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Day: June 24, 2013

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Opinion from Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Observer Editorial Fri June 21 2013 Caricom crabs in a barrel We have never for one moment deluded ourselves into believing that the signing of the 1973 Treaty of Chaguaramas — that governs Caribbean Community (Caricom) relations — would…

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Notice of death of Merrill Lilian Bryan

Merrill Lilian Bryan 24 April, 1931 – 4 June, 2013 Merrill Lilian Bryan, affectionately known as Minnie, was born on 24th April, 1931, in Spot Bay, Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands to Lilian Louise Wright and Murray H. Ryan. She lived…

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“Birds of the Cayman Islands” makes UK’s Guardian Birdbooker report

Birdbooker Report 273 Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My pile of books is a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I’ll have a long beard by the time I read them. ~ Arnold…

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British Virgin Islands: Update on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive

Article by Philip Graham, Marco a Martins, Ross Munro and Sean Scott, Harneys Harneys’ reaction to the Press Release from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) dated 30 May 2013 Introduction It has been announced that ESMA has approved…

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Cayman Atlantic launches Twitter Trading

After setting up the world’s first “Twitter Hedge Fund” in 2011, Paul Hawtin is back launching Cayman Atlantic at the WIRED Money conference in London on Monday 1st July 2013. Cayman Atlantic is a world first investment management company that…

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CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship kicks off in Jamaica October 30th

Winner and Runner-Up Will Clinch a Berth in the 2014 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica Miami, FL (Thursday, June 20, 2013) – The 2013 Women’s Under-17 Championship of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association…

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Conference “positions” Jamaica as next animation hub – World Bank

From Caribbean360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday June 21, 2013 – The World Bank says a major two-day animation conference and festival in Jamaica is aimed at positioning the island as the next animation hub while promoting job opportunities for talented youths….

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U.S., Canadian nationals rescued from sinking boat in Pacific

From Xinhua net WELLINGTON, June 17 (Xinhua) — Two U.S. and a Canadian nationals have been rescued from a Cayman Islands-registered long range fishing support vessel that began taking on water in the south Pacific early Monday, according to New…

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National Gallery Community Events

The National Gallery seeks to “promote visual arts in and of the Cayman Islands”. Through this bulletin you can learn about other arts related happenings in our community. VAS Annual Art Show Exhibition extended to July6th Camana Bay Art Space…

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A visit from God’s Bible School and College

Cayman islands Wesleyan Christian Academy last month received a visit from the Symphonic Wind and String Ensemble from God’s Bible School & College in Cincinnati, OH, USA. The College spent a week with Wesleyan Christian Academy and not only did…