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20 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Diver is photobombed by whale shark swimming just six feet from her

Ms Cuylaerts, who lives in the Cayman Islands, said: 'To swim next to a whale shark makes you feel very small' Ms Cuylaerts was swimming just six feet from a whale shark, which can reach lengths of up to 39 feet Swimming just six feet from the largest species of fish on the planet, this diver is dwarfed by the magnificent whale shark happily ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

International Business Times

Migrant Massacre at Sea: Five Arrested for the Deaths of 100

Two boats with 10 Cuban migrants are pictured anchored in Cayman Brac waters in this July 20, 2014 handout photo.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Cayman Islands: Chikungunya transmitted locally

Public health officials have confirmed that a patient from Bodden Town who has tested positive for the chikungunya virus has no travel history to countries reporting any outbreaks suggesting that the virus has arrived in the Cayman Islands.

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Daily Kos

The Simple Sham Behind Corporate Tax Evasion

As someone who works in the world of corporate finance, let me give a brief "public service announcement" explaining the stunningly simple sham behind corporate taxation and tax evasion .

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Sys-Con Media

Scorpio Tankers Inc. Announces Completion of Offering by Seven &...

Scorpio Tankers Inc. announced today that Seven and Seven Ltd., an exempted company incorporated with limited liability under the laws of the Cayman Islands , issued $125,250,000 in aggregate principal amount guaranteed notes due 2019 in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BlueOregon

Can LeBron James Inspire Corporate America?

Reading the business pages is depressing these days. Every time you look, there's another big company doing an "inversion" - merging with an overseas company in order to renounce its American citizenship to avoid taxes.

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Sys-Con Media

Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation Listed on the GXG Markets

GXG Markets runs an SME dedicated exchange that operates a European Regulated Market, as well as two junior markets regulated under GXG Markets' Multilateral Trading Facility authorization.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

UK territories reaffirm commitment to economic development at Cayman meeting

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Free Republic

Six Astounding Examples of Left-Wing Hypocrisy

But that's just one example. Today, we're going to experience a festival of statist hypocrisy.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bay Area Observer

Local Artist Makes A Move To Sunny Florida

By Rebecca Collins editor@bayareaobserver.com Barb Fernandez has been a creative inspiration in La Porte for many years now, but the artist is now bound for another shore.

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Counterpunch

Fact-Checking "Fact Check Argentina"

In 2001, Argentina defaulted on its national debt. More than 90% of lenders subsequently agreed to restructuring deals that allowed the country to exchange new bonds for the defaulted ones at a significant loss for the creditors.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Russia Taday

Flagrant misconduct: UK Lord forced to apologize for signing lobbying ...

Conservative peer, Lord Blencathra, has apologized to the House of Lords for signing a contract under which he agreed to lobby both Houses of Parliament on behalf of Cayman Island government officials.

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Caribbean News Now!

British overseas territories leaders meet in Cayman

From left, Montserrat Premier Ruben Meade, BVI Premier Orlando Smith and Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin greet each other at the start of the pre-JMC meeting held in the Cayman Islands.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Business Wire

A.M. Best Affirms Debt Rating of InCapS Funding II, Ltd. and InCapS Funding II Corp.a s Senior Notes

The outlook for the rating is stable. The principal balance of the rated notes are collateralized by a pool of trust preferred securities, surplus notes and secondary market securities , primarily issued by small to medium-sized insurance companies.

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The Miami Herald

Foreign holdings of US Treasury debt rise in May

The Treasury Department reported Wednesday that total foreign holdings rose 0.3 percent to $5.98 trillion, up from $5.96 trillion in April.

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News and Star

Cumbrian ex-politician's code of conduct breach

ONE of Cumbria's best known politicians has apologised for breaching the House of Lords Code of Conduct by accepting a contract that involved him acting as a link between other politicians and the Cayman Islands government.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Washington Times

Superdonor Tom Steyer used tax shelters, draws comparisons to attacks on Mitt Romney

Tom Steyer , the billionaire environmental activist who is spending $100 million to help elect Democrats this fall, is rallying support for energy taxes that could impact everyday Americans.

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GlobeNewswire

DGAP-PVR: Augusta Technologie AG: Release according to Article 26,...

Augusta Technologie AG 15.07.2014 14:43 Dissemination of a Voting Rights Announcement, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Three plead guilty to Cayman Islands money laundering

By Caribbean News Now contributor ALEXANDRIA, USA -- Two Cayman Islands residents and a Turks and Caicos Islands attorney have now pleaded guilty to money laundering charges under an indictment unsealed in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in March.

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Caribbean News Now!

Cayman Islands to host overseas territories heads of government

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands --- The Cayman Islands will host Overseas Territories heads of government for a pre-Joint Ministerial Council meeting this week, beginning on Wednesday.

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