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Cayman May 2020 funerals

Mikol McAvoy Dise                                                  16 Nov 1952 – 16 Apr 2020    Cheryl Eloisa Borden-Manahan                                  1 […]

Robert Hamaty, Tortuga Rum Co. owner passes away

It is with much sadness we have to announce the death of Robert Hamaty, the founder and owner of The Tortuga Rum Company. The company issued a statement on Saturday (13) that Mr. Hamaty passed away peacefully this morning, 13 June, at Miami Baptist Health Center in Florida. The statement said, “Robert Hamaty will be […]

Southern Regional Technical College and Thomas University sign articulation agreement

From The Moultrie Star THOMASVILLE, Ga. — On the morning of Tuesday, June 9, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) and Thomas University (TU) finalized an articulation agreement that will allow SRTC’s Land, Forest, Wildlife Management (LFW) graduates to seamlessly transition to the Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource and Conservation Management program at Thomas University […]

Mariachi band makes special anniversary for elderly Sugar Land couple

By Landan Kuhlmann From Fort Bend Star Jesse and Rosalinda Vargas were supposed to be packing their bags Saturday afternoon in preparation for a weeklong family cruise to Jamaica, Mexico and the Cayman Islands to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. The COVID-19 pandemic forced them to put the trip on hold, but their family surprised […]

Beware of picking up marine snails on Cayman Islands shores

From Cayman Islands Department of Environment While exploring our shores, a Grand Cayman resident picked up a marine snail (pictured) which started to secrete white mucus while on his hand. An hour later, the spot on his hand turned blue-purple. We believe the resident interacted with Plicopurpura patula, a type of rock or murex snail. […]

FDI from Cayman Islands to India jumps three-fold to $3.7 billion in 2019-20

By PTI From The Indian Express India had received FDI worth USD one billion in 2018-19 and USD 1.23 billion in 2017-18 from Cayman Islands, which is UK Overseas Territory. Cayman Islands has emerged as the fifth largest investor in India, with foreign direct investment from the nation increasing over three-fold to USD 3.7 billion […]

What have we learnt? How can we change? – Basil Springer Column

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” – Romans 12:2 On October 16, 2017, I penned a column entitled TIME FOR CHANGE NOW. More than two years hence, we […]

OPINION: Mass corruption in Saint Vincent

By Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green. July 13 2020. Firstly, what is corruption? Often, we use expressions or terms without having a clear understanding of their meaning or implications. In most dictionaries, corruption is described as dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery. Is corruption merely the reflection of a lack of integrity? […]

Caribbean Airlines: Update on proposed repatriation flights for Guyana Nationals

Piarco, Trinidad & Tobago, June 14 2020: Caribbean Airlines advises that the airline has held talks with the Government of Guyana and the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority regarding proposed operations to repatriate Guyana nationals who have been stranded across the region since the closure of borders due COVID-19. Caribbean Airlines supplied the Government of Guyana […]

5 things you must know before purchasing internal doors

Whenever you do anything to your home, it is always best advised to make sure you consider it in full and conduct the right research. If done properly, this should mean that the changes you make will give you the effect you desire, and you’ll be happy with the outcome. Depending on the project or […]