June 13, 2021

Invest Caribbean Now launches Caribbean hurricane relief fund

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(PRESS RELEASE) – A Caribbean, US-based agency is doing its part to try to help the tens of thousands across several Caribbean islands who have lost everything to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. Executives at the global private sector investment agency, Invest Caribbean Now, (ICN), have launched a GoFundMe appeal titled the Caribbean Hurricane […]

The Editor Speaks: When stats don’t tell the whole story

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Being trained as a Quantity Surveyor I know all there is to know about statistics. Our Appraisals and valuations are based to a large extent on stats. I also know how to weight stats one way or another without lying or manipulating. The Press Releases we are receiving every week giving us the latest on […]

Accelerating the Cayman Islands PR Application Process

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The team of administrators recently tasked with tackling the permanent residency application backlog helped to double the output last week, when 20 applications were processed. The team began processing PR applications on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 and met again the following day on Wednesday, 26 July 2017 to continue the work. Throughout the two days […]

Appointment of Immigration Administrators to help with Cayman Islands PR backlog

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As the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency (CSPR) Board continues its work to address the permanent residency application backlog, a team of skilled administrators has been appointed to accelerate the process. The Ministry of Immigration has announced that following a period of training, six administrators, with senior management and technical experience, will begin reviewing PR […]

Cayman Islands government issues latest PR application numbers

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The Cayman Islands government has just issued the latest stats on permanent residency applications after Thursday’s [13] CSPR Board meeting. This shows a total of ten approvals against 43 applications and 13 refusals. END IMAGE: IndiaMART

Caribbean umpire to stand in English County Championship

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From Barbados Nation News ST JOHN’S – Experienced umpire Patrick Gustard has been chosen to participate in the umpire’s exchange programme between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). The 45-year-old Jamaican will stand in matches in the English Country Championship this month and next month, during a […]

There’s another United horror story, and it will break your heart

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BY SASHA LEKACH From Mashable The United horror stories keep coming out of the woodwork. After the internet exploded over a viral video showing a man being forcibly dragged from his seat on a United flight last weekend, another passenger has taken to Mediumto share his horrible experience with the airline. Trey Harris’ tale of […]

Man dragged off plane: 5 key questions on United’s $800 mistake

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By AJ Willingham, from CNN (CNN)By now, the video of a United passenger being dragged off a flight at Chicago’s O’Hare airport has made it around the world and undoubtedly inundated your news feeds. There are a million things to unpack about the incident: The appropriate use of force, the rights of passengers, the PR […]

In an instant messaging world, a delayed response is anxiety inducing

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BY RACHEL THOMPSON From Mashable LONDON — “Step away from the phone,” I said to myself as my eyes bore down at my iMessages. I felt heavy with the burden of anticipation; my heart racing as my foot tapped in a frenzied motion. A feeling of intense malaise came upon me, and I glared at […]

Bahamas minister in tangle over $2-billion Chinese project

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By Candia Dames Nassau Guardian Managing Editor From Caribbean News Now NASSAU, Bahamas — Hours after minister of agriculture and marine resources Alfred Gray acknowledged to reporters that he gave the go-ahead for the Bahamas Embassy in China to have discussions with the Chinese government on a $2.1 billion proposal for an agri-fisheries project, Gray […]