July 18, 2019

Archives for December 18, 2018

The Editor speaks: Hip Hop is NOT music

I love all genres of music except Hip Hop. I loath Hip Hop. I can find nothing that I like at all that is Hip Hop. My favourite genre is Country followed by Easy Listening and Gospel. I listen every day to music. I cringe and get angry with the modern Country genre when it […]

Cayman Islands November 2018 funerals

Eric James Bergstrom                                    14 Oct 1933 – 13 Oct Dilson Barbosa Silva                                26 Jan 1958 – 27 Oct 2018   Prospect Richard Christiansen              16 Sep 1930 – 2 Nov 2018   East End Carol Mae (Benedict)  Mascarenhas     28 Feb 1967  – 5 Nov 2018   Prospect Clara Estelle Bush                        8 Nov 1913 – 14 Nov 2018   Boatswain Bay Donald George […]

David Gao issues statement following decision by the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands

BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mr. David (Xiaoying) Gao, a shareholder of China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. (“China Biologic” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CBPO), today issued the following statement on the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands’ recent decision regarding his lawsuit against the Company: “I am disappointed that my lawsuit was dismissed and will evaluate all options as […]

Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival announces NCVO as charity partner

Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival has announced National Council of Voluntary Organizations (NCVO) as their charity partner for the 2019 raffle. “While Taste of Cayman serves as a fundraiser for the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA), it is important to our Board and Staff each year, to use this platform to support one […]

Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA) announce 2019 board

Following a well-attended Annual General Meeting on Friday 14th December, the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA) is pleased to announce the appointment of their 2019 Board. Continuing in their roles for a second year are Catherine Healy as Chair, Natalie Toole as Head of Events, Amy Hayward as Head of Memberships and Angel Ho […]

Insurance Industry in the Cayman Islands Set to take Giant Positive Leap including key players American Home Assurance Company, Caribbean Alliance Insurance Company, Ironshore Insurance

A new research report is published by HTF Market Intelligence on ‘The Insurance Industry in the Cayman Islands, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2022’ with 119 pages. Some are the key players taken under coverage for this study are BAF Insurance Company (Cayman) Limited, Cayman First Insurance Company Limited, Pan-American Life Insurance Company of the […]

National Geographic’s photo contest

Nat Geo’s Incredible 2018 Photo Contest Finalists (Which Can Be Downloaded as Free Wallpapers, BTW) By Rain Noe From Core77 Here’s our ten favorites, with commentary National Geographic’s photo contests always draw incredible submissions from around the world, and this year is no different. Perhaps the best part is that entrants willingly yield the rights […]

The Rhodes Trust announces Historic Class of 101 new Rhodes Scholars

Rhodes House, Oxford, 18 December 2018 The Rhodes Trust today announces a record-breaking class of 101 new Rhodes Scholars. This cohort, who will arrive at Rhodes House, Oxford, in October 2019, features young people from all fields of study who have exceptional leadership potential and share a commitment to positive change. The Rhodes Class of […]

Caribbean 2017 Hurricane Season: an evidence-based assessment of the Early Warning System

From Relief Web REPORT from World Meteorological Organization Foreword The 2017 hurricane season in the Caribbean was unprecedented. High-powered, high impact hurricanes, including Irma and Maria, left a path of destruction, infrastructure damage and casualties in more than a dozen territories in the region. Without forecasts and warnings, the tragic loss of life would have been […]

Russia announces plans to set up its first ever military base in the Caribbean – the country’s largest presence in the region since the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962

By George Martin From Daily Mail Russia’s TASS news agency reported the base would be in La Orchila, Venezuela The island of La Orchila is situated 125 miles northeast of the capital of Caracas  After striking a deal with President Nicolas Maduro military jets will land there It will be Russia’s largest Caribbean deployment since the […]