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Archives for March 15, 2017

Best US cities to retire early

The 10 best US cities to live in if you want to retire early By Emmie Martin From Business Insider The South’s low cost of living makes it an ideal place for anyone vying for early retirement.iStock / Sean Pavone For many people, the prospect of retiring before 65 is a lofty dream. But early […]

NY ice house

High winds off lake turn western New York home into an ice house By GABRIELA MILIAN From ABC News While the Northeast braces for an expected blizzard, parts of western New York are already coping with the effects of extreme weather. In Webster, New York, on the edge of Lake Ontario, a summer home turned […]

Higgs & Johnson hosts Executive Director of TerraLex

Terri Pepper Gavulic delivers presentation on leveraging network membership George Town, Grand Cayman, March 14, 2017 – Higgs & Johnson recently welcomed Terri Pepper Gavulic, Executive Director of TerraLex, a leading global network of more than 155 top law firms, to its headquarters at Ocean Centre, Nassau, Bahamas. Gavulic met with attorneys from the firm’s […]

Butterfield introduces environmentally-focused post-graduate scholarship

George Town, Grand Cayman — 14 March 2017: The parent company of Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited, Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (“Butterfield” or the “Bank”) (NYSE: NTB | BSX: NTB.BH) recently announced that it is introducing a new Post-Graduate Scholarship for students studying in academic fields associated with the protection and improvement of […]

Business Surveys on Cayman Islands’ economic performance start March 27

It is that time of the year when the Economics and Statistics Office conducts the annual business surveys. The survey will begin on March 27, 2017 when the survey form will be hand-delivered, mailed or emailed to all entities that produce goods and services in the Cayman Islands. The surveys consist of the System of […]

NASSAU, Bahamas: Tornado at airport damages plane, cars

From Caribbean News Service NASSAU, Bahamas, Mar 15 2017 – A totnado touched down at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) early Tuesday morning causing significant damage to a Bahamasair plane and minor damage to several cars at a nearby car rental agency. According to Basil Dean, deputy director at the Department of Meteorology, the […]

There are 2 types of wealth — only one is key to your happiness

By Charles Chu, Medium From Business Insider The horizontally wealthy don’t let increased income dictate their tastes. Nasrul Ekram/Flickr With over 85 million books sold in a lifetime, Terry Pratchett was a millionaire many times over. But after his “Discworld” books became an international phenomenon, life didn’t change for Pratchett  —  he just kept writing […]

How social protection can facilitate formalization in the Caribbean

Port of Spain (ILO News) Representatives from 16 Caribbean countries are in Trinidad and Tobago (14-17 March 2017) to discuss the extension of social protection in the context of formalization policies. Director of the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean, Ms Claudia Coenjaerts, opened a Caribbean training Workshop on the Extension of […]

The ‘Avatar’ sequels are delayed for the 4th time

By Jason Guerrasio From Business Insider Director James Cameron has never been one to rush a project, and the “Avatar” sequels are a perfect example. “Avatar 2” was originally supposed to be released in 2014, five years after the 2009 original, which went on to become the highest-grossing movie of all time. But that didn’t […]

Cayman Islands corrections crackdown: contraband confiscated

Continued vigilance and a pro-active stance have paid off at Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS), by keeping drugs and other contraband from making their way inside prison walls. Just weeks after an officer with HMCIPS stopped an intruder that had thrown a large quantity of marijuana over the prison’s fence, a recent inspection […]