July 18, 2019

El Chapo trial: Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán gets life in prison

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From BBC A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty of 10 charges, including drug trafficking and money laundering, by a federal court in New York in February. He escaped a Mexican jail through a tunnel in 2015, but […]

Cayman: Summer Newsflash – What’s ahead plus something for Men

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From Inspired Lifestyles with Donna Shoulder to Shoulder!  Something For Men! Men in Australia, the UK, Ireland, Canada, and now Cayman are finding friends and fellowship in Men’s Sheds. Meet James, Mark, Ivan and Kevin, Men’s Shed, at the Cayman Catboat Club Cayman’s men speak.  Watching this video restores hope, and doing so may impact your life or the life of […]

Upgrades due for Allure of the Seas

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Royal Caribbean announces $165 million upgrades and enhancements to Allure of the Seas By Matt Hochberg From Royal Caribbean Allure of the Seas will undergo a 58-day, $165 million transformation that will add new features, including the Ultimate Abyss, the tallest slide at sea; The Perfect Storm trio of waterslides, completely redesigned Adventure Ocean kids and teens […]

Digital health is growing fast — but at what cost?

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By Chris Hogg From TechCrunch Silicon Valley is obsessed with growth. And for digital health startups, that obsession is not only misguided, but dangerous. The prevailing idea in the tech industry is that to succeed, you have to be ready to sell your idea, no matter how far along your idea really is. You’re encouraged […]

Threat level raised to ‘critical’ for UK ships in Iranian waters

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From BBC The UK has raised the threat to British shipping in Iranian waters in the Gulf to the highest level – where the risk of attack is “critical”. The step was taken on Tuesday, amid growing tensions in the region. On Wednesday, Iranian boats tried to impede a British oil tanker in the region […]

Dive Pirates Foundation visits Cayman Brac Resort

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By Sam Helmy From Deeper Blue To celebrate 15 years of Adaptive Diver training, the Dive Pirates Foundation took over Cayman Brac for a week. During the week, 80 individuals descended on the resort to celebrate adaptive sport. One of the beneficiaries of the 2016 Dive Pirates Foundation is Army Specialist John Kennedy, who stated: “When I was diagnosed with MS, I thought my […]

Top 20 SM designs

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Top Twenty Social Media Design Ideas In 2019 From Designer Daily Nowadays social networks have become an integral part of our lives. Some people can’t imagine their lives without them at all. Social networks are created for different purposes. The times when every webmaster wanted to make his or her own large-scale social network resources […]

With Caribbean island life under threat, UN chief pushes to face ‘headwinds together’

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From Menafin (MENAFN – Caribbean News Now) CASTRIES, St Lucia — To counter global challenges that are a particular threat to vulnerable island nations like those in the Caribbean, it’s vital to ‘face the headwinds together’, especially in the face of the destruction being wrought by climate change, the UN chief told the annual Caribbean […]

The Rotary Club of Cayman Brac elects Cayman’s youngest Rotary president

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Some noteworthy points: the new President, Julianne Scott (27), is: 1. The youngest Rotarian President in the history of Rotary in the Cayman Islands 2. The youngest female Rotarian President in the history of Rotary in Cayman Brac as well as the Cayman Islands overall 3. The first Caymanian female Rotarian President for Cayman Brac […]

Camping with the family: 8 things to make sure you have the best camping experience

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Spending time outdoors is what we all strive for since our lives have become so fast paced and rushed. Stress has become a daily companion; so good back to basics break away every once in a while can be very liberating and freeing. Just getting in your car and driving to a peaceful destination, somewhere […]