November 20, 2019

Run or Walk to help end senior hunger in Cayman!

From Meals on Wheels Cayman Islands The 4th Annual Turkey Trot 5k+10K Walk/Run is set for November 30th at the Holiday Inn Resort Grand Cayman. It’s officially becoming a family tradition in Cayman. All runners and walkers are treated to a complimentary omelette station by Chef Shannon from ‘Got Eggs’, served with continental breakfast items. CI$25 Adult (Age 18+)CI$15 Junior (Age […]

Cayman: October 2019 funerals

Julia Gwendolyn Ebanks                21 Mar 1927 – 18 Sep 2019   West Bay Gloria Campbell                                                         – 8 Oct 2019 Lewiston M Ebanks                   20 May 1944 – 12 Oct 2019   Boatswain Bay George Louis Dickson                         10 Feb 1945  […]

Big study casts doubt on need for many heart procedures

From Newsmax People with severe but stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a procedure to improve blood flow rather than just giving medicines a chance to help, but it won’t cut their risk of having a heart attack or dying over the following few years, a big […]

Diabetes technology often priced out of reach

While the high price of insulin has gotten a lot of attention lately, it’s not the only cost issue facing people with diabetes. New technologies designed to improve blood sugar management often cost too much for people to afford. Maya Headley, 36, has had type 1 diabetes for 30 years. The New York City resident […]

Best surgery for long-term weight loss not yet clear

From Newsmax People with obesity may initially shed more excess pounds with an older operation known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass than with a newer sleeve gastrectomy procedure, but a research review suggests that longer-term, which one is better for weight loss remains unknown. Researchers examined data from previous studies on a total of 2,475 obese […]

OPINION: The peoples popular uprising in Bolivia

By Jolly Green On October 20, 2019, general elections took place in Bolivia. The incumbent, pro-Venezuela and pro-Cuba Evo Morales, was a candidate after ignoring a national referendum that voted not to allow him to run for a third term or be indefinitely re-elected. Morales resorted to the government-controlled Constitutional Courts to annul the will […]

Statement by Chairman of the OECS Authority on protests in Dominica

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 — Washington, D.C. — Chairman of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Honourable Gaston Browne, has called for calm in the Commonwealth of Dominica and for adherence to the rule of law and constitutionality. “A calm end to violence and other disruptive activity is essential to […]

Martin: Disaster diet predictions

By Melissa Martin If a certain diet worked, everybody everywhere would know about it. Food fads travel around the planet and back. Weight loss scams come and go. You lose money and motivation, but not pounds. Or if you initially lose a few pounds, you gain it back and more. Greedy companies prey on people […]

Kia named 2020 best SUV brand by U.S. News & World Report

Kia Breaks Key Competitor’s Four-Year Streak to Win Coveted Award Category winners selected based on safety scores, reliability data and the opinions of automotive press Kia praised for its range of SUVs that meet the needs of today’s diverse buyers  Kia Motors America (KMA) has been honored as the 2020 Best SUV Brand in U.S. […]

Cayman: A year of lifestyle changes leads to a half marathon

2019 has been a year of lifestyle changes and interruptions for Hurley’s Media radio personality Taylor Vaughn. She was made redundant from a job she loved; she lost a pet she adored for over 13 years; and ended a relationship she thought was going to last forever. She’s also shed the equivalent of a whole […]