November 14, 2019

Healthy sleep for children: Everything you need to know

From Bed Rating A growing body of scientific literature is highlighting the negative effects of inadequate sleep. A survey carried out in Japan concluded that “shortened nocturnal sleep is a growing social phenomenon in industrialized countries.”Another study published in the Sleep Journal states: “It is widely recognized that sleep is important for children’s health and well-being and that […]

Mexico ambush: Boy, 13, walked 23km for help after gun attack

From BBC A 13-year-old survivor of the attack by suspected Mexican drug cartel gunmen on a convoy of US Mormons hid six siblings in bushes before walking 23km (14 miles) to get help, his family said. Eight children survived Monday’s attack in northern Mexico in which three women and six children were killed. Five of […]

Nunavik student athletes get in the game [including half-marathon in the Cayman Islands]

By Elaine Anselmi From Nunatsiaq News Kativik school board joins provincial sports organization When six students from Jaanimmarik School in Kuujjuaq raced in a cross-country meet recently in Sept-Îles, Quebec, they were taking part in what could be the first step towards more affordable travel to sporting events for Nunavik youth. “We’re trying to bring […]

Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot create 4th-biggest carmaker in $50B Deal

From Newsmax Fiat Chrysler and France’s PSA Peugeot said Thursday they have agreed to merge to create the world’s fourth-largest automaker with enough scale to confront big shifts in the industry, including a race to develop electric cars and driverless technologies. Italian-American Fiat Chrysler brings with it a strong footprint in North America, where it […]

REPORT: How young people consume news

From Reuters Community Broadcasters and newspapers that are struggling to reach under-35s will need to think differently about content, formats and platforms if they are to engage a generation that has fundamentally different expectations. This is the key conclusion of a new report commissioned by the Reuters Institute and authored by strategic consultancy Flamingo. The […]

Unexpected factor may predict your risk of dementia

From Newsmax The RCIPS is informing the public that there will be a temporary traffic flow adjustment made to traffic entering the Hurley’s roundabout on weekday evenings, beginning next Monday, 28 October. Traffic entering the roundabout from South Sound Road (eastbound) or Shamrock Road (westbound) will not be permitted to exit at the Grand Harbour […]

Cayman: 15 local organizations involved in KPMG’s Make a Difference Day

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, KPMG held their annual Make a Difference Day (MaDD) at the Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa. MaDD is an initiative in which KPMG member firms around the world are encouraged to make a difference in their local communities, allowing staff to offer their time and expertise to make a positive […]

Cayman: 2019 CYFL High School Football League : Weekly Scores

Below are scores from this week’s games in the 2019 CUC Under 18 High School Football Leagues.

Nearly 5 million American kids are obese

From Newsmax America’s child obesity epidemic shows no signs of shrinking. About 4.8 million American kids aged 10 to 17 — just over 15% — were obese in 2017-2018, according to a new report. “These new data show that this challenge touches the lives of far too many children in this country,” said Dr. Richard […]

Cayman: Students tackle Anti-Bullying at forthcoming Stood Up Fair 2019

GRAND CAYMAN – The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) invites students to take a stand against bullying at its 3rd annual Stood Up Fair 2019 later this month. The event, which is open to the public, will take place at the John Gray High School’s new gymnasium on Saturday, 26 October 2017 from 9.30 […]