October 23, 2019

Cayman: Walkers grows largest offshore regulatory team

Grand Cayman, October 2019 Walkers’ group of Regulatory & Risk Advisory experts, the largest dedicated offshore practice of its kind, focussed exclusively on regulation and staffed with experienced career regulatory lawyers, continues to grow to meet market and client demand. The group is strategically positioned across the Americas, Europe and Asia to ensure the most […]

Bermudan magistrate cleared [by Cayman magistrate] over failure to take breathalyser following car crash

From Jamaica Gleaner HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – Cayman Islands magistrate Valdis Foldats Monday dismissed a case against one of Bermuda’s leading magistrates following a car crash earlier this year. Foldats, drafted in to oversee the case, exonerated Khamisi Tokunbo, 65, who had denied refusing a breathalyser test after he was arrested following the crash in […]

Cayman: New agreement will help SRTC students become veterinarians

From Moultri Observer THOMASVILLE, Ga. — Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) and St. Matthew’s University, School of Veterinary Medicine (SMU) on Grand Cayman Island recently finalized an articulation agreement that will allow SRTC’s Veterinary Technician students to seamlessly transition into a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree program. As outlined by the agreement, students who […]

Cayman: Updated List of Electors available for review

The Elections Office has released updated figures on the Revised List of Electors, which is set to take effect on 1 January 2020. Registration for the Revised List closed on 1 October 2019. As of 18 October 2019, a total of 21,382 registered voters appear on the Revised List. This reflects an additional 220 voters […]

Amphibious Russian Vehicle

Super-Cool Amphibious Russian Vehicle Looks Like It Was Drawn By a Five-Year-Old By Rain Noe From Core77 The gigantic Sherp looks ridiculous, and is capable as hell HIS LOOKS LIKE SO MUCH FUN. On a recent trip to an off-road park in Michigan, 95octane writer Paul Strauss spotted this crazy vehicle: Image credit: 95octane I […]

Cayman: CUC Power Line Technicians to assist with restoration efforts in the Bahamas

Seven members of CUC’s Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Operations department left Grand Cayman on Friday, October 18 to assist Bahamas Power and Light Company Ltd. with the restoration of power following the passing of Hurricane Dorian in September. The Power Line Technicians and Technician Helpers are expected to be in the Abaco Islands for approximately […]

Fat collects in lungs, increases asthma risk

From Newsmax xcess weight is hard on the heart, but new research shows it may also harm your lungs. The study found that higher amounts of fat collect in the airways of overweight and obese people, which may help explain why they’re more likely to have wheezing and asthma. In the study, the investigators analyzed […]

Hitting the Books: How to sling a cat through interstellar space

By Andrew Tarantola From engadget It’s not as easy as you’d expect. Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we’ve done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and delivering […]

Skate America debuts in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Making its Las Vegas debut, U.S. Figure Skating’s 2019 Skate America brought the world’s top figure skaters to the Orleans Arena Oct. 18-20, 2019.  The event featured three days of competition in the ladies, men’s, pairs and ice dance disciplines. The field included 60 competitors, including Olympic- and World-level athletes, from 10 […]

Does polish hide perfection?

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Much of modern music is perfect to the point of boredom: Singers not hitting the right notes are tone shifted. Drumkits are replaced by beat samples. Mistakes are corrected. Nothing is left to art. Raw music is far more interesting because it’s believable. When I hear Johnny Cash singing […]