November 21, 2019

Calling all OECS Nationals: Fully funded UK scholarship application now open

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j The University of Manchester Wednesday, December 19, 2018 — The University of Manchester has a fully-funded scholarship available for the MSc Management and Information Systems distance learning programme (starting in February 2019).   This Scholarship is only available for applicants from the following Commonwealth small states: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, […]

5 creepy creatures that are actually quite cute

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By Emily Zak From Care2 1. VAMPIRE SQUID For those weary of looking at terrifying, totally cliche pictures of the goblin shark, the vampire squid is another deep-sea beauty. When attacked, the creature turns inside out, exposing an underside of teeth-like fleshy spines know as cirri. These spines combine with a webbing that looks suspiciously […]

The most liveable city in the world has won 7 times in a row

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BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable Now they’re just rubbing it in. The city of Melbourne in Australia for the seventh year in a row running (count it, seriously), has been named the most liveable city in the world by The Economist’s Intelligence Unit. With a near-perfect 97.5/100 livability rating, Melbourne narrowly beat Vienna, Austria, which […]

Charles Fourtree | Papua New Guinea

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From the Travel Photograph Papua New Guinea seems to be the end of the earth. It almost is. And it offers intrepid travel photographers some incredible opportunities to document its indigenous culture and traditions. The Goroka festival is probably the best known tribal gathering and cultural event in Papua New Guinea. It’s held every year […]

Bima receives a $5M investment from Digicel Group to bring Microinsurance to Asia Pacific and the Caribbean

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Operations launched in Haiti and Papua New Guinea December 02, 2014 09:46 AM Eastern Standard Time LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bima, the leading global microinsurance provider, announced a 5 million USD investment from Digicel Group, the leading total communications and entertainment provider in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific regions. This investment and the resulting partnership will […]

Customer Service in the Palm of Your Hand with the My Digicel App

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Another service innovation to save customers time and hassle Friday 12th September 2014 – George Town, Grand Cayman.   From today, Digicel customers can take care of many of their customer service needs straight from their handsets thanks to the new look My Digicel app. Designed to put the power in the hands of customers and […]

Cayman’s boxer Ebanks loses out on semis berth

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By Matthew Yates Tafari Ebanks gave a memorable showing for Cayman Islands boxing in Glasgow. Ebanks, 20, advanced to the quarter-finals of the bantam (56 kilograms) weight class at the XX Commonwealth Games in Scotland. Ebanks would lose by unanimous decision on Wednesday to 29-year-old Kenyan Benson Gicharu Njangiru, with each of the three judges […]

Courtesy visit from UNHCR’s Buti Kale

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin recently visited with Dr. Buti Kale, Deputy Regional Representative, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, at the Premier’s office at the Government Administration Building. Dr. Kale, who was making a courtesy visit while in the Cayman Islands, is a resource person based in Washington, D.C., for […]

Unusually Intense El Nino may lie ahead, scientists say

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By Andrew Freedman From Mashable Since climate forecasters declared an “El Niño Watch” on March 6, the odds of such an event in the tropical Pacific Ocean have increased, and based on recent developments, some scientists think this event may even rival the record El Niño event of 1997-1998. If that does happen, then 2015 […]