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Archives for September 11, 2017

Cayman Islands utility company’s linepersons go to Turks & Caicos

CUC Linepersons to assist with restoration efforts in the Turks & Caicos Islands Seven members of CUC’s Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Operations department left Grand Cayman on Friday, September 8th to assist FortisTCI on Providenciales in the Turks & Caicos Islands with the restoration of power following the passing of Hurricane Irma on September 7th […]

Caribbean Tourism Recovery Fund

WHY GIVE? Focused giving on travel and tourism– your profession and passion. Unite with others and maximize your collective donation and impact. Participate in community giving that adds talent and influence to monetary giving. Hurricane Irma is one of the strongest hurricanes ever measured, inflicting historic damage across the Caribbean. The Caribbean Tourism Recovery Fund […]

Cayman Islands Older Persons Month – Ambassadors named

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has chosen Mrs. Lurlie Scott and Mr. Lindburg Eden as this October’s Older Persons Month ambassadors. The seniors, who hail from Cayman Brac and Savannah respectively, were recently selected for the honour in recognition of their continuing contributions to local life. As the faces of the annual […]

French aid efforts slowed amid bad weather and looting in Caribbean

From The Local fr. High winds and foul weather disrupted emergency relief efforts for hurricane-hit islands in the Caribbean on Friday as local authorities attempted to deliver aid and prevent looting. Two days after Hurricane Irma swept over the eastern Caribbean, killing at least 17 people and devastating thousands of homes, some islands braced for […]

The Editor Speaks: Waide has gone but not quietly

For just over eight years Waide DaCosta has been Chairman of the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board. Now DaCosta has gone and according to him it was his decision to resign. In a Press Release issued on 8th September he outlines his reasons that mostly shows his frustrations and no blame for the Permanent […]

Bermuda and Cayman Islands captives sustain strong operating results

From Captive Insurance Times Captive insurers domiciled in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands experienced improved premium leverage ratios, as capital grew by a healthy 8 percent, buoyed by strong operating earnings last year, according to an A.M. Best report. The results suggested that the levels of growth were profitable and in line with historical averages, […]

Expatriates: US, UK plunge in ranking of best places to live and work

From Newsmax The reputations of the U.S. and U.K. as good places to live and work are in free fall among some of the world’s most mobile and cosmopolitan people. Since last year’s presidential and Brexit votes, both the U.S. and Britain are perceived as less friendly to foreigners and less politically stable, according to […]

Strategic Airlift Capability conducts humanitarian relief efforts in the Caribbean

PÁPA, Hungary – The Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) launched a humanitarian relief mission to the Caribbean in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. The Strategic Airlift Capability launched the Emergency Response Mission following a request from the Netherlands, one of the SAC member Nations. The mission started from Pápa Air Base, […]

Cayman Airways flights to Miami, Tampa and Havana cancelled

As Miami International Airport (MIA), Tampa International Airports (TPA), and Jose Marti International Airport in Havana remained closed on Monday, September 11, 2017, all applicable Cayman Airways flights remain canceled until further notice. This includes: Miami flights KX102 and KX103 and KX106 and KX107 Tampa flights KX200 and KX201 Havana flights KX832 and KX833 Plans […]

6 Ways to Build Strong Investment Portfolio by Buying Cheap Stocks

By Jerry Shaw From Newsmax Beginners might believe they don’t have enough money to start investing. Other investors are just looking for ways to buy cheap stocks. There are plenty of opportunities for everyone to spend less with the chance of earning more. Investors can find cheap stocks and also find quality investments without the […]