November 18, 2019

Estera expands AML services in the Cayman Islands

The Anti Money Laundering (AML) service portfolio of Estera Law (Cayman), formerly U Law Limited, will be consolidated into Estera Trust (Cayman) Limited following the business affiliation relationship which was announced last month The expansion of AML services further extends Estera’s strategic capability in the Cayman Islands and adds AML compliance officer services, money laundering […]

Cayman: NiCE Winter Project attracts new partnerships with MRCU, DoA

Attendees signing up to register onto the National Community Enhancement’s (NiCE) winter initiative were told about two new work allocations for the weeks ahead. As well as assisting in dengue prevention measures, some operatives will help with preparations for next February’s Agricultural Show.  Around 600 unemployed Caymanians and jobless spouses of Caymanians registered for work […]

Destinations of the week

THE BEST PLACES TO SEE THE BIG 5 IN AFRICA By Ashyln Molly From Travel Blissful The wonderful wildlife living in their natural habitat makes up a large part of the ‘spirit of Africa’. However, there are five animals that are the heartbeat of Africa and seeing them in all their glory needs to be […]

MILLS: Education as liberation

By Oliver Mills Education is an active, positive process which expands our consciousness, and enhances our understanding. In this sense, it liberates us from the strictures and barriers that have been imposed on us by society. Liberation implies being unhindered in our movements, not having our thinking being checked in order to restrict our ideas, […]

Caribbean experts receive training on policies and policy coherence towards achieving sustainable development

Senior policy makers, including statisticians and economists, along with planning officers from various Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have benefitted from a just-concluded workshop aimed at strengthening their capacities for integrated planning and policy coherence in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the subregion. The workshop was hosted by The Economic […]

Depression symptoms increase over last year of life

From Newsmax Many people experience worsening depression symptoms over their final year of life, and a U.S. study suggests that women, younger adults, and poor people may be especially vulnerable. For the study, researchers examined data on 3,274 adults who participated in the nationwide Health and Retirement Study and died within one year of the […]

OECS and ARIN to host inaugural State of the Caribbean Internet Symposium

Friday, November 15, 2019 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission and the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), in collaboration with the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), and the Government of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, will be hosting the inaugural symposium on The State of the Caribbean Internet in Basseterre, […]

Hyundai Motor Group launches future mobility venture MoceanLab

MoceanLab to provide mobility services in Los Angeles starting with its pilot carshare service, Mocean Carshare Hyundai Motor Group today established MoceanLab, a mobility service venture, as part of the Group’s larger initiative to create a sustainable, connected future.MoceanLab will provide mobility services in the City of Los Angeles, and expand its services to autonomous […]

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 […]

University of Miami and The UWI Partner for Hemisphere

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, Friday, November 15, 2019—The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the University of Miami (UM) have teamed up as partners within in a Hemispheric University Consortium (HUC). The second meeting of the Consortium was held at The UWI’s Regional Headquarters in Jamaica, in October and co-chaired by Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir […]