June 15, 2021

Caribbean and Central American countries teaming up for seismic and climate catastrophe risk coverage

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From World Bank Since its creation seven years ago, CCRIF has made eight payouts amounting to US$32 million to help countries manage budget volatility in the aftermath of recent natural hazards. Nine countries in Central America and the Caribbean experienced a disaster which had an economic impact above 50 percent of their annual GDP since […]

Message of the Chairman of the FIFA Anti-Racism and Discrimination Task Force, Jeffrey Webb

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Message of the Chairman of the FIFA Anti-Racism and Discrimination Task Force, Jeffrey Webb, on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the football family reinforces the importance to eradicate racism and discrimination from football and society and reiterates its assertion to promoting […]

HSUS has quietly sent $26M to the Caribbean [mainly Cayman accounts]

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From Humanewatch.org A sharp-eyed reader pointed us to something buried in HSUS’s latest tax return, covering the year 2012. On page 32, HSUS states that it made an “investment” total $25.7 million in the “Central American and the Caribbean” region. We went back to HSUS’s 2009, 2010, and 2011 tax returns. There were no reported […]

Digicel Cayman Rebuttal to LIME’s comments

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Tuesday March 18th – In response to LIME CEO Bill McCabe’s comments that there has never been an issue and that LIME has never received any complaints, Digicel can confirm that, on two separate occasions, letters of complaint were issued to Bill McCabe regarding LIME’s call handling practices, one in December 2013 and one in […]

Digicel asks regulator to investigate LIME

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Consumers being unjustly charged for calls to LIME numbers Friday 14th March 2014 – Digicel is today asking the ICTA to launch an investigation into LIME’s call handling – which results in some consumers being unfairly charged. In November 2013, Digicel detected unusual calling patterns to LIME numbers across 12 of LIME’s Caribbean markets and […]

MoneyGram Joins CONCACAF Champions League as the Global Money Transfer Sponsor

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MoneyGram Golden Boot to Be Awarded in April to the Tournament’s Leading Scorer Miami (Monday, March 10, 2014) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) and its commercial partnership agency, Traffic Sports, announced today that MoneyGram, a leading money transfer company and payment services company, is a sponsor of the […]

Full television schedule announced for CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinal matchups

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All Eight quarterfinal games will be televised across a majority of the Confederation Market MIAMI (Thursday, March 6, 2014) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) released today the broadcast schedule for the 2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals, with widespread TV coverage to include all eight quarterfinal matches. Highlights include […]

Digicel thanks its customers for ten years in Cayman

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Tuesday 4th March 2014 – George Town, Grand Cayman: Digicel, Cayman’s full service telecommunications provider, today marked its ten year anniversary by saying thank you to its loyal family of customers through a number of fun activities, discounts and giveaways in all three stores across the island. Across all three stores, Digicel is giving away […]