May 24, 2020

Can you hear me now? Researchers one step closer to reversing hearing loss

By Dyllan Furness From Digital Trends Researchers have figured out how to generate sound-sensing hair cells in large numbers, which could lead to a cure for acquired hearing loss. Mom used to say, “Turn that music down or you’ll lose your hearing!” And for good reason. Humans are born with 30,000 sound-sensing hair cells, which […]

Worry across region as Digicel gets ready to cut jobs to shave rising debt

From CARIBBEAN360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday February 27, 2017 – Digicel triggered jitters across the Caribbean as it announced its plans to slash more than 1,500 jobs over the next 18 months in a bid to cut down its rising debt. The cuts are expected to begin on Wednesday, affecting the company’s 6, 500 full time […]

Royal Caribbean staffing pools with lifeguards

By Tom Stieghorst From Travel Weekly Royal Caribbean International has become the second major cruise line to staff lifeguards at its pools, a significant change in the cruise industry. Starting this week with the Oasis of the Seas, Royal Caribbean is rolling out a water-safety program that includes a lifeguard stationed at each pool during […]

Identifying the ‘dark money’ that floods Dominica’s elections

By Joshua Francis From Caribbean News Now There is a growing sense and evidence that lies, darkness and trickery in public life have taken a strong hold in our society and for a long time kept most of us from seeing the “dark money” in circulation. Nonetheless, over the past years, we have heard and […]

GAM [Cayman Islands reg fund]: Shareholders’ Plan to Replace Chairman

From Finews GAM shareholders clearly are unhappy about the performance of the asset manager: A Zurich-based investor proposes its own candidate for election as chairwoman at the annual general meeting. GAM’s results haven’t convinced over the past years and the share price dropped by almost half since 2015. One of the asset manager’s shareholders now […]

Destinations of the week

8 Caribbean Natural Wonders You Have To See To Believe From Huffington Post There’s no better time than the winter for a warm tropical getaway, and there’s no better destination than the Caribbean islands. Home to some of the most unique and inspiring scenery this side of paradise, the Caribbean is the perfect sensory feast […]

Olwomen story of the week

Long bob hairstyles for black women By Karyn Holmes From Olwomen Hairstyle is a woman’s best accessory and it gets its real meaning when it comes to afro hair. Each new season, the hairstylists surprise us by splendid mix of natural and weave hairstyle for every occasion and event. Long bob hairstyles for black women […]

Flow and Manchester United team up to deliver the ultimate football experience to Caribbean footballers

/ — MIAMI, FL–(Marketwired – Feb 27, 2017) – Up-and-coming Caribbean footballers between the ages of 13 and 16 will not be able to contain their excitement, as news breaks that Flow and Manchester United will host The Ultimate Football Experience, a skills-based competition, supported by the Caribbean Football Union. The programme seeks to give […]

The Editor Speaks: Fake news

US President Donald Trump has been quite rightly criticizing the fake news that has sprung up all over media websites and it has been difficult to distinguish the difference sometimes between the truth and the fake. The legitimate news sites have added to the confusion by slanting reports dangerously close to the fake. Now Trump […]

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce President’s report by Paul Pearson for 2016

Good afternoon Chamber members and invited guests. I would like to thank you all for attending this afternoon, and welcome to the 2016 Annual General Meeting. Today is a day of transition for the Chamber of Commerce and its membership, as Kyle Broadhurst becomes our new President. It has been an honour and privilege to […]