November 23, 2020

New Cayman Islands Governor appointed

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From the Cayman Islands Governor’s Office Mr Martyn Roper has been appointed Governor of the Cayman Islands in succession to Mr Anwar Choudhury.  Mr Roper will take up his appointment in October 2018. BIO: His Excellency the Governor of the Cayman Islands Mr Martyn K Roper OBE Martyn Keith Roper is a highly experienced career […]

Chinese booster rocket nearly smashes into a small town

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By Jon Fingas From engadget And unlike many incidents, it was caught on camera. Space agencies prefer to launch near the sea or over empty land when given the choice, and China just got a reminder as to why. A booster from a Long March 3B rocket dropped and exploded near the small southwestern town […]

Nigeria among 10 cheapest places to buy petrol – Report

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From PUNCH With a pump price of N145 ($0.40) per litre, Nigeria has been ranked as the eighth cheapest place in the world to buy petrol. Other countries among the cheapest places to buy petrol are Venezuela ($0.01), Turkmenistan ($0.29), Kuwait ($0.35), Iran ($0.36), Egypt ($0.37), Algeria ($0.37), Ecuador ($0.39), Bahrain ($0.42) and Syria ($0.44). […]

EgyptAir crash: Black box signal detected by search teams

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From BBC Signals have been detected from one of the black boxes of the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month, French investigators have confirmed. They were picked up by the French vessel Laplace as it was searching the Mediterranean Sea. There were 66 people on board when the Airbus A320 crashed on 19 May while […]

Worldview offloads one third of Petroceltic’s debt to Cayman Islands fund

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By Charlie Taylor, Mark Paul From The Irish Times Debt holders will jockey for position at examinership hearing on Friday Worldview Capital, the dissident shareholder seeking to gain control of troubled oil and gas explorer Petroceltic International, has sold more than $70 million (€63m) of Petroceltic’s debt to a UK- and Russia-linked fund in the Cayman […]