October 22, 2019

Destinations of the week

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Mexico From Funjet Vacations Mexico offers a paradise for every part of your personality, from laid-back beaches and Mayan wonders to rockin’ nightlife and amped-up adventure. Just listen to that inner voice whispering, “Go ahead, you’re on vacation.” OVERVIEWWHERE TO GODEALS Mexico vacations – Sand, sun and plenty of fun. Mexico is tons of fun. […]

18 Oct 2019 Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 TC

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18 Oct Fri 2019Tropical ReportATLANTICTropical Weather Outlook For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL800 AM EDT Fri Oct 18 TC 16: DANGEROUS STORM SURGE AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXPECTED ALONG PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN GULF COAST LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT For the Eastern North Pacific:Tropical Weather […]

Dominican tourism is down but Not Out following sensational visitor death headlines

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By Danni Santana From Skift What’s done is done as it relates to the tourism dollars lost in the Dominican Republic this summer. The country is fighting perception at this point, but instead of blaming the media, it should look at local travel industry partners as a means to help regain consumer confidence.— Danni Santana. Dominican […]

3 Oct 2019 Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 dist.

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3 Oct Thu 2019 Tropical Report ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Thu Oct 3 For the Eastern North Pacific: Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 AM PDT Thu Oct 3 2019 Global Tropics […]

Benefits of coconut oil for weight loss; a fat of a different color

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By Camille Severino Carrier Oil From Better Mind Body Soul Maintaining a healthy weight is important. Not only for the sake of vanity but for your overall health. Excess fat, especially around the belly can cause a myriad of problems when it comes to your well-being. Too much jiggle around the middles can lead to […]

Humberto strengthens near the Northwest Bahamas

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By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Just two weeks after a catastrophic hit from Hurricane Dorian, the Northwest Bahamas are dealing with Tropical Storm Humberto. The slowly intensifying storm was located just 30 miles east-northeast of Great Abaco Island at 11 am EDT Saturday. Humberto was packing top winds of 50 mph. The strongest winds […]

Mexico sets new record in hammering Cayman Islands

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From Americas Rugby Mexico set a new record in hammering the Cayman Islands. Las Serpientes’ scored over 100 points for the first time in their history. The 105-17 victory surpassed Mexico’s prior record win of 96-0 against the Turks & Caicos Islands in 2014. Franco Guerrero had a fabulous match as he converted all fifteen […]

Government of Mexico scholarships open to citizens of OECS Member States

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Monday, August 19, 2019 — The Government of Mexico, through the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID), has announced the 2020 Call for Merit Awards for International Students. The scholarship is open to nationals from OECS Member States who are interested in studying a specialisation, masters or doctorate degree; conducting graduate or postdoctoral research; as well as mobility […]

Is the tropical Atlantic, including the Gulf of Mexico, about to spring to life?

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By Alex Sosnowski From AccuWeather AccuWeather meteorologists are monitoring the potential for changing conditions in the Atlantic basin that may lead to an uptick in tropical activity, including the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico over the next couple of weeks. “Indications are that inhibiting factors for tropical development, such as dry air, dust and […]

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 […]