March 22, 2019

22 Mar Weather in Cayman

22 Mar Fri 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS An increase in cloudiness and showers are expected over the sister Islands tonight and across Grand Cayman tomorrow as a stationary front currently east of Cayman Brac retrogresses across the Cayman area tonight. Radar images show isolated showers over the Cayman area moving towards the south. Humidity: […]

With Boeing 737 Max grounded, some routes no longer feasible

By Robert Silk From Travel Weekly DENVER — The Boeing 737 Max has enabled airlines to fly further than they could before with a narrowbody jet.  And so, the plane type’s worldwide grounding following the Ethiopian Airlines crash has left some airlines struggling to fly routes that are ideal for the 737 Max but not […]

Hobby or lifeline?

By Paul McGowan For some, building a reference audio system is a hobby. For others, their life’s blood. Which is it for you? When I ask this question of people I often sense a defensive reaction as if one envokes less passion or commitment than the other. I am not sure we need to make that […]

Hormone treatment for prostate cancer causes depression

From Newsmax Hormonal treatment can help control prostate cancer but may increase a man’s risk of depression, a new study by Danish researchers suggests. Male hormones, such as testosterone, are known to fuel the growth of prostate tumors. So doctors use drugs to reduce hormone production. But that can bring on tough side effects, such […]

Invitation to launch & public consultation of OECS development strategy

OECS Media Alert: ‘Its Your Future – Its Your Say’ Public Consultation on the OECS Development Strategy Thursday, March 21, 2019 — The OECS Commission in conjunction with its extensive stakeholders over a period of two years has developed a leading Development Strategy for Member Nations of the OECS to tap into the immense economic opportunities […]

EcoSmart reports remarkable progress of partner Caribbean Energy

By Salpriya Iyer From ConstructionCU EcoSmart Surface & Coating Technologies, a manufacturer of smart surface coatings materials recently announced that Caribbean Energy Solutions, LLC, the company’s international licensee and distribution partner for HVAC industrial coatings vertical, has achieved several milestones that are meaningful for its business development. The achievements are expected to significantly contribute to […]

Newer heart valves may let more people avoid surgery

From Newsmax Surgery for certain bad heart valves may soon become a thing of the past. New studies suggest it’s OK and often better to have a new valve placed through a tube into an artery instead. The results are expected to quickly transform treatment of a problem that affects millions of people — a […]

Drinking hot tea nearly doubles risk of cancer: Study

From Newsmax Drinking two cups of hot tea daily dramatically increases your risk of developing esophageal cancer, according to a new study of more than 50,000 people. Researchers found that drinking two cups of tea per day at a temperature of 140 degrees Fahrenheit or more was consistently associated with about a 90 percent higher risk […]

Cyclone Idai: ‘15,000 people still need to be rescued’

From BBC Some 15,000 people still need to be rescued from the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai, Mozambique officials say. The cyclone victims there are stranded by catastrophic flooding and are clinging to roofs or stuck in trees, charities say. In the port city of Beira, aid workers say there are only two to three […]

21 Mar Weather in Cayman

21 Mar Thu 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS A cold front currently just east of Cayman Brac will drift east and become stationary later tonight with the accompanying high pressure system producing moderate northerly winds over our area. Radar images show scattered showers over the Cayman area moving towards the southeast. Humidity: 73% (UP from […]