August 14, 2018

Tribune cancels $3.9 billion Sinclair merger, sues media rival

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From Newsmax Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.’s bid to become a nationwide powerhouse collapsed as Tribune Media Co. withdrew from a planned merger that drew the ire of federal regulators. Tribune announced its withdrawal from the $3.9 billion transaction in a emailed statement Thursday, three weeks after regulators questioned Sinclair’s honesty. Tribune said it has filed […]

Former Member of Barbados Parliament and Minister of Industry indicted for Money Laundering

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From US Dept. of Justice Donville Inniss Allegedly Laundered Bribes through a Long Island Company A three-count indictment was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Donville Inniss, a former member of the Parliament of Barbados and the Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development of Barbados, with conspiracy to launder […]

Did the US Supreme Court reinterpret The Wire Act to allow cross-border Internet sports betting?

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By Daniel Wallach From Forbes The Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Murphy v. NCAA dramatically altered the landscape for sports betting in the United States by declaring that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) is unconstitutional. As a result of this decision, States are now free to legalize sports betting without any federal […]

One Caribbean Television announces 2018 carnival week coverage

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Network crowns a decade of chronicling the most Caribbean carnivals of any TV outlet NEW YORK, NY, (August 1, 2018) – One Caribbean Television has announced its weeklong live broadcast of carnival celebrations in Toronto, Barbados and Antigua from Thursday, August 2 through Tuesday, August 7, 2018. This year, One Caribbean Television partners again with […]

Cayman Airways fleet back to full strength

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A Cayman Airways Boeing 737-300 that has been out of service for the last two weeks is scheduled to be returned to service across this weekend [July 29-30]. The aircraft has been off island at the airline’s heavy maintenance provider, having a structural repair accomplished on an area of the fuselage that was found damaged […]

McGuireWoods’ Matthew Sperry honored on Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite list

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NEW YORK and LONDON – McGuireWoods partner Matthew Sperry is among the world’s elite private client and trust practitioners selected for Legal Week’s prestigious Private Client Global Elite list. Sperry, chair of McGuireWoods’ global private client practice, handles U.S. tax, corporate and securities matters for global ultra-high-net-worth clients and the financial services firms that serve […]

Jamaican-American Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph inducted Into Wall of Fame


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From Jamaica Observer WASHINGTON,  CMC – The Washington-based Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) has inducted Jamaican-American actress Sheryl Lee Ralph into its “Wall of Fame” in commemoration of National Caribbean American Heritage Month celebrations. Ralph was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, the daughter of Ivy, a Jamaican fashion designer, and Stanley Ralph, a college professor. Ralph […]

US: Many ignorant on date of election in NY 9th Congressional District

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From NAN By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 21, 2018: Several voters in New York’s 9th congressional district appear utterly ignorant of the date of the upcoming primary election, days after the incumbent and the challenger clashed in the first and only debate. Speaking to several voters on Flatbush Avenue […]

Student Colloquium

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Student Colloquium at Caribbean Week in New York Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 20 June 2018 — Students from the Cayman Islands School of Hospitality Studies (SHS) earned 2nd place in the annual Caribbean Student Colloquium as part of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Caribbean Week events on June 6th in New York. SHS students submitted […]

Geographic misconception creates devastating impact on Caribbean economies

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By Sarah Peter From Caribbean News Now NASSAU, Bahamas — The mistaken perception among many travelers of the complete devastation of the Caribbean in the wake of the 2018 hurricane season caused further economic destruction to the region’s economy. That’s according to the chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Joy Jibrilu. She raised the […]