February 19, 2018

Caymanian lawyer secures position at top investment management firm

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From Maples and Calder George Town, Grand Cayman | Following a successful career at Maples and Calder, Caymanian lawyer Caroline Dell has taken a position as an in-house counsel with Man Group, an active investment management firm, in London after three secondments with the company. Caroline completed her Bachelors of Law with Honours and Legal […]

Umno’s stealing binge hits pandemic levels: Mara thieves mimicked Najib’s 1MDB model – enough irrefutable paper trail to ‘hang’ culprits

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From Malaysia Chronicle Mara corruption in Melbourne property market, assisted by Raine Horne valuers hits headlines in Australia Raine Horne KL embroiled in global corruption scandal prime Melbourne property, corrupt M’sian officials, Panama Papers leak scandal – vastly inflated valuation of 280-room Swanston Street http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/the-australian-building-that-made-almost-20m-for-corrupt-malaysians-20180126-p4yyxd.html Corrupt M’sia money distorts Melbourne market 746 Swanston St. bought […]

Final group of Cayman Islands’ officers returns from BVI as the RCIPS ends its deployments to the sister territory

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From RCIPS The latest deployment of RCIPS officers to the British Virgin Islands returned to Cayman yesterday, 18 January. The return of this group of seven officers, who remained in BVI over the holiday period, marks the end of the RCIPS’ deployments to the sister territory in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria last […]

Trump’s buyers may have laundered money: Investigation finds over a fifth of his US condominiums have been purchased by unidentified organizations in secret and in cash since the 1980s

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By Michelle Ganney From Daily Mail UK More than a fifth of Trump’s condos in the US went to unidentified buyers who paid in secret and in cash, an investigation has found More than 1,300 Trump condominiums were bought by shell companies Treasury Department has said these characteristics suggest the buyers may be laundering money […]

Stunning images captured by aircrew at RAF bases in Oxfordshire

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By Katie Horsfall From The Herald UK An RAF Puma helicopter under lights and an A400M Atlas cruising over Belgium are among the stunning images captured by photographers in the armed forces during 2017. The Ministry of Defence’s ‘Best of Defence Imagery’ gallery contains 85 of the very best snaps over the past year. The […]

UNICEF Eastern Caribbean Humanitarian Situation Report, 19 December 2017

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Published on 19 Dec 2017 Situation in numbers 39,000 # affected children in need of assistance in Irma- and Maria-affected countries 19,800 # affected children in Dominica 169 # children in temporary shelters in Antigua, British Virgin Islands, Dominica Highlights As of 13 December 2017, most schools in all hurricane-impacted Eastern Caribbean countries have reopened, […]

Kenny Chesney is rescuing animals in the Caribbean

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by Teddy McDonald From Country1025 Kenny Chesney is still heavily involved in recovery efforts in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, which experienced heavy damage in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria earlier this year. His focus these days is slightly different than it was when he started, however. Kenny first stepped up to […]

Cayman Islands utility company sends second group of linepersons to assist with restoration efforts in the British Virgin Islands

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CUC send second group of linepersons to assist with restoration efforts in the British Virgin Islands A second group of linepersons from CUC’s Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Operations department left Grand Cayman on Sunday, November 5th to assist the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) with the restoration of power following the passing of Hurricane […]

Caribbean rum producers step up with hurricane relief donation

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BY BOB CURLEY From Chilled Hurricanes Irma and Maria carved a path of destruction across the northern Caribbean, and the region’s legendary rum companies were not spared. On Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, the Callwood Distillery, which has been making rum since the 1600s, is in ruins. Pusser’s Marina Cay Resort has been wrecked, […]

The Caribbean ‘Is Open’ for Fall and Winter Travel

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by Laura Dannen Redman From Conde Nast Traveler Representatives of Turks and Caicos say they’re ready to welcome travelers. Following a brutal September, the hurricane-battered islands have banded together to as ‘One Caribbean Family’ to deliver a simple message: Come. Please come. We’ve heard this refrain all too often in the last month, from our […]