October 23, 2017

UN urges Caribbean to work with China in digital revolution

SANTIAGO, Chile, (CMC) — The executive secretary of the United Nation’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Alicia Bárcena has urged the region and China to “advance together” towards the digital revolution and the green economy. “We must work diligently so that Latin America and the Caribbean, hand in hand with China, […]

Los Angeles police will test drones despite privacy concerns

By Jon Fingas From engadget The LAPD is be the largest police department to rely on robotic aircraft. American police have certainly used drones before, but not on this scale. The Los Angeles Police Commission has voted in favor of letting the LAPD fly drones in a year-long pilot program, making it the largest US […]

Robots learn to walk

Robots learn to walk naturally by understanding their bodies By Jon Fingas From engadget Self-aware algorithms and flexible joints help them move more like humans. The challenge with bipedal robots isn’t so much getting them to walk at all (although that’s sometimes a problem) as it is getting them to walk naturally. They tend to […]

Is hurricane season already over? Not so fast

By Jonathan Belles From wunderground We’re heading into the last five weeks of hurricane season, but the Caribbean may begin to cook up an early Halloween tropical disturbance next week. A couple of the ensemble families of computer models are hinting that an area of lowering pressures could form toward the end of the upcoming […]

22 Oct Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

Oct 22 Sun 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Cangialosi   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami […]

21 Oct Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

Oct 21 Sat 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Sat Oct 21 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Avila   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami […]

20 Oct Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

Oct 20 Fri 2017 Tropical Report Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 AM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Pasch   Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami […]

Another first as Health City Cayman Islands introduces new device to treat heart failure

CAYMAN ISLANDS (October 19, 2017) –  For the first time in the Caribbean, Central and South America, Dr. Ravi Kishore, Chief Interventional Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Health City Cayman Islands, has implanted a Cardiac Contractility Modulation (CCM) device to treat heart failure in a Cayman Islands resident. Dr. Kishore implanted the device in late August, […]

Grand Cayman’s Kittiwake Offers a Whole New Dive Experience in 2018

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (Oct 17, 2017) – The U.S.S. Kittiwake, Grand Cayman’s immensely popular shipwreck, is being shaped by the sea as it undergoes its natural life cycle in the shallow waters off Seven Mile Beach. Recent rough seas moved the wreck slightly, so the Kittiwake now leans on her port side and is […]

Desperate quest for herpes cure launched rogue clinical trial in Caribbean

By Marisa Taylor, Kaiser Health News From Philly Inquirer As 20 Americans and Brits flew to a Caribbean island for a controversial herpes vaccine trial, many of them knew there were risks. The lead U.S. researcher, William Halford, openly acknowledged he was flouting Food and Drug Administration regulations in the consent forms they signed. He […]