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Caribbean umpire to stand in English County Championship

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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Bahamas minister in tangle over $2-billion Chinese project

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…

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Building an Energy Efficient Private Sector

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, October 12, 2016. The Executive Director of the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) Pamela Coke-Hamilton called on the Region’s private sector to drive forward with the adoption of renewable energy solutions at the EU-Caribbean Sustainable Energy Conference…

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Roanald Forbes named Cayman Islands flag bearer

Ronald Forbes has been announced as the Cayman Islands flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Forbes will be making his third Olympic appearance competing in the 110 m hurdles on Aug. 15., says “it’s…

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The Editor Speaks: Permanent Residency holdup will kill our market real estate

The astonishing revelation the David Ritch review of the Cayman Islands Immigration Law will not be published left me wondering if the present government actually wants to get re-elected. In Premier McLaughlin’s view the advice “is subject to legal professional…

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Commonwealth’s new boss is spending appalling amounts of public money

By Guy Adams For Daily Mail UK Fit for public office? Dubbed Baroness Shameless for cosy links with evil tyrannies, the Commonwealth’s new boss is spending appalling amounts of public money self-promoting herself and chums Baroness Scotland of Asthal is…

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JWT CEO Gustavo Martinez resigns amid suit accusing him of racist, sexist comments

By Patrick Coffee from Adweek Chief client team officer Tamara Ingram immediately assumes the role One week after JWT global communications chief Erin Johnson filed a discrimination suit against agency chairman and CEO Gustavo Martinez, the embattled executive has resigned….