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Archives for August 5, 2019

The Editor speaks: Emancipation Day

Yesterday (Sunday) I was present at St George’s Anglican Church where Jamaica’s Independence Day (actually tomorrow Tue 6) was celebrated. Tagged with it was Emancipation Day. One can hardly “celebrate”Emancipation Day to its fullest because, although it is observed in many former European colonies in the Caribbean and areas of the United States commemorate the […]

Cayman: Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd announces second quarter results for the period ended June 30, 2019 [an increase of $0.5 million]

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. is listed for trading in United States dollars on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands- Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX: CUP.U) (“CUC” or “the Company”) announced today its unaudited results for the Second Quarter ended June 30 2019 (all figures in United States dollars). CUC’s operating income for the […]

Cayman: Motorbike rider dies after collision on Watercourse Road Sunday, 4 August – UPDATE: man named

From RCIPS UPDATE: Tue Aug 6 2017 Police can now identify the man who passed away in the vehicle collision that occurred on Sunday 4 August to be, 57-Year-Old Virgil Bush of West Bay. The RCIPS offers its condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Investigators are appealing to anyone who was in the area […]

Cayman: Pirates Week calls for Brac vendors

Food and craft vendors interested in participating in the upcoming Cayman Brac Heritage Day can reserve stalls starting Monday 2nd September 2019. The Cayman Brac Heritage Day will be held on Saturday 2nd November at the Heritage House in North East Bay (10am – 3pm) and will be the first official Heritage Day of the […]

Cayman: Planning Dept to host session on application and permit process

The Department of Planning in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure will host an information session on the planning application and permit process on Thursday, September 5, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The aim of the session will be to provide information and guidance on the planning process to persons in the development […]

Recipe of the week

Watermelon Ice cream Bombe By PLATTERSHARE From Yummly 4 Ingredients 3 Hours 320 Calories Ingredients 500 milliliters ice cream (pistachio) 500 milliliters vanilla ice cream 500 milliliters strawberry ice cream 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips Nutrition 320 Calories SODIUM 4%  DV 105 mg FAT 25%  DV 16g PROTEIN 10%  DV 5g CARBS 13%  DV 40g FIBER 8%  DV2g How to cook Watermelon Ice Cream […]

Cayman: Latest figures on cruise port referendum – 74.8%

The latest results of the verification process on the cruise port referendum petition signatures are now live on the Elections Office’s new web ticker. Click here à  www.elections.ky  to view the updated figures. See also below:

Jamaica: MHPM Andrew Holness Emancipation Day 2019 Message

We are able to celebrate our emancipation because our great forefathers struggled for justice and human rights.  In this period, we come to terms with our past and define our future unchained. We recall the boldness of Nanny of the Maroons; the defiance of Paul Bogle; the strength and moral fortitude of Sam Sharpe who […]

Cayman: Inmates receive career advice

Members of public and private sector groups visited inmates at Northward Prison Chapel on Wednesday (31st July) to give talks and answer questions about gaining qualifications and re-entering the workforce. Ahead of the presentations, the Director of HMCIPS, Steven Barrett, gave an opening address during which he talked about the importance of stable employment as a […]

When measurements take a backseat

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio As engineers, we always start a new design with the best of intentions. We’re hell-bent on making sure our new creations perform to their best. One of the ways we do that is by measurement which always precedes listening. When PS Audio’s analog engineer Daren Myers set out to […]