June 26, 2019

Cayman Islands utility company updates the reason for recent outages

Work on the upgrades to the Bodden Town substation is near completion. That means that customers east of Prospect, excluding North Side, who, within the past month experienced above normal levels of outages, will see an improvement in the reliability of service. The Bodden Town substation is currently being refurbished and it is anticipated that […]

Mexico’s top Caribbean beaches hit by seaweed infestation

From BBC An infestation of a seaweed-like algae along some of Mexico’s most visited Caribbean beaches has pitted the local community against the president, who has described the problem as a “minor issue”. In a long-running issue attributed by many researchers to climate change, sargassum has covered the popular white sandbanks, turning the pristine waters […]

Cayman Islands activities

Cayman Islands Offers Diverse Activities on Land and Sea From Travel Pulse While it attracts millions of visitors annually by land and sea, the Cayman Islands remain relatively little-known to many North American travelers. The easygoing British Overseas Territory, actually an archipelago of three islands in the western Caribbean Sea, offers a distinctive mix of natural beauty […]

Common prescription may raise dementia risk

By Health Day From Newsmax Doctors often prescribe anticholinergic drugs for a variety of ills. But a new study suggests they may increase the risk of dementia in older patients. These medicines include everything from Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to certain antipsychotics and Parkinson’s meds. They’re used to treat a wide range of other conditions, including depression, […]

Coffee may help your body burn fat

By Zoe Papapdakis From Newsmax The health benefits of drinking a morning cup of Joe are piling up and researchers have just added a new entry to the list – weight loss. A new study that appeared Monday morning in the journal Scientific Reports suggests that coffee can actually help your body burn fat. The report looked […]

Summer safety tips you need to know

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax Recently a three-month-old Kansas City child died in a hot car where she was left alone for hours. This tragedy highlights one of the deadly summer safety hazards we need to be aware of.  She was the eleventh child who perished in a hot car this year, according to KidsandCars.org, […]

Green America: “Skip the Slip” report finds only 3 major retailers get “A” score for receipt practices

Rise in Consumption of Paper Receipts: 3/4 of Companies offer BPA and BPS Coated Paper Receipts; Green America Report Highlights Some Improvements. WASHINGTON, D.C.—June 25, 2019—Only three retailers – Best Buy, Apple and Ben & Jerry’s – get top marks in how they deal with electronic and paper receipts, according to a Green America report providing […]

Gadget of the week

A Dimensional Flat-Pack Shelf with Tool-Free Assembly Designer: zweithaler Client: Mutamo from Core77 The furniture line ORTO by zweithaler is based on a structural design principle, which results in structures that are stable without any connectors. The horizontal MDF boards of the shelf ORTO 53 are held up and locked by skewed wooden poles, which […]

25 Jun Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

25 Jun Tue 2019 Tropical Report ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT MonTue Jun 25 2019 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. Forecaster Zelinsky EASTERN […]

Cayman Islands: National Community Enhancement Summer Project 2019

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Government’s second-ever National Community Enhancement (NiCE) Summer Project takes place on Monday, 8 – Friday, 19 July 2019. The initiative will provide up to two weeks of environmental beautification work across Grand Cayman for unemployed Caymanians and spouses of Caymanians, aged 18 years and older. As well as providing temporary paid […]