September 20, 2019

Camping: Its role in shaping the modern west

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Article written by Emma Johnson from OuterOptics When you hear the word “camping,” what do you think about? Pleasant nights spent singing and toasting marshmallows around the campfire. Pitching a tent as you hike your way towards a rock face you want to scale. Exploring the dark, cold outdoors with your night vision goggles All […]

Caribbean governments exchange experiences managing migrant and refugee flows in conjunction with IOM and UNHCR

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The Caribbean region faces an increasingly complex mixed migration phenomenon including asylum seekers, refugees, stateless people, and vulnerable migrants. It is a region of destination and transit for thousands of people, including people needing international protection, each year. To mark World Refugee Day, on June 20 the Caribbean Migration Consultations (CMC), in coordination with representatives […]

The heavy storms in North America this Winter, will things now change?

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This winter caused a lot of havoc in the American traffic, with a lot of traffic accidents. When people decide to drive their vehicles regardless of what tyres they have mounted on them, they are bound to end up in some problems. The biggest challenge is that most vehicles don’t have tires mounted that are […]

Cayman Airways named “Best Airline in the Caribbean” by Trip Advisor

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The airline was also named a top “Specialty and Leisure Airline” in North America  GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands (April 4, 2019) – The world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, has named Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) the “Best Airline in the Caribbean” and a top “Specialty and Leisure Airline” within the entire North America region. The announcement comes as […]

Cayman climbs eight places in the Global Financial Centres Index

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By Pedro Goncalves From International Investment The Cayman Islands jumped from 29th to 21st position in the Global Financial Centres Index after positive assessments from Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and North America earned it 30 points. The British Crown dependencies, on the other hand, showed a mixed performance with […]

Interest in online car sales sees remarkable spike

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Electronics, clothes, toys and even food―nearly all these items can be purchased online. Modern buyers can now purchase almost anything from platforms like Amazon. Somehow, the automobile has evaded the online rush. That might be changing soon. Car buyers are increasingly showing an interest in purchasing vehicles online in click-to-buy style, The Wall Street Journal […]

200 more dogs saved

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200 more dogs saved from South Korea’s dog meat trade By Alicia Graef from Care2 Rescuers are celebrating another successful operation that will be giving 200 dogs and puppies from South Korea’s dog meat trade entirely new lives. The latest mission, which was just carried out by Humane Society International (HSI), marks the 14th dog meat farm the organization […]

David Jessop | Private sector needs unified, external voice

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By David Jessop From Jamaica Gleaner Caribbean private sector organisations are important. They like the media, academia and non-governmental organisations are central to the retention of plurality in the region. Until quite recently, such business associations in addition to their national, regional and sectoral role, regularly lobbied legislators and officials in Europe and North America […]

100+ Women Who Care Cayman Islands announce 2019 Board

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The Cayman Islands chapter of 100+ Women Who Care is pleased to announce their new Board of Directors for 2019. Sondra Lovett has been named Chair and is joined by Natalie Toole (Marketing & PR), Jaslyne Bridges (Charity Liaison), Jennifer Williams (Volunteer Coordinator) and Laura Redman (Sponsorship). 100+ Women Who Care Cayman Islands was established in […]

Grand Cayman is overrun with green iguanas

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From The Economist The government wants to bring back the blue variety The cayman islands, a British territory, does not tax companies. So Grand Cayman, its largest part, has more companies (106,000) than people (61,000). Its population of green iguanas greatly outnumbers both. There are perhaps 1.3m of them, more than 6,000 per square kilometre. […]