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Archives for May 12, 2019

Cayman Islands CBC arrests: Conspiracy to importing cocaine and possession of unlicensed firearm

From Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control On Wednesday, 8 May 2019 Customs and Border Control (CBC) officers arrested two men  as part of an ongoing drug investigation that arose when over four pounds of cocaine was interdicted at the Owen Roberts International Airport in November last year. The men were arrested for suspicion of […]

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd announces voting results for the Election of Directors, Appointment of Auditors and Board of Directors Compensation Structure

NEWS PROVIDED BY Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd.  May 10, 2019, 17:00 ET CARIBBEAN UTILITIES COMPANY, LTD. CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES ARE LISTED FOR TRADING IN UNITED STATES FUNDS ON THE TORONTO STOCKEXCHANGE. GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ – Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX:CUP.U) (“CUC” or “the Company”) announced that the nominees listed in the Company’s Notice to Shareholders and Management […]

Cayman Islands gives FIs until July 31, 2019 to file FATCA and CRS reports

By Aureon Herron-Hinds & Tamarah Francois-Peek From RSM Cayman Islands has announced that it will accept Cayman FATCA and CRS reports (which were originally due on May 31, 2019) through July 31, 2019 and that these late returns will not be subject to any adverse consequences for late filing. The announcement provides much needed relief for Cayman […]

Destinations of the week

5 Reasons to Travel with Your Mom When we think of gifts for mom, trips are among the most demanded products. But when we travel with her, sometimes we are the ones who get the most out of the experience. With this in mind, Alamo Rent A Car shares five reasons to travel with your […]

RCIPS 2019 Graduates

First RCIPS 2019 Recruit Class Graduates from Training to Operational Duty From RCIPS The RCIPS’ newest group of officers officially graduated from training to operational duty yesterday, 9 May. The class of twenty-three, the first recruit class of 2019, successfully completed fifteen rigorous weeks of training under the Initial Recruit Foundation Course, which provides a […]

In Costa Rica, CARICOM Chairman Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris’ compelling message on Venezuela made an impression

Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris describes his discussions in Costa Rica this week with the International Contact Group (ICG) on Venezuela as “quite productive.”  The ICG is comprised of countries from the European Union and Latin America, including Costa Rica. “The […]

You need to up your recycling game. Here’s why (& how)

By Angela Horn from Care2 As I write this, I have four separate recycling bags in my walk-in-closet-slash-storage-area. And that’s not including the growing pile of brown paper bags I keep forgetting to return to the guys that deliver our organic veggies every week. The first bag contains our general recycling (paper, recyclable plastics, glass […]

US: Why are so many ‘Bad Apple’ police officers bad in the same way?

By Zak Cheney-Rice From New York Mag Brian Encinia said that he ordered Sandra Bland out of her vehicle, forced her to the ground, and handcuffed her on July 10, 2015, because he feared for his safety. “My safety was in jeopardy at more than one time,” the former–Texas Department of Safety trooper told the agency’s Office […]

Final rosters confirmed for the 2019 Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship

16 teams set to compete for the Confederation’s Beach Soccer title and the two available spots in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019 Miami (Friday, May 10, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today confirmed the final 12-player rosters for the Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship. The […]

Regional health and communications specialists develop key messaging on non-communicable diseases

Friday, May 10, 2019 — Willemstad, Curaçao: Over 35 healthcare and communications professionals from 25 Caribbean countries met in Curaçao from April 29-30, 2019 to finalise a regional strategy aimed at the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) – the number one cause of death in the Caribbean. The two-day workshop, facilitated by the Organisation of Eastern […]