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Archives for August 26, 2019

Cayman: Elections Office Cruise Port Referendum Update – 93.7% of required signatures confirmed

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. Also – see below an info graphic on the update

The Editor speaks: Are we gradually becoming so impacted on bad news it doesn’t shock us anymore?

Nastiness makes a bigger impact on our brain than good news. And that is due to the brain’s “negativity bias”. Your brain is simply built with a greater sensitivity to unpleasant news. The bias is so automatic that it can be detected at the earliest stage of the brain’s information processing. – Ohio State University […]

“Real Housewives of Potomac”- racist slur confrontation in Cayman Islands

‘Real Housewives of Potomac’ Star Candiace Dillard Called Racist After Latest Episode By: Amanda Anderson-Niles From Urban Belle “Real Housewives of Potomac” fans had plenty to say about the latest episode. From Ashley Darby’s face-off with Katie Rost to Karen Huger’s shouting match with Gizelle Bryant, opinions were aplenty on social media. But Candiace Dillard probably […]

Cayman: Office of the Leader of the Opposition Statement on constitutional questions

Aug 22 2019 We have called this press conference to address a number of concerns relating to the governance of the country, in particular, constitutional changes and the peoples-initiated referendum. On the matter of the proposed constitutional changes, we have listened intently as the premier and the elected member for North Side Mr. Miller, addressed the talks and the circumstances leading up to the talks which were held in December 2018. Unfortunately, while they have explained that we were aware of the proposed […]

“Steve Higgins & Friends Concert series return to The Cayman Islands!” Sun SEP 1 6PM

Consul General Oliver Mair makes debut appearance” August 20, 2019. Ft Lauderdale – For the fourth consecutive year, The Cayman Islands will once more receive a spectacular treat when Steve Higgins & Friends present their 2019 performance from their Annual “Evening of Excellence” concert series. This year’s theme will be “Music of the Heart!” The […]

Cayman: Tony’s Toys celebrates anniversary with a car show

Cars and Coca-Cola will be on tap at Tony’s Toys this weekend as the automotive centre hosts ‘Octane & Caffeine’, a car show for the entire family, on Sunday, 1 September from 2pm to 6pm at Tony’s Toys Automotive Center, located at 91 Sherwood Drive off Seymour Drive in Industrial Park. The event is part […]

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association and The Nature Conservancy forge ties

Agreement Inked to Protect the Environment and Promote Tourism Sustainability   MIAMI (August 25, 2019) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has teamed up with one of the world’s leading environmental organizations, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), to help create a more resilient Caribbean where tourism thrives while communities benefit and natural resources are […]

Cool charts

Cool Charts Depicting the Evolution of the Alphabet, and the Writing Systems of the World By Rain Noe From Core77 Matt Baker’s charts would make perfect gifts for typographic designers Learning new things requires both a broad overview of the subject-to-be-studied, and intensive drilling-down in specific areas. Educator and designer Matt Baker found a deficiency […]

New Porsche Taycan sets a record at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife

Stuttgart/Nürburg. Porsche sets new standards for four-door, all-electric sports cars on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife. Consequently, test driver Lars Kern conquered the legendary track, famously known as the Green Hell, in seven minutes and 42 seconds. The lap time was set over the 20.6-kilometre course that’s usually used for record attempts. During the attempt, Lars Kern drove a […]

BMW Z4 and Toyota Supra could be the end of the relationship

By Nico DeMattia From BMW Blog By now, it’s no secret that both the BMW Z4 M40i and Toyota Supraare mechanical twins. Under their skin, they’re almost exactly the same, with only a bit of minor tuning separating them. When the joint venture was first rumored, there was a lot of wonder as to how it would play […]