October 20, 2018

Cayman Islands events and communications company adds new team member

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Maxine Love has joined event management and communications firm Kelly Holding Ltd. (KHL) in the role of Digital Media Coordinator. Hailing from South Africa, Ms. Love has several years of experience in the digital marketing field, and specialises in the production, coordination and implementation of strategic marketing campaigns across web, social, email and paid media. […]

Guyana votes against Africa’s 2026 World Cup bid

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By Wonita Stephens -July 3, 2018 From Guyana Guardian 03 June 2018 – Guyana was among the more than 135 nations that opted not to vote for the African nation of Morocco in their bid to host the World Cup in 2026. Instead, Guyana joined with almost all of their Caricom counterparts to see that […]

Cricket: Australian ball-tampering: Steve Smith and David Warner banned for 12 months

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From BBC Australia captain Steve Smith and vice-skipper David Warner have been banned for a year for ball-tampering. Cameron Bancroft, who carried out the cheating in South Africa, was given a nine-month ban by Cricket Australia. The three had already been sent home from Australia’s tour – before a fourth Test begins on Friday – […]

South Africa train crash: 200 injured near Johannesburg

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From BBC Emergency services in South Africa say that at least 200 people have been injured in a train crash. No fatalities have been reported so far in the incident in Germiston, a town around 12 miles (20 km) east of Johannesburg. Many of the passengers were commuters on their way to work. It is […]

Skeleton dated to 3.67 million years old

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From IFL SCIENCE Little Foot is a big deal. Not only is this rare and wonderfully preserved skeleton the most complete australopithecine — a putative evolutionary ancestor of humans– specimen ever discovered, but it is also one of the oldest hominid skeletons dated so far. However, Little Foot has caused quite a stir among the scientific community, […]

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association joins forces with travel associations worldwide to unify sector

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MIAMI (August 9, 2017) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is partnering with travel associations around the world to strengthen the tourism sector in the region. President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Karolin Troubetzkoy disclosed that under the stewardship of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), CHTA has joined […]

Mick Fanning had a close call with shark in the same spot he escaped one 2 years ago

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BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable They say lightning never strikes twice, but it was certainly a close call for Australian surfer Mick Fanning. The World Surf League at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa was temporarily placed on hold Wednesday, when a 3 metre great white shark swam near Fanning and Gabriel Medina during the quarter-finals […]

ICC World League: Qatar to start campaign against Cayman Islands

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By Fawad Hussain  From The Peninsula Qatar will take on Cayman Islands in their opening match of ICC World League Division 5, according to details revealed by the International Cricket Council for the eight-nation tournament to be played in South Africa in September. Qatar have been placed in Group A in the competition, which also […]

Never-before-seen gatherings of hundreds of humpback whales

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By Mallory Locklear From New Scientist In a mysterious change to their normal behaviour, humpback whales are forming massive groups of up to 200 animals. Humpbacks aren’t normally considered to be terribly social. They are mostly found alone, in pairs, or sometimes in small groups that disband quickly. But research crews have spotted strange new […]

Women are leading the way in HIV research

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By Linda-Gail Bekker and Anthony S. Fauci From Caribbean News Service GENEVA, Switzerland, Mar 08 2017 – On International Women’s Day, we want to celebrate the strong women who have always been at the heart of fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic. For more than 35 years, women have modeled strength and resilience as researchers, nurses and […]