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Archives for February 6, 2019

Cayman Islands DoE enforces lobster/conch take limits

The Department of Environment (DoE) is warning seasonal lobster and conch fishers to adhere to take and possession limits set by National Conservation Law (NCL) regulations, following reports investigated over the past two weeks. On Monday evening, 28 January, Customs and Border Control Service officers, assisted by DoE conservation officers, searched a number of passengers […]

The Editor speaks: Can you afford Valentine’s Day anymore?

According to a report carried by CNBC they say: “Consumers ages 23 to 29 expect to spend an average of $266 on Valentine’s Day gifts, dining and more, according to Bankrate.com. “Going all out to show on Instagram? Dinner for two, chocolates and the works adds up to more than $600.” And it’s all because […]

Cayman Islands Fire Service responds to landfill fire

From Department of Environmental Health GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) has successfully contained the small fire that erupted at the George Town Landfill this morning (Wednesday, 6 February 2019). The Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC) received the 9-11 call at 8:09 a.m. Fire officers with the Central Fire Station arrived […]

St Kitts & Nevis PM touches down in Montevideo for CARICOM – Mexico – Uruguay – led Conference on the situation in Venezuela

The Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) – Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis – and members of his CARICOM delegation touched down early Wednesday morning in Montevideo, Uruguay after a nine-hour flight from Miami. This afternoon, the Uruguayan Foreign Minister, Rodolfo Nin Novoa, is hosting the CARICOM […]

CARICOM – Mexico – Uruguay – led Conference on the situation in Venezuela to take place tomorrow, Thursday in Montevideo

February 6th, 2019 The Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) – Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis – and members of his delegation touched down early Wednesday morning in Montevideo, Uruguay, where a CARICOM-Mexico-Uruguay-led conference on the situation in Venezuela is set to take place tomorrow, Thursday, February 7th. […]

Tobago

Tobago is undoubtedly a Caribbean paradise From Daily Times Tobago is best for getting close to nature. It is one of the more relaxed and affordable Caribbean islands, home to 200 bird species with excellent diving in waters rich with marine life. There’s also superb walking in the Main Ridge Forest Reserve where the rainforest […]

Only one third of children covered by social protection: ILO, UNICEF

GENEVA (ILO News) – Social protection is critical in helping children escape poverty and its devastating effects, yet, the vast majority of children have no effective social protection coverage, UNICEF and the ILO said in a joint report. Evidence shows clearly that cash transfers play a vital role in breaking the vicious cycle of poverty and […]

Senior appointments for Collas Crill Cayman Islands’ dispute resolution team

Collas Crill’s Cayman office has appointed Rocco Cecere to the role of counsel and promoted Farrah Sbaiti to senior associate within the firm’s dispute resolution team. The appointments come as Collas Crill looks to capitalise on a strong period of global growth within its litigation and dispute resolution practice. The announcement also shows the business’ […]

Gateway to the World

This release features the recent 2019 edition of the annual ‘Gateway to the World’ ultra-premium all-inclusive. The event gave Carnival enthusiasts an extra dose of festival flair en route to the ‘Greatest Show on Earth.’ Gateway to the World delivers first-class experience OS, Trinidad (Sonique Solutions)– The 2019 ‘Gateway to the World’ ultra-premium all-inclusive gave Carnival enthusiasts an extra […]

Colombia’s Caribbean popular among proposals for 1st renewables auction

From Renewables Now February 6 (Renewables Now) – Colombia’s first long-term renewable energy auction is on schedule, and so far, most of the submitted proposals are for projects on the Caribbean coast, the Ministry of Mines and Energy said Tuesday. Of the 22 submitted projects, as many as 15 are spread across the administrative divisions […]