January 22, 2018

RJRGLEANER Chairman Lester Spalding is dead

From RJR News Online Lester Spaulding, Chairman of the RJRGleaner Communications Group is dead. He died Friday morning in hospital. He became Managing Director of Radio Jamaica in 1978. Mr. Spaulding led the company through its expansion up to its recent merger to become the RJRGleaner Communications Group. He had signalled his intention to step […]

Royal Caribbean offers to give [UK] Parliament the horn

By Amie Keeley From Travel Weekly Royal Caribbean has offered up one of its ship’s horns to be played from Parliament Square after it was announced Big Ben would be silenced for four years. Royal Caribbean Cruises has written to Speaker of The House of Commons, John Bercow MP, offering to adapt one of its horns to […]

Rebel designs in audio

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Modern analog designs leverage common circuit ideas. Few are original. Complimentary outputs, vbe multipliers, diff pairs, current sources, current mirrors, etc., were all original designs that became commonplace. One of the most talented, creative, and radical designers of all time is Bob Widlar.  Widlar invented the basic building blocks […]

Cayman Islands hospital and pharmacy introduce medical cannabis

CTMH | Doctors Hospital & Cayman Pharmacy Group pioneer introduction of Medical Cannabis Grand Cayman’s CTMH | Doctors Hospital & Cayman Pharmacy Group have made a ground breaking medical introduction by acquiring an initial quantity of Medical Cannabis for the treatment of physician selected patients who are resident to the Cayman Islands. The export partner, […]

BRT Weekend heads to an A-List location Palm Springs, California

April 19, 2017: What do Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Stagecoach Country Music Festival, and BRT Weekend Caribbean Music Festival have in common??? Each of these events will take place in the California desert getaway—Palm Springs. BRT Weekend will be the first Caribbean 3-day/6 parties’ concert for Palm Springs, which is scheduled for Memorial […]

Amazon Echo will bring artificial intelligence into our lives much sooner than expected

By Mark Skilton, The Conversation From Business Insider What’s all the fuss about the voice-activated home speaker that Amazon is due to release in the UK and Germany in late September? This gadget has been available in the US for over a year and has proven a minor hit, with sales estimates between 1.6m and 3m. […]

The Bagpiper

This was sent to us by a reader. Enjoy I love this story. Lay down what’s bothering you, breath in the fresh air and LISTEN to this story. Time is like a river. You cannot touch the water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of life. As […]

What are the 5 Caribbean countries with the highest cell phone subscriptions ?

From Silicone Caribe When it comes to mobile cell phone subscriptions, 5 countries in the Caribbean outnumber others, according to the latest data from the ITU World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Database. Here is the Caribbean’s Top Most Mobile Connected Countries : 1: Dominican Republic In the number one spot is the Dominican Republic with a whopping […]

Cayman Islands: Watercolour Exhibition Opens at NGCI

A Legacy of Light IMAGE: Joanne Sibley, Pink Cottage, 1986   Early watercolours from the National Collection     Early Watercolours Rarely displayed watercolour paintings from the early collections of the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) and the Cayman Islands National Museum (CINM) will be on show at the National Gallery throughout summer. […]

Media, sound, and culture in Latin America and the Caribbean

From Amazon Outside of music, the importance of sound and listening have been greatly overlooked in Latin American history. Visual media has dominated cultural studies, affording an incomplete record of the modern era. This edited volume presents an original analysis of the role of sound in Latin American and Caribbean societies, from the late nineteenth […]