December 11, 2017

Skeleton dated to 3.67 million years old

From IFL SCIENCE Little Foot is a big deal. Not only is this rare and wonderfully preserved skeleton the most complete australopithecine — a putative evolutionary ancestor of humans– specimen ever discovered, but it is also one of the oldest hominid skeletons dated so far. However, Little Foot has caused quite a stir among the scientific community, […]

The Chinese blockage in the global waste disposal system

By Jamie Robertson Business reporter, From BBC News Imagine the world as a global waste disposal system. Now imagine it with a blockage. And what if that waste is backing up around the world, reappearing in places where you really don’t want it to be. That blockage is about to happen in China and the […]

The Cult of Tonya Harding

By Viviana Olen and Matt Harkins From Vulture We’re Matt and Viviana, best friends, roommates, and co-curators of the Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan Museum (THNK1994 Museum, for short), in Brooklyn, New York. We weren’t born museum owners, like the Guggenheims or the Whitneys or the great MOFAD dynasty — rather, we sort of fell […]

Unique Vacations deepens investment in the Caribbean

Press Release:-Unique Vacations, the worldwide representative for Sandals & Beaches Resorts, has announced plans to further its investment in the region. At present Unique Vacations has four contact centers established in Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Grenada and The Bahamas, which provide high paying jobs for over 500 Caribbean nationals. Unique has now announced plans to introduce […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Advent Season Events at Savannah United Church 9 Dec. – Saturday Christmas Cantata “Under a Starry Sky” @ 6:30pm   10 Dec. – 2nd Sunday in Advent  Cantata “Under a Starry Sky” 10am Lighting the Candle of PEACE   17 Dec. – 3rd Sunday in Advent  Youth Christmas Programme 10am Lighting the Candle of […]

Cayman Islands Minister of Tourism tours Owen Roberts Airport: Impressed with progress

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (5 December, 2017) Minister for Tourism Hon. Moses Kirkconnell and Cayman Islands Airports Authority CEO Albert Anderson hosted Government and tourism officials on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Owen Roberts International Airport to view the progress being made on the redevelopment project. The tour took place on Monday, 27th November 2017 […]

Post early for Cayman Islands Christmas delivery

The Postal Service is specifying a number of posting dates for persons to get mail to their loved ones and friends or for businesses in time for this Christmas. The department’s notices about these services and also the specific extended opening hours for each of the 11 post office on the three islands have already […]

Harneys continues to strengthen Cayman Litigation Team

Global offshore law firm Harneys is pleased to announce that Nick Hoffman has been appointed Head of Cayman’s Litigation and Insolvency practice. In addition, Chris Russell will join the firm in early 2018 as a consultant. The Cayman litigation team will also be adding a number of associates in the New Year. Cayman Managing Partner, […]

Here’s how much the iconic Rockettes get paid to do 4 shows a day, change costumes in 78 seconds, and kick up to 1,200 times

By Alicia Bodine, GOBankingRates From Business Insider The Rockettes — dancers that perform in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York — are contracted by the American Guild of Variety Artists, for September through January. To be cast, they have to be between 5-foot and six-inches, and 5-foot 10-inches, and know tap, jazz, and […]

Toppling statues? Here’s why Nelson’s column should be next

By Afua Hirsch From The Guardian UK While the US argues about whether to tear down monuments to the supporters of slavery, Britain still celebrates the shameful era The area I grew up in, leafy Wimbledon in south-west London, is bordered by memorials to two towering historical figures. One side dedicates its streets and walls […]