September 16, 2019

Southwest adds international flavor with Caribbean flights

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By McClatchy News Service From MailTribune DALLAS, Texas — To the sound of steel drums playing Caribbean music, Southwest Airlines announced Aruba, Jamaica and the Bahamas as its first-ever international destinations. The flights, to depart from Atlanta, Baltimore and Orlando, Fla., are part of the airline’s integration of AirTran Airways, which was acquired by Southwest […]

Rick Bayless on his podcast, his upcoming restaurants, and the new wave of Mexican cuisine

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By Raphael Brion From EATER As part of the Cayman Cookout 2014, Eater interviewed chefs poolside at the Ritz-Carlton. Up next: Chicago chef Rick Bayless. (Check out last week’s interview with Anthony Bourdain at: http://eater.com/archives/2014/01/23/anthony-bourdain-cayman-2014-q-a.php) [Photo: Raphael Brion / Eater] Chef Rick Bayless has two Chicago projects in the works: a second location of his […]

Fitch Upgrades PEMEX Finance Ltd.’s Ratings to ‘A+’

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Fitch Ratings has upgraded the following ratings for notes issued by Pemex Finance Ltd. , a Cayman Islands special purpose company wholly owned by Petroleos Mexicanos S.A. de C.V. (PEMEX): — Series 1998 9.15 percent notes due 2018 to ‘A+’ from ‘A’; — Series 1999 LIBOR+ 3.25 percent notes due 2014 to ‘A+’ from ‘A’; […]

Game of Thrones – The Exhibition

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Game of Thrones – The Exhibition – extends global reach in 2014  HBO is thrilled to share that Game of Thrones – The Exhibition – returns this year to bring Westeros to life once again, with exciting new installations and more stops throughout the globe. THE EXHIBITION IS RETURNING WITH ALL-NEW INSTALLATIONS! GAME OF THRONES® […]

Nittany Lions help U.S. U-20 women to CONCACAF Championship

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From Penn State News GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands — Penn State soccer freshman Brittany Basinger (Purcellville, Va.), sophomore Mallory Weber (Novi, Mich.), head coach Erica Walsh and the U.S. U-20 Women’s National Team captured the CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football) Championship on Sunday (Jan. 19) evening after defeating Mexico, 4-0, […]

Dolphin Discovery Group brings “One World Futbol Project” to Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo

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222,000 Kids in 1,600 Communities Will Benefit From the Campaign in the Yucatan Peninsula New York, January 15,2014 –  Dolphin Discovery Group, the largest group of dolphinariums in the world, will incorporate the Mexican State of Quintana Roo to the “One World Futbol Project” when its members distribute soccer balls to the communities surrounding their […]

US, Canadian boaters left in limbo in Mexico

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By Amy Taxin And Mark Stevenson The Associated Press  From Miami Herald Americas Wires MEXICO CITY — When heavily armed marines and government tax agents stormed eight marinas on Mexico’s Pacific and Caribbean coasts, boaters thought they were witnessing a major drug takedown. The mostly American and Canadian retirees found out that the target was […]

Trinidad cyclist shows signs of improvement

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From Caribbean 360 Njisane, who was warded at the California Hospital Medical Center, was moved to a specialist hospital on Tuesday (picture courtesy News day) PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thursday January 9, 2014, CMC- Trinidad and Tobago top cyclist Njisane Phillip is showing signs of improvement in California, USA, after being hospitalised on Friday with stomach pains, […]

Public utility building under construction collapses in Mexico City, scores Injured

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January 4, 2014 From Hispanically Speaking News Photo: Building collapse in Mexico At least one worker died Saturday and 17 more were injured when a building under construction collapsed in the Mexican capital, officials said. The accident occurred on a corner of the Del Valle suburb where a substation of the Federal Electricity Commision was […]

6 Mexico police officers detained in US man’s death in Caribbean resort city

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From The Republic Columbus Indiana CANCUN, Mexico — Mexican authorities say they have detained six police officers in the death of a U.S. man who died after being arrested for disorderly conduct in the resort city of Playa del Carmen. Quintana Roo state Assistant Attorney General Carlos Alvarez said Friday that Yeudi Estrada Carrero died […]