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Archives for December 18, 2019

Cayman Islanders launch hunt for ancestors – in Cornwall

From Stock Daily Dish Cayman Islanders hunt for descendants of their first settler who left Cornwall for the Caribbean paradise 450 years ago Inhabitants of a Caribbean paradise island have launched a quest to find the descendants of their ancestor – in Cornwall. A man named either Bodden or Bawden, from the West Country, became […]

The Publisher’s Xmas: Christmas Frustrations

From Joan Wilson I was standing in the checkout line My attitude was getting worse I had no more patience left nor mind And less and less money in my purse * People were pushing and shoving With aching arms from my heavy basket I had lost my Christmas spirit And I didn’t even try […]

Equestrians Champions

Cayman Equestrians Named Champions in Jamaica December has been a great month for Cayman’s youth equestrians competing in Jamaica. In early December, the Cayman team of Ava Law, Nadia Thompson and Madison Ameline were named Champions at the Dressage Invitational hosted by Caymanas Pony Club located near Kingston, Jamaica. Riders from Barbados also participated in […]

Cleveland Clinic unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2020

A dual-acting osteoporosis drug. Minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. New treatment for peanut allergies. These are some of the innovations that will enhance healing and change healthcare in the coming year, according to a distinguished panel of doctors and researchers. Cleveland Clinic today announced the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2020 at a multimedia presentation […]

Cayman: Inmates clean up

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Barker’s Beach in West Bay received a thorough clean in time for Christmas thanks to inmates from HMP Northward and HMP Fairbanks. Bags full of washed up or discarded plastic and other rubbish stretched out along Barker’s Beach ready to be collected as inmates and staff worked quickly through the clean-up early […]

Spreading the Christmas cheer

Des Barras Combined School celebrates Christmas with OECS Commission Staff Wednesday, December 18, 2019 — Students from the Des Barras Combined School received an early Christmas treat at the Commission’s annual gift giving celebration. This year, sixty students from the Des Barras Combined School along with staff of the OECS Commission and their children, enjoyed the […]

The TRUMP letter to Pelosi and a COLUMNIST’s parody of it

By Carol-Ann Rudy I’m assuming–perhaps wrongly–that you’ve read his [Trump] infamous letter to Pelosi from yesterday (17); that’s what prompted me to write this parody* *EDITOR: We have attached it in its entirety after the parody so you can compare. The words in capitals are taken from this Trump letter. Parody by Carol-Ann Rudy TO: […]

Xmas Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” http://www.berserkalert.com.au/shop.htm Buy this Cartoon’s […]

Gift Guide: Gifts that weave together tech, science and textile crafts

By Catherine Shu from TechCrunch Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide! Need help with gift ideas? We’re here to help! We’ll be rolling out gift guides from now through the end of December. You can find our other guides right here. The history of textiles and computing are closely intertwined, with the punch cards used […]

Best Illusion of the Year

Best Illusion of the Year: You Can’t Tell if This Shape is Rotating on the Horizontal or Vertical Axis Frank Force’s “Dual Axis Illusion” took 1st place in the annual contest By Rain Noe From Core77 Now in its 15th year, the Best Illusion of the Year contest has named their 2019 winner. Top prize […]