April 25, 2018

Mercedes will build an electric version of its popular Sprinter van

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By Jon Fingas From engadget You’ll get your package without polluting the skies. It’s all well and good to drive your own electric car, but what about the companies delivering your mail or fixing your water heater? They could stand to benefit from EVs, too — and Mercedes-Benz is happy to help out. It’s launching […]

Cayman Islands Stock Exchange: The impact of the European market abuse

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By Scott Macdonald Maples and Calder From Mondaq The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (the “CSX”), which has listed more than 4,000 securities with a combined market capitalisation in excess of US$190 billion, has firmly established itself as one of the leading international specialist exchanges. An affiliate member of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions, the […]

Russia vows to retaliate as US, Europe order diplomats out Read Newsmax Article: Russia Vows to Retaliate as US, Europe Order Diplomats Out | Newsmax.com

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Russia vowed to retaliate in kind for the decisions by the U.S. and 14 of its European allies to expel scores of Moscow’s diplomats in the wake of the nerve-agent attack on a former spy in the U.K. “This unfriendly step by this group of countries won’t pass without impact and we will respond,” Russia’s […]

Stakeholder consensus on factors for tourism’s success in the Caribbean

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By Garwin Davis From JIS Story Highlights Caribbean tourism officials, including Jamaica’s Portfolio Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, believe greater air access from source markets and significant hotel investments are recipes for the industry’s success in the region. He says his team has been on the road in Europe where “we had a number of major […]

Toys ‘R’ Us demise creates black hole for toy makers

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From Newsmax The demise of Toys R Us will have a ripple effect on everything from toy makers to consumers to landlords. The 70-year-old retailer is headed toward shuttering its U.S. operations, jeopardizing the jobs of some 30,000 employees while spelling the end for a chain known to generations of children and parents for its […]

CNN interviews Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett Live on Tourism

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From South Florida Caribbean News London, UK – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett this evening wrapped up a live interview on CNN with its prominent News Anchor, Richard Quest on his show Quest Means Business. The live interview took place at CNN’s studios in London with Quest in CNN’s New York City studios. “Today was […]

Enterprise Rent-A-Car renews UEFA Europa League partnership

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From Jeffrey Group Enterprise Rent-A-Car recently announced that it has signed a new three-year agreement to continue as an Official Partner of the UEFA Europa League. The sponsorship of one of UEFA’s most prestigious European club football competitions will continue through to the UEFA Europa League Final in 2021. LONDON Feb. 27, 2018 – Enterprise Rent-A-Car […]

Gambling: From ancient Egypt to the 21st Century

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Excitement is an inherent attribute of a person and civilization is a whole. Mankind has been playing games where the profit depends on the chance for thousands of years. Some games replace others, but their essence doesn’t change. Games at the Dawn of Civilization Researchers found that the first game, in which the win was […]

Monkeys have been successfully cloned in China, but you might not like the reason why

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By Mike Wehner From BGR It’s now been over two decades since scientists in Scotland successfully cloned a sheep and named the newborn Dolly. In the years since, the technology that powers cloning has advanced slowly but steadily, and while many scientists fear the inevitability that one day a human clone will be created, others […]

Deadly Storm Eleanor batters Europe

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From BBC Three people have died as winter storm Eleanor swept across most of northern Europe, causing widescale disruption. A skier died in the French Alps and 15 others were injured elsewhere in the country, four of them seriously. Two people were killed when they were swept away by a huge wave on Spain’s northern […]