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Archives for February 14, 2018

Will Smith proves to fans he can actually sing ‘La Bamba’ — in Spanish!

From People Will Smith proved his fans wrong on Monday when he shared a video of himself singing “La Bamba” in Spanish. The Suicide Squad star, 49, shared a video of himself on Instagram inside of a car singing the classic 1958 song by Ritchie Valens. “Some of y’all were roasting me in the comments for not […]

The Editor Speaks: Fat Tuesday

It’s been quite a few days here in the Cayman Islands: Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day. I have already mentioned Ash and Valentine so I am going to concentrate on Fat Tuesday, also known as Shrove Tuesday and Mardi Gras. It ends the Christian Season of Epiphany that starts with Three […]

CUC Announces Declaration of Dividend on Class A Ordinary Shares

PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire Feb. 12, 2018, 06:08 PM CARIBBEAN UTILITIES COMPANY, LTD. CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES ARE LISTED FOR TRADING IN UNITED STATES FUNDS ON THE TORONTOSTOCK EXCHANGE. GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Feb. 12, 2018 /CNW/ – Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX:CUP.U) (“CUC” or “the Company”) announced today that the Board of Directors has […]

Sunset House Grand Cayman celebrates 60 years with Anniversary special package

By Sunset House-Grand Cayman From Miss Hebe, to Bonnie and Adrien, to the Grandchildren, Anne, Lisa, Katherine and Chris, the Briggs family welcomes all to come and commemorate Sunset House and its 60 year history as Grand Cayman’s Hotel for Divers, by Divers.  Sunset House has long been THE choice for serious scuba divers and […]

OPINION: As Saint Vincent moves from pluralist democracy towards dynastical autocracy

By Jolly Green It has become obvious in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines that under the regime of Ralph Gonsalves pluralism is a dirty word which he has fought hard to destroy. He has fought hard to exclude the opposition NDP party from having any input into anything. Laws have been passed in parliament for […]

ACADEMY Wins $50,000 Prize at d10e – Grand Cayman

NEWS PROVIDED BY Academy – School of Blockchain GRAND CAYMAN, The Cayman Islands, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Academy – School of Blockchain (“Academy”) is thrilled to announce a winning finish at the fiercely competitive d10e ICO Pitch event in Grand Cayman. Two dozen of 2018’s hottest blockchain projects battled it out in an intense […]

Season 4 of Caribbean’s next top model kicks off

(Press Release) Love is in the air and so is the buzz around Season 4 of Caribbean’s Next Top Model (CNTM) as it expands to include aspiring young hopefuls from The Bahamas when it kicks off on Valentine’s Day, February 14 at 9pm on Flow 1. According to Garry Sinclair, Caribbean President, C&W Communications, “We’re delighted to […]

Taiwan deal involving Ogier’s Hong Kong and Cayman teams recognised with three awards

From Ogier An innovative deal on Taiwan Cement Corporation’s privatisation of TCC International Holdings Limited, on which Ogier advised, has been recognised with a hat-trick of awards. The deal was recognised with the awards for Most Innovative M&A Deal of the Year, Most Representative M&A Deal of the Year Award, and Best Cross-Strait M&A Deal […]

Gadget of the week

One of the best 7 Drones from Popular Mechanics By Don Melanson From Popular Mechanics The era of drones is upon us, but how to you pick the right flyer? For the most part, your options range from tiny, cheap, radio-controlled quadcopters that can bmavic puzz around your backyard to full-fledged drones equipped with high-quality […]

New study in Grenada links coral reefs and disaster risk reduction

From Caribbean News Now  GRENVILLE, Grenada — A new study, published by UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) and The Nature Conservancy, in the Journal of Environmental Management, evaluates one of the first uses of reef restoration as natural infrastructure specifically designed to reduce risks to people and property, and reveals that coral degradation is directly linked […]