September 16, 2019

TCM Classic cruise coming to Cayman

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Turner Classic Movies Brings Back the TCM Classic Cruise in 2020 ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 16, 2019– Back by popular demand, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will once again sail the high seas in 2020. After selling out the 2019 cruise in record time, and due to its immense popularity with fans, the TCM Classic Cruise is coming back bigger and better […]

CBP: Smugglers ditch millions in cash on a boat in the Caribbean

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From FOX 5 NY FAJARDO, Puerto Rico (FOX 5 NY) – The crew of a suspected smuggling vessel running dark off the coast of Puerto Rico abandoned the boat and millions of dollars in cash when federal agents in the sky got too close on Sunday. An aircraft carrying agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the […]

How Wall Street colonized the Caribbean

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from e-flux conversations In the Boston Review, historian Peter James Hudson tells the story of how US banks agressively targeted Caribbean nations like Cuba and Haiti for investment and expropriation in the early twentieth century, leading to decades of financial ruin and colonial theft in the region. Hudson details how the precursors of banks like Citigroup and J. […]

6 healthier alternatives to sports drinks, according to dietitians

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By Abigail Abesamis From Business Insider The key components of sports drinks are water, carbohydrates, and electrolytes. INSIDER consulted two registered dietitians to get recommendations for sports drink alternatives. Options like coconut water have many of the same hydrating properties of sports drinks without added ingredients. Despite what sports drink ads might make you think, you probably don’t […]

Food-and-Wine Festivals

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11 Food-and-Wine Festivals Where You’ll Never Have to Leave Your Resort Access Michelin-starred chefs, the world’s best winemakers and luxury resort amenities all in one place. BY Kelsey Ogletree From The Robb Report If the idea of a food festival conjures the mental image of long lines, flimsy paper plates and sticky plastic wine glasses, you haven’t […]

Ex-Boy Scouts are preparing to sue for abuse by troop leaders: ‘It messed up my life’

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By Ellen Cranley AP From Business Insider Hundreds of men across the US have recently contacted lawyers for help suing the Boy Scouts of America for sex abuse they say they suffered at the hands of scout leaders. Some of their lawyers said they have evidence that the BSA was inaccurate when the organization said […]

Destinations of the week

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The top 25 places to travel around the world in 2019 – Part 2 By Janaki Jitchotvisut from Business Insider Travel website TripAdvisor polled millions of its users to come up with its 2019 list of favorite world destinations. Whether you love doing outdoor activities, strolling, exploring, or nightlife, there’s something for you. Unique architecture, […]

New York City will have a self-driving shuttle — but there’s a catch

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By Sasha Lekach From Mashable The Brooklyn Navy Yard is getting an autonomous boost.  On private roads, a loop shuttle service for ferry passengers will bring riders to the industrial center where 400 businesses operate. Workers can ride in MIT-based company Optimus Ride’s self-driving shuttle cars starting later this year.  The driverless trips will be […]

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 […]

CDC: More severe strain of flu spreading widely

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From Newsmax Americans aren’t out of the woods yet, as the flu season continues to spread across the country, health officials reported Friday. One major shift that’s occurred is in the viruses that are circulating. At the start of the flu season, the predominant strain was influenza A H1N1, but now a more severe strain, […]