November 19, 2019

Impeachment threat against Donald Trump puts grand trade deal with China at risk, US experts say

By Mark Magnier From SCMP Despite US president’s vow to raise tariffs even further, his hardline stance appears to be softening amid domestic turmoil Pain from the trade war is increasingly hitting Trump’s base, notably the farmers and factory workers he promised to help US President Donald Trump is facing numerous challenges, including public impeachment […]

19 Nov 2019 Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist.

19 Nov Tue 2019Tropical ReportATLANTICTropical Weather Outlook For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL800 AM EDT Tue Nov 19 2019 For the Eastern North Pacific:Tropical Weather OutlookNWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL500 AM PDT Tue Nov 19 2019 Global Tropics & Benefits Outlook Weather in CaymanSYNOPSIS Cloudy […]

The first sun2rope solar energy project finalised in a Kenyan Safari camp

From The mecco Group Completion of the structure and panel installation of the 54 kWp project with an innovative design of rope mounting structure The Swiss-based clean energy provider The meeco Group has completed the structural installation of its first photovoltaic project with the newly launched, innovative solar power mounting structure, the sun2rope. This eco-friendly […]

Mobility in China

The largest automotive market in the world is also a promising sales market for automotive suppliers.  China is not just the largest car manufacturer in the world: with over 217 million vehicles, there are also a gigantic number of vehicles on the country’s roads. The average age of passenger cars in 2017 was 4.5 years […]

Caribbean leaders agree to enhance bilateral ties with Kenya during meeting with Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta

NAIROBI, Kenya, 17 November 2019 – Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda and Vice President of Costa Rica Mrs. Epsy Campbell Barr recently paid separate courtesy calls on Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta during which they discussed ways of   rejuvenating bilateral relations and deepening cooperation between Kenya and the Caribbean in several areas of mutual […]

Dutch Caribbean air navigation service provider deploys Space-Based ADS-B in Curaçao

Curaçao leads Caribbean region in aviation safety and efficiency WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao, Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Today, the Dutch Caribbean Air Navigation Service Provider (DC-ANSP) announced it has deployed Aireon’s space-based ADS-B surveillance service in the Curaçao Flight Information Region (FIR). This milestone follows years of collaboration, with the two organizations signing the data services agreement (DSA) in October […]

Report: Hurricane Dorian inflicted $3.4B losses on Bahamas

By Danica Coto, Associated Press From Detroit News San Juan, Puerto Rico – Hurricane Dorian inflicted losses of about $3.4 billion on the Bahamas, an amount equal to one-quarter of the Caribbean archipelago’s GDP, according to a report released Friday. The report by the Inter-American Development Bank also said there were 67 confirmed deaths and that […]

A beginner’s guide to international shipping

Shipping goods overseas sounds challenging, and it can be. However, once you do it, things tend to get much simpler. Practice makes perfect. Things are no different when it comes to international shipping. And it doesn’t really matter if you are planning on shipping your car, household goods or items that you’d like to sell […]

OECS welcomes new Ambassador-Designate to the Kingdom of Morocco

Monday, November 18, 2019 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States welcomes the appointment of Mr. Ian M. Queeley, a St. Kitts and Nevis national, as OECS Ambassador-Designate to the Kingdom of Morocco. OECS Director General Dr. Didacus Jules said Ambassador-Designate Queeley’s illustrious thirty-five-year career had been built upon promoting peace, prosperity and inter-regional engagement, most recently […]

Death of a monster

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Consider this post an unofficial death notice. Monster Cable appears to have died. If you go to their website you get a notice no one is home. With a little further investigation you find that link is from Shopify, an online store service unrelated to them. The URL doesn’t […]