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Archives for December 11, 2019

Cayman: CBC Holiday Hours for Sea and Air Cargo Collections and Visa and Extension Office

We would like to inform you of our opening and closing holiday hours for sea and air cargo imports, and for the Visa and Extension Office.  Normal operational hours at our Collections Office (sea and air cargo imports): 2nd – 14th December ·         8:30a.m. – 4:00p.m. Holiday hours: 16th – 21st  December and 23rd – 31st December ·         8:30a.m. – 5:00p.m. (Monday – […]

Oliver Mills: The thinking citizen: a standard-bearer of democracy

By Oliver Mills Our world today seems to be undergoing transformations at an accelerated pace. We read of and view street demonstrations happening on almost every continent at levels never before witnessed. Even in countries with previously some semblance of stability now face social challenges to do with the distribution of wealth, unemployment, freedom of […]

Cayman: Walkers hosts annual career fair

Grand Cayman, December 2019  On 19 November 2019, Walkers welcomed more than 70 students, parents and faculty members from multiple high schools and tertiary institutions in the Cayman Islands to its annual career fair in George Town. Students from Clifton Hunter High School, Triple C School, Grace Christian Academy, Cayman Academy, John Gray High School, […]

Cayman: More charges laid in boating collision in North Sound last August

From RCIPS Dec 11 2019 The man, age 36 of George Town, who was arrested in relation to the below incident, has been formally charged with 2 counts of Manslaughter and one count of Assault GBH. He appears in court this morning, 11 December. Oct 8 2019 A man, age 35 of George Town, has […]

Cayman Heart Fund and Crighton Properties donates AED to Academy Sports Club

(Grand Cayman, December 11, 2019) With the help of Crighton Properties, Cayman Heart Fund recently donated an automatic external defibrillator (AED) to one of the Cayman Islands largest youth football clubs. Having the AED onsite will now mean that the local football club has access to equipment in the case of emergencies which could literally […]

Joint ministry training in fraud prevention and detection offered to civil servants

The Ministry of Employment and Border Control and The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure worked together to organise fraud prevention and detection training sessions for over 100 employees in the civil service. The training sessions facilitated by local consulting firm KPMG, were designed to increase the capabilities within the Ministries to detect, prevent and […]

Design homework on sidewalk

Your Design Homework is on the Sidewalk By Christopher Schwarz From Core77 Local historic architecture can improve your design skills. Hit the bricks this weekend to jump start your education. Though I am a furniture maker, many of my design cues come from architecture. Thousands of years before furniture became commonplace amongst all corners of […]

Arctic oil drilling, more than a challenge 2020

By Claudia Jeffrey It has been expected that there are 90 billion oil barrels discovered so far in the arctic region. It is relatively equal to 6% of the overall known reserves of oil in the world. As compared to oil, natural gas has more potential. Where oil is only 6% of the total reserves of […]

Weird building with a hole

Supreme Irony: One of the Most Difficult-to-Construct Buildings in the World Will Focus on “Sustainability” By Rain Noe From Core77 Dubai’s weird building with a hole in it is almost finished The first Christmas after the World Trade Center was destroyed, I needed to get out of New York, and flew to China for a […]

Climate change: Methane pulse detected from South Sudan wetlands

By Jonathan Amos BBC Scientists think they can now explain at least part of the recent growth in methane (CH4) levels in the atmosphere. Researchers, led from Edinburgh University, UK, say their studies point to a big jump in emissions coming from just the wetlands of South Sudan. Satellite data indicates the region received a […]