January 24, 2018

‘Paddington 2’ is the best-reviewed film of all time on Rotten Tomatoes

By Jess Joho From Mashable In officially the best story of 2018, Paddington 2 — a movie about a polite CGI bear who wears a raincoat — has critics eating out of the palm of his furry hand. Maintaining its 100 percent score with 165 reviews, it has officially surpassedLady Bird, which held the same […]

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Cayman Islands: Teenager absconds from school, RCIPS requests public assistance in locating her Hayleigh Sciamonte, age 13, absconded from school on Friday, 19 January, and the RCIPS is requesting the public’s assistance in locating her. A picture of Hayleigh is attached. Hayleigh attended John Gray High School last Friday, but absconded from the school sometime […]

Neil Diamond retires from touring after Parkinson’s diagnosis

From BBC Singer Neil Diamond has announced he will retire from touring, after a recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. Diamond, who turns 77 on Wednesday, cancelled his March tour dates for Australia and New Zealand on medical advice. The Solitary Man singer was midway through his 50th anniversary tour. In a statement he said he […]

Top 5 mistakes in your presentation slides

When it comes to making PPT presentations, there are a lot of things that can go wrong. You need to be creative, captivating, informative, and to the point. Unfortunately, creating a great PPT presentation is much easier said than done. There is a whole lot you need to consider and even more you need to […]

Cayman Islands Arts Festival to take place February 1st to 10th.

The Cayman Arts Festival (CAF) 2018 will showcase world-class performers, including Classical Mayhem, Romanian cellist Andrei Ioniţă, the duo of the Myriad Song, Christopher Gould and Geraldine McGreevy, and also celebrated talent KT Sullivan and four of her New York Cabaret colleagues, Carole J. Bufford, Eric Yves Garcia, Natalie Douglas and Jon Weber. This year, […]

Biopic on disgraced Olympic skater fails to impress

BY KAM WILLIAMS From Caribbean Life Based on the unbelievable, but true events, “I, Tonya” is a darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. “I, Tonya” Poor (0 stars) Rated R for violence, pervasive profanity, and some sexuality and nudity Running time: 120 […]

How Jamaican David Martin became an Animation Evangelist

By Kimron Corion From Huffington Post Today on “How They Did It” I speak to David Martin, the Jamaican born Animation Evangelist currently leading the charge where digital animation in the Caribbean is concerned. Tell me a little about who you are: My name is David Martin, 38 years old. Jamaican born grew up in […]

Male models accuse ‘Fashion Bible’ Photogs of sexual misconduct

From TeleSUR Testino and Weber have been accused of sexual exploitation by a litany of male models and some former assistants. Dozens of male models have come forward to accuse Vogue-anointed fashion photographers, Mario Testino and Bruce Weber, of sexual misconduct. Testino and Weber have been accused of sexual exploitation by a litany of models […]

Feeling the carnival spirit all over again [Cayman used as blueprint]

By Nadia Hall From Royal Gazette Jason Sukdeo wants Bermuda to feel the carnival spirit all year long. There are about 8,000 people who’d likely agree. At least that many hit St David’s for Bermuda Heroes Weekend’s Parade of Bands last year. A fête, an industry-led panel and a black-tie gala to get them revved […]

Documentary: Secrets of the Fortresses of the Caribbean Part 2

From Antigua Nice Caribbean Tourism Organization, Lifetime Achievement Award-winning film producer Patrick Baucelin from Martinique will be showcasing for the first time in Antigua, the documentary “Secrets of the Fortresses of the Caribbean Part 2, which features Fort Barrington and Shirley Heights on Thursday, January 11th, in the Upstairs Gallery of The Museum of Antigua […]