December 13, 2019

Royal Caribbean announces Lelepa, Vanuatu is perfect for “Perfect Day”

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NEWS PROVIDED BY Royal Caribbean International South Pacific Island To Be First Carbon Neutral Private Cruise Destination in the World SYDNEY, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vanuatu, one of the natural gems of the South Pacific, will be the new home of Royal Caribbean’s newest private island destination – Perfect Day at Lelepa, Vanuatu. The announcement of the new project […]

Royal Gazette: Letter to the Editor – “What a mess”

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Unbeneficial: what a mess the British have made of this From The Royal Gazette Dear Sir, On May 9, the London Evening Standard  published a Letter to the Editor entitled “The UK is bullying its overseas territories and trust is being lost” by Paul Byles of the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce. And most surprisingly […]

Sydney man reportedly injured in cruise ship fight

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From news.com.au A PASSENGER has told of his horror after his family was targeted in a night of violence on board a cruise in the South Pacific. A SYDNEY man has reportedly been left with facial fractures and is stranded on Vanuatu after he was beaten by a man who threatened to kill him on […]

Destinations of the week

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100 under-the-radar beaches everyone should visit in their lifetime Part 1 By Alison Millington From Business Insider Whether you’ve only spent a handful of days on the sand in your life or you’re a full-blown sunseeker, there are plenty of breathtaking beaches on this planet waiting to be discovered. And, whether you look for a […]

Cayman Islands Tops Paris MoU List

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From Maritime Executive The Paris MoU Committee has adopted new performance lists for flags and recognized organizations, with Cayman Islands topping the flag white list, followed by France and Denmark. ABS topped the recognized organization white list, followed by Lloyd’s Register and DNV GL. There are 42 flags on the white list, 19 on the […]

Caribbean countries to benefit from new global climate fund

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From Jamaica Observer NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — Six Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are seeking assistance for funding of climate related projects after the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub was launched here on Tuesday. The agreement for the new Commonwealth initiative was signed by Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland and Mauritius Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth. […]

Private school plays host to Cayman Islands international cricket team for a day

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Douglas Patient, Reporter, covering Wanstead and Woodford. From Guardian A private school played host to an international cricket team, with a former pupil part of the squad, this weekend. The Cayman Islands cricket team spent the day training at Forest School, in College Place, Snaresbrook, on Saturday (September 5). One of the squad, Ian Rotsey, […]

Cyclone Pam leaves many of Vanuatu population homeless

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From BBC The President of Vanuatu, Baldwin Lonsdale, described Cyclone Pam as “a monster” Vanuatu’s president has told the BBC many of his people are homeless after the “monster” cyclone that ravaged the Pacific island nation on Saturday. His voice breaking, Baldwin Lonsdale said Cyclone Pam had destroyed most buildings in the capital Port Vila, […]