December 6, 2019

Alternative therapies for a troublesome side effect: hot flashes

From John Hopkins Health Alerts A number of complementary and alternative therapies have been touted as providing effective relief for hot flashes caused by androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). This Health Alert focuses on two of them: acupuncture and dietary supplements. Acupuncture. Small trials suggest that acupuncture appears to hold some promise, although its effectiveness has […]

Limber up for the Cayman Islands Triathlon this November

From Easier Travel As triathlon-fever sweeps through the UK in the wake of the Olympic gold medallist Brownlee Brothers, a number of British enthusiasts are expected to join over 200 novice and professional athletes in The Arch and Godfrey Cayman Islands Triathlon taking place in the British Overseas Territory later this year.  The Cayman Islands […]

Interning on our remote Caribbean island!

From ReefCI Nearly 6 months ago I stepped out of a small craft on Punta Gorda’s airstrip as a pale English boy with no diving experience, about to embark on a new adventure, and really had very little idea of what to expect. I was greeted with a smile by Jo on a sweltering hot […]

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Cruisers kick off the new sailing season

As always, September heralds the beginning of the new sailing season after the long summer break and it was the Cruisers who went out on North Sound to do battle in Race 6 of the Harbour House Marina Cruiser series. Sunday September 7th saw seven boats with full crew jostling for position on a spinnaker […]

Exhibition boxing fight on Wednesday afternoon

The Cayman National Boxing Team and the visiting Cuban National Boxing Team have advised that they are going to put on an exhibition fight for the Government and a few others tomorrow, Wednesday, at the Dalmain Ebanks boxing gym. The show will start at 3PM. Last Saturday (14) Cayman boxers took on the Cubans at […]

Divemaster Internship programme available in Grand Cayman

New dive resort & school has openings for an internship from open water diver, thru Divemaster in Grand Cayman. We begin operations at the end of this month, and want to have trainees work with us on the boats, assisting with courses and running the booking/retail store on some days. You will provide materials and […]

Take a nighttime submarine voyage in Grand Cayman before you die

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon From The Huffington Post Five Things You Should Do in the Caribbean Before You Die It’d be a real shame if all you brought back from the world’s favorite warm-weather destination was a blistering sunburn, a wicked hangover and a cheap souvenir. Instead, choose one (or more) of these singularly Caribbean experiences […]

Microphones listening in on Cayman Island’s endangered Nassau grouper

By Alex Card Environmental Monitor Scientists at the UK’s Department of Environment are using specialized instruments to track fish at spawning sites in the Cayman Islands. Hydrophone technology records the sounds that fish produce, making it less invasive than many other tracking methods, such as tagging. Scientists can even use the converted audio signal to […]

Lara prefers one captain for all forms

From Trinidad Express ‘SHARED CAPTAINCY NOT IDEAL’: Brian Lara Former West Indies skipper Brian Lara says having separate West Indies for different forms of the game is not the “perfect situation.” Currently Darren Sammy captains the Caribbean team in Test matches and One-day internationals, while Dwayne Bravo took over from Sammy as One-day international skipper […]