March 19, 2023

18 Mar Weather in Cayman

Sat 18 Mar 2023 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Cloudiness and isolated showers are expected to linger over the Cayman area today due to remnant moisture from of a cold front. Moderate winds and seas are then expected from tomorrow morning as the associated high pressure system, drifts over the western Atlantic Ocean. Day: Isolated thunderstorms […]

17 Mar Weather in Cayman

Fri 17 Mar 2023 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Cloudiness and showers over the Cayman area are associated with a cold front over our area. The front is expected to become stationary just south of the Cayman area later today with its associated high pressure system building over the southeast US. Satellite images show scattered low […]

Airbnb awards US$250,000 sustainability grant to UWI-hosted Global Tourism Resilience Centre

The UWI Regional Headquarters. Jamaica, W.I. Thursday, February 16, 2023—The Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC), hosted by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) was recently announced as a recipient of a sustainability grant from Airbnb, the online marketplace for short-term homestays and experiences. The Centre was awarded US$250,000 as part of […]

Cayman: Dart donates over US$52,000 to support scholarship for mental health studies

Company matches funds raised at Addison Kelly Butterfly 5K Walk/Run GRAND CAYMAN, 16 February 2023: Dart has committed over US$52,000 to support the academic journeys of students pursuing mental health studies.  The donation was made to the Addison Kelly Memorial Scholarship with Dart matching funds raised through registrations and donations for the inaugural Addison Kelly […]

US shoots down 3rd high-altitude object over Canada

From Newsmax A U.S. F-22 fighter jet shot down an unidentified cylindrical object over Canada on Saturday, the second such instance in as many days, as North America appeared on edge following a week-long Chinese spying balloon saga that drew the global spotlight. Separately, the U.S. military also scrambled fighter jets in Montana to investigate […]

Best places in the Bahamas for US Expats

Undoubtedly, the Bahamas is a beautiful destination for holidays or settling down.  The weather is excellent, life is easy, people are happy, and everything seems to go a little smoother than in other places. This stunning paradise on earth is close to South Florida. Tourism surely makes the economy bustle, along with fishing and retail. […]

29 Jan Weather in Cayman

Sun 29 Jan 2023 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Fresh winds and rough seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as a strong anticyclone builds over the western Atlantic Ocean. Radar images show isolated showers in and around the Cayman area moving southwest. Day: Partly cloudy. Windy.  Tonight: Mostly Some clouds. […]

Sanders: Abolition of works permits – An example for regional integration

By Sir Ronald Sanders  It has been interesting to read the responses in editorials and opinions in some regional media, concerning the decision by the two main political parties in Antigua and Barbuda to abolish work permits for nationals of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries and the Dominican Republic. The significant thing in the editorials and […]

US retail sales drop more than expected

From Newsmax From Newsmax U.S. retail sales fell more than expected in December, pulled down by a decline in motor vehicle purchases and a range of other goods, putting consumer spending and the overall economy on a weaker growth path heading into 2023. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that retail sales dropped 1.1% last month. […]

Grant Thornton Cayman Islands raises over US$20,000 for charities at 6th Annual Golf Championship

On 10 January, Grant Thornton Cayman Islands presented the Cayman Islands Humane Society and the YMCA of the Cayman Islands with a cheque for over US$10,000 each, further to fundraising efforts from their annual golf event. At the sixth annual event, Grant Thornton welcomed over 100 budding golfers to the North Sound Golf Club for […]