December 8, 2019

EMMY®-winning news magazine series VICE returns for its fifth season on February 24TH

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The award winning news series will premiere a new episode every Friday beginning February 24th, simultaneously with the United States. Miami, Fla., February 22, 2017 – VICE returns to HBO for its fifth season with an hour-long edition on Friday, February 24th at 00hrs AST*, followed by half-hour shows debuting every subsequent Friday. Following the […]

NYT: Trump Preparing Exec Order to Reduce US Role in UN

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By Cathy Burke From Newsmax The Trump administration is preparing executive orders to drastically reduce the U.S. role in the United Nations and other international organizations, The New York Times reported Wednesday. According to the Times, the draft order establishes criteria that would trigger the U.S.-defunding, including organizations that give full membership to the Palestinian […]

We now know how Wall Street banks stack up in dealmaking, and it isn’t even close

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By Matt Turner From Business Insider The results are in, and, really, it isn’t even that close. JPMorgan finished 2016 in a dominant position when it comes to Wall Street dealmaking revenue, according to figures from Dealogic. The US bank earned the most in fees in global investment banking, US investment banking, and investment banking […]

Trinidad investigates financing of terrorist activities

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By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life The Trinidad and Tobago Financial Unit (FIU) has reported that 182 T&T nationals may be involved in financing the activities of terrorist organizations such as the Islamic State (ISIS). This was disclosed by Minister in the Ministry of Attorney General Stuart Young who told a post-Cabinet new conference for […]

U.S. Secretary of State warns Middle East peace in jeopardy, Israeli PM calls Kerry speech “unbalanced

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From Caribbean Herald John Kerry slams Israel for growth of settlements • Netanyahu slams Kerry comments against Israel • Netanyahu said he was “unbalanced” and “obsessively focused” on settlements NEW YORK, U.S. – In his final days as U.S. secretary of state, John Kerry on Wednesday was highly critical of Israel for settlement-building, accusing Prime […]

Water crises – here’s why

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Water crises are the biggest risk facing mankind — here’s why By Gus Lubin From Business Insider Water crises are the biggest risk in the next 10 years, according to a World Economic Forum survey of experts released in January. When you look at the big picture, it’s not surprising. In short, we don’t have […]

The definitive ranking of Wall Street investment banks in every business line

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By Portia Crowe From Business Insider We have new data on how Wall Street banks stack up in every business line, and there is one clear winner. JPMorgan led the pack in the first half of 2016 for revenue across fixed income, equities, and banking, according to data-analytics company Coalition. That bank made $12.5 billion. It […]

Plate That Pig! – CB pressing Jamaicans to ignore Biblical references aAnd eat more pork

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By Christopher Serju From Jamaica Gleaner “So the devils besought him, saying, if though cast us out, suffer us to go away into the herd of swine. And he said on to them, Go. And when they were come out, they went into the herd of swine: and behold the whole herd of swine ran violently […]

Tenfu Cayman : Dubai records spiral growth in tea trade driven by China stimulus

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From 4-Traders DUBAI – Sanjeev Dutta, Director of Dubai’s Tea Center in the emirates’ industrial free zone, Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC), said Wednesday that the center’s total tea trade volumes in 2015 reached 41 million kilograms, a 208 percent increase over 2013. Speaking at the sixth edition of the 2016 two-day biennial Global Tea […]

Top tax havens around the world [Cayman Islands 3rd]

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From Value Walk We decided to find the lowest places in the world for havens from personal top income taxes. We analyzed personal top income tax rates along with gross domestic product per capita(GDP) to come up with the following map. Countries that appear larger on the map have a lower personal income tax rate. […]