October 22, 2019

The Editor speaks: Gambling, same-sex unions, pot – or not

Whilst I applaud MLA Kenneth Bryan for his initiative in trying to execute a national survey to gauge the public’s opinion on gambling, same-sex unions and marijuana laws, his venue for it is absolutely ridiculous. He made the announcement at a Press Conference last Thursday. His venue is to place stations outside each polling station […]

Cayman: Walkers grows largest offshore regulatory team

Grand Cayman, October 2019 Walkers’ group of Regulatory & Risk Advisory experts, the largest dedicated offshore practice of its kind, focussed exclusively on regulation and staffed with experienced career regulatory lawyers, continues to grow to meet market and client demand. The group is strategically positioned across the Americas, Europe and Asia to ensure the most […]

Cayman: CIS overpower Bodden Town Primary

CUC PFL/GPFL Weekly Review The fourth round of games in the 2019 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and the Girls’ Primary School Football League (GPFL) were played this past Saturday, October 19. With a number of games being unavoidably postponed due to the mid-term school break, some games were played as scheduled. The orange and […]

Hitting the Books: How to sling a cat through interstellar space

By Andrew Tarantola From engadget It’s not as easy as you’d expect. Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we’ve done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and delivering […]

Skate America debuts in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Making its Las Vegas debut, U.S. Figure Skating’s 2019 Skate America brought the world’s top figure skaters to the Orleans Arena Oct. 18-20, 2019.  The event featured three days of competition in the ladies, men’s, pairs and ice dance disciplines. The field included 60 competitors, including Olympic- and World-level athletes, from 10 […]

What helps calm agitated dementia patients?

From Newsmax Dealing with the agitation, anxiety, and aggression that often come with dementia is one of the most challenging aspects of caring for someone with this brain disorder. But new research suggests that massage and other non-drug treatments may be more effective than medications. Even just taking people with dementia outdoors can help, said […]

Natural ways to calm your dog

You might think that dogs and humans are very different, but both actually have similar social behaviors and emotions. Dogs and humans can get into a state of distress that could result in restlessness that many tend to leave unchecked. Unchecked restlessness can lead to having high blood pressure, which results in having declining arteries […]

2019 Rugby World Cup Quarter-finals – results: England 40-16 Australia

Find out how England reached the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 12 years By Sarah Mockford Head-to-Head Played – 51 England wins – 25 Australia wins – 25 Draws – 1 Did you know? Jonny May won his 50th cap and became the first England player to score two tries in a […]

The Editor speaks: Norman, Cinema, Adverts

Last Friday (18) I received a PR from the Premier’s Office concerning the proposed cruise berthing facility. It had a message from one of our most respected Caymanians, ex leader of Government Business and Tourism Minister, Norman Bodden. The PR we have published today in full. It is one of the best PR’s I have […]

Brexit: Johnson vows to press on despite defeat over deal delay

From BBC Boris Johnson has said he will press on “undaunted” with Brexit on 31 October, despite losing a crunch Commons vote. The PM must now ask the EU for an extension to that deadline after MPs backed an amendment aimed at ruling out a no-deal Brexit, by 322 votes to 306. In a letter […]