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Archives for May 20, 2019

Saving for a ‘Rainy Day’ takes on new meaning in Caribbean

By Kenton X. Change From Caribbean Life KINGSTOWN, Mar 4 2019 (IPS) — In the tiny eastern Caribbean nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, proverbs relating to the weather are very common. Everyone knows that “Who has cocoa outside must look out for rain,” has nothing to do with the drying of the bean […]

UK’s strategic economic engagement with Caribbean shape response to reparations

By Hermina Garic From Utica College Center of Public Affairs and Election Research The United Kingdom is the only country to respond to Caribbean countries in their pressure for slavery reparations from European governments. The reason revolves around the uncertain economic situation of Britain post-Brexit. The United Kingdom’s economy is predicted to struggle if/when a […]

UNICEF Migration flows in Latin America and the Caribbean Situation Report No. 2 | March 2019

From Relief Web REPORT from UN Children’s Fund Highlights • 15,433 children participated in training activities at the Child-Friendly Spaces to prevent and address violence, abuse and exploitation in the departments of Arauca, La Guajira and Nariño (Colombia). • In Peru, UNICEF delivered 1,463 hygiene kits to 4,403 children, accompanied with information on adequate hygiene practices. […]

Investigation into suspected examination breach in Trinidad and Tobago

From CXC Bridgetown, Barbados, May 16, 2019 –  The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC®) has been made aware of a breach in examination security in Trinidad and Tobago. At this time we are working closely with the Trinidad Ministry of Education to conduct an investigation surrounding the report.  Appropriate corrective action will be taken quickly to reinforce […]

MGM might pay $800m in Las Vegas shooting settlement

From Aljazeera US hotel owner sued by thousands for failing to protect them during mass shooting that killed 58 and wounded hundreds. Casino giant MGM Resorts has told regulators in the United States it may pay up to $800m to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas – the deadliest in the country’s modern […]

Disney wins ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ copyright suit as court declares you cannot copyright pirate life

By Timothy Geigner From Tech Dirt It’s no secret that Disney is almost solely responsible for the wild expansion of copyright law that has occurred over the course of decades. In addition to the near constant lobbying for longer copyright term lengths and a heavy-handed approach to enforcement, Disney has also found itself attempting to assert copyright […]

How you can help the Adelinas of the world

From Freedom United At just 21 years old, Adelina Sau died at the hands of her employer. She was a migrant domestic worker in Malaysia whose death, and the injustice surrounding it, shocked the world.[1] We will not allow her death to be in vain and we want you to have a part in that – invest today to protect […]

Digicel, NBA to hold basketball camps across Caribbean

From telecompaper Digicel and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced plans to hold joint basketball camps for children across the Caribbean for the fifth consecutive year. Starting on 18 May in Trinidad and Tobago, the NBA Digicel Jumpstart Basketball Camps will also feature stops in Jamaica and Barbados. The three camps will be divided into […]

Puzzles for May 21-22 2019 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

TODAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE #1 YESTERDAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE # 5 SOLUTION

Weather in Cayman

We regret we are unable to provide an up to date weather forecast today. Please go to web links below. We hope to be back with our daily up to date weather forecasts from Thursday 23 May. 4 DAY FORECAST FROM MON 20 – 23 MAY MAY TIDES See: http://www.weather.gov.ky/portal/page?_pageid=4421,7428393&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL FOR RADAR IMAGE GO TO:http://www.weather.gov.ky/portal/page/portal/nwshome/forecasthome/radar Also […]