December 14, 2017

Energuate Trust (a Cayman Islands Trust) announces Commencement of Consent Solicitation for its 5.875% Senior Notes Due 2027

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NEWS PROVIDED BY Intertrust SPV (Cayman) Limited GUATEMALA CITY, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Intertrust SPV (Cayman) Limited, an ordinary company incorporated with limited liability under the laws of the Cayman Islands, acting solely in its capacity as trustee (the “Issuer”) of the Energuate Trust (the “Trust”), established pursuant to a Trust Deed dated December 24, […]

CONCACAF opens new office in the Caribbean to support football growth

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Jamaica location aims at promoting sport development and enhancing service for Member Associations Miami (Tuesday, February 28, 2017) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today the opening of a new office in Kingston, Jamaica, as part of its effort to accelerate football development throughout the region. “Opening the […]

Rotary Club of Grand Cayman invited to cutting ribbon ceremony in the Guatemala Literacy Project [GLP]

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Past Presidents Chris Johnson and Derek Haines of the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman (RCGC) were late arrivals for the GLP this year but joined Directors and staff from the Cooperative for Education (CoEd), together with fellow Rotarians from the USA and Canada in Antigua City in time to celebrate the inauguration of a new […]

A Zika virus vaccine could be ready for emergency use this year

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Rod Nickel, Reuters From Business Insider WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – A vaccine for the Zika virus, which has been linked to severe birth defects in thousands of infants, could be ready for emergency use before year-end, one of its lead developers said on Thursday, a timetable well ahead of estimates by U.S. officials. Canadian scientist […]

Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean warns of high number of femicides

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By Jennifer Kennedy From Latin Correspondence The Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has warned about the region’s high number of femicides. Last month, the Gender Equality Observatory for Latin America and the Caribbean of ECLAC complied official data from the region’s countries, revealing that 1,678 women were murdered because of their […]

Emerging markets: More thoughts on what expats can teach us about investing

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By Peter Kohli, From Nasdaq In Part 1 of this article discussing the four Central American countries where expats from the United States have decided to move, my focus was on Panama and Costa Rica. I now turn my attention to Guatemala and Honduras. As I alluded to previously, there has been a lot of […]