December 11, 2019

Archives for November 5, 2019

Cayman: Dengue update as of 5 November 2019 – 8 confirmed cases

Since the last update on October 18, 2019, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has confirmed two new cases of dengue in the Cayman Islands. ·         Of these, one patient had travelled to a country with year-round transmission of dengue, while the other had no travel history, which suggests that person acquired dengue within the Cayman […]

Carnival Cruise Line says smoke seen in Carnival Freedom photo [in Grand Cayman] was caused by engine turbocharger malfunction

By Michael Bartiroma From FOX NEWS The ship, which is currently on a two-week cruise through the western Caribbean, left from Galveston, Texas, on Oct. 27, and arrived in the Cayman Islands a few days later. While just off shore near George Town, a photographer snapped a photo of what appeared to be black smoke floating above […]

Cayman: DCFS sprint ahead with plans for Universal Children’s Day Race

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is holding a Universal Children’s Day 5K Run/Walk Sunday, 24 November 2019, 6 a.m., at Dragon Bay (formerly Safehaven). The theme of the family-friendly event is “I Have a Voice, Hear Me Roar” with all funds raised going to local families in need. Open […]

Cayman Code Academy welcomes 25 new Cayman based programmers

Cayman Enterprise City in partnership with the University College of the Cayman Islands and Code Fellows initiate internationally recognised software development courses Cayman Code Academy (CCA), welcomed 25 individuals who took part in introductory code courses taught by Amanda Iverson, a lead instructor of Code Fellows based in Seattle, Washington. The academy sets out to cultivate passionate skilled coders and deliver […]

The Editor speaks: Plots

The plotting that has been going on to get rid of US President Donald Trump ever since he won the Election is not new. Neither is the suspicion that Trump himself is encouraging it since there is an election next year. He is counting on the public’s ill taste at impeachment when the supposed crime(s) […]

Cayman: National Robotics Team wins two awards in Dubai

The Cayman Islands National Robotics team, made up of 11 students representing seven schools, competed in the FIRST Global robotics challenge in Dubai, United Arab Emirates 24 through 27 October. After completing nine matches over three days, the team finished 109 out of 190 teams with a total of four wins and five losses. In […]

Concept car shows Jap plan

Concept Car Shows Japanese Plan to Make Interior & Exterior Car Panels from Wood By Rain Noe From Core77 The Nanocellulose Vehicle (NCV) is a car on a weight-saving diet If I had to oversimplify the world’s current industrial state in order to explain it to a small child, I’d say “Metal is expensive everywhere […]

National Gallery of the Cayman Islands: Join us for our Panel Discussion

Wed 6th Nov 6pm – 7:30pm

Cayman: NRA Conference shines spotlight on road safety

 NRA hosted second annual Road Safety Week conference on 29 October – 1 November.   GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The National Roads Authority (NRA) placed road safety at the forefront of the agenda during their recent Road Safety Week conference, held on 29 October – 1 November at the Ritz-Carlton. The conference opened with a welcome from […]

Remembrance Sunday ceremonies to be held this weekend -Sun 10 Nov

This public holiday weekend the Cayman Islands will again join nations around the globe in celebrating Remembrance Sunday; the annual tribute to veterans who defended their countries during times of war. Local ceremonies, centred around the theme “Lest We Forget”, will take place on Sunday, 10 November on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac and are open to […]