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Archives for December 10, 2017

Cayman Islands: The Grand Court follows the usual course in an unusual liquidation

Article by Ben Hobden and Spencer Vickers From Mondaq Conyers Dill & Pearman  In the matter of Pacific Harbor Asia Fund I, Ltd (In Official Liquidation) (the “Company”) the Grand Court appointed joint official liquidators (“JOL”) from different firms due to the differing opinions of various stakeholders as to the identity of the liquidators. The […]

The Editor Speaks: The Blacklist

I am not talking about the excellent ‘Blacklist’ television network show but THE BLACKLIST. The one the Cayman Islands escaped by a whisker of not being included on by the EU. We are on the GREYLIST! In an excellent article we have published today from the St Kitts & Nevis Observer titled “Blacklist: Caribbean Nations […]

We’re not associated with Florida gun seizure, Caribbean Airlines says

From Jamaica Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Caribbean Airlines (CAL) is today denying any association with the massive gun seizure at the Miami International Airport on November 13. A statement from the airline insisted that no contraband items were carried or pre-arranged to be carried on any of its flights. “Caribbean Airlines reiterates that […]

Ascension to sell its stake in Grand Cayman hospital: 4 things to know

By Ayla Ellison From Becker’s Hospital Review St. Louis-based Ascension, the nation’s largest nonprofit health system, is ending joint ownership of Health City Cayman Islands in Grand Cayman. Here are four things to know about Ascension’s decision to give up its stake in the hospital. 1. Ascension partnered with Narayana Health, a network of 23 […]

Think tank favours taxation over plastic ban

By Avia Collinder From Jamaica Gleaner The clashing views on how to deal with plastic pollutants were on display Wednesday, at a think tank forum organised to assess the waste disposal problem that is seen as out of control. The state-appointed working group on plastic packaging materials has recommended a ban on the use of […]

Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival 2018 Media Advisory

Saturday, January 27th, 2018 5.00pm – 11.45pm Festival Green, Camana Bay The annual Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival will celebrate its 30th anniversary on Saturday, January 27th, 2018. The island’s largest culinary event hosts over 45 restaurants and bars, 5,000 attendees and dishes out over 18,000 delicious portions of food. Taste of Cayman […]

Guyana, US, Caribbean on watch for radicalized persons, return of ISIS fighters

By: Denis Chabrol From Demera Waves Guyana and other Caribbean countries are continuing to watch out for radical extremists and persons who have returned to the Western Hemisphere after serving as combatants with the Islamic State (ISIS), top local and American military officials said. Head of the United States (US) Army’s Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), Admiral […]

Blacklist: Caribbean Nations caving-in to EU economic threats

From St Kitts & Nevis Observer A main reason why the UK voted to leave the European Union was its forced subservience to EU laws and regulations that were destroying national sovereignty. Today that EU bully boy pressure is being exported clear across the Atlantic to the Caribbean. The so called EU Blacklist of non […]

New book on wastewater re-use in Latin America and the Caribbean

From IWMI In an important first for this region, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has published a new bookcompiling a wealth of information on wastewater re-use for agriculture. Available in Spanish, the book was prepared in collaboration with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and CGIAR Research Program on Water, […]

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Christmas Sorrel

By Minna LaFortune From NAM News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 8, 2017: Thanksgiving is over and the leftovers are all eaten up! Now it’s time to prepare for the Christmas parties and Christmas Day Feastings! What shall we prepare? Well we need to start with the sorrel and the Ginger beer beverages. Also […]