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Archives for November 20, 2019

The Editor speaks: health, garbage, and marine preservation

What exactly did Health Minister, Dwayne Seymour, tell us in his two hour address to the latest budget debate in the Legislative Assembly last Monday? For me – very little of any importance. Greater focus on mental health was one that includes a mental care unit for adolescents. Some services would be moved away from […]

Cayman: New physiotherapy services for children and adults

From Chatterbox Freya Dingemans B.Sc. MCSP               PhysiotherapistServices available for adults: Prevention and education advice for families and the community on how to lead a healthy lifestyle Postural assessments and exercises to help improve posture Assessments and provision of exercise programmes for sporting injuries Advice and treatment to help correct […]

Cayman: Employment lawyer joins HSM

68 Fort Street, Grand Cayman (Wednesday, 20 November 2019): The HSM Group has welcomed Kathryn Rowe to their growing law practice. Kathryn joins as a Senior Associate and will focus on employment related matters. With over 17 years of legal experience, Kathryn has a wide-range of skills in the areas of litigation, employment, immigration, data […]

Wood exterior car panels

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 […]

Cayman: NCAA Tournament teams

NCAA TOURNAMENT TEAMS NEW MEXICO STATE, OLD DOMINION HEADLINE CAYMAN ISLANDS CLASSIC The countdown is on for the 2019 Cayman Islands Classic basketball tournament which takes place next week from 25 to 27 November at the John Gray gym. Only in its third year the event has evolved into one of the premier college preseason […]

Dominican Republic named host for 2020 Concacaf Women’s Under-20 Championship

20 Concacaf Member Association to compete for the regional title and the three available spots in the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2020 Miami (Tuesday, November 19, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced that the Dominican Republic will host the 2020 Concacaf Women’s Under-20 Championship. The […]

Gadgets of the week

Currently Crowdfunding: A Reusable Straw That Won’t Get Soggy, an Upgraded Thermometer, and More by Core Jr From Core77 Brought to you by MAKO Design + Invent, North America’s leading design firm for taking your product idea from a sketch on a napkin to store shelves. Download Mako’s Invention Guide for free here. Navigating the […]

Dengue in the Americas reaches highest number of cases ever recorded

Washington, DC, Nov 13, 2019 (PAHO)— Dengue in the Americas has reached the highest number of cases ever recorded, with more than 2.7 million cases and 1,206 deaths so far this year, according to a new epidemiological update from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).  The largest previous dengue epidemic was in 2015, but the number of cases […]

Montserrat: OECS congratulates Premier Taylor-Farrell on election victory

Statement from the OECS Commission Tuesday, November 19, 2019 — The Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) extends warm congratulations to Premier Easton Taylor-Farrell on the victory of his party at the just concluded national elections in Montserrat. Director General of the OECS, Dr. Didacus Jules, welcomed the newly elected Premier stating, “I […]

Alex Trebek on cancer battle: ‘It’s wearing on me’

By Zoe Papadakis from Newsmax It has been a challenging few months for “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, who has been battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer, and although he has been working hard to remain positive and upbeat, he is starting to feel the strain. In a USA Today interview published Wednesday, Trebek said the treatment was “wearing” […]