November 14, 2018

Archives for August 16, 2018

UPDATED: New Tropical Disturbance just formed in Atlantic moving west

A new disturbance heads for Lesser Antilles By Bob Henson From Weather Underground A tropical wave in the central tropical Atlantic, dubbed Invest 99L and located about 750 miles east of the Lesser Antilles Islands at 8 am EDT Thursday morning, bears watching as it heads west-northwest at 15 – 20 mph. Sea surface temperatures […]

Cayman Islands Portfolio of the Civil Service confirms Public Servants can sign the “Bring Back Governor Choudhury” Petition

Portfolio of the Civil Service Confirms Civil Servants can Sign the “Bring Back Governor Choudhury” Petition The Portfolio of the civil service in the Deputy Governor’s Office confirms Civil Servants are free to sign the “Bring Back Governor Choudhury” Petition now circulating throughout the Cayman Islands. Many Public Servants expressed concern to the Bring Back […]

The Editor Speaks: A GOOD survey. Not a BAD survey.

We have published today a Press Release that carries the headline: “Cayman Islands Schools Survey: “Students are satisfied with their school”’. Excellent. This is a quite different outcome from what I was expecting. The consensus feeling I was getting from the poor examination results would have produced quite a different result. “Over 600 Year 5 […]

CSEC results: More than 10,000 students failed, miserably

By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian Guyana Guardian – Registrar of the Caribbean Examinations Council, Mr. Glenroy Cumberbatch has reported that though a larger number of Caribbean students has performed better at CSEC this year, there are more than 10,000 of them who failed to gain any subjects at all. In simple words, it means […]

Global Blockchain announces Dubai-Based Subsidiary to develop distributed ledger (Blockchain) technology services and solutions within the DMCC Free Trade Zone

By GlobeNewswire, August 16, 2018, VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES CORP. (CSE: BLOC, BLOC.CN, BLOC.CNX) (FSE: BWSP) (OTC:BLKCF) (“BLOC” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its Dubai-based subsidiary Blockchain Technologies DMCC (“BTD”), after a due diligence process conducted by the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (“DMCC”), a […]

England’s High Court refuses to restrain EU court proceedings brought in breach of arbitration agreement

By Marie Berard Anna Kirkpatrick, Clifford Chance LLP From ILO Introduction The English courts will not grant anti-suit injunctions to restrain court proceedings brought in breach of arbitration clauses in the courts of other EU member states. In Nori Holdings Ltd v Public Joint-Stock Company “Bank Otkritie” Financial Corporation,(1) the High Court refused an application […]

Cayman Islands Environmental Health professionals trained about Legionellosis

Eighteen Environmental Health professionals from both the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) and Water Authority-Cayman took part in a two day training session on Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems, from July 16 to 17. The training session, which was held at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) was organised by the […]

Virgin Hyperloop One to build $500-million research centre in Spain

Agence France-Presse From Gadgets.ndtv Virgin Hyperloop One, a US startup developing a near-supersonic rail transit system, has reached an agreement with Spanish state-owned rail infrastructure company Adif to build a $500 million research centre in Spain, its first in Europe, the two companies said Tuesday. The 19,000-square-metre (204,000-square-foot) centre, which is planned to be open […]

When is my brother’s funeral? – Does anyone know?

By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian Guyana Guardian – The three surviving sisters of the now-dead Millionaire author and Noble Laureate Sir V.S Naipaul is pleading with the dead man’s wife of 20 years, Lady Nadira Naipaul to speak to them so that they can know when their brother will be buried in England. To […]

Math and Sorcery review: A battle of smarts

By CHRISTINE CHAN From iMore Math and Sorcery combines educational math problems with challenging RPG battles for a unique experience. Math — it’s something that we all either love or hate. Personally, even though I’m Asian, I never considered math as my strong suit because I naturally prefer words! Still, I enjoy seeing games out […]