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Archives for January 25, 2020

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Thiruvananthapuram fights cancer

Thiruvananthapuram: Turmeric-based technology to kill cancer cells gets US patent  From WN THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A potentially breakthrough cancer-fighting technology involving a molecule extracted from turmeric has won Thiruvananthapuram‘s Sree Chitra TirunalInstitute for Medical Sciences a US patent. According to Lissy Krishnan, head of Sree Chitra‘s research team, delivery of “curcumin” directly to the affected tissues rather than through conventional oral or intravenous methods enables it […]

The chainsaw

Who Knew? The Chainsaw Was Actually Invented to Cut Bone By Rain Noe From Core77 Also, here’s why “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” is complete BS Born in New York City, I’ve lived in four of the five boroughs. In none of them did I ever need to touch a chainsaw. But after relocating last year […]

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 […]

Cayman: 3 charged for drug offenses following George Town Search

From RCIPS Shortly after 5:30AM on Wednesday, 22 January, officers executed a warrant at a residence off Shedden Road in George Town. During a search of the premises, quantities of ganja and cocaine were recovered and two men, ages 22 of West Bay, and 35 of George Town, and a woman, age 23 of George […]

Cayman: Civil servants earn certification in anti-money laundering

Civil servants representing the Ministry of Employment and Border Control, Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, Customs and Border Control, Financial Reporting Authority and Department of Commerce and Investment recently completed a five-day professional certification course on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT). “This training again demonstrates Government’s commitment to AML/CFT, by continuing […]

25 Jan 2020 Weather in Cayman

25 Jan Sat 2020 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light north to northeasterly winds and slight seas will continue over the Cayman area for the next 24 hours in association with a slack pressure gradient over the Northwest Caribbean. Humidity: 62% (DOWN from yesterday)UV: 8.2 VERY HIGH (UP from yesterday)Temperature: Today’s expected temperatures – 67°F to […]

OECS celebrates International Day of Education

Education has always existed alongside man. Distinguished from schooling, education focuses on the acquisition of knowledge and understanding of our world and the values to navigate life. The process of learning is central to humanity. This perspective is echoed in American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer John Dewey’s statement: “Education is not preparation for Life; Education is […]

The Editor speaks: Referendum Judicial Review wraps up

It has always seemed ironic to me that the Cruise Port Referendum (CPR) group, who have been pushing for a Referendum and got their wish, are now saying the Referendum Law, passed by the Legislative Assembly last month should be struck down because it does not meet “an idealistic standard”. It’s like crying ‘foul’ when […]

Cayman: WORC announces the appointment of Kyle McLean as Deputy Director for Business Operations

Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman (WORC) would like to announce the appointment of Kyle McLean as the Deputy Director for Business Operations, effective 9 January 2020. Mr. McLean has over 19 years’ experiences as a civil servant, beginning in 2000 when he served as a Budget  Liaison Officer with the Budget & Management Unit. In […]