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Archives for April 2, 2017

The tech leaders of tomorrow will compete in Cayman Islands’ first startup battlefield event at the IMPACT17 conference

Three startups will present their ideas to a panel of expert investor judges at the ‘Leadership in a Lightspeed Industry’ IMPACT event this April in Cayman. George Town, Grand Cayman 31st March – Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) and the Internet Marketing Association (IMA) are bringing a new generation of talent and innovation to this year’s […]

The Editor Speaks:A rocky evening for a flying cause

Last Friday (31) I was at the Prospect Playhouse to a full house for a 60’s Rock N’Roll Show! “The Best of the Beach Boys, Beatles and Rolling Stones” was on display through the myriad of talents of Sea N’ B who I have known since my very early days when I arrived here as […]

Jakarta: Government records repatriated funds worth Rp146 trillion

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Repatriated funds, based on asset statement letters (SPH), reached Rp146 trillion, according to the tax amnesty statistics of the Taxation Directorate General of the Finance Ministry, Friday, the last day of the tax amnesty program. Data on the official website of the tax amnesty program, on Friday at 8 a.m. local […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: OAS dysfunctionality requires charter review

By Sir Ronald Sanders From CARIBBEAN360 WASHINGTON, United States, Friday March 31, 2017 – On March 28, the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) experienced a public spectacle of disarray that, in 36 years of diplomatic life in many international and multinational organizations, I have never witnessed. A similar observation was made […]

QU women’s golf competes at Wagner Invitational on Apr. 2-3

From Quinnipiac Bobcats Quinnipiac University Women’s Golf (NCAA DI Rank: 209* | 1st MAAC) * – highest in program history Tournament: Wagner Invitational (36 holes) Golf Course: Quail Valley Golf Course Location: Littleston, Pennsylvania Date: Apr. 2-3, 2017 Quinnipiac University women’s golf will compete in the 2017 Wagner Invitational at Quail Valley Golf Course in […]

Caribbean Nationals Facing Deportation Under New US Immigration Policy

From Caribbean News Service MESA, AZ – FEBRUARY 28: A Honduran immigration detainee, his feet shackled and shoes laceless as a security precaution, boards a deportation flight to San Pedro Sula, Honduras on February 28, 2013 in Mesa, Arizona. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), operates 4-5 flights per week from Mesa to Central America, […]

First Choice Travel invites its members to popular Cayman Islands festival

PR Newswire PR Newswire March 30, 2017 MIAMI, March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Members of First Choice Travel can enjoy plenty of rum and dress up like a pirate, eye patch and all, November 9-13, 2017. Suggested outfits include ruffled shirts, wide belts with large buckles, baggy pants and boots for men, and long full […]

Cayman Islands: Another chapter in the China Milk Saga

Article by Ben Hobden From Conyers Dill & Pearman As a jurisdiction that currently has no formal restructuring regime, the appointment of a provisional liquidator has long since been utilised for the purpose of facilitating a corporate restructuring in the Cayman Islands. A provisional liquidator may only be appointed following the presentation of a winding […]

Scientists turn spinach into a farm for human heart cells

By Jon Fingas From engadget The leafy greens could build tissue for heart attack patients. In the future, you might not have to resort to exotic materials to create heart cells — you could just raid your grocery store’s produce section. Scientists have invented a process that turns spinach leaves into farms for functioning human […]

Her Story is Our History Cayman Islands premiere

The public is invited to celebrate with the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs at the premiere of Her Story is Our History: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in the Cayman Islands on 6 April 2017 at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. This 22-minute documentary tells the story of the courageous women who signed […]