May 27, 2019

Pay models for online news in the US and Europe

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By Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Newspaper subscription models are slowly increasing, but most news outlets still offer completely free access to news More than two-thirds of leading newspapers (69%) across the EU and US are operating some kind of paywall, a trend that has increased since 2017 – especially in the US […]

Crowned by Burger King, meat replacement company Impossible Foods raises $300 million

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By Jonathan Shieber From TechCrunch After being crowned by Burger King as the first meat replacement patty to roll out nationally with one of the largest fast food chains, Impossible Foods has raised $300 million in capital. The financing brings the company’s total equity raise to $750 million — and provides a sizable pool of funds to draw from […]

Iterable lands $50M Series C investment to expand cross-channel marketing platform

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By Ron Miller From TechCrunch Iterable, a startup that helps companies build complex marketing campaigns across channels to reduce churn and increase usage, announced a $50 million Series C round today. Investors include Blue Cloud Ventures, CRV, Harmony Partners, Index Ventures and Stereo Capital. Today’s investment brings the total raised to $80 million. Company co-founder […]

Android is about to get a game-changing update, but only in Europe

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By Chris Smith From BGR Android is about to receive a massive update that will be available instantly to hundreds of millions of users. Sadly, it’s not the kind of feature you’ve always wanted Android to copy from Apple. Google isn’t about to make available a new software release available to a large number of […]

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 […]