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Archives for December 10, 2021

Why Xiomara Castro’s win in Honduras could address the Country’s endemic corruption and violence

After more than a decade of violent repression and undemocratic rule that emerged after the 2009 ouster of Manuel Zelaya, a new leader takes the reins of the Central American nation. By Sonali Kolhatkar / Independent Media Institute “I am overwhelmed with joy; I just cannot believe it,” says Dr. Oriel María Siu speaking to me from […]

Maxwell Drever says that ‘Converting an hotel into affordable workforce housing requires implementing a few best practices’

None of us are unaware of the housing crisis that exists in the United States. The lower-income groups lack a home at a comfortable rent. Most of them have to pay exorbitant home rent, which results in massive evictions. And this situation needs a remedy. One of the best ways to resolve this is by […]

UWI Medical Alumni Association Endowment draws support

Infectious Disease Specialist, Dr Farley Cleghorn donates US $250,000  The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, 10 December 2021. — Infectious Disease Specialist, Dr Farley R. Cleghorn has responded to the announcement of an endowment established by The University of the West Indies Medical Alumni Association (UWIMAA), with a generous donation of US $250,000. It is […]

Aquarium for children

A children’s room aquarium is designed to awaken a child’s primary interest and curiosity about the underwater world. A children’s aquarium doesn’t need to have a natural scene. On the contrary, it’s the only place where ceramic locks, plastic dwarfs, and treasure chests are appropriate. The aquarium can effortlessly blend into the children’s bedroom. It […]

Cayman: RCIPS stands in support of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

As the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence concludes today, the RCIPS is offering a message of support to all those who suffer due to gender-based violence, as well as a message of zero lenience toward perpetrators. “While this initiative takes place annually, can we please as individuals and as a community, collectively take […]

Top 5 reasons why vaping is gaining so much popularity

People choose to do certain things because of diverse motivations. Vaping appears to have recently become popular as many people get into this habit. When and why there is an increment in the number of people who choose to vape remains unclear. But for some reason, it appears as though the vaping culture has suddenly […]

Cayman: Video courses returning to UCCI Schedule

The University College of the Cayman Islands is going back on the air. Assistant professor Ivan Eubanks is reintroducing video production classes to the UCCI curriculum in Spring 2022, part of which will involve regular online newscasts on UCCI-TV. The courses are just part of a wide array of offerings students can choose from at […]

Accelerating access to vaccines is an urgent priority in the face of new variants, says PAHO Director

With the Omicron variant detected in six countries in the region and many countries yet to reach 40% vaccination target, PAHO’s Revolving Fund will be key to ensure vaccines for all Washington D.C., 8 December 2021 (PAHO/WHO) – With 20 countries yet to reach the WHO’s year-end vaccination target of 40%, and the Omicron variant now […]

Signs of the Sun Poetry Book launch

December 9, 2021: The Signs of the Sun poetry book from the Caribbean Magazine Plus (CMP) Poetry Contest, 2021 is now available on Amazon as an e-book only.  The book is a compilation of a selection of poems from the CMP 2021 Poetry Contest. We fielded poets from Trinidad and Tobago, The Bahamas, Jamaica, Barbados, […]

10 Dec Weather in Cayman

Fri Dec 102021 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS A building high pressure systems moving over the southeastern US will support moderate easterly winds and slight to moderate seas across the Cayman Islands within the next 12 to 24 hours with a further increase expected. Satellite images show few low level clouds over the Cayman area moving […]