November 15, 2019


Commercial rocket will fly to the space station

(AP) — For the first time, a private company will launch a rocket to the International Space Station, sending it on a grocery run this weekend that could be the shape of things to come for America’s space programme. If this unmanned flight and others like it succeed, commercial spacecraft could be ferrying astronauts to […]

SDN makes cloud offshoring more attractive

Calligo may not be the first to take its cloud operations offshore, but in the age of software-defined networking (SDN), it could be the start of something bigger. “It’s unclear if a small, niche player that offers the benefits having actual servers located on the Channel Islands can create a business that can compete with […]

Facebook set to price initial public offering

(AP) — Facebook’s initial public offering is shaping up to be one of the largest in history. It’s expected to be a big payoff for a company that started out eight years ago with no way to make money. Facebook Inc. will likely price its IPO late Thursday, meaning that the investment banks orchestrating the […]

Michigan boy finds finger piece in Arby’s sandwich

(AP) — A Michigan teen finishing off an Arby’s roast beef sandwich chomped down on something tough that tasted like rubber, so he spit it out. Turns out it tasted like finger. The fleshy, severed pad of an unfortunate employee’s finger, apparently. Ryan Hart, 14, told the Jackson Citizen Patriot on Wednesday that once he […]

The Regional Risk Reduction Initiative: “Sharing knowledge and results toward improved Risk Resilience”

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for Barbados and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), through the Regional Risk Reduction Initiative (R3I) project, funded by the European Union, will host a Knowledge Sharing Event on Thursday, 24 May 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. at Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, Cayman Islands The […]

Ilmington Primary School pupils have their Olympics song played in Cayman Islands

PRIMARY school children who put their quiet Warwickshire village on the map by releasing a song are now having their single played on national radio – in the Cayman Islands. Pupils at Ilmington Primary School recorded a song inspired by the Olympics, called Rings Around The World, which was such a success the children were […]

New appointment forthcoming

After having recently made the first new appointments to any of the constitutionally created Commissions since the implementation of the 2009 Constitution Order, His Excellency the Governor Duncan Taylor, CBE, is now considering candidates for an appointment to the Judicial and Legal Services Commission. Justice Richard Ground recently retired from his post as Chief Justice […]

Cayman touts insurance industry offering in America

A delegation from the Cayman Islands insurance industry attended the 50th Annual Risk and Insurance Management Society conference held last month, to promote the jurisdiction’ position as a growing domicile for captive insurance companies. The Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) conference and exhibition is the largest gathering of risk professionals in North America. This […]

Cayman Islands medical student, ‘Dr. Ellis,’ puts pole vault firmly in her past

Dana Ellis hadn’t touched a vaulting pole in three-and-a-half years when she picked one up this season and felt that old, familiar tug. Ellis, the Canadian pole vaulting record holder and former Olympian, is still nagged by what-ifs over a career sparkling with highlights but cut short by injuries. But the Kitchener native knows that […]