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Archives for March 5, 2019

Special Olympians take afternoon tea with H.E. the Governor

His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper hosted an outdoor reception for Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) at Government House on Monday, 4 March 2019. A delegation of around 40 athletes plus coaches and officials attended the afternoon tea reception held prior to the squad’s imminent departure for the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games […]

Cayman Islands: 1998 Honda Civic reported stolen

From RCIPS Police have received a report of a stolen white 1998 Honda Civic, registration #126 541 which was last seen at about 8:30PM on Friday, 1 March. The vehicle was parked at Sunset Cove on West Bay Road (beside Margaritaville) and was last seen being driven away by an unknown male. Year:     1998 Make:   Honda […]

The Editor speaks: Not going up – extending out

Hot on the heels of the premise of going up into the skies with sky scrapers, because we are running out of land, plans are now at foot to extend outwards. Well, the airport runway. The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) have asked contractors to bid on extending the runway of the Owen Roberts International […]

UK: Ministers face furious backlash after blocking attempts to impose financial transparency rules on Channel Islands

By Jack Doyle From Daily Mail UK Government pulls Crown Dependencies finance transparency bill at last minute Would have forced business owners with more than 25 per cent stake in Channel Islands company to declare publicly ‘in bid to tackle corruption’   MPs led by former Tory minister Andrew Mitchell and Dame Margaret Hodge Ministers faced a […]

Cayman leads offshore region in deal value and volume for 2018

The Cayman Islands recorded 31% of all offshore M&A transactions and 26% of total deal value in 2018, maintaining its spot as the top jurisdiction for offshore deal making last year, according to a report released today by offshore law firm Appleby. The latest edition of Offshore-i, an Appleby report that provides data and insight […]

Antigua: PM – Cruise Association exploiting Caribbean

From The Antigua Observer Prime Minister Gaston Browne has accused the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) of exploiting the Caribbean. According to its website, the FCCA is a not-for-profit trade organisation composed of 19 member cruise lines operating nearly 200 vessels in Floridian, Caribbean and Latin American waters. The association is mandated to hold discussions […]

The 10 most expensive drugs in America

By Lynn Allison The researchers at GoodRx recently released their report on the most expensive drugs in America. The company, which helps consumers find the best possible prices for their prescription meds, also tracks trends in newly approved drugs on their Web site, www.goodrx.com. “More drugs are coming out with sky high prices,” notes Tori Marsh, […]

Amazon patents delivery robot that docks at your house

By Sasha Lekach From Mashable It’s not enough to have an Amazon Echo in every room, no — in addition to voice-controlled speakers to order Amazon products whenever you want, the e-retailer has plans for an in-home robot. In a patent approved Tuesday, Amazon shows how getting all your packages could be simplified (and quicker) if a […]

HBO releases trailer for the 8th season of ‘Game of Thrones’

The conclusion of one of the most acclaimed series is approaching, and in anticipation of the final season ofGAME OF THRONES, HBO has released the official trailer to fans around the world. To see the trailer, please click here. Relive all past seasons of GAME OF THRONES, along with special collections, on HBO GO. The final season premieres on […]

Gadget of the week

A Lamp that Lights Your Home and Grows Your Veggies By Kara Weinstein From Core77 Benditas Studio is aiming to change how we eat at home Newly launched Benditas Studio recently debuted Brot, a multi-functional lamp and germinator at the Greenhouse category of Stockholm Furniture Fair. Designed to create a cozy, well-lit atmosphere while growing […]