March 25, 2019

Accession of Guadeloupe to the OECS: “History and geography have conspired to bring us to this moment…”

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 — A new chapter of cooperation has commenced between Guadeloupe and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States promising to open up new social, cultural and economic opportunities for citizens across the growing regional grouping of independent and non-independent countries. With the recent accession of the French Territory to the OECS inter-regional ties are being […]

Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe can give the Paris Agreement a major boost

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By Guy Edwards From Global Americans With one degree of global warming we are already sailing perilously close to the wind. A survivor from Paradise, the Californian town decimated by forest fire, or a Caribbean Islander following the catastrophic 2017 hurricane season would say we are already in very dangerous waters. If only one degree […]

Cayman Islands: Greater Willpower – The Cayman Islands enhances its wills regime for foreign testators

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Last Updated: 11 March 2019Article by Robert MackHSM Chambers From Mondaq In order for a Cayman Islands Will to be valid it must be both ‘essentially’ valid and ‘formally’ valid. Essential Validity For a Cayman Islands Will to be ‘essentially’ valid, the person creating it must possess the fundamental power derived from the law of their […]

Crossing the Alps

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Crossing the Alps by Train: Three rail routes from Switzerland to Italy From Eurocheap “I want to see the Alps by train, so I’ve the booked a ride south from Berne into Italy,” said Margot. We didn’t have the heart to tell her that a big chunk of the 90-minute run from the Swiss capital […]

Norwegian Air: U.S.-Caribbean routes will not return

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By Ben Mutzabaugh From USA Today European low-cost giant Norwegian Air will not return to the Caribbean once its current seasonal service comes to an end this spring. While Norwegian is perhaps best known to Americans for offering dozens of trans-Atlantic routes to Europe, the carrier also flies several routes from the USA and Canada […]

Europe and Caribbean join forces to fight coastal risks related to climate change

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From WIC BRGM (Office of Geological and Mining Research), gathered in Guadeloupe with the Caribbean partners to officially launch the Caraib-Coast program In the context of repeated cyclonic crises and rising sea levels, the CARIB-COAST project aims to initiate a Caribbean network for the prevention and crisis management of coastal risks in relation to climate […]

Premier and Cayman Islands Delegation wrap up meetings in Europe

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BRUSSELS, Belgium – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, Minister of Financial Services Hon. Tara Rivers, Attorney General Hon. Samuel Bulgin and the Cayman delegation are winding down meetings in Europe and will travel to New York over the weekend to speak at the Cayman Finance Breakfast Seminar where Mr. McLaughlin, and the delegation will continue to promote the Cayman Islands […]

Study: Best Cure for Cough Is Chocolate

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By Brian Freeman From Newsmax Patients suffering from a cough who used a chocolate-based medication reported a “significant improvement” in their symptoms within two days, compared to those on a regular cough syrup, according to a study conducted by a research group at the University of Hull in Yorkshire, England, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Wednesday. In […]

Avalanches, accidents push Europe’s winter death toll to 21

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AP From Gulf News Europe At least 21 weather-related deaths have been reported in Europe in the last 10 days Belgrade (Serbia): Heavy snow paralysed much of Europe for yet another day, cutting off mountain villages, sparking avalanches like one that crashed into a Swiss hotel and killing at least four more people on Friday. […]

Here’s what the major world powers will look like in 2025, according to a Harvard professor

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By Stephen M. Walt, Foreign Policy From Business Insider The term “world order” is often used to describe the configuration of power in international relations. The future world order will most likely continue to see shrinking US superiority, expanding Chinese power, and a growing tension between the two. An increasingly divided Europe, a conflictual Middle […]