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Archives for June 27, 2023

Taxation and Caribbean Tourism: Nurturing the Golden Goose (Part 1) – Basil Springer Column (June 25, 2023)

Dr. Basil Springer GCM “The highest heavens belong to the LORD, but the earth he has given to mankind.” – Psalms 115:16 This week I pause to reflect on the 30-year uninterrupted history of this weekly column. I have been able to sustain this journey thanks to the positive engagement and feedback from global readers […]

Cayman: Climate change feedback due 30 June

By: Hannah Reid The Ministry of Sustainability & Climate Resiliency is encouraging the Cayman Islands community to provide feedback on the draft Climate Change Policy by the public consultation deadline this Friday, 30 June. The draft Cayman Islands Climate Change Policy 2023-2040 aims to build resiliency against the most severe climate risks, position the country to […]

Police investigate possible firearm incident in Cayman Brac

From RCIPS At about 6:50AM today, 27 June, officers responded to a report of a potential firearm incident at an address in the vicinity of Watering Place, Cayman Brac. It was reported that the occupant of the residence heard a loud bang followed by one of the windows of the residence breaking. Officers attended and […]

Ranger Review – June 2023

From Cayman Islands Mangrove Rangers In this news letter:– Central Mangrove Wetland Research Trip – End of School Year statistics– 2023 Mangrove Ranger Recruits Upcoming events:– 2023 Mangrove Art Festival – New Junior Ranger Program 2023/24  Central Mangroves Research Trip The Mangrove Education Project (MEP) continued its research program in the Central Mangroves earlier this month when it revisited […]

Young Caymanians honoured

Hon. Minister Jay Ebanks honors young Caymanians at National Skills Competition Awards The Hon. Jay Ebanks, Minister for Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure honored Caymanian trade apprentices at an awards ceremony for the recent Second Annual National Skills Competition held by the Public Works Department (PWD). Minister Ebanks congratulated the apprentices and said the competition […]

Globetrotter Submission: Global News Dispatches: 4 Stories

Struggle For Dignity and Rights in Jujuy Continues Mobilizations continue across Jujuy in rejection of the reforms to the local constitution, promoted by conservative Governor Gerardo Morales. On Thursday, June 22, tens of thousands of people mobilized across the country as part of a national strike to express solidarity with the people of Jujuy and […]

Cayman May 2023 funerals

Reina Watler Zelaya                                                                26 Jul 1920 – 11 May 2023   Bodden Town Althia Marice Powell                    […]

Kia America named among list of 2023 Best SUV Brands by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report has named Kia America among the “Best SUV Brands” for 2023. The annual list recognizes manufacturers that have the highest overall scores in safety, features, predicted reliability ratings, fuel economy ratings, and driving impressions across SUV lineups. “Kia America remains committed to developing award-winning vehicles that meet the diverse needs […]

Obesity pill leads to 15 percent weight loss

Dreamstime From Newsmax Novo Nordisk said a late-stage trial found that a high-dose oral version of its drug semaglutide helped overweight or obese adults lose 15% of their body weight, which is in line with recent results for other experimental obesity pills. Novo plans to seek U.S. and European regulatory approval of the high-dose pill […]

How magnesium can help you sleep better

Dreamstime By Lynn Allison From Newsmax Magnesium has many proven health benefits, including stress relief, better hydration, lower blood pressure and improved muscle growth and recovery. And some studies show it can also help the quality of sleep. The problem is many of us are deficient in this crucial mineral. Our great grandparents obtained 500 […]