March 19, 2018

St. Kitts named top Caribbean destination by Bloomberg

From The Voice The publication listed 22 places to visit in 2018, with St Kitts being the only Caribbean country to make the list ST. KITTS was named as the only Caribbean destination among the 22 ‘hot spots’ selected by Bloomberg from across the globe in its Where to Go in 2018, Caribbean 360 reports. […]

Trump rumors are fun, but they’re a dangerous fantasy

BY PETER ALLEN CLARK From Mashable Donald Trump’s presidency has caused a number of divisions in America. One of the most damaging has been the divide between rational people and the truth. I’m not even talking about Russian rumor mills peddling bombastic stories to impressionable social media users. I’m talking about a growing problem I’ve […]

The 1640s in the Caribbean

From Maggie’s Farm My Christmas present from Mrs. BD was a winter hiking and birding trip on Barbados. I’m not a big fan of the Caribbean, but what the heck. Lots of good hiking along the 24-mile old railroad bed, and famous birding. She gave me this 1640 book to go along with it: A […]

Breaking ground, thinking big

By Marina Salandy-Brown From T&T Newsday “It takes a big mind, or at least a big world view, to write from a small space.” So writes Marlon James, the most celebrated writer in the history of Jamaica letters and the winner of both the Man Booker Prize 2015 and the fiction category of the OCM […]

Books donated to support Caribbean hurricane recovery

By Nadine WhiteFrom The Voice UK Libraries across Barbuda and Dominica will benefit from the thousands of printed works supplied by Book Aid International. THE UK’s leading library development charity will help Caribbean communities devastated by last year’s wave of hurricanes. Book Aid international donated 3,600 brand new books to help those affected by the […]

The Sanctuary on Cayman Brac by Christoph Fischer

By LINDA PIRTLE From Caleb and Linda Pirtle Another fast-paced psychological thriller about faith and deceit. Arpan has set up a training school and spiritual retreat on the small island in the Caribbean. Yet, the peaceful and quiet existence he has sought soon comes to an end. The arrival of Erica teaches him that loose ends […]

White House slams Bannon for leaking, false information

From Newsmax President Donald Trump is blasting his former chief strategist Steve Bannon ahead of the release of a new, unflattering book.Trump says in a statement released Wednesday that when Bannon was fired, “he not only lost his job, he lost his mind.” A forthcoming book by writer Michael Wolff offers a series of explosive […]

36 US states report widespread flu

Indo Asian News Service Washington, Dec 30 (IANS) The number of American states reporting widespread flu activity have jumped from 23 to 36 last week, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said. “Seasonal influenza activity increased sharply in the US,” the CDC said in a report covering the week ending December […]

Cayman Islands author’s book now included in Casemate Short History series

Guerrilla Warfare: The Revolution Kings by Peter Polack – Casemate Short History series Casemate Publishing has acquired the rights to publish Guerrilla Warfare: The Revolution Kings by Peter Polack for its Casemate Short History series. Guerrilla Warfare: The Revolution Kings is a compendium of prominent guerilla leaders worldwide including George Washington, Simon Bolivar, Mao Zedong […]

Cayman Islands lecturer unveils new research on public-private partnerships

CAYMAN ISLANDS LAW SCHOOL LLM Course Leader Laura Panades has published a book chapter on public-private partnerships as a vehicle to improve social standards. The European Parliament, in collaboration with reputed think tanks, has published this book as a collection of ideas for future legislation. The book includes contributions from selected academics and practitioners from […]