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Day: July 23, 2013

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The Editor Speaks: Bullet loan payments and bond waiting to boom

Despite ex-premier Bush’s claims, just before he was removed, the government’s coffers were in a much better shape now than when he was thrust into power; this has proved to be far from the truth. It is extraordinary for an…

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Local Author Graham Morse tells the story of a football legend

Married to the daughter of English football legend Sir Walter Winterbottom, local author Graham Morse had the unique privilege of personally knowing one of the most influential men in the history of the game. Sports fans are invited to join…

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Washington’s stinkiest flower to reach peak smell on Monday

By Adam Martin New York Magazine Something exciting is happening in Washington, D.C., at least if your idea of excitement has anything to do with exotic, putrid-smelling plants, as ours does. The U.S. Botanic Garden’s so-called corpse flower, officially known…

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Caribbean Community works out renewable energy strategy

By Barbara Vergetis Lundin From Fierce Energy The Worldwatch Institute is assisting the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in developing a more strategic approach to implementing renewable energy and energy efficiency measures in the region, or Caribbean Sustainable Energy Roadmap and Strategy…

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Jamaica gets 68 new doctors

By Hg Helps, Editor-at-Large Jamaica Observer Cuban university graduates returning to serve public hospitals HAVANA, Cuba — The Jamaican medical system will be boosted by the injection of 68 newly trained medical doctors within weeks. The Jamaican doctors graduated from…

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The Caribbean needs more local digital content, says VP at Columbus Communications

 From South Florida Caribbean News PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago — Producing more local digital content remains one of the most effective means of increasing internet penetration in any market. Local content production can also create significant opportunities and positively impact…

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Frigate that visited Cayman detects cannabis plantations

The Royal Navy’s 436-foot frigate, the HMS Lancaster that arrived in Cayman for a familiarization visit in June as part of a support tour in Britain’s Caribbean Overseas Territories, has been involved in a drugs bust operation. HMS Lancaster involved…

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World’s largest debt collector to pay $3.2M penalty for harassing consumers

By Chris Morran From Consumerist It’s highly possible you’ve never heard of Expert Global Solutions, but it’s the largest debt-collection operation in the world. It also is the subject of a recent Federal Trade Commission complaint alleging that the company…

Stunning Pictures Of American National Parks

By Anmargaret Warner From Business Insider With everything from vast deserts and gorgeous beaches to sprawling mountain ranges, America is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countries in the world—and nowhere is that more evident than in the national parks….

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Comfort Suites Cayman Islands: renewed, refreshed and re-energized

All 119 guest rooms as well as the public areas have been redesigned, reconfigured and refreshed. The newly renovated Comfort Suites Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman is embracing the principles of sustainable tourism by positively impacting the local community…