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Archives for March 18, 2023

Cayman: Work on Colliers Dock to be completed early April

Issued by: Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure Grand Cayman – Members of the Public Works Department are currently undertaking repairs to the Colliers Dock in East End, with work scheduled to be completed next month. The Colliers Dock sustained damage during Tropical Storm Grace. Structural assessments indicated several deficiencies including destruction of the […]

A Donbas Diary: Looking back at the early stages of the conflict in Ukraine

By Fergie Chambers Source: Globetrotter It is evening in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, one of NATO’s easternmost members. I am waiting at the edge of Izvor Park in the city center to meet with a young friend who has fled Ukraine. In the backdrop of the park is the Palace of the Parliament, the brutalist […]

Healthcare Leadership programme by NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine| Accepting Applications

Healthcare Leadership Programme Details STARTS ON 24 March 2023 DURATION 12 Weeks,4-6 hours per week FORMAT Online, 3 Live Sessions with Faculty PROGRAMME FEES USD 2,200*GST payable for Singapore residents DOWNLOAD BROCHURE Why pursue Healthcare Leadership? The crucial healthcare challenge of our time – the COVID-19 pandemic – has shown the world the crucial and invaluable […]

NOTED BY BEVAN SPRINGER – Trailblazer Tracy Berkeley: First female CEO of Bermuda Tourism Authority

MARCH 17, 2023 Trailblazer Tracy Berkeley: First female CEO of Bermuda Tourism Authority While celebrating the significant achievements and contributions women have made throughout history shouldn’t be limited to Women’s History Month, March presents an excellent opportunity to recognize and honor the advances made by women.  The appointment of Tracy Berkeley as the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s (BTA) first-ever female Chief […]

How to find a perfect shin guard for Muay Thai?

Those familiar with martial arts history know that Muay Thai, a relatively new form for many, has been around for hundreds of years. It is just that its rise to popularity is a recent phenomenon. People love this martial art for its rawness and effectiveness. And the best part is you can still be graceful […]

Orchid Show is back

“The Cayman Islands Orchid Society in partnership with the QEII Botanic Park Orchid Show and Sale is Back!” [Two-day Orchid Show and Sale aims to raise funds for orchid conservation] [North Side, Grand Cayman, March 17, 2023] – On the weekend of March 25th and 26th orchid lovers island wide can become immersed in beautiful […]

A good night’s sleep makes vaccine more effective

From Newsmax It may be possible to nudge your vaccine to work a little better. The trick is a good night’s sleep. Sleep helps the immune system respond to vaccination, according to a new meta-analysis of past research, published March 13 in Current Biology. In it, researchers found that people who slept fewer than six hours […]

Older adults not telling doctors about memory issues

From Newsmax Alzheimer’s is one of the most common and serious diseases of aging, yet many older adults with memory issues are not telling their doctors about their struggles. That’s according to a new report from the Alzheimer’s Association that focuses on whether doctors and patients are discussing early warning signs of the disease. The […]

Just one conversation daily boosts mental health

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax A new study suggests that having just one conversation with a friend daily can help your mental health. The study published in SAGE Journals shows the importance of human connection and how simple steps can help people preserve mental well-being. According to Healthline, the pandemic took a dramatic toll on many people’s mental and […]

18 Mar Weather in Cayman

Sat 18 Mar 2023 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Cloudiness and isolated showers are expected to linger over the Cayman area today due to remnant moisture from of a cold front. Moderate winds and seas are then expected from tomorrow morning as the associated high pressure system, drifts over the western Atlantic Ocean. Day: Isolated thunderstorms […]