August 14, 2018

Why music lovers should visit the Caribbean

By MARK ROGERS From TravelAge West For many travel agents, Caribbean music is probably considered to be a “value add” to a Caribbean vacation. For millennials, this isn’t necessarily the case. A new eye-opening survey shows many millennials note music as the determining factor in where they choose to vacation. An April 2018 survey of […]

Jamaica Independence Day

Happy Jamaica Independence Day! Here’s how long the Caribbean nation has been independent By Phil Haigh From METRO UK Last Monday (6) Jamaicans across the globe celebrate the independence of their home nation from British rule. 6 August is Jamaica Independence Day as it was on this day that the Parliament of the United Kingdom signed […]

Hong Kong pop star Ellen Joyce Loo, 32, dies in fall from her Happy Valley flat

By Jeffie Lam From South China Morning Post Singer Ellen Joyce Loo was found dead outside her Happy Valley residence yesterday. She was 32. Police received a report of a person falling from a building on Sing Woo Road at about 9.50am, and a police source confirmed it was Loo. Initial investigations revealed there were […]

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CI Girl’s U15s fall to Barbados in consolation game

The Cayman Islands Girl’s Under 15 National Football Team completed play in the 2018 CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships going down 1-0 to Barbados in the group stage second place game. Following on from their disappointing loss to St. Lucia the day before in the Group E decider, which all but confirmed their second place […]

You can ditch the mosh pit for the spa at these luxury music festivals [Cayman Islands is one]

By MORGAN GOLDBERG From Travel + Luxury And they’re expanding to two new locations next year. If you’re feeling a little too old to camp out at Coachella — fending off dust with a bandana just to see Beyoncé and Eminem perform live on back to back days — then KAABOO might be just what […]

CANADA, Toronto: Caribbean Carnival letdown

BY NATASHA RAMOUTAR, CHANTEL COLE From Now Toronto The City of Vaughan’s decision to cancel Carnival Kingdom concert demonstrates a larger trend of municipalities employing a double standard when it comes to African and Caribbean cultural events Caribbean-Canadians wait all year for the festival we know as Caribana, now officially called Peeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival. […]

Airbnb cancels Great Wall of China contest following backlash

Swapna Krishna From engadget The company won’t offer a one-night stay at the landmark after all. Apparently, renting out a priceless ancient cultural relic as a hotel for a night isn’t the best idea. That’s what Airbnb learned after it advertised a contest to spend one night atop the Great Wall of China. After backlash […]

Spark Neuro raises $13.5M to measure your emotional response to ads and movies

By Anthony Ha From TechCrunch I’m not immune to compliments, and Spencer Gerrol, founder and CEO of Spark Neuro, offered a real winner as he demonstrated his technology. “I love your brain,” he told me. This was after the startup’s vice president of research Ryan McGarry had strapped sensors to my fingers and head, then […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” http://www.berserkalert.com.au/shop.htm Buy this Cartoon’s […]