August 14, 2018

Cayman Islands: Linford Pierson Highway Project reaches new milestone

Motorists can now enjoy a quicker and smoother commute when driving along the Linford Pierson Highway, as Phase I of the project to widen the roadway is now complete and officially open. “We are pleased to have reached this milestone,” declared Hon. Joseph Hew Minister for Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure. “Our community is growing and […]

Ya Maka My Weekend 2018

From QC Online Hundreds came out to celebrate Ya Maka My Weekend Saturday, August 11, 2018 in the District of Rock Island. The “Original District Festival” celebrates Caribbean culture with ethnic foods, live reggae and Caribbean music, palm trees and sand.   Ya Maka My Weekend 2018 BUY NOW Irie Trinity performs during Ya Maka […]

Antigua: Businessman out on bail in alleged underage sex case

From Antigua Observer A popular businessman accused of having sex with two 13-year-old girls is to return to court for committal on November 7. This is when he is expected to be told whether he will face trial in the High Court before a judge and jury. Specifically, the man is facing two counts of […]

Aquaponics: new ways to help reduce the OECS Food Import Bill

Sunday, August 12, 2018 — Tackling the region’s high food import bill and improving food security is increasingly being explored through aquaponics or the production of food that combines aquaculture (farming fish) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) in a symbiotic environment. This potential was highlighted by the recent visit to the Choiseul aquaponics facility and […]

BYFX Global Co., Limited is granted Full Securities Investment Business License

BYFX Global Co., Limited is granted Full Securities Investment Business License (Reference number. 1458866) By CIMA to act as a Market Maker PRESS RELEASE PR Newswire Aug. 12, 2018, 08:00 PM GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BYFX Global Co., Limited is pleased to announce The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has granted BYFX […]

The Caribbean’s finest food and drinks to inspire at SIAL 2018

From Caribbean EXPORT Bridgetown, BARBADOS, August 13, 2018. The Caribbean is widely known for its impeccable beaches, rhythmic music and tantalizing food, not to mention the rum! At this years’ SIAL, Paris from October 21-25, 2018 visitor will get the opportunity to sample first hand a collection of the Caribbean’s finest food and beverage producers […]

Guyanese CSEC students, others has performed better this year

By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian A larger number of Guyanese students and their Caribbean counterparts has done much better at this year’s CSEC examinations when compared to last year. At a ceremony held in Grenada earlier today to reveal the collective results of this years CSEC, the Caribbean Examinations Council has presented figures which suggest […]

Is salt ACTUALLY bad for you? See our expert opinion…

By Tim Skwiat From BioTrust Nutrition When it comes to nutrition—as with most things in life—we tend to look for black and white answers, gravitate toward extremes, and label things as “good” and “bad.” We’re often guilty of finger-pointing, isolating single nutrients (and foods that contain them) as the culprits to all our health problems. […]

Study: Digital devices may increase risk of blindness

From Newsmax Blue light from digital devices such as smartphones and tablets can trigger a process in the retina of the eye which kill cells, and might increase the risk of blindness, according to new research. Led by Dr. Ajith Karunarathne and a team of chemists at the University of Toledo, the new research investigated […]

Multiple stab wounds

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio I recently enjoyed the latest version of Murder on the Orient Express. I’m certain everyone’s seen at least one version of this Agatha Christie classic but if you haven’t, it’s alright because I won’t tell you who done it. The antagonist in the film is named Mr. Ratchett but […]