October 20, 2018

Canada set to become largest country ever to legalize recreational marijuana

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From WN Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ran his 2015 campaign on a promise to legalize marijuana for recreational use and will now see Canada become the largest country in the world to do so on Wednesday, according to USA Today. The move could start a global revolution concerning the legalization of marijuana as Canada […]

3 Cayman magnificent homes

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16 truly magnificent homes around the world from under £750,000, as seen in Country Life From Country Life We round up the finest overseas homes to have graced the pages of Country Life in the past few weeks. South Africa, St Francis Bay – £749,500 image: https://vacasa-units.imgix.net/852606.jpg 10,700 ft2 house on four acres overlooking the […]

Parkland Fuel Corporation to acquire 75% of SOL, the largest independent fuel marketer in the Caribbean

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Transformational Business Combination Establishes Strong International Growth Platform; SOL’s Simpson Group to Own 9.9% of Parkland Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”, “We”, “Our” or “Us”), (PKI) Canada’s largest and one of North America’s fastest growing independent marketers of fuel and petroleum products and a leading convenience store operator, and SOL Limited have entered into an agreement […]

OPINION: Exactly what kind of hotel are they going to build at Mount Wynne?

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From Jolly Green If we study how much it costs to build a decent 5 star resort hotel with all amenities it becomes obvious that what is proposed at Mount Wynne falls well short of something that is 5 star. Should a government ignorant to all fiscal restraints, such as that headed by Dr Ralph […]

CDC: Influenza killed 80,000 people last year in USA

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From WN Federal health officials warned people across the United States more than 80,000 people died during the flu season during winter 2017 through 2018, the highest number in more than a decade, according to The New York Times. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned last week nearly 90 percent of those deaths […]

$34.5mn Confirmed in grants under UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund

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From Utilities ME In addition to the UAE-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund, the UAE has launched the $50mn UAE-Pacific Partnership Fund, which has implemented projects in 11 Pacific island countries Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, has confirmed that the UAE is proceeding with grants totalling US$34.5 million (AED126.7 million) […]

Three Jamaican clergy honored at CAFBLC Awards in Washington DC

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By Derrick Scott from South Florida Caribbean News Washington, DC – Three Jamaican clergymen were among fifteen ministers from denominations in the USA, Caribbean and parts of Africa who were recognized by the Caribbean and African-American Faith-Based Leadership Conference (CAFBLC)based in Washington, DC. The 5th annual Caribbean and African faith-based leadership award ceremony was held at […]

Squash: Sobhy stars at Cayman Islands Pan Am Championships

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From World Squash After the region’s leading players competed for seven titles over seven days at the Pan American Squash Championships in the Cayman Islands, it was USA’s Amanda Sobhy who emerged as the most decorated athlete with three gold medals at the South Sound Squash Club in George Town. The 25-year-old world No.18 from New York kicked off her gold haul by […]

Cayman Islands to host the annual Nicaragua International Softball Tournament (NIST)

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George Town, CAYMAN ISLANDS 24 August 2018 The Cayman Islands Soft Ball Association (CISA) has been designated to host the annual Nicaragua International Softball Tournament (NIST) from August 31st through September 2nd, 2018 at the Field of Dreams, games will kick off at 4:00pm. The opening ceremony will be held on Saturday September 1st, 2018 […]

The Editor Speaks: News media houses should be worried

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In January in a Gallup poll they found in the USA 54% of Democrats have a very or somewhat favorable opinion of the media. Republicans, however, have a 68% unfavourable view of the media. Six months later the situation is even worse for US news media houses. Two new Gallup polls have found that wide […]