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Archives for January 11, 2018

Annual Cayman Islands Fidelity Conference sheds light on global economic trends

Fidelity Bank (Cayman) Limited today announced the line-up for their 15th annual Cayman Economic Outlook “CEO” conference taking place on Thursday 1st February at the Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa. Over the past decade Fidelity have firmly established CEO as the platform for reflecting on the changes in the global economy and predicting local economic […]

Feeling the carnival spirit all over again [Cayman used as blueprint]

By Nadia Hall From Royal Gazette Jason Sukdeo wants Bermuda to feel the carnival spirit all year long. There are about 8,000 people who’d likely agree. At least that many hit St David’s for Bermuda Heroes Weekend’s Parade of Bands last year. A fête, an industry-led panel and a black-tie gala to get them revved […]

The Editor Speaks: Miller to grind out a ‘Vision’.

Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller has announced his team will be drawing up a national social and economic plan this year. He calls it a ‘Vision’. This will be very interesting to see how it will compare to the one the present government has said they are in the process of issuing. There is already one […]

Greater levels of priority must be given to the Outsourcing Sector

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, 10th January 2017: Given the existing contribution of the outsourcing sector to job creation in the Caribbean region, coupled with its potential for expansion, calls are being made for greater levels of priority to be given to the outsourcing sector. Executive Director of the Caribbean Export Development Agency Pamela Coke-Hamilton said more needs […]

JetBlue launching new flights to Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic

From Caribbean Journal JetBlue is adding a pair of major new nonstop routes to the Caribbean this year. The fast-expanding carrier has announced the planned launch of new service from Fort Lauderdale to Santiago, Dominican Republic and Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands. The new Santiago flights, which will operate daily, will begin operations on […]

Danesmead Partners Expands Team with the Appointment of Brad Cowdroy as Principal

January 11, 2018 03:00 AM Eastern Standard Time GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cayman, New York and London-based alternative fund governance specialists Danesmead Partners has expanded its Cayman Islands office with the appointment of experienced independent director Brad Cowdroy as a principal of the firm. “We are very pleased to announce the addition of Brad to […]

Ambrose: The pitches in the Caribbean are terrible

From The Cricketer WEST INDIES LEGEND SAYS HIS COUNTRY MUST PRODUCE QUICKER, BOUNCIER WICKETS TO HELP REJUVENATE THE TEAM Curtly Ambrose has said West Indies must address the problem of the Caribbean’s “terrible” pitches following their “disastrous” tour of New Zealand. The Windies failed to win a single match against the Kiwis in any of […]

Caribbean trans groups form regional network

From Caribbean News Now ST ANN, Jamaica — Representatives of transgender groups across the Caribbean region gathered in St Ann, Jamaica for a three-day meeting that took place from January 8 – 10, 2018. The meeting was attended by 20 representatives from 11 countries. The meeting, which was hosted by Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) […]

We’ve never seen an East Coast winter storm intensify as fast as the ‘bomb cyclone’

BY ANDREW FREEDMAN From Mashable The “bomb cyclone” that slammed the East Coast on Wednesday and Thursday exceeded weather forecasters’ expectations in nearly every way. It dumped more than a foot of snow on the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, including 16 inches in Islip, Long Island, and flooded parts of downtown Boston with a storm surge […]

Virgin Atlantic is offering a full refund on flights booked today if it can’t cure a passenger’s fear of flying

By Alison Millington From Business Insider Virgin Atlantic is offering a free place on its “Flying Without Fear” course for anyone who books a flight on January 9. If the course fails to cure a passenger’s phobia of flying, it will even offer a full refund on the flight. Virgin Atlantic — one of the […]