December 12, 2018

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Information on Scheduled Outage on Grand Cayman Area : Date : Time : West Bay Wednesday, December 12, 2018 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. CUC advises customers in West Bay between the Hell Gift Shop on Hell Road east to and including Dill Lane on Reverend Blackman Road, and south on Town Hall Road to […]

Sears seeks millions from Caribbean cruise robocall settlement

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By Robert Channick From Chicago Tribune Struggling retailer Sears has a lot on the line in a multimillion-dollar class-action settlement over unwanted robocalls offering free Caribbean cruises. A federal judge in Chicago is expected to decide next week whether Sears is entitled to as much as $6 million for thousands of sales calls received by […]

Haiti-bound flights out of South Florida resume after violent protests in Caribbean nation

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By Susannah Bryan and Aric Chokey From South Florida Sun Sentinel Unrest in Haiti Some flights from Haiti resumed Sunday after protests over a proposed increase in fuel prices ordered by the government caused airlines to stop service to and from the island. “We’re continuing to monitor the situation, but we expect normal operation,” American […]

JetBlue launching new flights to Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic

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From Caribbean Journal JetBlue is adding a pair of major new nonstop routes to the Caribbean this year. The fast-expanding carrier has announced the planned launch of new service from Fort Lauderdale to Santiago, Dominican Republic and Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands. The new Santiago flights, which will operate daily, will begin operations on […]

Cuba Ventures Corp – Definitive Agreement signed for Blockchain Powered Revolupay® for $3.4 billion remittance market and $750 million Cuban entrepreneur sector adjoined to Cryptocurrency CCU coin

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —Cuba Ventures Corp. (TSX-V:CUV) (Frankfurt:IJA2) (OTCBB:MPSFF) (the “Company”)  Fintech Division – is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement (“DA”) with Vesilen Investments for its a revolutionary Blockchain-based mobile application called Revolupay® and corresponding web based system, to target Cuba’s USD 3.4 Billion remittance […]

US Virgin Islands thanks cruise and airline partners for hurricane relief

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By Juergen T Steinmetz From eTurbo News Approximately 4,500 residents and visitors who have been impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria have been evacuated from the U.S. Virgin Islands to date. Thanking the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association, Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean Cruises for their assistance in providing humanitarian relief and mercy missions from the […]

Hurricane Maria: Implications for travellers to the Caribbean

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By SIMON CALDER TRAVEL CORRESPONDENT From The Independent UK Hurricane Maria has swept across the northern Caribbean, causing huge disruption to travellers. As with the previous major storm, Hurricane Irma, airlines have cancelled and re-timed flights to and from the Caribbean. The Foreign Office said: “The US Virgin Islands were severely impacted by Hurricane Irma […]

Irma hits Florida

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This is what Florida looks like as Irma hits By Dakin Andone, From CNN MIAMI, FL – SEPTEMBER 09: The skyline is seen as the outerbands of Hurricane Irma start to reach Florida on September 9, 2017 in Miami, Florida. Florida is in the path of the Hurricane which may come ashore at category 4. […]

UPDATED: Charges against Cayman Islands speaker will be dropped says Attorney [They have]

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UPDATE: State Attorney’s Office spokesman Ron Ishoy in Broward County released the following statement Friday afternoon:  “The Broward State Attorney’s office in Fort Lauderdale filed paperwork Friday afternoon – an announcement of no information – noting that it will not file a charge of misdemeanor battery against William Bush. An explanation  of that decision will be available […]

Cayman Islands politician grabbed casino worker’s butt, Seminole cops say

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BY JOSE LAMBIET From Miami Herald The Speaker of the House of the Cayman Islands was arrested by Seminole Police Monday night at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. McKeeva Bush, 62, a former prime minister of the British Overseas Territory, allegedly tried to grab the buttocks of a female casino employee, according to Seminole PD […]