November 20, 2017

Archives for July 13, 2017

The Editor speaks: Why do we ignore warnings?

In one of our stories today under the heading “Woman dead after being hit by jet blast at Caribbean beach” it shows the complete disregard to a sign that stated very clearly “Jet blast of departing and arriving aircraft can cause severe physical harm resulting in extreme bodily harm and/or death.” At St. Maarten’s Princess […]

Cayman Islands: JMC meetings focus on Brexit

LONDON – Talks continued at Lancaster House in London as part of the special Joint Ministerial Council for Exiting the European Union.  Also participating were Minister Roy McTaggart and Minister Tara Rivers.  Governor Helen Kilpatrick attended as an observer, as did incoming Governor Mr. Anwar Choudhury.   On Wednesday afternoon Lord Ahmed, Overseas Territories Minister, […]

Chuck Blazer: Life of ex-Fifa official turned whistleblower

From BBC Chuck Blazer was the central figure behind the Fifa corruption scandal, which led to the eventual downfall of the organisation’s president, Sepp Blatter. But the ex-Fifa executive-turned-whistleblower was also known for leading an eccentric, and often lavish, lifestyle, with reports he had a separate Manhattan flat for his cats and a parrot frequently […]

IMPORTANT INVESTOR ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces an Investigation of ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. and advises investors with losses to contact the firm

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lundin Law PC, a shareholder rights firm, announces that it is investigating claims against ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (“ZTO” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ZTO) for possible violations of federal securities laws. To get more information about this investigation, please contact Brian Lundin, Esq., of Lundin Law PC, at 888-713-1033, or by email at […]

Harneys announces two new litigation partners in Cayman Islands

Harneys is pleased to announce Madeleine Heal and Nick Hoffman have joined its Cayman Islands litigation practice as partners effective 12 July 2017. The duo will bring a significant level of experience to the firm’s leading Cayman litigation practice, which continues to increase its capabilities and prominence. Madeleine Heal has over 20 years’ experience as […]

New Managing Director appointed to KRyS Global USA

KRyS Global is pleased to announce that James Leda will be replacing Grant Lyon of our US office. Jim is a senior restructuring professional with over 20 years’ experience in the areas of reorganization and addressed distressed situations, with a specific expertise in financial services matters. His former employers include PPM America, Inc. (a subsidiary […]

ECLAC Proposes that Caribbean focus efforts on gender equality, climate change and debt relief to meet 2030 agenda

Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the organization, presented the outlook for the subregion during an event held in New York in the framework of the United Nations High-Level Political Forum In the current world context, the countries of the Caribbean must focus on closing the structural gaps they still have, particularly with regard to gender […]

Sulfur fire & sunset

Bizarre sulfur fire footage will leave you in awe BY NICOLE GALLUCCI From Mashable The Worland Volunteer Fire Department in Wyoming was recently called upon to extinguish an unusual fire — and the footage they captured is stunning. Firefighters determined the otherworldly blaze was the result of a sulfur mound that had been ignited. They […]

Woof you were here

WOOF YOU WERE HERE! There’s a beach in the Caribbean where cute puppies are loaned out to tourists for morning walks By Caroline McGuire From The Sun UK Potlake Place in Turks and Caicos nvites holidaymakers to play with the puppies they are looking to rehome so they can be socialised THE Caribbean is the holiday […]

18 receive Legend of Faith Awards

By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life Caribbean Life’s senior writer, Dr. Nelson A. King, was among 18 members of the community who were recently honored with the Legend of Faith Award by the Brooklyn-based Faith Deliverance Pentecostal Church at the church’s inaugural award ceremony at the Sheraton La Guardia Hotel in Flushing, Queens. The […]