December 7, 2019

New Cayman Islands representative to the UK and Europe takes up post next month

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs has appointed André Ebanks to be the Cayman Islands Representative to the United Kingdom and Europe with effect from Monday, 2 September 2019. Mr Ebanks is currently the Deputy Chief Officer in the Ministry of Community Affairs. His three-year secondment, as head […]

Emiliano Sala’s doomed plane was so riddled with faults that engineer refused to repair it saying it ‘was not fit to be flown’ as investigators reveal Cardiff City star and pilot were poisoned by carbon monoxide

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By Tracey Kandohla and Martin Robinson From Mail Online UK EXCLUSIVE: Airfield owner Humphrey Penney revealed craft had ‘a lot of problems’ and regular pilot David Henderson ‘unhappy with the maintenance’ Mr Penney asked to give a second opinion on the Piper PA-46 Malibu last year He following today’s report published by UK Air Accidents […]

Europe heatwave: Paris latest to break record with 42.6C

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From BBC Paris saw a record high temperature of 42.6C (108.7F) on Thursday, amid a heatwave that broke records across Western Europe. A red alert was issued in north France. Germany also set a new national temperature record of 41.5C, passing the figure set just a day before. The UK recorded a record temperature for July […]

Translators of Jewish texts

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10 unforgettable translators of Jewish texts By Yehuda Shurpin From Chabad Moses Not only did we receive the Torah from G‑d through Moses, but our sages tells us that Moses was the first one to translate the Torah as well. Just weeks before his passing (on his 120th birthday), on the first day of the 11th month (Shevat), Moses reviewed […]

A high-yield savings account helps money earn up to 200 times more, and there are 5 times using one is a no-brainer

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By Tanza Louderback From Business Insider A high-yield savings account is a good place to store money for short-term needs. Dozens of banks offer high-yield savings accounts with varying interest rates for different balance amounts, some as high as 2.3%. A high-yield savings account may be the best place to save money for emergencies, travel, a down payment, a wedding, or […]

The agro-processed food and natural ingredient sectors and the creative industries: keys to the Caribbean’s expansion in the European market

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The value of Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) exports has shrunk by an estimated interannual rate of 1.6% in the first quarter of 2019, according to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) The slowdown in LAC foreign sales has been partially counteracted by buoyant exports from the Caribbean The Caribbean Export Development Agency is committed to […]

Honoring the Heroes of D-Day

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By Dr James Dobson Dear Friends, In October 2010, Shirley and I celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary by taking a long overdue trip to Europe. After visiting London and Paris for a few days, we boarded a train for Normandy, France, where a massive military invasion had occurred on June 6, 1944. Visiting that hallowed […]

Pay models for online news in the US and Europe

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By Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Newspaper subscription models are slowly increasing, but most news outlets still offer completely free access to news More than two-thirds of leading newspapers (69%) across the EU and US are operating some kind of paywall, a trend that has increased since 2017 – especially in the US […]

Crowned by Burger King, meat replacement company Impossible Foods raises $300 million

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By Jonathan Shieber From TechCrunch After being crowned by Burger King as the first meat replacement patty to roll out nationally with one of the largest fast food chains, Impossible Foods has raised $300 million in capital. The financing brings the company’s total equity raise to $750 million — and provides a sizable pool of funds to draw from […]

Iterable lands $50M Series C investment to expand cross-channel marketing platform

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By Ron Miller From TechCrunch Iterable, a startup that helps companies build complex marketing campaigns across channels to reduce churn and increase usage, announced a $50 million Series C round today. Investors include Blue Cloud Ventures, CRV, Harmony Partners, Index Ventures and Stereo Capital. Today’s investment brings the total raised to $80 million. Company co-founder […]