpopular and bloody campaigns. The emperor had to maintain a strong army, but was having a […]

This Caribbean national is first deported by Donald Trump administration

From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. Feb. 12, 2017: A 54-year-old man has become the first known Caribbean national to be deported back to the region under the Donald Trump administration. Dominican Republic-born Martires Molvan-Figeureo, who entered the US on a visitor’s via and overstayed, was wanted for murder in the DR. He […]

What red color rose means in relationship?

From Wn.com Roses are considered as the most beautiful flowers in the world. With its beautiful petals and amazing sweet smell, it is considered as one of the lovable flower for people around the world. Roses are available in many different colors along with the varying shades based on the common colors. Of course each […]