March 27, 2023

Asthma drug reduced COPD symptoms by 30 Percent

Sanofi’s asthma drug Dupixent met all targets in a trial to treat “smoker’s lung,” potentially adding billions to the French drugmaker’s growth prospects, but also underscoring a heavy reliance on its bestseller. In a late stage trial Dupixent, jointly developed with Regeneron, led to a 30% reduction in moderate or severe acute exacerbations of chronic […]

Thinning bones may be a warning of mental decline

From Newsmax For some older adults, thinning bones may be a harbinger of waning memory, a new study suggests. The study, of more than 3,600 older adults, found that those with relatively low bone density were at greater risk of being diagnosed with dementia within the next decade. The one-third of participants with the lowest […]

N.Y., Fla. among most expensive US States to retire

By Lee Barney From Newsmax Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut and New Jersey are the four most expensive states in the country to retire, according to a study by Seniorly. Perhaps more surprising, Florida and Texas, where many people of all ages have relocated in recent years, are among the top 10 most expensive states to retire, according […]

23 Killed In Mississippi Tornadoes, Officials Announce

By By Jan Wesner Childs and Ron Bracket From The Weather Channel At a Glance Read the full account on TWITTER Everything you’ve heard is probably true. We’ve been hit pretty hard,” Rolling Fork Mayor Eldridge Walker told The Weather Channel at around 11 p.m. EDT Friday. (​FORECAST: Severe Weather Outbreak In South) Eldridge confirmed there were […]

Scotiabank supports families through Cayman’s ARK donation

Several families in the Cayman Islands will receive groceries and other household items following a recent cash donation by Scotiabank to the Feed Cayman Programme coordinated by the Cayman’s ARK (Acts of Random Kindness) charity. On March 9, the Bank presented a donation of $5,000 to this amazing charity which caters to vulnerable families.  Sarah […]

Cayman Islands Business Design Competition to be Livestreamed!

Individuals can now tune in to watch teams compete for over $10K in cash prizes and wraparound business services George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (22 March 2023) – The 2023 Cayman Islands Business Design Competition “Pitch Day” will be livestreamed to viewers across the globe.  Produced by Enterprise Cayman and sponsored by Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), the annual Business Design Competition […]

Cayman: Butterfield adjusts rates in response to US Fed Funds rate increase

Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited (“Butterfield”) announced that, in step with the recent increase in the US Federal Funds Rate, Butterfield has adjusted its Prime Rate for US and CI dollar lending for residential mortgages, consumer loans and corporate loans.  The US and CI dollar prime rates for residential mortgages, consumer loans and corporate loans will […]

Cayman: Reefs Go Live launches for 5th season

In 2018, the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) launched Reefs Go Live, their innovative, flagship education programme that live-streams directly from underwater on the coral reefs in Little Cayman to students in classrooms around the world in real time. For the 2022 season, the four episodes of Reefs Go Live reached more than 107,000 viewers […]

Cayman: Christopher Saunders, MP, will no longer serve in Cabinet

The Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Wayne Panton has announced several changes to the Ministers of Cabinet. Christopher Saunders, MP, will no longer serve in Cabinet and the Premier will take on the additional responsibility for the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.

CARIBBEAN TOURISM AUTHORITY – American Airlines to add more capacity for 25th St. Kitts Music Festival

MARCH 23, 2023 American Airlines to add more capacity for 25th St. Kitts Music Festival As Caribbean delegations continue their work to encourage airlines to increase flights to and within the region, American Airlines has given the nod to St. Kitts by adding flights to the destination this summer. Marsha Henderson, Tourism Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, announced […]