March 20, 2018

Japan marks 7th anniversary of tsunami that killed 18,000

From Omaha World – Herald TOKYO (AP) — They bowed their heads, hands clasped or palms firmly pressed together. They stood in grassy areas or roadsides overlooking the choppy sea. In Japan’s capital, they lit candles and offered flowers. Some dabbed at tears. Japanese marked the seventh anniversary Sunday of a tsunami that took more […]

Calling all beer lovers: Samuel Adams has a new tap room at Boston Brewery

By Nerisa Eugenia Waterman From WN Happy hour just got a whole lot happier in Boston. The brewers at Samuel Adams opened their doors to the new Boston Brewery Tap Room back in November 2017. Beer lovers can now visit the new Brewery Tap Room to enjoy a pint or flight of innovative styles from […]

SpaceX and ‘Westworld’ creators made a Falcon Heavy short film

By Jon Fingas From engadget There’s a lot of David Bowie music involved. Elon Musk promised a short film about the inaugural Falcon Heavy launch from the team behind Westworld, and he delivered. The entrepreneur has posted the video, Falcon Heavy and Starman, in two parts on Instagram (update: now on YouTube). It’s not exactly […]

UK: Corbyn has inspired young people. Now let’s stop the Tories and their brutal austerity

From LabourList The appeal of Labour for young people could not be clearer. The reality is that Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership represents the friendliest approach to youth and students from a political party in generations. The Labour pledge on cutting tuition fees and reinstating maintenance grants alone saw students queueing up at polling booths to vote […]

Cayman Islands: Joint Marine Unit intercepts drug canoe, 14 March

From RCIPS March 15 2018 Just after 11:00PM last night, 14 March, the Joint Marine Unit, whilst on coastal patrol, intercepted a canoe in the South Sound area with 3 souls on board. With the assistance of the Air Operations Unit, a search of the vessel and nearby waters was conducted and several bags containing […]

At least four dead in pedestrian bridge collapse at university in Miami, authorities say

By Dakin Andone and Steve Almasy, CNN At least four people died Thursday when a pedestrian bridge collapsed near Florida International University, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Downey said. At least eight cars were crushed under the bridge and at least nine people were transported to hospitals for treatment, authorities said. “The most important thing […]

Cross-Border Training for Cayman Islands Frontline Officers

The workshop’s objective was to strengthen border security by training frontline officers to detect fraudulent documents. Experts from the Registrar General’s Department (RGD), in Jamaica led the workshop. Officers with the DOI, RCIPS and Customs participated in the cross-border training. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Enhancing border security by detecting illicit documents was the focus of […]

Cayman Islands Networking Event focuses on finding effective IT solutions

Government Computer Service Department host its first IT Procurement Network Event Event brought together government officials charged with making IT purchasing decision with local and international vendors with a focus on building partnerships to find better IT solutions   GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Computer Services Department (CSD) hosted its first IT Procurement Network Event […]

Miami Cancer Institute unveils South Florida’s first Proton Therapy Center

MIAMI, FLA. (March 15, 2018) — Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida and the state’s only member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance, proudly announced today that it has officially opened South Florida’s first state-of-the-art Proton Therapy Center and is currently treating patients. Proton therapy is the latest addition to Miami […]

Cayman Islands Chamber wants you to nominate an educator for the Golden Apple Awards ‘Lifetime Achievement’ category

Nominations for the 2018 Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching are now open to the public, with the deadline for voting set for Friday, March 23. The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture & Lands to bring back the awards ceremony after a five year […]