December 15, 2019

Cayman Islands banks making Revolut useless

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From Revolut Community zholnin Hi! Finally for the first time I am using Revolut in Cayman Islands (now I am visiting, but previously I lived here for 8 years). I know that local banks do like to rip off tourists, but I didn’t expect them to go to that extent. What they do is they […]

OPINION: The ULP Monstrosity of beach and river sand mining.

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By Jolly Green Sand mining is the extraction of sand, in Saint Vincent it is mined from beaches and dunes. Sand is used in concrete and for rendering or plastering. Beach sand mining is a direct cause of erosion, and impacts the local wildlife. Disturbance of underwater and coastal sand causes turbidity in the water, […]

Vodafone tax redux? Walmart-Flipkart deal may come under taxmen’s scanner

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By Gaurav Choudhury From Money Control Tax authorities could draw parallels between the Vodafone’s acquisition of Hutchison Whampoa’s telecom assets in India in 2007. Question marks loom over potential tax disputes over Walmart’s majority buyout of online Flipkart, likely to be announced today, in what could be a throwback to the row that British telecom […]

The Caribbean Association of Banks urges readiness for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation

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PRESS RELEASE: ST LUCIA, MONDAY MAY 7TH – The Caribbean Association of Banks urges Caribbean-based entities, that interact with data on European Union (EU) citizens, to implement the necessary systems and processes for compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). All entities that interact, in any way, with EU persons or their data including (but […]

Billions sent back to the Caribbean last year – A NAN first

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From NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. April 25, 2018: Guess how much money exactly was sent back to the Caribbean from immigrants globally last year? If you guessed USD 13.5 billion, then you are correct. According to latest remittance inflow data from the World Bank, tallied for the region by News […]

Four Seasons Resort Nevis announces exclusive Caribbean residents’ rate for the Summer and Fall

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Resort Invites Caribbean Neighbours to Experience Nevis with $265 USD Nightly Rate NEVIS, WEST INDIES (April 3, 2018) – Four Seasons Resort Nevis, the Caribbean’s iconic AAA Five Diamond Resort, is welcoming fellow Caribbean residents to enjoy the Resort’s legendary luxury with an exclusive $265 USD nightly rate for accommodations in a Nevis Peak View […]

Royal Caribbean International plans a billionaire investment

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From Sip2Shore.it The US cruise group will spend 900 million USD to refurbish 10 ships and another 200 million to upgrade an island in the Caribbean Royal Caribbean International (RCI) announced it is to embark on a USD multi-billion investment in new buildings, vessel upgrades as well as new private island destinations. The ‘Royal Amplified’ […]

Unusual furniture

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Unusual Furniture Design: These Super-Beds from China Come Loaded With Accessories BY RAIN NOE From Core77 Shockingly, most of them are less than USD $500 I think the hours we spend sleeping are enough time to spend in a single piece of furniture. But for those who disagree, there are these sort of super-bed designs […]

Cayman Islands: Off The Beaten Track Ultra-Marathon returns for 2018

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One of Cayman’s most gruelling athletic events has returned for 2018 with the 9th annual Off The Beaten Track (OTBT) taking place on Sunday February 25th, 2018. This one of a kind race will lead participants on a 50KM ultra-marathon through tropical bush, sandy beaches and the back roads of Grand Cayman. Kenneth Krys, CEO […]

Narayana Hrudayalaya plans Rs 500 cr expansion,to enter Africa

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From the Times of India  Mumbai, Nov 19 () Leading private sector hospital chain Narayana Hrudayalaya has chalked out a Rs 500 crore expansion plan, which will see it entering high-value markets in the country over next three years as well as making a foray into Africa. “After acquiring Health City, Cayman Islands, which is […]