September 15, 2019

CARICOM NewsTime for the Week ending 6 September, 2019

From CARICOM Secretariat STAY IN THE LOOP In this episode, Communications Officers at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms Volderine Hackett and Ms Tusankine English-Francis, present a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community.Highlights:50:05 – Regional and international aid bolster relief efforts in the Bahamas 03:46:28 – CARICOM Chairman leads team to assess the damage 05:54:08 – UWI Five Island Campus […]

Technology education

Cayman: ICCI takes an international approach to Technology education Students at the International College of the Cayman Islands presented their final papers to IT professionals on Sunday September 8, 2019. The papers covered topics such as technology in human health and welfare, computers and AI in everyday life, the place of science and technology in […]

Cayman: RCIPS requests public assistance in locating missing teenager UPDATE – FOUND

From RCIPS UPDATE: Richard Reid, who went missing on Sunday, 8 September, has been located and appears to be in good health. The RCIPS thanks the public for their assistance in locating him. Richard Reid, age 13 of George Town, left home on Sunday, 8 September, and has not returned home or been located since. He […]

Retro Games

Most Downloaded Retro Games in 2019 Most of you will say that the best games are Minecraft, WOW or etc. But, what about retro games? They changed the world, literally and they are still popular after so many years. Today we will reveal which retro games have been downloaded the most times in 2019. Some […]

Injustices meted out to students by CXC

Letter To EDITOR NEWSDAY TT THE EDITOR: Open letter to the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC). I’m calling into question two things. Firstly, the physical conditions under which e-marking takes place and whether or not our local students are marked fairly and accurately under these conditions. Are scripts marked in an environment free of distractions and noise? […]

The Editor speaks: So KAABOO goes down the LOO!

A ‘loo” in the UK is another name for a toilet.. I have to admit I am not surprised KAABOO 2020 is not going to happen. We will also not know the TRUE reason or reasons why. Does the word “corruption” spring into your mind? Of course not. The 019 festival held in February was […]

ELAN Scholarship and Immersion Programme Now Open!

From OECS The ELAN (Echanges Linguistiques et Apprentissage Novateur par la Mobilité – Linguistic Exchanges and Innovative Learning through Mobility) project is offering GCSE A level and CAPE 2 holders, the opportunity to study at the Université des Antilles through the ELAN scholarship and immersion programme. Scope of the scholarship and immersion programme The ELAN scholarship and […]

Former Yale professor sexually assaulted five students, report says

By Rob Frehse,From CNN (CNN)A former Yale psychiatry professor sexually assaulted five students and engaged in other sexual misconduct, according to an independent report released by the university.Eugene Redmond, who was on the faculty for 44 years, is accused of misconduct and sexual assault primarily by interns in a program he ran that included undergraduate students at […]

Kia Forte and Soul named top pick for teens by U.S. News & World Report

Both Vehicles Recognized as Standouts in Their Respective Segments Forte praised for expected reliability and available advanced driver assistance technologies Critics applaud Soul’s top-notch safety scores and available Kia Drive Wise technologies U.S. News & World Report has awarded the 2019 Kia Forte “Best Car for Teens $25k to $30k” and the 2020 Kia Soul […]

Cayman: Man seriously injured in incident on North Sound Road

From RCIPS Shortly after 8:45PM on Sunday night, 18 August, officers responded to a report of an altercation at a business towards the east end of North Sound Road. A security guard had come upon four young males who were using a pool facility that was not open to the public at that time. The […]