January 17, 2021

Archives for January 1, 2021

Cayman: CARE Quiz Night is on Wednesday, 6th January !

Come join in the fun and test the gray matter and help raise funds for a worthy cause.  Not able to make it on Wednesday, then please help us raise much needed funds by spreading the word about our quiz night. You can download the quiz poster by clicking on the following   link   and spread the word […]

Caymanians offered Internship opportunities in the Financial industry

Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman (WORC) continues a long-standing partnership with MUFG Investor Services which provides paid internship and apprenticeship opportunities for young Caymanians in the financial services industry. MUFG Investor Services’ Executive Director Lenin Perumalsamy says “It is true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. We started this […]

Cayman Islands reinsurers set up industry group

A group of reinsurance companies located in the Cayman Islands have announced the formation of a new industry group, called the Cayman International Reinsurance Companies Association (CIRCA). The founding members of CIRCA include Aureum Re, Barents Re, CIBC Cayman Reinsurance Ltd., Greenlight Re, Knighthead Annuity & Life Assurance Company, Nassau Re (Cayman) Ltd. and United […]

Study: Cancer survivors at higher odds for second cancer

Cancer survivors are at greater risk of developing another cancer and dying from it, a new study finds. These new cancers can result from a genetic predisposition, from treatments such as radiation and chemotherapy used to fight the first cancer, as well as from unhealthy lifestyles such as smoking and obesity, according to researchers from […]

Sweden explores moving to a Digital Currency

From Newsmax Sweden’s government will start exploring the feasibility of having the country move to a digital currency, marking another step into the unknown for the world’s most cashless society. Per Bolund, financial markets minister, said a review launched on Friday is expected to be completed by the end of November in 2022. Anna Kinberg […]

Poetry

By Paul McGowan My favorite Fair Trade coffee describes itself as having “smooth earthy notes”. The coffee I thought I would like, but do not, describes itself as “sweet and rich with floral notes”. These poetic offerings attempt to describe how one will respond to what’s on offer. They remind me of how we audiophiles refer to […]

Chronic Pain, Cannabis and Rugby

By Alan Dymock From Rugby World After our 2017 feature Playing Through The Pain, we return to the subject of chronic pain management in rugby. Now we ask: could there be new ways of approaching the issue? PAIN WILL forever be a part of collision sport. We accept this now. But at some point, in […]

L-Vegas kissed 2020 goodbye

Las Vegas Kissed 2020 Goodbye Like Only Vegas Could Las Vegas celebrated with a Virtual Celebration, Livestream Countdown and a Look Forward to 2021 LAS VEGAS – Vegas brought the phrase “out with the old, in with the new” to life, in a cathartic implosion of a giant 2020 sign that read “Super Epic Monumental Kiss […]

1 Jan Weather in Cayman

Fri 1 Jan 2021 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Small craft advisory Mostly sunny with generally clear skies day and night. Humidity: 68% (DOWN from yesterday)UV: 6.7 HIGH (UP from yesterday)Temperature: Today’s expected temperatures – 77°F to 86°F. Yesterday: H 78.0°F L 86.0°FWinds: Today: ESE 15-25 mph. Tonight: E 10-20 mphBarometer: 1015.90 mb SteadyRain: Last month: […]

Jo and Co wish all our readers a VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR – 2021

The New York Post has described last year, 2020, as “the year from Hell”. Can anyone dispute that claim? It gives a timeline of the major events: Australian Bushfires Prince Harry and Meghan Markle quit royal family THE REAL ‘BEAUTY’ – COVID 19 pandemic Kobe Bryant’s death Impeachment of US President Donald Trump FITTINGLY – […]