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Former Cay Clubs principals Cristal and Dave Clark denied bond as...

Cristal Clark wouldn't open her door when U.S. marshals came knocking in Honduras, and husband Dave was nabbed trying to enter Panama.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bloomberg

House Votes to Curb Contract Awards to U.S. Companies That Move Offshore

The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to prevent companies that moved from the U.S. to Bermuda or the Cayman Islands from winning some federal contracts.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, US News, Rosa DeLauro, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Weekend Balita

English language testing required for OFWs bound for Cayman Islands

President Benigno S. Aquino III, accompanied by Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz, arrives for the Pre-Labor Day Dialogue at the Heroes Hall of the MalacaA an Palace on Tuesday .

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Live Charts

HSBC offloads Cayman business

HSBC has agreed to sell parts of its corporate and retail banking business in the Cayman Islands to a local Caribbean rival, Butterfield Bank.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Kicillof responds to holdout critics: They have never lent to Argentina

Economy minister Axel Kicillof has responded fiercely to criticisms directed at him and the Argentine government by Elliott Management portfolio manager Jay Newman, reminding the representative of the holdout investors that they have never lent a cent to the nation.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Summer reading programs offered throughout Onslow County and on base

All of those activities, and more, are on the schedule for this year's summer reading program at the Onslow County Public Library.

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CNN

Kill switch: breeding kamikaze mosquitoes

Mr. Green Genes, the first glow-in-the-dark cat was implanted with a fluorescence as part of medical research in New Orleans The transgenic mouse was the first animal to be granted a patent by the US Patent Office.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Entomology, Science, Genetics, Medicine, World News, Central America, Irvine, CA, Malaria, Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bangkok Post

Rating unchanged for KTB's US$700m note...

Fitch Ratings has assigned Krungthai Bank a final rating of BBB- for its US$700-million, 10.5-year, Basel III-compliant Tier-2 subordinated notes.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Independent

Exclusive: British taxpayers underwrote deals worth A 140m by firm based in Cayman Islands tax haven

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Central America, Conservatives (UK), Wedding, New York

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Babalu Blog

More escaped Cubans arrive in Cayman Islands, plead for 24 hours of safe harbor

Forty-one Cuban slaves escaped from the Castro slave plantation of Cuba on a homemade boat have arrived in the Cayman Islands and have pleaded with authorities to allow them to remain for 24 hours before being kicked out and pushed back to sea.

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Inter Press Service

FATCA Just a Band Aid for Latin American Tax Evasion

FATCA, as it is better known, was approved in March 2010 and finally came into force on Jul. 1 after a number of delays.

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Related Topix: Tax, Central America

Reuters

RPT-Fitch Rates Krung Thai Bank's Basel III Tier 2 Notes Final 'BBB-'

Fitch Ratings has assigned Krung Thai Bank Public Company Limited's USD700m 10.5 year Basel III-compliant Tier 2 subordinated notes a final rating of 'BBB-'.

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ABS-CBN News

Eyeing a job in Cayman Islands? Read this

MANILA Filipino workers wanting to work in the Cayman Islands must now take an English language test as an additional requirement before they can work in the said country.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Turnbull investment in tax haven criticised

Malcolm Turnbull, Australia's second-richest parliamentarian, has invested in a ''vulture fund'' based in the tax haven Cayman Islands.

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Isle News

Mourant Ozannes once again named one of the world's top offshore law firms

Mourant Ozannes has once again been named as one of the top offshore law firms in the world, coming runner up in the category of Offshore Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards held in London last week.

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Malaysian National News Agency

More Chikungunya Cases Reported In The Caribbean Region

Health Minister Dr Bheri Ramsaran disclosed that there are 12 more confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne disease, chikungunya in Guyana.

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Related Topix: Trinidad and Tobago, Central America, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Reuters

Correction: Fitch Rates Kasikornbank's Senior Notes Final 'BBB+'

BANGKOK/SINGAPORE, July 02 This announcement corrects the version published on 23 April 2014 to include disclosure language relating to Kasikornbank Public Company Limited's shareholding in Fitch Ratings Limited that was missing from the previous version.

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Examiner.com

The Londoner opens as newest resort in Cayman Islands

There's nothing more terrifying than brushing off an unknown marine animal in murky seas.

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The Daily Caller

Obama Cracking Down On Tax Cheats

Arriving 18 months late on the scene, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act came into effect this week in an effort to crack down on tax dodgers funneling money outside the country, the Hill reports .

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Caribbean News Now!

Cayman Islands confirm first chikungunya case; hundreds of suspected cases reported in St Kitts-Nevis

By Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- As a regional outbreak persists, public health officials in the Cayman islands have confirmed the first local case of imported chikungunya illness by a returning resident.

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