June 19, 2019

India’s FreshToHome raises $11 million to expand its fish, meat, and vegetable e-commerce platform

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By Manish Singh From TechCrunch Shan Kadavil, who spent early days of his career managing tech support firm Support and then heading India operations of gaming firm Zynga,  says he had a calling of sorts when his son was born. Kadavil realized that much of the meat that sells in India is not exactly healthy. The perishables […]

The fDi Report 2019: Out now

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Discover the trends behind the figures​​ From fDi Intelligence We are delighted to announce The fDi Report 2019 – our annual assessment of crossborder investment based on the fDi Markets service from the Financial Times – is out now. Some key foreign direct investment trends spotted include: ​​China replaces the US as the highest ranked country for FDI by capital investment.​​ ​​​​Western Europe was the leading source […]

Worldwide Caribbean Telecoms Mobile and Broadband Market: 2029 Worldwide Prospects, Share, Crucial Players, Size, Competitive Breakdown and Regional Forecast

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From Micro Finance Post The Caribbean Telecoms Mobile and Broadband market report considers the present scenario of the Caribbean Telecoms Mobile and Broadband market and its market dynamics for the period 2019−2024. It covers a detailed overview of various market growth enablers, restraints, and trends. The study includes both the demand and supply sides of […]

India’s top judge faces sexual harassment storm

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AFP From DAWN India’s top judge fought off a sexual harassment storm on Saturday after a former Supreme Court staff member accused him of making unwanted advances and hounding her. Chief justice Ranjan Gogoi said the accusations made by a 35-year-old former court assistant were “unbelievable” and an attempt to stop him hearing important cases. […]

Cricket bringing in the dough

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By George Alleyne From Caribbean Life The present tour of the West Indies by the English cricket team and a visit by India later in the year promise a financial bonanza not only for regional administrators of the game, but also national economies. For most Caribbean nationals, cricket is more than a game as it […]

Luxembourg, Cayman Islands, Ireland FPIs’ favourite gateways to India

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By Paul Burugula FromET Markets Tightening of global tax regulations has changed the way offshore funds choose a jurisdiction. Luxembourg, the Cayman Islands and Ireland are emerging as the leading gateways for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) registering in India. Of the 650 FPIs that have registered with the Indian market regulator since January 2018, as […]

Are antibiotics nearly obsolete?

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By Michelle Schoffro Cook from Care2 Antibiotic resistance has become a global health crisis of massive proportions. Our overuse and abuse of antibiotics (like demanding our doctors prescribe them for colds and flus), veterinary abuse of the drugs, and antibacterial soaps and other products, have all contributed to our current state where few antibiotics work against many […]

Revolutionary new device lengthens leg, reduces pain at Health City Cayman Islands

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CAYMAN ISLANDS (February 22, 2019) – For the first time in the Caribbean, surgery using a  novel “magnetic nail” device  has resulted in less pain and improved walking ability for a long-suffering patient.  Health City Cayman Islands Chief Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Alwin Almeida and his medical team at Health City Cayman Islands were the first […]

Explained: Why England always struggle in the Caribbean

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From The Indian Express Windies have been largely lightweight opposition in the last two decades, but they have always been tough nuts to crack for Englishmen. The demise of young paceman Alzarri Joseph’s mother before the start of the third day’s play also fired the Windies up even more. England have won just one series […]

US plummets in global anti-corruption index

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By Pedro Goncalves From International Investment A global anti-corruption watchdog says the United States has dropped four spots in its list of nations’ anti-corruption efforts and is now no longer listed in the top 20 for the first time. The Corruption Perceptions Index, which ranks 180 countries by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, […]