December 16, 2017

Cayman Islands Truman Bodden Law School welcomes two new lecturers

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The Truman Bodden Law School has recently welcomed Scott Atkins and Michael Bromby as newly appointed Lecturers in Law. Mr Atkins will lecture on Contract, Commercial and Trusts Law on the Law School’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Scott graduated from the University of Birmingham (UK) with a First Class Honours degree in Law. He later […]

The Scotsman’s Bill Jamieson: is it so bad to avoid tax within the law?

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By BILL JAMIESON From The Scotsman The reporting of the so-called Paradise Papers suggests tax avoidance is morally wrong but is it really so bad to limit how much you pay within the law? Feast your eyes on the tax haven secrets of the rich and powerful! Fortunes hidden in offshore accounts! Few exposures have […]

Hotel group behind Andy Murray’s Cromlix House targets the Caribbean

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From Herald Scotland THE management team behind Sir Andy Murray’s Cromlix Hotel has launched a new business to run luxury hotels in the Caribbean. Inverlochy Castle Management International (ICMI), said its intention is “to replicate our success in Scotland, across the Caribbean islands.” ICMI, which runs 14 hotels in Scotland at the luxury end of […]

Robert the Bruce

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Researchers digitally reconstruct the face of a legendary Scottish king By Andrew Tarantola From engadget It’s Robert the Bruce as you’ve never seen him before. Robert the Bruce, a medieval warrior and hero-king of the Scottish people, is something of an enigma. While his exploits in battle against both domestic rivals and British occupiers have […]

Cool Architecture

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The coolest works of architecture in the world Part 1 By Will Heilpern and Chloe Pantazi From Business Insider The world has so many incredible buildings that it can be hard to know which are truly above the rest. For those who want to brush up on their architecture knowledge, we’ve compiled a ranking of […]

Jamaican Tenor Steve Higgins & Friends to perform in Cayman Islands

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From South Florida Caribbean News “The Cayman National Choir & Orchestra welcome Steve Higgins & Friends, to The Cayman Islands!” Ft Lauderdale – Steve Higgins & Friends will arrive in The Cayman Islands where they will appear in concert with The Cayman National Choir & Orchestra to deliver “An Enchanting Evening of Musical Excellence” at […]

British Council ramps up arts work in T&T

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From Guardian tt The British Council Caribbean has been carrying out a number of programmes in T&T over the last few months. The council’s Caribbean Arts manager Annalee Davis said the implementation of these programmes was a part of establishing and continuing cultural relations between the UK and the Caribbean. She said it’s about demonstrating […]

Theresa May has blocked a second Scottish independence referendum before Brexit

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By Adam Bienkov From Business Insider LONDON — Theresa May has announced her intention to block a second Scottish independence referendum before Britain has left the EU. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Monday that she intends to call a referendum at some point between Autumn 2018 and Spring 2019. However, the prime minister today told Sturgeon that “now is […]

First-ever footage of one of the world’s rarest whales

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BY MARIA GALLUCCI From Mashable A rare whale species has finally made its cinematic debut. Science students captured two True’s beaked whales on camera during an expedition in Portugal’s Azores Islands. Their video is the first-ever recording of these elusive whales in the wild. Such live sightings are extremely rare events. Marine experts know so […]

UK – HERE COMES DORIS! Storm Doris to smash Britain with snow and 80mph raging winds as Met Office warns people ‘be prepared’

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BY PAUL HARPER From The Sun UK Widespread disruption could hit the travel network and there are fears “flying debris” may cause various accidents STORM Doris is braced to smash into Britain with ferocious 80mph raging winds and snow, the Met Office has warned. Wintry showers with powerful gusts could hit the UK this week, leading the […]