February 20, 2018

Caputo concealed Cayman Island offshore firms from Argentine authorities

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By Sandra Crucianelli, Emilia Delfino y From Buenos Aires Times When Luis Caputo became Finance secretary in 2015, he failed to declare in affidavits lodged with the Anti-Corruption Office (OA) that he had shares in two companies, and that he owned an investment fund management firm based in Miami. When Finance Minister Luis Caputo became […]

Jamaica: Etana responds to backlash over $5000 check from government to support her tour

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By S. Leslie from Urban Islandz Etana gets US$5,000 from the Jamaican government for her upcoming 32-City tour of the US and reggae fans have mixed reactions. The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, announced last week that reggae singer Etana is the first female artist to receive monetary support as part […]

The Editor Speaks: Guns kill

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No one can argue with that, except it takes someone to pull the trigger. If it is very, very difficult to own a gun it automatically lowers the chances of someone being able to use an AR-15 rifle and go on a deadly rampage at a school. That a 19 year old expelled student from […]

CUC Announces Declaration of Dividend on Class A Ordinary Shares

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PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire Feb. 12, 2018, 06:08 PM CARIBBEAN UTILITIES COMPANY, LTD. CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES ARE LISTED FOR TRADING IN UNITED STATES FUNDS ON THE TORONTOSTOCK EXCHANGE. GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Feb. 12, 2018 /CNW/ – Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX:CUP.U) (“CUC” or “the Company”) announced today that the Board of Directors has […]

Gadget of the week

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One of the best 7 Drones from Popular Mechanics By Don Melanson From Popular Mechanics The era of drones is upon us, but how to you pick the right flyer? For the most part, your options range from tiny, cheap, radio-controlled quadcopters that can bmavic puzz around your backyard to full-fledged drones equipped with high-quality […]

US could help Caribbean in case of Venezuela oil sanctions – Tillerson

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The United States, Mexico and Canada are already studying how to mitigate the impact on the Caribbean and oil refiners if the U.S. decides to sanction Venezuelan oil, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday. KINGSTON: The United States, Mexico and Canada are already studying how to mitigate the impact on the Caribbean and […]

China wants to make the tech behind its supercomputers, drones, and rocket simulators harder to steal

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By Rosie Perper From Business Insider China’s military has spoken out in protection of the country’s military and technological innovations by suggesting the country tighten its control over its intellectual property.  The military suggested that China needed to create intellectual property rights barriers over its technological developments, like supercomputers, drones, dredgers, and rocket launch simulation […]

UK doctors plan country’s first three-person fertilization procedure

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By Mallory Locklear From engadget Two women with MERRF syndrome will undergo the treatment. UK officials have approved two women for mitochondrial replacement therapy, the fertilization procedure that results in a baby technically parented by three people, the Guardian reports. The procedure, which still isn’t approved in the US, was legalized in the UK in […]

DOJ busts counterfeiter who helped sell more than 40,000 fake iPhones and iPads in the US

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Yoni Heisler From BGR The DOJ on Friday announced the arrest of Jianhua Li, a Chinese national living in the United States who, over a period of nearly five years, participated in a massive iPhone and iPad counterfeiting operation that netted him more than $1.1 million in proceeds. According to a press release from the […]

PAHO, Barbados and six Eastern Caribbean countries sign multi-country cooperation strategy for the next six years

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Washington, DC, 2 February 2018 (PAHO/WHO) – High-level officials from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines joined the Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), Carissa F. Etienne, today in signing a new multicountry strategy for technical cooperation in health […]