November 19, 2019

Cayman: RCIPS requests public assistance in locating missing teenager

This morning, 18 November, police received a report of a teenaged juvenile who has been missing since yesterday evening, 17 November, and are requesting public assistance in locating her. Teshay Bryan, age 14 of West Bay, was last seen at an address off Bramble Close, in the vicinity of Birch Tree Hill Road in West Bay, […]

Cayman: 2019 CYFL HS Football Leagues : Scores and Standings

Scores from games played in the Dart Girls’ and Boys’ Under 13 high school football leagues this week; and the current standings in the four high school leagues.

Jamaica’s Prime Minister meets  The UWI’s software engineering students in China

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Saturday, 16 November 2019—How can software engineering improve Jamaican society? Seven Jamaican students from The University of the West Indies – China Institute of Information Technology (UWI-CIIT)—and Mona lecturer Dr Ezra Mugisa—had the chance to discuss this with the Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP, during a private […]

Healthy sleep for children: Everything you need to know

From Bed Rating A growing body of scientific literature is highlighting the negative effects of inadequate sleep. A survey carried out in Japan concluded that “shortened nocturnal sleep is a growing social phenomenon in industrialized countries.”Another study published in the Sleep Journal states: “It is widely recognized that sleep is important for children’s health and well-being and that […]

Mexico ambush: Boy, 13, walked 23km for help after gun attack

From BBC A 13-year-old survivor of the attack by suspected Mexican drug cartel gunmen on a convoy of US Mormons hid six siblings in bushes before walking 23km (14 miles) to get help, his family said. Eight children survived Monday’s attack in northern Mexico in which three women and six children were killed. Five of […]

Nunavik student athletes get in the game [including half-marathon in the Cayman Islands]

By Elaine Anselmi From Nunatsiaq News Kativik school board joins provincial sports organization When six students from Jaanimmarik School in Kuujjuaq raced in a cross-country meet recently in Sept-Îles, Quebec, they were taking part in what could be the first step towards more affordable travel to sporting events for Nunavik youth. “We’re trying to bring […]

Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot create 4th-biggest carmaker in $50B Deal

From Newsmax Fiat Chrysler and France’s PSA Peugeot said Thursday they have agreed to merge to create the world’s fourth-largest automaker with enough scale to confront big shifts in the industry, including a race to develop electric cars and driverless technologies. Italian-American Fiat Chrysler brings with it a strong footprint in North America, where it […]

REPORT: How young people consume news

From Reuters Community Broadcasters and newspapers that are struggling to reach under-35s will need to think differently about content, formats and platforms if they are to engage a generation that has fundamentally different expectations. This is the key conclusion of a new report commissioned by the Reuters Institute and authored by strategic consultancy Flamingo. The […]

Unexpected factor may predict your risk of dementia

From Newsmax The RCIPS is informing the public that there will be a temporary traffic flow adjustment made to traffic entering the Hurley’s roundabout on weekday evenings, beginning next Monday, 28 October. Traffic entering the roundabout from South Sound Road (eastbound) or Shamrock Road (westbound) will not be permitted to exit at the Grand Harbour […]

Cayman: 15 local organizations involved in KPMG’s Make a Difference Day

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, KPMG held their annual Make a Difference Day (MaDD) at the Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa. MaDD is an initiative in which KPMG member firms around the world are encouraged to make a difference in their local communities, allowing staff to offer their time and expertise to make a positive […]