November 21, 2019

Archives for May 2, 2019

Cayman Islands utility company records increased net earnings totaling $4.5M

CUC Announces First Quarter Results for the Period Ended March 31, 2019 Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. is listed for trading in United States dollars on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol “CUP.U”. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands- Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX: CUP.U) (“CUC” or “the Company”) announced today its consolidated unaudited results for […]

Cayman Islands police to host 34th Annual ACCP General Meeting & Conference, 21 – 24 May

RCIPS to Host 34th Annual ACCP General Meeting & Conference, 21 – 24 May From RCIPS The Cayman Islands will be hosting the 34th Annual General Meeting & Conference of the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police (ACCP) at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort from 21-24 May 2019. The overall goal of the ACCP is to facilitate […]

R4V response for Venezuelans

Regional Inter-Agency Coordination Platform: Caribbean Situation Report March 2019 From Relief Web REPORT from R4V In recent years, five countries in the sub-region have been hosting growing numbers of refugees and migrants from Venezuela: Aruba, Curaçao, the Dominican Republic, Guyana, and Trinidad and Tobago. It is estimated that around 146,900 have arrived by air, land, […]

Cayman Islands: Kimpton Seafire has Mother’s Day celebrations, offering, and beach festivals to indulge in this Spring

With the spring season upon us, we are sharing details of Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa’s Mother’s Day offerings and their brand new pop-up restaurant, Island Fest.  There is no better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than at Kimpton Seafire’s annual brunch! This yearly tradition has been a delicious way to toast the special mother in your life […]

Jamaica Tourism Minister welcomes States of Emergency in Western Parishes

By Ainsworth Morris From JIS Story Highlights Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has welcomed the States of Public Emergency (SOEs) that have been imposed in the western parishes of St. James, Hanover and Westmoreland. Speaking at a post-Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House on Wednesday (May 1), Mr. Bartlett said the enhanced security measures […]

3D illusions using tape

Colorful 3D Illusions created using Tape From Designer Daily If one asked me to describe Aakash Nihalani’s work in one sentence, I’d say that the New York-based artist turns flat, boring surfaces into geometric portals, thus creating a new world of possibilities. Using conventional art-making material, such as tape, scissors, vinyl, paint, and paper, Nihalani can transform […]

UK: Sainsbury’s to step up investment after Asda deal killed

From The Irish Times Grocery retailer plots to reduce net debt by at least £600m Sainsbury’s, chastened by the blocking of its takeover of rival supermarket group Asda, said it would accelerate investment in its store estate and technology as it seeks to redress a decline in underlying sales. Sainsbury’s said on Wednesday it would invest […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” Buy this Cartoon’s […]

CARIFORUM firms can get the edge once again with a Direct Assistance Grant

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, May 2, 2019.The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in cooperation with the European Union is accepting proposals from CARIFORUM firms for grants of up to €30,000 the equivalent of approximately $33,000 USD, under their 2nd Call for Proposals for the DIRECT ASSISTANCE GRANT SCHEME (DAGS). In the 2018, 1st Call for Proposals […]

Saturn’s moon Titan has a massive strip of water ice, and scientists don’t know why

By Mike Wehner From BGR Like many of the larger bodies in our solar system, Saturn’s massive moon Titan has long been of interest to astronomers due to its unique surface features. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which studied Saturn for over 13 years, spent a great deal of time examining Titan as well, and data it […]