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Archives for May 27, 2019

10 years of shark conservation in Cayman Islands

Shark numbers higher than in most of Caribbean 27 May, 2019 This year marks the 10th anniversary of a fruitful partnership between the Department of Environment (DoE) and UK-based Marine Conservation International (MCI) aimed at gathering information on and protecting sharks in Cayman waters. The partnership led to the creation of the Shark Conservation Cayman […]

The Editor speaks: OBE, Sarcasm and Sargassum

I was away last week in Miami and thankfully I did not receive my OBE. I was accused of sarcasm. Two persons I knew and met at Miami Airport upon my return told me about the sargassum that had cost them dearly. I did not receive my OBE – abbreviated for my One Blind Eye. […]

Cayman Islands: Sunset FC and Elite SC share Girls Under 18 titles

2019 CIFA Youth Football Leagues In a week filled with exciting games in the 2019 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues, Sunset FC lifted the Girls Under 18 FA Cup with a narrow 3-2 victory over Elite SC, while Elite SC were officially crowned Girls Under 18 league champions. With Elite SC securing the […]

Join us Tue May 28 for the Alvin A. McLaughlin – Cayman Islands Speaker Series lecture

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Regional recognition for police officers at Ceremony in Cayman Islands

From Bernews Police Superintendent Na’imah Astwood was awarded first runner up for Top Caribbean Career Move and Constable Cerepha Bridgeman was awarded second runner up for Top Caribbean Community Policing Officer at the recently held Regional Recognition Awards Ceremony in the Cayman. A police spokesperson said, “Before a packed audience at the Cayman Westin Grand […]

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. announces closing of First US$40 Million Tranche of Aggregate US$80 Million Private Placement of Senior Unsecured Notes

CARIBBEAN UTILITIES COMPANY, LTD. CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES ARE LISTED FOR TRADING IN UNITED STATES FUNDS ON THE TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX:CUP.U) (“CUC” or “the Company”) announced today the closing of the first tranche in the amount of US$40 million of an aggregate US$80 million private […]

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage

Photos of celebrations in Taiwan after it became the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage on Friday, becoming the first country in Asia to do so. Thousands of people filled the streets of the nation’s capital city, Taipei, to celebrate the new law. The bill, which will go into effect on […]

The problem with opinions

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio A recent YouTube comment is worth reprinting. “If you can’t audition, watch as many reviews as you can. The reviewers will be your eyes and ears. Examine the comments sections to see what others may think. There are a whole bunch of audio reviews on YouTube to help you […]

AT&T says it was perfectly legal to sell user location data, but stopped anyway

By Andy Meek From BGR AT&T came under fire in the last year or so — as did rival carriers Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile — when press reports surfaced about the practice of carriers selling location data about its users. The Federal Communications Commission opened an investigation, and the carriers promised to drop the practice. […]

Exploring the toxic world of ‘female privilege’

By Rachel Thompson for The Face from Mashable It was early on Saturday morning when I crossed the threshold into a quarantined community. I was entering r/TheRedPill, a subreddit dedicated to radical misogyny. This breeding ground of anti-women invective and conspiracy theories is so brazenly hostile, it’s literally cordoned off like a health hazard. It was […]