September 19, 2018

After ‘killing’ over a dozen people, Guyanese are afraid of this tree

By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian Guardian mystery – If someone is to tell you that there is a tree in the middle of a road in Guyana, that will somehow kill anyone who tries to cut it down, what would you say? Utter nonsense, farce, rubbish, foolishness, mythical crap, untrue, unbelievable, and all of […]

Cayman Islands: 2018 CTO Tourism HR Conference – keynote speaker announcement

9th CTO Human Resources Conference Theme: “Building a Resilient, High-performing and Sustainable Caribbean Tourism Workforce for Global Competitiveness” Dates: 28 – 30 November, 2018 (Media advisory will be sent) Location: Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (18 Sept. 2018) – Claudia Coenjaerts, director of the International Labour Organization (ILO) decent work team and office […]

Cayman Islands: NCVO Radio Telethon in its 39th year

George Town, Grand Cayman, : The National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is hosting its annual Radio-Telethon on Saturday 20th October. The fundraiser takes place at the Prospect Playhouse and is broadcast simultaneously on Radio Cayman and Cayman 27 from 7 pm to midnight. This is the largest fundraiser held by the NCVO each year, […]

Cayman Islands: Illegally taken conch, lobster recovered off Barkers

From Cayman Islands DOE 18 September, 2018 Illegally taken conch, lobster recovered off Barkers During an operation off Barkers in West Bay Sunday, 16 September, Department of Environment [DoE] conservation officers recovered dozens of conch and some lobsters that were illegally taken from Cayman waters. Officers had earlier noted two men on board a vessel […]

Cayman Islands Career Fair connects students with Internships

CIFEC Career Fair Connects Students with Internships On the 21st September, the library of the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) will be buzzing with excitement as Year 12 students make connections with employers offering internship opportunities for this school term. “The internship experience is intended to prepare our young people for the world of […]

Large-scale wind and solar farms in the Sahara would increase heat, rain, vegetation

BY DIANA YATES  | LIFE SCIENCES EDITOR, U. OF I. NEWS BUREAU Using a new climate-modeling approach, U. of I. postdoctoral researcher Yan Li and his colleagues found that a massive wind and solar installation in the Sahara Desert could have beneficial climatic and ecological effects. CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Wind and solar farms are known to […]

Global Blockchain, a lead investor in the KODAKOne platform, announces plan to enable the future of Fan Engagement …

…and Image Protection through the KODAKOne Platform VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES CORP. (CSE:BLOC) (CSE:BLOC.CN) (CSE:BLOC.CNX) (FSE:BWSP) (OTC:BLKCF) (“BLOC” or the “Company”), a lead investor in the KODAKOne platform, is pleased to announce that WENN Digital, Inc., has today announced that they have agreed in principle with the two-time Formula 1 […]

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Premier speaks on Cayman Islands’ e-Government leadership at Barbados conference

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin travelled to Barbados over the weekend to speak at the ‘Central Bank Meets Blockchain’ Conference about the on-going successes of the Cayman Islands in its continuing work to improve e-Government services and embrace digital technologies and industries. Mr. McLaughlin will join a number of other distinguished […]

CUC Girls Primary League: Cayman Prep retain CUC Girls’ Opening Rally title

The young ladies from Cayman Prep retained the CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) Opening Rally title this past Saturday, September 15 at the Annex Field after going unbeaten in round-robin play. Taking a slightly different approach this year, the GPFL coaches decided to implement a schedule whereby all participating schools would play as many […]