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Archives for October 23, 2019

Cayman: Premier & Minister of Infrastructure tour road works in Red Bay, Prospect

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin,Minister of Infrastructure Hon. Joey Hew, National Roads Authority (NRA) Board Chairman John Ebanks and other representatives of the NRA recently (on Friday, October 18) toured and inspected ongoing road works in several areas of the Red Bay and Prospect communities in Grand Cayman. The roads included […]

UK: Essex lorry deaths – 39 bodies found in shipping container

From BBC The bodies of 39 people have been found in a lorry container in Essex. The vehicle was found shortly before 01:40 BST at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, police said. Essex Police said the trailer has been moved to a secure location where the bodies of those inside – a teenager and 38 […]

Cayman: Diversity, technology & business negotiation to be discussed at Int’l Women in Shipping Conference

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – A top hostage negotiator, the CEO of a company which supplies environmental products to ship owners and operators and the heads of two maritime technology firms are all part of an impressive line-up of speakers scheduled to speak at the 2019 Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) AGM & […]

The Editor speaks: Is the job fair a “foul”?

There is a saying that “all is fair in love and war”. The concept behind the phrase is that some areas of life are so important and overwhelming that you cannot blame someone for acting in their own best interest. You can wreak all the havoc you want during the pursuit of true love. The […]

Cayman: The Ombudsman issues Hearing Decision 72 involving the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Investment

The Office of Ombudsman says two applicants made a request under the Freedom of Information Law (2018 Revision) for an agreement between the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Investment and Tech City, a private company.  The Ministry disclosed most of the agreement, but the redactions of some parts were disputed by the applicants.  The Ombudsman […]

Trump and Reagan advisors join Frax to launch world’s first fully decentralized global currency

Economic Veterans and Blockchain Innovators Unite to Streamline Global Payments and Eliminate Currency Manipulation NEWS PROVIDED BY Frax  GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Frax, the world’s first algorithmic and fully decentralized stablecoin on the blockchain today announcedStephen Moore, Trump economic advisor and former Federal Reserve nominee, andRalph Benko, former Reagan deputy general counsel, joined the […]

10 spooky designs

10 SPOOKY DESIGNS TO GET YOU INSPIRED THIS HALLOWEEN By Grace Fussell From Web Designer Depot Is the eerie spirit of Halloween haunting your designs? Find spooky inspiration in these ten ghoulish illustrations, videos, and photos. From Polish artist Piotr Jabłoński’s off-kilter and unnerving fantasy paintings to Caley Hicks’ cutesy take on Halloween themes, you’re […]

Drink recipe of the week

Morning Mule Cocktail By CLIMBING GRIER MOUNTAIN From Yummly 6 Ingredients 10 Minutes Servings 2 Ingredients crushed ice 2 jiggers vodka (divided) 1 cup orange juice (divided) 1 cup ginger beer (divided) lime wedges (for garnish) orange slices (for garnish) DIRECTIONS: Fill a cocktail glass with crushed ice. Add one shot of vodka into the cocktail glass. Next, pour in 1/2 cup orange juice followed by […]

Latin America and the Caribbean, under fire

From The Yucatan Times Protests have erupted. They are repeated from Mexico to Chile, passing through Haiti; although the demands are diverse, there is a common factor: citizen awakening. AN JOSÉ Costa Rica (Agencies/EFE) – Forged in a bonfire of deep socioeconomic difficulties, political violence shakes Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Haiti, Ecuador, Peru, Paraguay, […]

US: New Jersey pupils with $75 lunch debt banned from prom and field trips

From BBC A US school district has banned students who have more than $75 (£58) in lunch debt from attending the prom and other extra-curricular activities. The school board president of Cherry Hill in New Jersey said the plan struck a “balance of compassion” while “holding people accountable”. A businessman said he would settle the […]