September 25, 2017

St. Lucia’s Prime Minister backs Cayman Islands Health City medical model

CAYMAN ISLANDS (September 21, 2017) – St. Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, is showering accolades on leading Caribbean tertiary care hospital Health City Cayman Islands for raising the bar for the future of health care in the Caribbean. Chastanet, who visited the Cayman Islands last week to meet with medical professionals at the three-and-a-half-year-old facility, […]

Source of rare cosmic rays striking Earth found to be outside the Milky Way

By Mike Wehner From BGR Scientists have known for a long, long time that the Earth is being hit by high-energy radiation coming from space, but in the decades since that discovery we’ve learned surprisingly little about the source. Now, in a new paper published in Science, researchers from the Pierre Auger Collaboration reveal that […]

The 5 secrets of productivity in logistics

By Harris Myers Team From ALBA Having state-of-the art systems, logistical infrastructure, and analytics would all be useless without an engaged and committed workforce for increased productivity in your logistics. In order to run an efficient logistics operation, it’s is crucial to establish seamless communication within your supply chain with the goal of improving it […]

Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation offers help for horses impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation has written to the website Storm Caribe with a Special Request re Equine Relief. The letter reads: From: Sharon Hinds – CIEF Seretary General Date: Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 8:52 PM Subject: Storm Caribe – Special request – Equine Relief To: gert at gobeach.com Dear Mr. van Dijken, Thank […]

Cayman Islands’ Danielle Coleman to help BVI Red Cross aid efforts

Danielle Coleman, the Deputy Director of Preparedness and Planning with Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI), is being deployed to the British Virgin Islands to help with aid efforts. She will assist the BVI Red Cross and the BVI Department of Disaster Management following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. Ms Coleman is flying to the […]

Jamaica, T&T to acquire relief ship

From Jamaica Gleaner Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that discussions have been held with his counterpart in Trinidad and Tobago about co-sponsoring a ship that will provide relief to Caribbean nations during times of emergencies. Responding to Member of Parliament for Central Kingston Ronald Thwaites, who pointed to the need for such a vessel […]

Why Russia hasn’t successfully screwed with Germany’s election — yet

BY COLIN DAILEDA From Mashable Germany heads to the polls on Sunday and, as the country’s election quickly approaches, signs of a giant Russian effort to sway voters are vanishingly small. Russia-linked hackers actually launched their most obvious cyber assault on Germany more than two years ago, which was thought to be just the start […]

After Harvey, Texas’ massive piles of trash will take months to remove

By Ala’a Ibrahim, The Texas Tribune From Business Insider In Houston and dozens of other Gulf Coast towns, piles of once-cherished belongings and flood-soaked sheetrock and furniture are everywhere, in isolated pockets outside apartment complexes and behind bricked subdivision walls in long piles that snake along street after street. And there’s no telling how long […]

The NFL can’t keep TV afloat anymore

By Joel Espelien, Fortune From Business Insider Eli Manning of the New York Giants calls a play against the Detroit Lions during their game at MetLife Stadium on September 18, 2017 Abbie Parr/Getty Images The NFL has long been the cornerstone of the U.S. pay television market. Viewers’ loyalty to their favorite teams and the […]

The Equifax breach is a stark reminder of our larger cybersecurity problems

By Richard Forno, The Conversation From Business Insider The Equifax data breach was yet another cybersecurity incident involving the theft of significant personal data from a large company. Moreover, it is another reminder that the modern world depends on critical systems, networks and data repositories that are not as secure as they should be. And it signals […]