December 8, 2019

OLX Group invests up to $400M in used car marketplace Frontier Car Group at $700M valuation

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By Ingrid Lunden Frontier Car Group, the Berlin-based startup building used car marketplaces targeting high-growth, emerging markets, has picked up another significant round of funding from a strategic backer also focusing on the same geographical opportunity. Today, OLX, the online classifieds division Prosus  (the digital division of Naspers that listed earlier this year in Europe)announced that it would […]

Two crazed dolphins attack British girl, ten, and drag her underwater during ‘swim with dolphins’ tourist experience on holiday in Mexico

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By James Gant From Daily Mail UK Lexi Yeo, ten, was attacked by the animals when she took to the water in Cancun Her mother Laura, 40, from London, horrified to watch her ‘dragged’ underwater The vicious animals would not stop attacking her despite pleas from the trainers  But little Lexi was rescued after she […]

21 Nov 2019 Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 T.S.

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21 Nov Thu 2019Tropical ReportATLANTICTropical Weather Outlook For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL800 AM EDT Thu Nov 21 2019 T.S. SEBASTIEN FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC For the Eastern North Pacific:Tropical Weather OutlookNWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL500 AM PDT Thu Nov 21 2019 […]

Mexico ambush: Boy, 13, walked 23km for help after gun attack

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From BBC A 13-year-old survivor of the attack by suspected Mexican drug cartel gunmen on a convoy of US Mormons hid six siblings in bushes before walking 23km (14 miles) to get help, his family said. Eight children survived Monday’s attack in northern Mexico in which three women and six children were killed. Five of […]

Trump: Time for Mexico to ‘Wage WAR’ on Drug Cartels

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By Thodore Bunker From Newsmax resident Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Mexico of not doing enough to fight drug cartels, calling for the country “to wage war” in the wake of a deadly attack on a family of nine U.S. citzens in northern Mexico. Three adult women and six children, all members of the LeBaron […]

FIFA World Cup Logos

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The Evolution of the FIFA World Cup Logos From Daily Designer After the Olympic Games, the FIFA World Cup that takes place every four years in a different country every time is probably the largest international sport event in the world. With the recent release of the next World Cup’s logo, which was as usual […]

Latin America and the Caribbean, under fire

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From The Yucatan Times Protests have erupted. They are repeated from Mexico to Chile, passing through Haiti; although the demands are diverse, there is a common factor: citizen awakening. AN JOSÉ Costa Rica (Agencies/EFE) – Forged in a bonfire of deep socioeconomic difficulties, political violence shakes Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Haiti, Ecuador, Peru, Paraguay, […]

Destinations of the week

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Mexico From Funjet Vacations Mexico offers a paradise for every part of your personality, from laid-back beaches and Mayan wonders to rockin’ nightlife and amped-up adventure. Just listen to that inner voice whispering, “Go ahead, you’re on vacation.” OVERVIEWWHERE TO GODEALS Mexico vacations – Sand, sun and plenty of fun. Mexico is tons of fun. […]

18 Oct 2019 Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 TC

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18 Oct Fri 2019Tropical ReportATLANTICTropical Weather Outlook For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL800 AM EDT Fri Oct 18 TC 16: DANGEROUS STORM SURGE AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXPECTED ALONG PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN GULF COAST LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT For the Eastern North Pacific:Tropical Weather […]

Dominican tourism is down but Not Out following sensational visitor death headlines

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By Danni Santana From Skift What’s done is done as it relates to the tourism dollars lost in the Dominican Republic this summer. The country is fighting perception at this point, but instead of blaming the media, it should look at local travel industry partners as a means to help regain consumer confidence.— Danni Santana. Dominican […]