June 16, 2021

Iran nuclear deal: UK won’t walk away, says Boris Johnson

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From BBC Britain has “no intention of walking away” from the Iran nuclear deal despite the United States pulling out, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says. Mr Johnson told MPs the UK would “strive to preserve the gains” made by the international agreement. The 2015 deal curbed Iran’s nuclear activities in return for the lifting of […]

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of Higgs & Johnson

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By MORGAN ADDERLEY From Tribune242 The reception was held at the Baha Mar convention centre. THE noted law firm Higgs & Johnson is celebrating 70 years as a trailblazing Bahamian law company with the launch of a scholarship at the Eugene Dupuch Law School. Last night, the firm held a reception at the Baha Mar […]

Boozy tours court trouble in the hermit kingdom

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From The Australian Beer-soaked “booze cruises” down North Korea’s Taedong River. Scuba-diving trips off the country’s eastern coast. Saint Patrick’s Day pub crawls in Pyongyang featuring drinking games with cheery locals. Since 2008, the Young Pioneer Tours agency has built up a business attracting young travellers with a competitively priced catalogue of exotic-sounding, hard-partying adventures […]

The Editor Speaks: The Power of the Real Caymanian (and I am Cross)

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The “Power of the Cross” is a beautiful modern day Christian song and I shouldn’t play around with the title except I am very cross and there is no doubt there is power being played out as the attached pictures show. I am again talking about the Ticket Office with Trellis, Restroom Facility, Storage Building, […]

[Cayman Islands’] Liquidator targeting Govt’S $720k oil fee

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By Neil Hartnell From Tribune 242 Some $720,000 in oil exploration license fees that were paid to the Bahamas Government are being targeted by a Cayman-based liquidator, who has written to two Cabinet ministers seeking their assistance in recovering the funds. Christopher Johnson, managing director of Chris Johnson & Associates, indicated to Tribune Business that […]

Cayman Islands DoE to host Regional Marine Resources Conference

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Bringing representatives to the Cayman Islands from more than 80 countries, the 69th Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) Conference will allow the exchange of current information on the use and management of marine resources in the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Hosted by the Department of Environment (DoE) on behalf of Government, […]

UK will not abandon EU friends, says Boris Johnson

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From BBC The UK’s exit from the EU does not mean it will be leaving Europe or “abandoning” its friends, the new foreign secretary has said in Brussels. Making his debut on the international stage, Boris Johnson said the EU needed a “co-ordinated response” to terrorism in the light of the recent Nice attack. He […]

Michael Gove and Theresa May head five-way Conservative race

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From BBC Justice Secretary Michael Gove and Home Secretary Theresa May lead a five-way race to be the next Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister. Mr Gove was a surprise addition to the race, having been expected to back Boris Johnson, who shocked the political world by ruling himself out. Minister Andrea Leadsom, MP […]

Gb Airport costs 126% above region

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By Natario Mckenzie, Tribune Business Reporter From tribune242 TOURISM officials yesterday conceded it was “critical” that Freeport’s airport fuel and handling costs, which are 126 per cent higher than Caribbean rivals, are reduced within the next “three to six months” to sustain the sector’s growth and make it truly competitive. David Johnson, the Ministry of […]