December 14, 2017

New book on wastewater re-use in Latin America and the Caribbean

From IWMI In an important first for this region, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has published a new bookcompiling a wealth of information on wastewater re-use for agriculture. Available in Spanish, the book was prepared in collaboration with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and CGIAR Research Program on Water, […]

10 Dec Weather In Cayman

10 Dec Sun 2017 Weather In Cayman Synopsis The cold front is now located over Jamaica and the few lingering showers across the Cayman area today will dissipate by evening. The Cayman area will continue to experience fresh to strong northerly winds and rough seas associated a high pressure system which continues to builds over […]

9 Dec Weather In Cayman

9 Dec Sat 2017 Weather In Cayman Synopsis   Not available. See Weather Forecast Top Right of Website.   Sunshine just makes the day a little better, but it can also cause sunburns. Check the UV Report below to be prepared Humidity: 88%  (DOWN from yesterday) UV: 6.7    HIGH  (Same as yesterday) Temperature: Today’s […]

8 Dec Weather In Cayman

8 Dec Fri 2017 Weather In Cayman Synopsis   Not available. See Weather Forecast Top Right of Website.   Sunshine just makes the day a little better, but it can also cause sunburns. Check the UV Report below to be prepared Humidity: 89%  (DOWN from yesterday) UV: 6.7    HIGH  (DOWN from yesterday) Temperature: Today’s […]

Breast imaging in the Caribbean [Cayman Islands]

Grand Cayman, , Cayman Islands Sun, Jan 7 – Wed, Jan 10, 2018 » Synopsis » AMA/CME Credits » Accommodations » Schedule » Registration Synopsis The program is developed to provide an up-to-date review of the fundamentals of breast imaging with the goal of helping you improve your interpretative and diagnostic acumen in mammography, tomosynthesis, […]

Caribbean geology reveals past climate extremes

By ELAINE CHIAO From John Hopkins News-Letter Geological investigations can often speak volumes to scientists who are studying the impacts of climate change. Even though multiple hurricanes and other natural disasters have taken their toll on the Caribbean and Bahamian islands in the past year, scientists can still understand the area’s past from abundant geological […]

California fire burns Bel-Air mansions as spread continues

From BBC Residents of Los Angeles’ wealthy Bel-Air neighbourhood have found their homes under threat after another wildfire erupted in California. The so-called Skirball Fire destroyed several homes in the exclusive area, quickly spreading over 150 acres. It is the latest eruption of wildfire in the state, which has already seen widespread destruction from a […]

The Chinese blockage in the global waste disposal system

By Jamie Robertson Business reporter, From BBC News Imagine the world as a global waste disposal system. Now imagine it with a blockage. And what if that waste is backing up around the world, reappearing in places where you really don’t want it to be. That blockage is about to happen in China and the […]

7 Dec Weather In Cayman

7 Dec Thu 2017 Weather In Cayman Synopsis Light to moderate easterly winds and seas are expected over the Cayman area during the next 24 hours as a high pressure system, over the Western Atlantic, continues to weaken in response to a front across the southeastern USA and the northern Gulf of Mexico. Radar images […]

Hurricane-force neoliberalism in the Caribbean

From Socialist Worker Todd St Hill and Khury Petersen-Smith look at the scale of devastation across the entire Caribbean region following this fall’s disastrous hurricanes. IN THE months since Hurricane Irma and Maria plowed through the Caribbean, the island of Puerto Rico has been struggling to recover both from the destruction of the storms and […]