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Cayman Islands: CTMH Doctors Hospital – Another successful BalancedBackTM experience

CTMH Doctors Hospital is proud to announce another successful BalancedBackTM experience. On September 14th, 2017, Judy Winters underwent a total joint replacement of her L4/5 disc and facets. Mrs. Winters is a nursing professor and has an extensive background in the medical industry. She was a strong candidate for a spinal fusion procedure, but much […]

Astrophysics milestone: First photo of black hole expected

From Newsmax Scientists are expected to unveil on Wednesday the first-ever photograph of a black hole, a breakthrough in astrophysics providing insight into celestial monsters with gravitational fields so intense no matter or light can escape. The U.S. National Science Foundation has scheduled a news conference in Washington to announce a “groundbreaking result from the […]

UK: Immigration Minister apologises for data leak of Windrush victims’ personal details

By Jenn Selby from Rights Info Immigration minister Caroline Nokes has been forced to apologise to victims of the Windrush scandal after 500 private email addresses were accidentally shared, resulting in a breach of data protection regulations. The details were mistakenly revealed to people and organisations who had registered an interest in a compensation scheme […]

Cayman Brac Study offers insight into biological changes among invasive species

by University of Plymouth From EurekAlert A remote island in the Caribbean could offer clues as to how invasive species are able to colonise new territories and then thrive in them, a new study suggests. Scientists from the University of Plymouth have recently completed extensive research into a lizard population on the Cayman Islands. Up […]

Royal Caribbean closes Sky Pad trampoline amid lawsuit

By Tom Stieghorst From Travel Weekly Royal Caribbean International has temporarily shuttered the Sky Pad trampoline attraction, which is on some of the line’s ships, including the Mariner, Navigator, Independence and Spectrum of the Seas. The Sky Pad is a bungee trampoline experience in which participants wear a virtual reality headset. In a lawsuit filed […]

Gadget of the week

Adobe’s After Effects can erase unwanted objects from your videos By Steve Dent from engadget With the latest release of its Creative Cloud video suite, Adobe has unveiled a content-aware eraser for video that it teased a couple of years ago. Called “Content-Aware Fill” (the same name on the similar Photoshop function), it’s now available on After […]

How Ecommerce businesses can address online shopping privacy concerns

From Wikibuy As a whole, ecommerce is a lucrative and attractive industry for business owners. Depending on the niche, startup costs are small compared to setting up a traditional brick-and-mortar business, and trends indicate that online consumer spending will only increase in the future. Despite the profit potential and low barrier to entry, however, running an ecommerce […]

Bank of Nova Scotia’s sell-off of $123M in Caribbean assets faces increased scutiny

From VI Free Press TORONTO — Bank of Nova Scotia’s plan to sell some of its Caribbean assets is facing scrutiny from a regional watchdog that has flagged what it says are the deal’s “anti-competitive effects.” Scotiabank announced late last November that it had struck a deal to sell banking operations in nine “non-core” Caribbean markets […]

US: FDA mounts aggressive push to regulate stem-cell clinics

By Clayton B. Reid From Newsmax The Food and Drug Administration has launched a nationwide crackdown on stem-cell clinics, issuing letters of warning and threatening civil actions that could shut them down if they refuse to comply with FDA regulations. On Wednesday, the FDA sent correspondence to 20 clinics around the country, putting them on […]

Agent 007 will return to Jamaica for Bond thriller

By Vinette K. Pryce From Caribbean Life It is no secret that author Ian Fleming loved the island of Jamaica. Of all the places in the world he could have lived, he chose to live and work on that particular Caribbean destination. As a naval officer he travelled the globe and was commissioned by the […]