June 30, 2022

Travel industry icon to address Caribbean hospitality exchange forum

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From South Florida Caribbean News MIAMI – Gerard “Jerry” Inzerillo, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide, known and esteemed for his innovations and relationships in the tourism, hospitality, and entertainment communities, will be the keynote speaker opening up the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) in Puerto Rico from September 30 to October 2, 2016. […]

The stigma around AIDS still blocks progress

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BY KATIE DUPERE From Mashable When Ndaba Mandela’s father died in 2005, his family gathered to discuss what to tell the media. In a high profile family, the bloodline of South African anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela, media was always a concern. But that was true especially now, given that Ndaba’s father died of AIDS. When […]

PE man to play for Cayman Islands at sevens event

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By Riaan Marais From Herald Live Brown can’t wait to take to field in Hong Kong ONE of Port Elizabeth’s sons will add some South African flavour to Caribbean rugby when the Cayman Islands national team travels to Hong Kong next month for the Rugby Sevens Invitational tournament. Following their success at the annual North American […]

Don’t mortgage your startup

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By David Frankel From TechCrunch The last 5-10 years have been an extraordinary time for early stage tech founders to raise money. But easy access to capital has ingrained some bad habits among founders. There has always been the risk of over-funding your company or not being able to find a funder for your next […]

Meet the biggest earners in Caribbean Premier League

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From rediff cricket David Miller and Lendl Simmons were the big earners in the CPL 2016 draft, going first and second overall to fetch top tier $160,000 contracts David MillerThe 2016 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Player Draft was held in Barbados on Thursday, with the six franchises flexed their financial muscles to rope in their […]

Cayman Islands Public Consult begins on Litigation Funding

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Litigation funding-conditional and contingency fee agreements The Law Reform Commission submits for public comment a discussion paper entitled “A review of litigation funding in the Cayman Islands- Conditional and Contingency fee agreements”. The review is being carried out pursuant to a referral from the Attorney General and a call by the Court of Appeal for […]

Doctors think they have developed a successful penis-transplant procedure

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By Tanya Lewis From Business Insider This entrepreneur wants to fix the transplant shortage by recycling human organs Doctors perform the world’s first penis transplant World’s first penis transplant patient to father a child Many of the soldiers returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan may have lost arms or legs, but some veterans […]

A new Face Changes the Human Story

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A new Face Changes the Human Story. But How? By Jamie Shreeve, National Geographic Photographs by Robert Clark Scientists have discovered a new species of human ancestor deep in a South African cave, adding a baffling new branch to the family tree. A trove of bones hidden deep within a South African cave represents a […]

‘Small spelunkers required’: the ad that led to the discovery of Homo naledi

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By David Smith at the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa From The Guardian UK The skeletons found in a South African cave were retrieved by six scientists with a hard-to-find combination of skills The advertisement on social media called for “tiny and small specialised cavers and spelunkers with excellent archaeological, palaeontological and excavation skills”. And […]

How much did Mbeki and Blatter know?

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Amabhungane Reporters from Mail & Guardian What did Thabo Mbeki and Sepp Blatter know about – and do to facilitate – the $10-million “bribe” allegedly to win the 2010 World Cup vote? This week, doubt faded about whether the amount was paid; whether South Africa intended for it to be paid; and whether it went […]