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Archives for May 14, 2019

Madison woman facing gun charges in the Cayman Islands killed herself after learning she would face a second trial

By Bruce Vielmetti From JS Online A Madison woman charged in the Cayman Islands with having a gun in her luggage killed herself with a different gun when she learned prosecutors there intended to put her on trial a second time. A day earlier, a Cayman jury couldn’t reach a verdict when she was tried in absentia. Carol […]

Cayman Islands: Child Month Talent Expo spotlights young performance artists

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Harquail Theatre is the venue of the Child Month Talent Expo this Saturday (18 May 2019). Organised by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), the show’s exciting line-up of youngsters and young people from across the Cayman Islands, includes more than a dozen homegrown acts. As well showcasing the artistic […]

Cayman Islands: Teen panel to discuss dealing with stress and anxiety

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Child Month’s Teen Panel meeting tomorrow (Thursday, 16 May 2019) is seeking adolescents’ views on how they cope with stress caused by a variety of factors including the peer pressure surrounding social media, societal expectations, self-esteem issues and exams.             The panelists from government and private high schools are between 14 and […]

Cayman Islands Child Month Annual Breakfast feeds young spirits, minds

The 8th Annual Child Month Breakfast, hosted by the Circle of Love (COL) Women’s Ministry on behalf of the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), served up an entertaining and inspiring programme at Mary Miller Hall. The child-focused event including songs, special dances and speeches is a popular fixture in May’s Child Month calendar and […]

Gadget of the week

OnePlus 7 Pro review: The first true OnePlus flagship By Richard Lai From engadget The silky smooth AMOLED screen and stereo speakers make it an unlikely multimedia beast. OnePlus can be funny. Sometimes, the company reveals top-notch smartphones with minor flaws. Other times, new devices land with new features that were a flop. The 6T I reviewed […]

Travel Guru Doug Lansky to headline Caribbean Forum in Miami

MIAMI (May 14, 2019) – Travel expert Doug Lansky will keynote the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) event at Hyatt Regency Miami, June 21-23, 2019.  The annual event, now in its fifth year, welcomes more than 400 hospitality and tourism professionals from the Caribbean and The Americas and features expert speakers and presenters on […]

Anguilla And Montserrat strengthen capacity to mainstream climate change adaptation in their fisheries sectors

Port of Spain, May 14th, 2019 – With the start of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season mere weeks away, many Caribbean islands are already bracing for the possibility of being hit by a tropical storm or hurricane. One sector which has been particularly hard hit is the fisheries sector. Damage to important fisheries infrastructure and […]

Your earbuds are gross & full of germs

By Jordyn Cormier From Care2 You care about what you put into your mouth, right? You also probably wouldn’t put just any old thing in your nose or eyes. So shouldn’t you have the same discretion when it comes to what you put into your ears? Probably. And yet, the majority of us stuff our grimy […]

China throws trade war tariff exclusion lifelines that it thought it would never need

By Finbarr Bermingham From South China Morning Post Beijing has been working on the exemptions for six months Roll-out signals trade war has gone further than China expected When officials in Beijing started consulting lawyers six months ago about protecting Chinese industries from potential tariffs on imports from the United States, they were not certain […]

World’s fastest bullet train

Japan begins testing the world’s fastest bullet train By Christine Fisher From engadget It could reach 249 miles per hour. Last week, Japan started testing its latest and fastest bullet train. The Shinkansen ALFA-X is capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph), and it’s expected to enter operation around 2030. When it does, the […]