December 12, 2018

Archives for November 4, 2018

The Editor speaks: Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

I’m sure everybody knows the title is a Latin phrase found in the work of the Roman poet Juvenal from his Satires (Satire VI, lines 347–348). It is literally translated as “Who will guard the guards themselves?”. I confess I didn’t choose the title for my Editorial and I had to look up the meaning. […]

Cayman Islands: Dart Real Estate and NCB present OLEA: The first for-sale residential development at Camana Bay

Cayman Islands-based developers Dart Real Estate and NCB Group introduce OLEA, the premier for-sale residential development at Camana Bay, a 685-acre New Urbanist mixed-use master-planned community. The waterfront community will consist of 124 condos, townhomes and duplexes constructed over four phases, located along the southern reach of the Camana Bay Harbour and adjacent to Cayman […]

John Berryhill explains why moving to an offshore registrar is not always a good idea

BY RAYMOND HACKNEY From The Domains One of the thoughts behind the reason why Gab.com moved to Uniregistry was that they wanted to get out from U.S. jurisdiction, a common thought among many when dealing with a controversial website. John Berryhill explained why that is not really a great idea. In the case of Uniregistry […]

Cellphone radiation causes cancer in rats, US Government study finds

From Newsmax The debate over whether cellphones can cause cancer is sure to reignite as a new government report says that rats developed cancer after being exposed to high levels of cellphone radiation. The report also says that the radiation levels were much higher than what people are exposed to when using their cellphones. When […]

Burano

Boating Home From Burano By Trey Ratcliff From Stuck In Customs WHILE IN VENICE FOR THE BIENNALE… I was there a few years ago, and, I tell ya, it’s quite a scene! There are random art-events happening all over the city, like this woman below, who was dressed in a high-visibility burka. DAILY PHOTO – […]

Caribbean makes significant strides In HIV reduction

By Jodi-Ann Gilpin From Jamaica Gleaner Dr Bernadette Theodore-Gandi believes that while the Caribbean has made significant strides in reducing the number of new HIV infections, more has to be done to improve access to treatment, as well as ensure that special attention is paid to vulnerable groups. According to the Pan American Health Organization […]

Watlers Community Park

Daughter of  Major Roddy Watler joins volunteers in refurbishing Watlers Community Park Last Saturday (3) volunteers from The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman, Endeavour Construction and Public Works joined forces to refurbish the Watlers Community Park in George Town. Joining them, but really just to inspect the works was Joan (Watler) Wilson. Joan’s father, the […]

Cayman Islands recognises World Town Planning Day

• The Department of Planning recognizes “World Town Planning Day” • The day celebrates how we shape our communities • The department will host an information booth to commemorate the day GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – On Thursday 8 November, the Department of Planning will commemorate World Town Planning Day. World Town Planning Day is recognised […]

The OAS should get a Caribbean Secretary-General

By Sir Ronald Sanders From caribbean360 WASHINGTON, United States, Friday November 2, 2018 – It’s time for a Caribbean Secretary-General of the Organisation of American States. Over the last 70 years, since its formation, the OAS has had 10 Secretaries-General and one Acting Secretary-General. None have come from the Caribbean even though Caribbean countries started […]

The surgery that lowers Parkinson’s risk revealed by New Research

From Newsmax Long belittled as inconsequential, the appendix is hardly the rock star of body organs. But its reputation may get a boost from new research that suggests that removing it may lower the risk for Parkinson’s disease. The finding follows an analysis that examined how appendix removal surgery (appendectomy) affected Parkinson’s risk among 1.6 […]