December 6, 2019

Archives for April 30, 2019

“Shaped by the Sea” closing

Cayman Islands: Closing of the “Shaped by the Sea: Charles O. “ Captain Chuckie” Ebanks” exhibition If you have not seen the “Shaped by the Sea: Charles O. “Captain Chuckie” Ebanks” exhibition, stop by the Cayman Islands National Museum on the Waterfront before it ends on Wednesday, 1st May 2019. We look forward to having […]

BCQS International announces the promotion of Steven Abbott

George Town, Grand Cayman, 29th April 2019 – BCQS International is happy to announce the promotion of Steven Abbott to Associate Directors, based in the Cayman Islands office. “We are pleased to announce the promotion of Steven Abbott to Associate Director within our BCQS Cayman team,” said Managing Director, Liam Day. “Steven has been an […]

Cayman Islands funds resurgent

From Intelligent Insurer In the face of economic sluggishness and regulatory change, the Cayman funds industry has marched steadily on—and looks set to prosper for many years to come, says Jarrod Farley of Carey Olsen. The Cayman funds industry has been quietly and steadily continuing its growth trajectory over the past decade, shrugging off the […]

Stealin’ from the best

By Paul McGowan from P.S. Audio Artist Pablo Picasso is credited with an old saying. “Good artists copy, great artists steal.” Composers routinely lift riffs and melodies from each other. In 1775, at the age of nineteen, Mozart composed the “Misericordias Domini,” a six-minute sacred work that is rarely heard today. In it, Mozart employs […]

T&T police commish apologizes to Buju Banton over hotel raid

By Aza Ali From Caribbean Life Commissioner of Police of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), Gary Griffith has apologized to Jamaican reggae icon Mark “Buju Banton” Myrie over a search carried out by the Organized Crime and Intelligence Unit (OCIU) of his Hilton Trinidad hotel room about 24 hours after he arrived in […]

Cuba: The Park of Caribbean Heroes and Famous Citizens was opened in the Playa district of the Cuban capital

From Misiones Minrex Cuba La Habana. April 26th.With the presence of the First Vice President of the State and Ministerial Councils, Salvador Valdés Mesa, the Park of Caribbean Heroes and Famous Citizens was opened in the Playa district of the Cuban capital. The event was also presided over by the President of the National Assembly, […]

This resort is on a mission to save endangered fish in the Caribbean

By Emma Sarran Webster From Mic Grab a snorkel or scuba gear, head under the surface of theCaribbean, and you’re bound to catch a glimpse of the sea’s vast biodiversity. After all, according to the Caribbean Challenge Initiative, the Caribbean is home to 1,400 species of fish and marine mammals, and extensive coral reefs and coastal mangroves that provide […]

Caribbean Cannabis Investment Consortium formed by Alki David and Chase Ergen

The moguls have teamed up to develop legal cannabis businesses in the region, making the most of ideal growing conditions, Rastafarian farming traditions, and the move to progressive laws; First plane load of hemp seed destined for 300 acres in St. Kitts-Nevis and Dominica arrives this week Bassetere, St. Kitts-Nevis, April 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) […]

Guyanese woman charged in federal sting with smuggling migrants from Bahamas to Miami

By Jay Weaver From Miami Herald In an unusual sting operation, a woman from Guyana has been arrested by federal authorities on charges of illegally bringing a boatload of undocumented foreigners from the Bahamas to Miami. Marcia Sunita Pestano, 44, was granted a $250,000 bond Friday as an alternative to detention before trial in Miami […]

Rabbi in US Synagogue shooting: Let students reflect on God

By Solange Reyner From Newsmax The rabbi injured in the synagogue shooting near San Diego is calling on public schools to reintroduce a moment of silence during the day. “Why did they take prayer out of the public schools?” Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein asked Anderson Cooper on Monday during an appearance on CNN. “When Ronald Reagan was shot, a […]