September 30, 2023

Kevin Pietersen dropped by England for text message dispute

On Saturday, Pietersen removed his threat to retire but the England and Wales Cricket Board wanted confirmation he had not texted Proteas players. “This has not been forthcoming despite timelines being set,” said England cricket managing director Hugh Morris. In a statement, Pietersen said: “To say I am gutted is an understatement.” Pietersen’s omission comes […]

Three killed in shooting near Texas campus

Three people – a police officer, a civilian and a gunman – have died in a shooting near a university in the US state of Texas, police say. Several others have been admitted to hospital after being wounded in the shooting in College Station city. The attack happened within two streets of Texas A&M University […]

Emails told of fears over EADS unexplained payments to the Cayman Islands

By Carola Hoyos, Financial Times Senior executives of pan-European defence group EADS were alerted five years ago about questionable payments made by one of its subsidiaries in Saudi Arabia to an account in the Cayman Islands that is now the subject of a criminal probe by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office. Mike Paterson, then financial […]

Norway massacre could have been avoided

By Richard Allen Greene, CNN The bomb and gun rampage that left 77 people dead in Norway last summer could have been avoided, an independent report found Monday. Anders Behring Breivik is on trial in the bombing in central Oslo that left eight people dead, followed by a shooting spree at a youth camp on […]

Nasa Mars Curiosity rover ships back detailed crater images

NASA’s Curiosity rover has shipped back to Earth high-resolution color images of its surroundings on Mars, sharpening our views of an intriguing channel, layered buttes and a layer of cobbles and pebbles embedded in a finer matrix of material. The images show a landscape closely resembling portions of the southwestern United States, adding to the […]

Syria crisis: Rebels ‘shoot down’ warplane

Syrian rebels have produced footage of a man they claim is the captured pilot of a fighter jet that went down in the east of the country. The rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) say they shot a military aircraft down near the Iraqi border. But state media say the plane crashed because of “technical problems” […]

Sarasota, Grand Cayman investor completes land buy from city

By: Gulf Coast Business Review August 09, 2012 BUYER: SRQ Land LLC (SRQ Land Limited and Michael Schafer), Sarasota SELLER: City of Sarasota PROPERTY: 12222 and 12500 Fruitville Road and additional land, Sarasota PRICE: $2 million LAW FIRM ON DEED: Kimbrough & Koach LLP, Sarasota PLANS, DESCRIPTION: Sarasota contractor Michael Schafer and the Grand Cayman […]

JetBlue keeps focus on Florida and Caribbean with new routes as it plans up to 8.5% growth in 2012

JetBlue’s plan to grow its capacity on the high side for the US industry by 6.5% to 8.5% in 2012 is reflected in a planned roll-out of new destinations to the Caribbean, Florida and Latin America during 4Q2012. Those regions, particularly the Caribbean and Latin America, are the primary growth vehicles for the carrier as some […]

Critics applaud Olympic closing ceremony

The London Olympics closing ceremony, which featured music stars from The Who to The Spice Girls, has been broadly welcomed by the world’s critics. According to The Guardian, the event was “a kaleidoscopic spectacle” that showed “the energy of British popular culture over the past few decades”. The Telegraph said the show was “meant to […]

Narayana Hrudayalaya & Ascension Health of US to build 2000-bed health city at Grand Cayman

Narayana Hrudayalaya has inked a joint venture with Ascension Health of USA to create a health city at the Grand Cayman which is the largest of the three Cayman Islands in the Caribbean. Ascension Health is the largest faith based not-for-profit healthcare provider of USA with over 17,000 beds. Narayana Hrudayalaya group has 6,000 beds […]