May 28, 2020

I liked you right up and until…

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio People are a funny, fickle lot sometimes. We can turn on and off others in our community as if they had a switch. I had to smile after receiving a terse note from one of our HiFi Family members deriding me for my observations that fuses made a difference […]

COMMENTARY: Media, Media, on the wall …who’s the fakest of them all?

By Joel B. Liburd he one thing that the world probably is grateful to Donald Trump for, is his spotlighting of “fake news”. However, while Trump chooses to use the phenomenon to blame for all of his misfortunes and criticisms, his opponents argue that it was media manipulation that catapulted him to the White House. […]

Online stage and screen quiz

Cayman: CDS: Online stage and screen quiz this weekend (new format)! ONLINE QUIZ THIS SAT! We will be hosting a theatre and movie quiz vid vid chat on Sat 30th May at 8pm. Grab a pen and paper and join us for some fun and some challenging trivia questions, so that we can find some […]

Cayman: Incident in George Town, 27 May – man assaults police officer with pepper spray

From RCIPS Earlier this afternoon, Wednesday, 27 May, officers were responding to a report at an address off Walkers Road, when a man at the location obstructed them in their duties. The man brandished a machete and pepper spray, then assaulted officers with the pepper spray. He then fled the location. The affected officers have […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update for Wednesday, 27 May 2020 – 3 more positives

Over 10,170 persons have been tested in the Cayman Islands, placing the nation at sixth in the world in per capita testing. ·         Of 359 tested today, 3 are positive, one of whom was a contact of a known person and the other two are community transmitted. ·         Finance Minister presented CI financial picture created by response […]

Data is the key to planning transport’s future say ITS (UK) Young Professionals

This week ITS (UK)’s Young Professionals discuss their reaction to the Coronavirus crisis, how it has affected them and how they see their jobs and transport changing in the future. Watch it here: ITS (UK) Coronavirus webinar week 8 Asked about how we will manage transport in the near future, James Bullen, Graduate Consultant of Intelligent […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Work Permit Holder Project Deadline

The Ministry of Community Affairs reminds the public that the deadline for submitting applications to its COVID-19 Work Permit Holder Project is Sunday, 31 May 2020. Please note that services as needed may be extended into June only on applications received up to the 31st May. For more information, contact 244-8000 or email [email protected] (GIS)

Cayman: GDP projected to contract by 11.4% – Min. McTaggart

Minister McTaggart Remarks About CI Economy at Today’s (Wed 27) Press Conference Speaking Notes: See also addendum “Response to media query re Tourism Accommodation Tax Waivers” Press Briefing Address by the Honourable Roy McTaggart, JP May 2020 Opening Good afternoon everyone, I thank you for the opportunity to engage with you and share information with […]

Call for artists

Cayman: Call for artists virtual tour The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is excited to be launching an online exhibition to spotlight the creativity of artists and members of the public who have turned to making art as a means of expression during the current COVID-19 pandemic. This exhibition seeks to provide a […]

Pompeo: Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China

From Newsmax Secretary of State of Mike Pompeo has notified Congress that the Trump administration no longer regards Hong Kong as autonomous from mainland China and no longer deserves special treatment under U.S. law as it did while still under British law before July 1997. Wednesday’s notification to lawmakers sets the stage for the U.S. […]