November 14, 2019

MEPs debate how the EU should react to illegal drilling activities by Turkey

Turkey has been involved in illegal drilling for oil and gas in Cypriot waters for quite some time despite the EU’s repeated calls for it to stop. European Union Member States have decided to set up a mechanism to impose restrictive measures (sanctions) – such as a travel bans or asset freezing – on individuals […]

The death of CES

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio The Consumer Electronics Show has been on life support for years. With the recent announcement from USA Today that “CES has been named one of the 10 Best Auto Shows in the world,” I would have to say a proper funeral is all we’re missing. I’ve been attending the […]

OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme: Changing lives and improving the reading levels of children in the OECS!

By Tracey Warner-Arnold OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — In June of 2019, the United Nations indicated that the world is about to fall severely short  of its education commitments and needs to implement drastic measures to improve literacy rates. The OECS Commission has long since recognized literacy as a […]

2019 ratings continue to smash records as Mazda excels in latest crash tests

Today, Euro NCAP releases the safety ratings of four new vehicles. Two compact SUVs, the Mercedes-Benz’s GLB and the Mazda’s CX-30, and the larger Ford Explorer HYBRIDhave joined the ranks of five stars vehicles published this year. Opel/Vauxhall’s supermini, the Corsa, earned four stars.  The best performer of this round is without doubt the Mazda CX-30, a subcompact crossover in between […]

Cayman: 24-year-old-man of West Bay killed by gunshot wounds – UPDATE – MAN ARRESTED

From RCIPS November 14 2019 UPDATE: A man, age 44 of West Bay, has been arrested on suspicion of murder in relation to the below incident. He remains in custody as investigations continue. Police continue to appeal for witnesses to the incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Inspector Collins Oremule at 936-8746. […]

Cayman: East End sweeps Pirates Week Float Parade competitions

[George Town, Grand Cayman, ] – Capping up the Pirates Week Festival Office events on Monday evening (11th November) East End Heritage Committee won the top prize of $1000.00 as the winners of both the day and ‘Illumination’ night parades 2019. The float incorporated a shipwrecked boat which sat in a water pool. The sails […]

Cayman: Collas Crill contribute to Lexology GTDT chapter

Collas Crill Cayman has contributed to the Complex Commercial Litigation chapter for Lexology, Getting The Deal Through (GTDT). Lexology GTDT is a content source covering 150 jurisdictions and 112 practice areas, and now includes Lexology Navigator. Topics covered within the chapter include; ‘How common is commercial litigation as a method of resolving high-value, complex disputes?’, […]

Cayman: 2019 Pirates Week Cardboard Boat Regatta winners announced

“Cardboard boat regatta winners announced” [George Town, Grand Cayman, ] – The Pirates Week Festival Office is pleased to announce the winners of the Cardboard Boat Regatta 2019. As usual the event was fun filled with lots of spectators watching on as teams of up to four sailors paddled their handmade carboard boats out and […]

The Editor speaks: Now the red poppy we wear is controversial

There is something very wrong in this world when a single red artificial poppy that has stood as a mark of respect for all those who have lost their lives fighting on behalf of their country, and to raise money for those whose lives have been affected by war, is now controversial. The arguments against […]

Cayman: 2019 CUC PFL/GPFL Weekly Review – Games played on Sat., November 9, 2019

CIS edge Triple C in seven goal thriller There were a number of exciting games during the sixth round of the 2019 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and the Girls’ Primary School Football League (GPFL), which were played this past Saturday, November 9th. In Group B action, Triple C travelled to the Dart Field to […]