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Cayman Islands Monetary Authority Cindy Scotland ignores allegations against former CIMA employee Langston Sibblies after forced resignation from Financial Services Commission of Jamaica over Usain Bolt fraud scandal

By Peter Polack Peter Polack Cayman Islands Monetary Authority Managing Director  Cindy Scotland has failed to respond to allegations against retired Cayman Islands Monetary Authority official Langston Sibblies who was appointed as the Director of Public Prosecutions for Grenada five years after leaving law school with no prior experience in prosecutions.  Sibblies experience with a financial regulatory […]


Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley Illustration by Abdul Wahid, MPE We are a region that has already solved some of the most difficult of the so-called developed world’s problems with our universal education. People don’t talk ’bout it. Our universal education, our universal health care, our stable political system … our freedom of choice […]

Legal slavery abusing New Yorkers

Prison slaveryPrison labor: “Our government is abusing New Yorkers”Activists and state legislators are calling for a minimum wage for incarcerated individuals in New York, who currently earn between 10 and 65 cents per hour of work. Many have described the current situation as modern slavery, pointing to how the state benefits financially from the work carried […]

Prime Minister Drew joins CARICOM Heads Regional Symposium in Trinidad &  Tobago

Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew, Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Minister of Health and National Security, and CARICOM Quasi-Cabinet Lead with responsibility for Human Resource Development, Health, and HIV/AIDS BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, April 16, 2023 (Press Secretary, PMO)- St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew travels from Washington, DC, on Sunday for […]

Weight-loss surgery reduces diabetes complications

Dreamstime From Newsmax While the immediate goal of bariatric surgery is to help obese patients shed significant weight, new research shows it may also reduce diabetes complications, including nerve damage. Investigators followed 127 weight-loss surgery patients for two years. They found the surgery led to a sustained drop in previously high blood sugar (glucose) levels […]

16 Apr Weather in Cayman

Sun 16 Apr 2023 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Day: A good deal of sunshine. Winds E at 15-10 mph Tonight:  Generally clear. Winds Light & variable Sea: Slight with a wave height of 1 to 3 feet. Chance of rain: 10% UV: 12 EXTREME UP from yesterday. Daily Max at 11 am Humidity: 63% Temperatures: Yesterday – Low […]

Optimism about aging can reverse cognitive decline

Dreamstime By Lynn Allison From Newsmax Researchers from the Yale School of Public Health found that a positive attitude about aging and growing old may help older adults regain certain cognitive skills. According to Study Finds, older individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who had an optimistic outlook about growing older were 30% more likely to regain normal […]