October 23, 2017

Samaritan’s Purse sending “relocatable” building to help hurricane victims in Caribbean

NEWS PROVIDED BY Samaritan’s Purse Canada Donated by Calgary firm, special building on truck to US for flight to Caribbean; several Canadians going with to erect it on storm-batteredBarbuda CALGARY, Oct. 3, 2017 /CNW/ – Samaritan’s Purse Canada is sending a special “relocatable” building to the Caribbean to serve as an operations hub for the Christian […]

The ‘world’s first’ sand hostel is accommodation made of well, you can guess

BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable At this place, the last thing you can do is complain about the sand in your shoes. The world’s first sand hostel has opened up on the beaches of the Gold Coast, Australia, allowing guests to stay over and admire the sand beneath their toes. Uh, did we mention there’s […]

Florida Governor vows aggressive probe of Irma nursing home deaths

By Andrew Innerarity and Ricardo Ortiz From OAN HOLLYWOOD, Fla./SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Florida Governor Rick Scott vowed on Wednesday that the state would aggressively investigate how six people died at a nursing home that lost power when Hurricane Irma rampaged through the region, as millions coped with another day without electricity. The […]

In Irma recovery, Caribbean Islands on unequal footing

BY GREG SCRUGGS From Americas Quarterly Storm devastation is partly a matter of chance. But the islands’ kaleidoscope of governing structures will affect how they rebuild. As Hurricane Irma blew through the Caribbean last week, it passed over a mishmash of full-fledged nations, overseas territories, and quasi-independent jurisdictions that reflect the varied legacies of colonial […]

91 killed, 9.6 million people affected by floods in eastern India

Source: Xinhua NEW DELHI, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) — The floods in India’s eastern state of Bihar killed at least 91 people and affected over 9.6 million others, officials said Wednesday. According to officials, heavy rains for the past three days triggered flash floods, inundating large swathes of land in the districts north and east of […]

Latest Cayman Islands Permanent Residency Application Numbers

At the latest meeting of the Cayman Islands Permanent Residency Application held on August 3rd 2017 1 applications was approved, 1 was refused, 6 were deferred, 1 was withdrawn and was classified as “No Power” because it was out of time. There have been 26 approvals since the first meeting 11th May 2017. The Permanent […]

Types of bathrooms

From LUXURY COMMERCIAL BATH BLOG When you are going to have your bathroom remodeled, it is important that you are aware of the different kinds of bathrooms there is. You may hear it from real estate agents, home decorating channels, and other websites, but, do your really know what these terms mean? In the construction […]

Cayman Islands approves 8 PM applications

Compared to the last four years applications for Permanent Residency are being processed at a supersonic speed rate. Below shows the Current Numbers of Permanent Residency Applications Reviewed by the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency (CSPR) Board. Thirtythree applications have been considered over the last four weeks and eight have been approved. There is still […]

Canada’s 150th anniversary

Canadians celebrated the nation’s 150th anniversary with fireworks and poutine — here are the photos By Melia Robinson From Business Insider It’s Canada’s birthday! July 1, also known as Canada Day, marks the 150th anniversary of the confederation. An estimated half a million people are expected to attend celebrations in the capital Ottawa, where the […]

UK Navy to exercise on Cayman Islands Seven Mile Beach

    RFA Mounts Bay will test its disaster recovery response during a planned landing of equipment on Governor’s Beach on Friday 7 and Saturday 8 July 2017. Mounts Bay starts her deployment to the Caribbean with a packed agenda in the Cayman Islands, the first of the Overseas Territories to be visited. The UK […]