November 18, 2019

Usain Bolt’s World Championship shoes for CTO New York auction

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From TN Global Industry News BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – A pair of training shoes handcrafted by Puma for the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, will go on sale at a Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Education Foundation auction in New York City on Friday 6 June. They are the spikes that Bolt used in his training for […]

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Cayman Airways experiences long delays over last 2 weeks The National Carrier of the Cayman Islands, Cayman Airways, has been very tight lipped over a plague of delays over the last two weeks. According to data collected on FlightAware, an international flight tracking website, on the Miami to Grand Cayman route there were 11 flights […]

Status quo for Caribbean Airlines – chaos surrounds the would-be flag carrier of the region

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From CAPA –Centre For Aviation The board of beleaguered carrier Caribbean Airlines, the national airline of Trinidad and Tobago, has reportedly undertaken an evaluation of the airline’s routes as its long-haul operation to London continues to underperform. The analysis occurs just as JetBlue readies launches new service in some of Caribbean’s key North American markets […]

Trini smuggled cocaine to New York in goat meat

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From  Stabroek News (Trinidad Express) Two Trinidad nationals were allegedly held by US Customs officers with close to TT$2 million worth of cocaine, four days apart, on Caribbean Airlines flights entering John F Kennedy Airport in New York. The first Trinidadian was held with cocaine hidden in frozen goat meat in his suitcase while the […]

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Cayman & Caribbean’s biggest water provider reports drop in 2013 profit By Randall Hackley From Bloomberg Consolidated Water Co. (CWCO), the largest publicly traded water provider in the Caribbean, reported a 7.7 percent drop in profit last year as retail sales declined at its Cayman Islands base. Net income for 2013 was $8.6 million compared […]

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Don’t keep sending us unskilled Caymanians says Chamber boss Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce President Johann Moxam said at the opening of the Chamber’s careers and training expo Friday (14) said, “Caymanians and local residents who are registered with the National Workforce Development Agency are sometimes sent to their businesses without the skills required to […]