November 19, 2019

Archives for September 2017

Grand Cayman’s New Green Real Estate

From Caribbean Journal The Caribbean’s newest real estate development is also its greenest. The SOLARA residential community has launched construction in Grand Cayman as one of the most innovative sustainable developments in the region. NCB Group’s SOLARA is a mix of 26 three-story, three-bedroom luxury townhomes set in Grand Cayman’s Crystal Harbour area. Each residence […]

The Editor Speaks: Community affairs

One can only wonder why the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) earlier this month was denied copies of a $180,000 KPMG outline business case on reforming the social services programme. Bodden Town MLA Chris Saunders had said, before he walked out of PAC meeting saying it was a waste of time, he had received privately a […]

Cayman Islands: Hurricane Irma relief efforts continue in Anguilla

CAYMAN ISLANDS – As the British Overseas Territory of Anguilla continues to recover from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma, relief workers on a humanitarian mission from the Cayman Islands are providing vital medical support to the island’s health care system. Health City Cayman Islands staff nurses Mahesh Kumara and Bijin Mohan are part of […]

Warner loses fight against US extradition

From Jamaica Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Former politician and football official, Austin “Jack” Warner, on Wednesday lost his lawsuit challenging his extradition to the United States. Warner is wanted by authorities to answer charges of fraud arising out of a Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) bribery scandal. Delivering a 50-page ruling […]

DOMINICA: “Business as usual”: Citizenship by Investment Unit continues processing applications for citizenship despite island’s challenges

In keeping with the stability and resilience for which the programme and the island of Dominica is known, the Citizenship by Investment Unit is back in full operation, following the events of last week. Owing to the rigorous processes that have been established over years of refinement, the Unit has had minimal disturbance to the […]

CARPHA test new App in the fight against mosquitoes

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is exploring the novel use of mobile technology in its fight against mosquito borne diseases.  The Agency in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently pilot tested an app developed to replace traditional paper-based vector collection tools used in the field. The App uses […]

Angry diving guide punches shark

Angry diving guide repeatedly PUNCHES shark and drags another by its tail in front of horrified tourists in Bahamas BYDAVE BURKE From Mirror UK A witness claimed the guide told onlookers he was demanding ‘f****** respect’ from the gentle sharks after the incident was captured on underwater footage A distressing video shows a diving guide […]

Offshore medical universities provide economic benefit to Caribbean host countries

A recent ECLAC Caribbean meeting found that the benefits of hosting offshore medical universities could prove especially significant for some of the smaller economies of the subregion. On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) headquarters in Port of Spain hosted an expert group meeting (EGM) which discussed […]

The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation assists with relief efforts in the Caribbean

Following the devastation left behind by Hurricane Irma, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand, has pledged $750,000 to the American Red Cross and $250,000 to Americares. This donation will assist with relief efforts in the Southeast U.S. and Caribbean. In the Caribbean, Enterprise Holdings’ franchise locations in Tortola, St. […]

Cartoon of the Week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” Buy this Cartoon’s […]