September 17, 2019

Archives for April 1, 2019

Jamaicans in Cayman Islands sending more money than in the last 10 years

From RJR News Online Jamaicans and other foreign workers in Cayman are sending more money to their home countries than they have in the last 10 years.  According to Cayman Islands Monetary Authority data, workers sent almost $235 million home last year, compared to $217.7 million in 2017.   The previous high for remittances was almost […]

Trinidad’s Horsford, Colthrust head Carifta medal hopes in Cayman Islands

By Gyasi Merrique from Trinidad & Tobago Guardian Lo­cal Javelin prodi­gy, Tyriq Hors­ford will chase af­ter his fifth con­sec­u­tive gold medal at this year’s 48th edi­tion of the Carif­ta Games track and field com­pe­ti­tion from April 20-22 in the Cay­man Is­lands. Yes­ter­day, the Na­tion­al As­so­ci­a­tion of Ath­let­ics Ad­min­is­tra­tion an­nounced its se­lec­tion for the games which […]

Destinations of the week

The top 25 places to travel around the world in 2019 – Part 1 By Janaki Jitchotvisut from Business Insider Travel website TripAdvisor polled millions of its users to come up with its 2019 list of favorite world destinations. Whether you love doing outdoor activities, strolling, exploring, or nightlife, there’s something for you. Unique architecture, […]

The trials of Eric Watson

By Brian Gaynor From NZ Herald Courtroom defeats have left the high-flying businessman facing huge demands for payment. Eric Watson, the high-profile businessman, has hit two massive speed bumps in recent months. On July 31, the High Court of England and Wales found in favour of Sir Owen Glenn in his dispute with Watson. Six […]

Why Garfield phones have littered French beaches for 35 years

By Steve Dent From engadget There’s no better symbol of plastic ocean pollution and ’80s consumerism gone wild than the Garfield phones of Brittany. The handsets, in the form of the aggressively unfunny cat, have been washing up on French beaches for decades. However, the novelty has long since worn off for residents who have been picking them up […]

Opinion: Saint Vincents Court of Public Opinion

By Jolly Green Regardless of the March 21, 2019, ruling of Judge Stanley John in the matter of the SVG Election Petitions, the Court of Public Opinion who followed the issue closely may give a different verdict. Judges have to follow legal guidelines and laws; the public often follows its heart and head in the […]

The New Tia Clinic is a Complete Reimagining of the Gynecology Office Experience

By Vivien Lee From Core77 A holistic design approach that might just get you excited to visit your doctor When history credits a man for introducing modern gynecology (yes, it’s true, his name is James Marion Sims, and he was known to experiment on enslaved women at that) it’s no surprise that OBGYN clinics receive […]

Birds created with paper

Miniature Birds Created with Paper and Watercolors From Designer Daily Vaishali Chudasama and Nayan are two designers based in Ahmedabad, India. Vaishali works as an illustrator, while Nayan is an interior designer. Together, they run an Etsy shop that sells some impressive paper cutted birds. Each papercut takes from four to eight hours to create, which is […]

US: Three Mile Island nuclear power plant to close. What would its loss mean?

By Ed Mahon From Pennsylvania Real-Time News When the nuclear power station needed to be refueled, more than one thousand extra workers headed to the plant. And when those workers got hungry, many of them turned to Roberto’s Pizza & Subs in Middletown, about three miles from the plant. The pizza shop is on the […]

54 shocking sleep statistics and trends for 2019

From The Sleep Advisor see: https://www.sleepadvisor.org/sleep-statistics/ One sleepless night, nothing to worry about, they said. This is what many Americans and people around the world say right before they are in a car crash or make a fatal mistake at work. We all know that sleep is necessary for our physical and mental health, but […]