June 29, 2022

Cayman: CINICO to Expand Health Insurance Coverage, Add Property and Casualty Insurance

Grand Cayman, 13 April 2022 – Before the end of 2022, the Cayman Islands National Insurance Company (CINICO) will begin an expansion project into new lines of business aimed at providing a greater choice of health insurance coverage to more people.  Deputy Premier and Minister for Finance and Economic Development Hon. Chris Saunders said, “Expanding CINICO’s […]

Survey Measuring Cayman’s 2021 Economic Performance Starts on 11 April

The Economics and Statistics Office will commence its annual business survey to measure the 2021 economic performance of industries in the Cayman Islands on 11 April, 2022. Survey forms will be mailed or emailed to all relevant entities that produce goods and services in the Cayman Islands. The survey seeks to gather data for the […]

IMF / Ukraine, Argentina, Supply Chain Disruptions

The war in Ukraine will cause negative economic spillovers around the world, with the poor taking the biggest hit, announced the IMF today (Thursday, March 31st) in a press briefing held in Washington, D.C. Gerry Rice, the Head of the Communications Department at the IMF, exclaimed that the shock will likely be transmitted via worsening […]

IMF / MD and FDMD Foreign Policy Live Event

NOTE: must courtesy ‘Foreign Policy Live.’ The IMF expects that global growth will slow in 2022, but remain positive despite lingering effects of pandemic and war in Ukraine the IMF’s Managing Director and First Deputy Managing Director announced in an event hosted by Foreign Policy Magazine Live today, Tuesday March 22nd.   The new projections will […]

Nord Stream 2 Suspension Fuels Energy Crisis

Gazprom’s Nord Stream 2 Suspended Indefinitely Energy Crisis in Europe Worsens Renewable Tech Can Alleviate Crisis Solar Panels Best Solution for United Kingdom What is Nord Stream 2? Depending on where you align yourself, you’ll either be celebrating or mourning the indefinite shelving of Nord Stream 2; or you’ll be none-the-wiser about the situation and […]

Caribbean Airlines resumes flights to Fort Lauderdale from Trinidad

Port-of-Spain March 17, 2022. Caribbean Airlines will resume twice weekly service between Trinidad and Fort Lauderdale, starting May 20, 2022. The non-stop, return flights between Piarco International (POS) and Hollywood International Airport (FLL) will operate each Friday and Sunday. The return of service to Fort Lauderdale comes just in time to facilitate Summer travel bookings. […]

Fossil fuel extraction threatens Africa’s remaining elephants

Destructive oil drilling, fracking and new roads are coming to a UNESCO World Heritage site, putting endangered elephants at even greater risk. By Tzeporah Berman and Ina-Maria Shikongo / Independent Media Institute The growingglobal outcry against the destruction caused by the oil and gas industry has pushed leaders to address their actions to fight the resulting climate […]

If High Gas Prices Are So Painful, Shouldn’t We Move Away From Fossil Fuels?

Not only is it possible to switch to renewables, but it’s also cheaper and would make economies less vulnerable. Yet, bizarrely, politicians and the fossil fuel industry, who are using the war on Ukraine to justify high gas prices, are now calling for more oil to be produced. By Sonali Kolhatkar / Independent Media Institute […]

Cayman: CIG Statement on Russia Sanctions

As a global partner and United Kingdom Overseas Territory (UKOT), the Cayman Islands affirms its commitment to helping maintain peace and security around the world. From the onset of the most recent Russian military action against Ukraine, both the people and Government of the Cayman Islands have expressed grave concern for the people of Ukraine […]

CUPRA’s unstoppable impulse continues with CUPRA2 and the launch of Metahype

CUPRA celebrates its 4th anniversary with an ambitious vision for 2022 The unconventional challenger unveils CUPRA2: its bold ambition to enter a new dimension CUPRA intends to double its sales, turnover, and global network of CUPRA Masters and CUPRA City Garages this year The brand also announces two new CUPRA models, doubling its line-up 2022 […]