January 17, 2019

17 Jan Weather in Cayman

17 Jan Thu 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate northeasterly winds and seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours in association with a tight pressure gradient across the Northwest Caribbean. Not Available. See weather forecast top right of website. Humidity: 71%  (DOWN from yesterday) UV: 8.2 VERY HIGH  (DOWN from yesterday) Temperature: […]

Building a more resilient Caribbean

By Richard Branson From Virgin Really excited that BMR Energy has added a solar plant in the Cayman Islands to its portfolio of clean energy projects in the Caribbean and Latin America. I strongly believe we can build a greener, stronger and more resilient Caribbean that’s powered by clean, sustainable energy and accelerated by sound public and private […]

These googly-eyed robotic assistants are being rolled out in supermarkets [US]

By Johnny Lieu From Mashable The robots are coming, and they’ll be bearing googly eyes. Marty, as it’s called, is a tall, gray robotic assistant that will be introduced to Giant Food Stores, a supermarket chain which operates in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. The robots will be introduced in the coming months to […]

Proposed FAA rules loosen restrictions on drone flights at night

By A J Dillinger From Engadget Drones would also be allowed to fly overhead and will be further integrated into national airspace. Right on the heels of Canada introducing new, stricter regulations for drone operations, the US Department of Transportation proposed a new set of rules for drones that would allow the unmanned vehicles to fly over populated areas and […]

First International Consensus on Fibromuscular Dysplasia

From Society for Vascular Medicine January 16, 2019 – The “First international consensus on the diagnosis and management of fibromuscular dysplasia” (FMD) has been published online first today in Vascular Medicine and the Journal of Hypertension. The consensus document was written by a committee of international experts in the field commissioned by the Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM) […]

Interest in online car sales sees remarkable spike

Electronics, clothes, toys and even food―nearly all these items can be purchased online. Modern buyers can now purchase almost anything from platforms like Amazon. Somehow, the automobile has evaded the online rush. That might be changing soon. Car buyers are increasingly showing an interest in purchasing vehicles online in click-to-buy style, The Wall Street Journal […]

16 Jan Weather in Cayman

16 Jan Wed 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Not Available. See weather forecast top right of website. Humidity: 78%  (DOWN from yesterday) UV: 8.7 VERY HIGH  (UP from yesterday) Temperature: Today’s current temperature –   See weather forecast top right of website.  Yesterday: H 82.9°F  L 69.3F Wind direction TODAY: NNE 10-20 mph GC  Wind direction TONIGHT:  NNE 10-20 mphBarometer: […]

Cayman Islands Proud of Them – Jade Barnard & Jorel Bellafonte bios

Jade Barnard – Academics Scholar. Recycler. Entrepreneur. Musician. These are just some of the words that can be used to describe 14-year old Jade Barnard from West Bay.  Jade is a straight ‘A’ student at Cayman Prep and High School where she balances 13 subjects, including two foreign languages. At the end of the 2017/2018 […]

The Editor speaks: “May” and “Could”

In a Press Release we received yesterday (14) from The Cayman Islands Ministry of District Administration, Tourism & Transport it addressed fears that the planned cruise berthing facility could exacerbate the flooding witnessed in George Town last month. There has been much discussion in the media, social and press, from overwhelmingly persons with no specialised […]

Integrated Resource Plan completed & accepted by Cayman Islands OffReg

The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (“OfReg”) has accepted the Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) 2017 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). This plan provides a roadmap for future energy resource decisions and addresses issues around transitioning from a largely fossil fuel based portfolio to a renewable energy dominated portfolio, the benefits of introducing natural gas as […]