November 14, 2018

French singer and actor Charles Aznavour dies at age 94

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BY LORI HINNANT Associated Press From Herald Sun PARIS Charles Aznavour, the French crooner and actor whose performing career spanned eight decades and who seduced fans around the world with his versatile tenor, lush lyrics and kinetic stage presence, has died. He was 94. One of France’s most recognized faces, Aznavour sang to sold-out concert […]

Law firms investigate claims on behalf of investors of Intrexon Corporation – XON

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NEWS PROVIDED BY Pomerantz LLP NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Intrexon Corporation (“Intrexon” or the “Company”) (NYSE : XON). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at rswilloughby@pomlaw.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 9980. The investigation concerns whether Intrexon and certain of its […]

Dodgy dealings for your departure

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By Josh Martin From Stuff NZ You needn’t go to the warmer climates of the Cayman islands, Bermuda, Panama, or Monaco to get a lesson in tax evasion. You can do it all from your travel agent’s office or your computer chair – although I can’t promise the superyachts, models or fat (and secret) bank […]

Jacqueline Kennedy’s iconic outfits

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13 iconic outfits former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis wore By Lucy Yang Sep. From Business Insider A lifelong champion of the arts and outspoken preservationist, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was also one of the most influential fashion icons of her era. Known for her chic yet simple style, the former first lady was the subject […]

Caribbean States call on US to seriously address climate change

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From teleSUR Caribbean States leaders are asking the Trump administration to rejoin the landmark Paris climate deal signed in 2015, from which the U.S. withdraw in June 2017. Leaders from the Caribbean states are calling on the Donald Trump administration to address in a serious manner the climate change crisis. The call comes amid the […]

Cayman Islands to host the Caribbean Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Port State Control

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George Town, CAYMAN ISLANDS 29 May 2018: The Cayman Islands has been designated to host the 23rd annual meeting of the Caribbean Port State Control Committee (CPSCC 23) for the Caribbean Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Port State Control (PSC). The meeting will take place 27 – 29 June, 2018 at the Grand Cayman Marriott […]

Government websites fall prey to cryptocurrency mining hijack

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By Jon Fingas From engadget The US, UK, Australia and other countries were affected. It’s not just private companies’ websites falling victim to cryptocurrency mining hijacks. Security consultant Scott Helme and the Register have discovered that intruders compromised over 4,200 sites with Coinhive’s notorious Monero miner, many of them government websites from around the world. […]

Pippa Middleton’s father-in-law arrested for allegedly raping teen

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By James Cox, The Sun From Page Six Pippa Middleton‘s father-in-law has been held on suspicion of historic rapes of a minor. Millionaire hotel boss David Matthews, 74, faced court on Thursday after cops stopped him at Paris airport. The ‘attack’ is alleged to have happened on the exclusive French island of St Barts — […]

Snow in Paris

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Snow causes major travel disruptions in France By SAMUEL PETREQUIN Associated Press From Lancaster Online PARIS (AP) — Heavy snowfall is causing major travel disruptions in the northern half of France and in Paris after the weather conditions caught authorities off guard. Hundreds of people spent the night trapped in their vehicles or in improvised […]

Protection arbitrarily removed from Honduras journalist

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From Caribbean News Now PARIS, France — Press freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has condemned the arbitrary withdrawal of the protection that Honduran freelance journalist Jairo López had been receiving from the National Mechanism for the Protection of Journalists since February. His protection was withdrawn on 26 November although he continues to be the […]