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Day: July 29, 2013

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The Editor Speaks: Pro bono work Cayman lawyers don’t want

It would appear to us at first light, not in the legal profession, that lawyers make piles of money and therefore should do community work via providing critical legal assistance to those in need. The Legal Befriender Service says they…

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Caribbean Climate Finance dialogue conference takes place

Second Latin American and Caribbean Dialogue on Climate Finance in Latin America and the Caribbean The Second Dialogue is organized by the Government of El Salvador, with support from the EU through its EUROCLIMA programme, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB),…

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U.S. companies & offshore tax shelters

By Laurie Bennett From Muckety How widespread are foreign tax dodges by America’s biggest companies? Of the 100 largest public companies in the U.S. (as identified by the 2013 Fortune 500), at least 65 have subsidiaries or properties in the…

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GOB gets major CCJ victory

From 7 News Belize A significant judgment was handed down Saturday (27) by the Caribbean Court of Justice today – and it’s a very major win for the Barrow Administration in its ongoing battle with the Ashcroft Alliance. More than…

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Disease and deception in the Caribbean

By Daniel Colon-Ramos From Aljazeera I first heard of Coral Rosa from a fellow prisoner in the US federal detention centre. Coral Rosa, then seven years old, was born and raised in the seemingly pristine island of Vieques, in Puerto…

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98 million Americans were given polio vaccine contaminated with cancer-causing virus, admits CDC

by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer, Natural News (NaturalNews) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has once again been caught removing pertinent but indicting information about vaccines from its website. This time it involves the infamous polio…

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The implementation of the AIFMD is in effect

From dms The implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is in effect. Generally a non-EU alternative investment fund manager (non-EU AIFM) who wishes to market into the European Economic Area (EEA) will need to be AIFMD compliant….

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Michael Misick in plea bargain negotiations with the Americans and SIPT

From The TCI Journal We are being told that Michael Misick is in plea bargain negotiations with the Americans as well as the SIPT. As outlined in a TCI Journal article a few months back, the Americans recently negotiated a…

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St. Kitts & Nevis: Protesting the Prime Minister

From Global Voices It’s a twist rarely seen in Caribbean politics where party loyalties are fierce, but political tensions are high in St. Kitts and Nevis following the defection of two senior ministers from Prime Minister Denzil Douglas‘ ruling St….

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10 Animals Born This Year Who Are More Rare Than a Royal Baby

by Kristina Chew, Care2 Even if you weren’t really paying attention to the news this past week, it was hard to avoid coverage of the birth of the baby now known as Prince George Alexander Louis on July 22. The…