November 18, 2019

Latin American Counsel Awards 2020 – reminder

By Lexology The closing date for the Latin American Counsel Awards is next Friday 22 November 2019. We would like to offer you the opportunity to make a submission either for your own team (or an individual within it) or on behalf of another team and/or individual. To make your submission(s), please complete the following short […]

6th Impact Awards Gala

A spectacular night celebrated Caribbean nationals at 6th Impact Awards Gala BY TANGERINE CLARKE From Caribbean Life Caribbean life rolled the red carpet on Thursday, Nov. 14, to welcome the best and brightest professionals of Caribbean heritage, at the 6th Annual Impact Awards at the Paradise Catering Hall in Brooklyn. Planned with a cocktail hour, […]

OPINION: The SVG education revolution trickery

By Jolly Green Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) is an island country located in the Caribbean. It has only been a member of the Commonwealth of Nations since 1979. It is often marked as a developing country known for having a massively high unemployment rate. Unemployment is at least 40%, indeed a gross failure on […]

Las Vegas Convention Center makes history as Elon Musk’s The Boring Company begins tunneling the destination’s first underground people mover

LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) today began tunneling the future of transportation in Las Vegas as Elon Musk’s The Boring Company (TBC) began work on the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) underground people mover to transport convention attendees throughout the 200-acre campus. This is the first commercial endeavor for TBC and […]

Cayman: Appleby advises China Automation Group on HKD 391,998,649 scheme of arrangement

Appleby represented China Automation Group (“CAG”) on a Cayman scheme of arrangement (“Scheme”) to implement the HKD 391,998,649.50 privatisation of CAG by Brightex Enterprises Limited and Ascendent Automation (Cayman) Limited (an affiliate of Ascendent Capital Partners).  The privatisation was approved at the meeting of independent shareholders on September 23, 2019 with the Scheme becoming effective […]

Measure well, sound bad

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Folks are often stumped when a unit that sounds great doesn’t measure great. Perhaps the THD is high, or the noise levels higher than expected. We chalk the mismatch between measurements and sound quality up to the unknown. It is assumed by many in our industry that the one […]

Phineas Fisher offers $100,000 bounty to hack banks and oil companies

By Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai From Motherboard TECH BY VICE An infamous vigilante hacker known for their hits on surveillance companies is launching a new kind of bug bounty to reward hacktivists who do public interest hacks and leaks. The hacker, known as Phineas Fisher, published a new manifesto on Friday, offering to pay hackers up to […]

Caribbean Airlines Cargo Loyalty Program

Port of Spain, November 15, 2019 – On Friday November 15, Caribbean Airlines Cargo recognised several of its longstanding corporate partners and employees at an appreciation reception held at the airline’s Piarco, Trinidad Headquarters. Honourees for the night included 22 longstanding corporate partners across the airline’s cargo hubs in Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Guyana, Kingston and […]

Financial mishaps for seniors can be clue to Alzheimer’s

Unpaid bills, overdrawn accounts, dwindling investments: When seniors begin experiencing fiscal troubles, early dementia or Alzheimer’s disease could be an underlying cause, researchers say. In the early stages of the disease, people with undiagnosed Alzheimer’s are at high risk of making foolish and dangerous decisions about their finances, mostly because families may not know they […]

Cayman: FRC celebrates International Men’s Day 2019 with slew of events

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is looking forward to hosting a series of interactive activities to mark International Men’s Day (IMD) on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. The objective of IMD is to focus on men’s and boy’s health, improve gender relations, promote gender equality and highlight positive male role models. The annual […]