December 2, 2023

Bank of Nova Scotia’s sell-off of $123M in Caribbean assets faces increased scutiny

From VI Free Press TORONTO — Bank of Nova Scotia’s plan to sell some of its Caribbean assets is facing scrutiny from a regional watchdog that has flagged what it says are the deal’s “anti-competitive effects.” Scotiabank announced late last November that it had struck a deal to sell banking operations in nine “non-core” Caribbean markets […]

HSM Litigation\Insolvency Attorney Called to Cayman Islands Bar

68 Fort Street, Grand Cayman (Wednesday, 14 November 2018): HSM’s newest Senior Associate Adam Crane has been called to the Cayman Islands Bar. Adam’s admission was moved by HSM Partner Ian Lambert, who summarised his qualifications for Justice Richard Williams. Adam hails from Nova Scotia, Canada and has substantive experience in commercial litigation, insolvency, restructuring […]

SKN Parliamentary branch represented at 43rd regional conference in Grand Cayman

From SKNIS BASSETERRE, St. Kitts– The Saint Christopher and Nevis Parliamentary Branch was recently represented at the 43rd Annual Conference of the Caribbean, the Americas and the Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in Grand Cayman, June 15-23. The delegation was led by Speaker of the National Assembly of Saint Christopher and Nevis the Honourable […]

Why the bomb cyclone hitting the [US] East Coast is so unusual

By DAVID GOLDMAN/AP From Wired NOW, THE FIRST thing you should know about a bomb cyclone is it’s just a name—and unlike a sharknado, it’s not a literal one. The very real scientific term describes a storm that suddenly intensifies following a rapid drop in atmospheric pressure. Bombing out, or “bombogenesis,” is when a cyclone’s […]

The Bagpiper

This was sent to us by a reader. Enjoy I love this story. Lay down what’s bothering you, breath in the fresh air and LISTEN to this story. Time is like a river. You cannot touch the water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of life. As […]

North American National Parks Project Update

By Gary Arndt From Everything Everywhere After visiting 9 national parks in the US in the last month, I figured it was time for an update on my project to visit every national park in the United States and Canada. To recap, there are currently 104 places with a “national park” designation between the United States […]