July 22, 2017

The questions almost no startup founders ask

By Ryan Holiday From TechCrunch The following is a chapter from Ryan Holiday’s new book, The Perennial Seller, a fascinating look at what it takes to help books, tech projects and art that last. In this chapter he discusses the questions that no startup founders ask before they begin work. For more background on the […]

Cayman Islands police say four serious accidents this past weekend demonstrate need for more road awareness

From RCIPS In addition to the tragic fatal accident on Roberts Drive yesterday, 17 July, near the airport, and the accident on Saturday evening on Shamrock Road near Bimini Drive (release below), both involving pedestrians, two further accidents this past weekend demonstrate the urgent need for more safety awareness by all road users. Early Saturday […]

In focus: [Peter Polack] New book chronicles 100 years of filming in Jamaica

By Alexandra Simon From Caribbean Life A new book documenting the international movie industry filming in Jamaica was released earlier this month and hopes to share the history of Jamaica as a destination for filming. In the book, “Jamaica, the Land of Film,” author Peter Polack chronicles all of the mainstream films from the early […]

Give back to Cayman Islands schools with Kirk Office

This summer don’t just shop for school supplies, help raise funds for your school too, through Kirk Office’s Give Back to Schools programme. Kirk Office will donate 10% of the value of school supplies purchased, to schools across the island. Customers simply need to drop their receipt at the designated box at checkout, indicating their […]

Unity beyond the cricket field: National anthems, flags and mottos of the Caribbean

“Unity Beyond the Cricket Field: National Anthems, Flags and Mottos of the Caribbean” (132 pg) is the title of a new revised edition released by Caribbean born author, educator and evangelist Bryan Auguste. The Foreword is written by Sir Vivian Richards, famous batsman and former West Indies captain. It reads in part”. . .Cricket helps to […]

Cayman Islands: Cayman Prep book drive for LIFE

A book drive at Cayman Prep & High School has collected an impressive 1,725+ books for LIFE (Literacy is for Everyone). Organised by the Key Club at the high school and led by the Student Council at the primary school, students were responsible for promoting this large event on campus as well as assisting with […]

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MAN NAMED – Cayman Islands Anti-corruption police arrest man for offences of secret commissions and money laundering UPDATE: The man currently in police custody and not named has been identified as Bruce Blake former President and current VP of CIFA – Cayman Islands Football Association, and an associate of the disgraced Jeff Webb. Blake is […]

UTSA associate professor travels to Cuba to research female folklore

(June 26, 2017) — Inspired by the research she did for her internationally recognized Fall 2016 undergraduate course, “Black Women, Beyoncé and Popular Culture,” UTSA English professor Kinitra D. Brooks will be in Cuba this month to conduct research on black female spirituality in Cuban folklore. Last year, Brooks’ Beyonce course gained attention from journalists […]

If it is Corpus Christi (Fete Dieu), it is also the Book Fair Fiesta festival day in Haiti!

By Jean Hervé Charles For the past 23 years, Le Nouvelliste, the oldest Haitian newspaper, combined with Unibank has launched usually in June, on Corpus Christi (Fête Dieu) Thursday a book fair that has become one of the major cultural event not only of Haiti but of the entire Caribbean region. book_fair.jpg This year some […]

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‘Steve Harvey’ $42.3M IP Suit must go to trial: Music Co. Music production company We 3 Kings Inc. told a California federal judge on Wednesday that “The Steve Harvey Show” and other defendants seeking a quick win in a $42.3 million suit alleging the show’s second season used unlicensed copies of its recordings are “shooting […]