September 15, 2019

Hurricane Dorian lashes US as Bahamas counts cost

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From BBC Hurricane Dorian is expected to bring “life-threatening storm surges” up the US east coast after causing destruction and at least 20 deaths in the Bahamas. The category three storm is currently lashing the coast of the Carolinas as it moves slowly north. Tens of thousands of people are without power. Residents from Georgia […]

OPINION: An outsider looking in at the US gun culture

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By Jolly Green The Second Amendment provides U.S. citizens the right to bear arms. Ratified on December 1791, the amendment says: A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a Free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. It is quite obvious to any fair-minded […]

World Bank approves US$30.6 million project to build resilience of public health systems in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States

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Reproduced Courtesy The World Bank Group By Alejandra De La Paz Melo Communications Associate, Latin America and the Caribbean, The World Bank Group Wednesday, September 4, 2019 — The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$30.6 million regional health project to improve regional coordination and resilience for public health emergencies and extreme weather […]

China in new growth push to fight prolonged US trade war, top policy body indicates

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By Frank Tang From South China Morning Post Financial Stability and Development Commission, chaired by Vice-Premier Liu He, says Beijing is ready to step up help for the growth amid escalated trade tensions But there is no indication that it will engage in all-out stimulus to support the economy despite latest round of tariffs from […]

Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas sees ‘unprecedented devastation’

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From BBC Hurricane Dorian appears to have caused “unprecedented” devastation in the Bahamas, the country’s leader says. The storm, the second-strongest Atlantic hurricane on record, remains “extremely dangerous”, said Prime Minister Hubert Minnis. Some 13,000 houses are feared damaged or destroyed, according to the International Red Cross. Pictures showed surging floodwaters, upturned cars and snapped […]

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. announces closing of US$40 million second tranche of aggregate US$80 million private placement of Senior Unsecured Notes

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CARIBBEAN UTILITIES COMPANY, LTD. CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES ARE LISTED FOR TRADING IN UNITED STATES FUNDS ON THE TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE. GRAND CAYMAN , Cayman Islands , Aug. 28, 2019 /CNW/ – Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUP-U.TO) (“CUC” or “the Company”) announced today the closing of the second tranche in the amount of US$40 million […]

Tropical Storm Dorian nears Puerto Rico

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By Meg Wagner, paul P. Murphy and Mike Hayes, From CNN Miami fire department sends search and rescue team to Puerto Rico ahead of the storm The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department will send a 45-member urban search and rescue team to Puerto Rico ahead of Tropical Storm Dorian, according to a statement. The teams provide […]

Cayman Islands says it will meet bond payment of US$312 million

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From RJR News Online The Cayman Islands Government has confirmed that it will meet the bond payment of US$312 million that is due to be repaid on November 24 this year.  The Cayman government says it may not need to borrow as much as previously anticipated to pay off that bond and still maintain its […]

2020 Digital Summer Internship in Miami, Florida, US at Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD

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Job Description 2020 Digital Summer Internship Our interns don’t go with the flow. They aren’t content with “average,” and they already have their sights set on changing the world. Our interns don’t believe in “boring,” and they laugh in the face of the status quo. Our interns? They shift the tide. At Royal Caribbean Cruises, we […]

The US women’s national team dominates soccer, but here’s why the US men’s team sucks

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By Emmanuel Ocbazghi From Business Insider The US women’s national team (USWNT) moves on to the World Cup final on Sunday. The USWNT continues to make strides and find success against powerful international opponents. The US men’s national team, on the other hand, just can’t seem to catch up. From developmental issues to diversity, here’s why the US men’s […]