December 8, 2019

8 Dec 2019 Weather in Cayman

7 Dec Sat 2019 Weather in CaymanSYNOPSIS Moderate northeast winds and seas are expected for the next 24 hours as a ridge of high pressure builds across the Gulf of Mexico. Radar images show isolated showers within the Cayman area which are moving towards the southwest. Humidity: 85% (UP from yesterday)UV: 7.4 HIGH (UP from […]

7 Dec 2019 Weather in Cayman

7 Dec Sat 2019 Weather in CaymanSYNOPSIS Moderate northeast winds and seas are expected for the next 24 hours as a ridge of high pressure builds across the Gulf of Mexico. Radar images show isolated showers within the Cayman area which are moving towards the southwest. Humidity: 80% (UP from yesterday)UV: 7.1 HIGH (UP from […]

6 Dec 2019 Weather in Cayman

6 Dec Fri 2019 Weather in CaymanSYNOPSIS Moderate north to northeast winds and moderate seas is expected for the next 24 hours as a high pressure systems builds over the Gulf of Mexico. Radar images show no showers within the Cayman area. Humidity: 75% (UP from yesterday)UV: 6.8 HIGH (UP from yesterday)Temperature: Today’s expected temperatures […]

Cayman: Water Authority Laboratory accreditation extended

Following another successful audit by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), the Water Authority Laboratory’s Accreditation has been extended through November 2021. This accreditation ensures that the Laboratory meets the A2LA’s ISO 17025:2017 accreditation standard. “The 17025 ISO accreditation standard was revised in 2017 and focuses on technology developments. This pushed us to stay […]

Cayman: Court decision to delay referendum

Verdant Isle Port Partners look forward to the outcome of the judicial review hearing for the proposed cruise berthing and cargo port project, which is expected take place in January 2020. Verdant Isle Port Partners believes the information being distributed to date via a variety of channels including public and stakeholder meetings, social media, online […]

Cayman: Ministry of CPI appoints Energy Policy Coordinator

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure (CPI) has appointed Kristen Augustine as Energy Policy Coordinator, effective October 28, 2019. In her role, Mrs. Augustine will assist the Ministry to deliver mission critical initiatives under the National Energy Policy. She will also monitor Government’s position on emerging trends in the energy sector […]

‘Project Cayman’: University receives funding to help regional SMEs

From University of Bradford The University of Bradford has recently received funding through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for a new three year project that will help chemical manufacturing businesses in the region. ‘Chemistry Assets for Yorkshire Manufacturing’, also known as ‘Project CAYMAN’, is a collaborative project run by the University to help local […]

The flu vaccine is not 100% effective but you should still get it every year

Nancy Averett From Business Insider How effective the flu vaccine is will vary from year to year. It can range anywhere from 20% to 60% effective. Each year, flu vaccines are designed to protect against three to four different viral strains of influenza. But sometimes the viral strains that end up in the flu vaccine […]

Taking several prescription drugs may trigger serious side effects

From Newsmax Many older Americans take a variety of prescription drugs, yet new research suggests that combining various medications is not always wise. Taking lots of different drugs for different conditions is called “polypharmacy,” and a team of researchers set out to find how doctors take this into account in their prescribing. To address this, […]

Birth control pill may alter part of women’s brains

From Newsmax A small, preliminary study suggests that a brain area called the hypothalamus appears to be about 6% smaller in women who use birth control pills. But exactly what that means isn’t yet clear. In this study, women on the pill had statistically significant increases in anger. Researchers also found a possible link with […]