September 15, 2019

14 Sep 2019 Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 TS, 4 dist

14 Sep Sat 2019 Tropical Report ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Sat Sep 14 2019 CENTER OF HUMBERTO PASSING JUST EAST OF GREAT ABACO ISLAND… …MOST THE HEAVY SQUALLS ARE OCCURRING NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER […]

The Publisher speaks: “In My Day”

The last inspection of the Cayman Prep and High School (March 2019), although in my day, when I was fifteen, it was The C-H-S, received a good report. In fact, the statement “Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of education provided at this school”, received a 93% agreement from the parents, 100% from the […]

The Editor speaks: Literacy

Sunday September 8th is Lieracy Day and the theme is ‘Literacy and Multilingualism’.. “Multilingualism”? Wow. Try to say that quickly? I wonder who came up with that? (Someone belonging to the United Nations.) Yes. I know what it means, but how many people actually use that word, if ever? According to Wikipedia “Multilingualism is the […]

Cayman: 2019 International Literacy Day Message

Every September, the world celebrates International Literacy Day. It’s a time to share beloved stories, recommit to personal and communal literacy goals, and embrace the boundless learning opportunities that reading offers. This year’s event falls on Sunday, 8 September and is themed ‘Literacy and Multilingualism’. The Caribbean is comprised of a kaleidoscope of cultures, peoples […]

US: Fox bans Jeanine Pirro from Newsmax TV

By Bill Hoffmann From Newsmax Fox News star Jeanine Pirro says her network has blocked her from appearing on Newsmax TV, America’s fastest-growing cable news channel. Pirro revealed her frustration with Fox News as she chatted Tuesday with Seb Gorka on the former White House aide’s national Salem Radio Network show. Apparently unaware her mic […]

US: Stanford sexual assault – Chanel Miller reveals her identity

From BBC She was known as Emily Doe when her victim impact statement, read out in the sexual assault trial of Brock Turner, went viral. Now, she has revealed her identity as 27-year-old Chanel Miller as she prepares to have her memoir published. The case sparked controversy when Turner, then a Stanford University student, was […]

The Editor speaks: Togetherness and Love

I really didn’t know what to write about today. The aftermath and the death of CITN/Cayman27 is still occupying my mind. I happened to say to the lovely Jamaican young lady (Phyllisia) that stays with us, “I don’t know what to write about today” She said, “Write about love. Surely Joan wrote a poem about […]

Hitting the Books: Robots came for our jobs, then they came for our coffee

By Andrew Tarantola From engadget 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 an easily digestible nugget of their stories. […]

Books, glorious books

By Molly Young From Vulture Want to spend less time reading email and more time reading other stuff? Here, I can help. (This blog doesn’t count.) Introducing Read Like the Wind, a monthly newsletter of book recommendations from your host (that’s me, Molly). Sign up and I’ll slide into your inbox at a responsible rate of […]

Characteristics every good writer should have

People want to know whether they are good at something or not. In writing, people want to know whether their work fits the profile of what is good or what is bad. The thoughts of being good or bad are self-destructive because they lead to self-doubt. When you doubt yourself, you cannot deliver a great […]