April 24, 2019

The Editor speaks: Earth Day

Earth Day was last Monday (22) and we here in the Cayman Islands had the whole day to celebrate it as it was a National Holiday. No. Our government did not give us all the day off because it was Earth Day. It was the Monday after Easter. However, did you get excited and told […]

Do you know your risk: STD’s continue to rise

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s) are on the rise. There are several factors that play a role in this rise. Part is the fact that so many people are going untested and untreated. Many are treatable with antibiotics. Another factor is that some of the infections are becoming resistant to the antibiotics. This can occur when […]

US warns: Medicare will be insolvent by 2026, Social Security by 2035

From Newsmax The financial condition of the government’s bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remains shaky, with Medicare pointed toward insolvency by 2026, according to a report Monday by the government’s overseers of Medicare and Social Security. It paints a sobering picture of the programs, though it’s relatively unchanged from last year’s update. […]

The next frontier for cannabis vapes: mood-specific formulas

By James Trew From engadget “In New York, my bicycle messenger really had two types of cannabis. It was either green or brown.” Michael Ray is the CEO of Bloom Farms, a California-based cannabis company that specializes in vape cartridges and CBD tinctures. Ray’s reflecting on cannabis’s current cultural explosion. As an increasing number of states […]

Gadget of the week

This $30 heated shiatsu massage pillow will change your life By Maren Estrada From BGR If you ask us, there’s nothing better after a long and difficult day of work than getting a nice massage. Of course paying a masseuse adds up fast, which is why the Etekcity Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager with 8 Heated […]

Caribbean Fishery Council delivers big win for corals, fish, and people

By Holly Binns & Yasmin Velez-Sanchez From PEW It’s said that no two places are alike, and today fishery managers in the U.S. Caribbean took that to heart. At its spring meeting, the Caribbean Fishery Management Council, which sets policy for fishing in U.S. Caribbean waters, approved island-based fishery management plans that will guide managers in setting […]

Earth Day 2019: The future, survival of these species are in significant danger

By AShley Williams From Accuweather Humans coexist on Earth with millions of other species, but we’re also their biggest threat. Our activity on the planet – from deforestation to pollution and pesticide use – has led to the rapid and permanent disappearance of many of these creatures in what has become the greatest rate of […]

8 dangerous mistakes people with chronic pain make

By Brian Syuki From Care2 Is chronic pain making you feel defeated? Is it causing you physical and emotional pain? I sympathize with you. Dealing with pain for a few days makes me feel miserable, so I can only imagine what it is like to be plagued by pain every day. You’re not the only […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Drama Society Presents “Proof” Start Date 09 May, 2019 End Date 25 May, 2019 Location Prospect Playhouse Start Time 7:30 PM End Time 10:00 PM Cayman Islands: 2005 Mercedes Benz SUV Reported Stolen, 22 April Police have received a report of a black Mercedes Benz SUV, registration #96296 which was last seen at about […]

Martin: Mother Nature and human nature changes our world

By Melissa Martin Mother Nature and human nature changes our world Nature changes our world and human nature changes our world. And they both affect each other. The earth has a history of natural disasters and man-made disasters.  Unless it’s part of our job, most of us hurry and scurry without giving a mere thought […]