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Archives for October 9, 2018

Message for World Mental Health Day 2018 from Cayman Islands Minister

Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA Message for World Mental Health Day 2018 Wednesday, 10 October 2018 Every year World Mental Health Day reminds us all that it is as important to focus on healthy minds as much as on healthy bodies. For governments and healthcare professionals it also […]

The best antivirus is not traditional antivirus

By Kevin Purdy From engadget This post was done in partnership [engadget] with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full blog here. We set out to do a standard Wirecutter guide to the best antivirus app, so we spent months researching […]

New partner to lead Carey Olsen’s trusts and private wealth teams in BVI and Cayman

Leading offshore law firm Carey Olsen has appointed Bernadette Carey to head up its trusts and private wealth practice across the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Cayman Islands – reflecting the ongoing growth of the firm’s Caribbean offices. Ms Carey, who joins from another offshore law firm in the Cayman Islands, has a broad private […]

The Editor Speaks: Immediate termination of chief civil servant

Going against the trend of placing senior civil servants on leave with full pay whilst investigations are proceeding, normally for many, many months, CINICO has fired their CEO with immediate effect. This was a shock to me and I believe to most people. Lonny Tibbetts has been a public servant for a long time and […]

This beautiful blue lizard is facing extinction

From Daily Journal Found only in Grand Cayman, the westernmost part of the Cayman Islands, the Grand Cayman blue iguana is a striking creature. Its bright blue skin becomes brighter during breeding season, and its dark red eyes allow the lizards to see moving shapes at long distances. Although these iguanas have lifespans similar to […]

Why the Cayman Islands are a perfect honeymoon destination

From eTurboNews Luxury honeymoon destination The Caribbean is packed full of luxury honeymoon destinations, but the Cayman Islands tick a lot of boxes for many couples. The three beautiful Cayman Islands – Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, and Cayman Brac – offer miles of unspoiled beaches, luxury Cayman villas, world-class diving, and plenty of peace and […]

St. Vincent implements Participatory Poverty Assessment

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 — In an effort to ensure a comprehensive analysis of country poverty levels, eight communities across St. Vincent and the Grenadines will soon contribute to a Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA). The Ministry of National Mobilisation, Social Development, Family, Gender Affairs, Persons with Disability and Youth in St. Vincent and the Grenadines […]

Trade war escalation will hit China harder than the US, IMF says

By John Carter From South China Morning Post A further escalation of the trade war between the US and China would take a major toll on economic growth in both countries next year, with China the bigger casualty, according to an economic analysis released by the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday. The world economy would […]

Gadget of the week

African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect By Jake Bright, Samantha Stein3From TechCrunch Charis Extra Photo A drone revolution is coming to sub-Saharan Africa. Countries across the continent are experimenting with this 21st century technology as a way to leapfrog decades of neglect of 20th century infrastructure. Over the last two […]

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By Paul McGowan From PS Audio One of our forum posters asked an interesting question this morning. “Why don’t you just copy the speaker Arnie Nudell built already? Why improve what has already been established as a masterpiece?” To me, that question is better stated as move forward or sit still? It’s nice to sit […]