March 22, 2019

Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons

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From BBC New Zealand will ban all types of semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles following the Christchurch attacks, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said. The announcement comes less than a week after 50 people were killed at two mosques, allegedly by a lone gunman. Ms Ardern said she expected new legislation to be in place […]

Cricket: Hero CPL rakes in US$25M in Guyana matches

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By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is claiming that the 2018 edition, which took place between Aug. 8 and Sept. 16, raked in US$25,515,816 in Guyana — an 80 percent increase on the 2017 figure. CPL, said in a recent press release, the figure was calculated using organizer spend, […]

Hong Kong voted as Top International Financial Centre by Global Corporate Services Industry: Vistra 2020 Report

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Trend toward onshore and mid-shore jurisdictions continues Hong Kong, March 18, 2019 – The latest report on the Corporate Services industry conducted by Vistra, a leading global trust, fund administration and corporate services provider, reveals that the trend toward onshore and mid-shore jurisdiction for doing business is continuing with Hong Kong topping the list, being […]

Best dating sites for seniors: Dating over 60 can actually be fun

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By Leah Stodart From Mashable Senior dating: Hard, but not as much as you think.  Because let’s face it: Dating at any age is kind of a pain in the ass — and being over 60 in the dating world could actually have its perks. There’s a reason why post-retirement age could be the happiest time of your life. […]

Man extradited from US to Cayman Islands, Charged with Manslaughter and Child Cruelty

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March 15 2019 From RCIPS Man Extradited from US, Charged with Manslaughter and Child Cruelty A man, age 46, has been charged with Manslaughter and Cruelty to a Child in relation to an incident on 29 November, 2015, where a juvenile boy drowned. The man was extradited from the United States, and is appearing in […]

RFA Mounts Bay in Caribbean drugs bust

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By George Allison from UK Defence Journal RFA Mounts Bay recovered 100kg of Cocaine from Hessian sacks dumped in the Caribbean as drug-runners dumped their cargo and fled from authorities, say the Royal Navy. The British vessel responded to a tip off from an American patrol aircraft which reported seeing the crew of a boat […]

US pulling last diplomats from Venezuela amid power crisis |

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From Newsmax The U.S. said late Monday that it is pulling its last remaining diplomats from Venezuela, saying their continued presence at the country’s embassy in Caracas had become a “constraint” on U.S. policy as the Trump administration aggressively looks to oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro. The announcement came from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo […]

Tariff war cost US companies and consumers US$4.4 billion a month in 2018, report says

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By Zhenhua Lu from South China Morning Post Economists find those who were exposed to the duties overseas ‘paid none of the bill’ – which was passed on to American importers and consumers They say the US economy has been damaged by the dispute that has seen tariffs applied on about US$283 billion of imports […]

Refugees posing problems for Trinidad, Guyana

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From Bert Wilkinson from Caribbean Life As disposed Venezuelans continued to pour into neighboring Trinidad and Guyana, authorities in the two Caribbean Community countries are beefing up national systems to deal with the growing number of refugees seeking help with food, shelter, and medical treatment among other state services. The cabinet in Trinidad this week […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Respect Rule of Law Internationally

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Jouvertradio The United States of America, Canada and the English-speaking countries of the Caribbean together share the deeply-held values of democracy and human rights more than the majority of other countries in the Western hemisphere. The long history of slavery and indentured bondage in the English-speaking Caribbean, linked to the […]