August 14, 2018

Cannabis Wire launches new publication on blockchain-based journalism Platform Civil

From WN Cannabis Wire, a new trade publication dedicated to covering the growing marijuana industry is launching a newsroom using the blockchain-based journalism platform, Civil, according to CoinDesk. The announcement published on the blockchain-based site described how Cannabis Wire’s newsroom will cover different type of content that will cater to both individual consumers and organizations […]

Cayman Islands: LIFE breaks last year’s book donation record

Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS) recently accepted a donation from Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) of over 4300 reading books, which exceeds last year’s largest recorded gift of reading materials, 3500. The contribution was organised by the literacy-focused charity and the books were collected from various private firms and schools island-wide. The majority […]

Caribbean heritage from the simplicity of clay

From Jamaica Gleaner I first met Patricia “Tricia” Fay on one of her trips to Jamaica. She was travelling with a potter from Saint Lucia, where Fay had lived for two years. Fay, a professional potter in Massachusetts, in 1993, she had a graduate degree in ceramics, her own studio, and an established business “making high-end […]

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Hulu losses deepen as content investments rise By: Jason Aycock, From SA Amid heavy investments on original content, Hulu lost $920M last year, according to a Comcast 10-K. The service — co-owned by Comcast (CMCSA -3.2%), Disney (DIS -1.8%), Fox (FOX -2.1%, FOXA -2%) and Time Warner (TWX -1.5%) — had lost $531M the year […]

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Cayman Islands: Man attacked by dogs in Bodden Town, 31 January From RCIPS Shortly after 4:00PM on Wednesday, 31 January, officers were dispatched to Crysdel Road, Bodden Town, where a man was reported to have been attacked by two dogs. The man, who had been walking home at the time, received bites to both his […]

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Cayman Islands: Teenager absconds from school, RCIPS requests public assistance in locating her – STILL MISSING Despite further attempts by officers to locate and return Hayleigh Sciamonte to her home, she has not returned. Police are continuing to request the public’s assistance in locating her. If she is sighted please call any local police station. […]

Eric Douglas: Don’t be lonely just because it’s winter

By Eric Douglas From Metro Kanawha I just finished reading the book “The Healthy Writer” by Joanna Penn and Euan Lawson. It’s not about writing, but being healthy in a life that involves a lot of sitting and sedentary behavior. While it is specifically aimed at writers, it really applies to all of us. We […]

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  Cayman Islands: Bubbles is missing from Marina Drive, across from Orange Drive. Missing since 9pm Wednesday 17 January. Update-FOUND UPDATE: Bubbles has been found and in good health. This 15-year-old pup is blonde, 8lbs, no ID but has a little bump on her right shoulder blade. She looks like a puppy but she is […]

It’s not all black and white

BY TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER From Caribbean Life “So You Want to Talk about Race” by Ijeoma Oluo c.2018, Seal Press $27.00 / $35.00 Canada 248 pages It’s all there in front of you. Plain as day. Plain as the nose on your face with nothing left to tell, it’s all in black and white — or […]

Books to LIFE

National Honor Society at CIS Donates Books to LIFE Championing children’s literacy, the National Honor Society (NHS) of Cayman International School spearheaded a school-wide book drive generating over 2,800 books for donation to LIFE’s (Literacy is for Everyone) Classroom Library Project. LIFE’s project is aimed at improving the quality and quantity of books in Cayman’s […]