By Jesse David Fox
Legendary film critic Roger Ebert died today at age 70, after years of battling cancer.
This terrible news comes just a day after he wrote a reassuringly optimistic post saying he would be taking a âleave of presence.â Easily Americaâs most well-known and influential film critic, Ebert spent 46 years writing for the [...]
By Jesse David Fox
C4C: âWe cannot let politicians continue to grow a culture of corruption in our governmentâ
Coalition for Cayman (C4C) is launching an anti-corruption advertising campaign urging Caymanian voters to refrain from selling their votes to political candidates. The advertising campaign will consist of a television ad titled âAppliancesâ and radio ads in the coming days.
âAs an [...]
An interesting question from the latest batch of Parliamentary Written Questions about the defence costs of the Falkland Islands, Gibraltar and Cyprus
Jim Murphy (East Renfrewshire, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much his Department spent on programmes or projects related to (a) Anguilla, (b) Bermuda (c) British Antarctic Territory, (d) British [...]
Belton Independent School District’s (BISD) extensive use of technology has been attracting visitors from across the states, but as of Tuesday also international visitors. Birch Meniko and Andy Jones, educators from the Cayman Islands, visited and toured the campuses of Miller Heights and New Tech @ Waskow. The campus in the Cayman Islands is looking [...]
The University College of the Cayman Islands, in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, Financial Services & Employment and the Ministry of Health, Environment, Youth, Sports & Culture, hosted the formal launch of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, April 4, 2013.
President Bodden, UCCI President and Chair of the Nursing Advisory Council expressed his [...]
George Town, Grand Cayman (5 April 2013) â The Complaints Commissioner, Nicola Williams, has Â launched an investigation to ascertain whether there are adequate protections or protective measures for Reporters of Wrongdoing (also known as Whistleblowers) within the Cayman Islands Government, which includes all government entities as defined in S.2(1) of the Complaints Commissioner Law 2006.
Following the legal opinion that was issued in April 2011, the National Housing Development Trust (NHDT) was forced to allocate some of the new houses to some of the old Affordable Housing Initiative (AHI) clients.
A report by a local engineer also outlined that the old houses were not safe and presented potential liability to NHDT [...]
Charity Drive 2013!!! CNCF need your help…
CNCF has been chosen to be a part of the 2013 Island Heritage Charity Drive on April 17th and we need your help!! We’re looking for x18 Charity Cheerleaders to help us cheer on supporters to drive around the Island Heritage roundabout. Every time a car drives around the [...]
The Red Sail Group, an affiliation of companies, has donated CI$15â000 to support the efforts of Special Olympics Cayman Islands, otherwise known as SOCI. The donation will help support SOCI with its mission to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults.
The Red Sail Group has [...]
Over 200 civil servants took part in a dress down day to support Rotaract Blueâs Open Arms Programme on Thursday, 28 March 2013.
Open Arms promotes non-discrimination for disabled persons and aims to help integrate those living with disabilities into the community while providing support and recognition to persons who care for them.
As part of this [...]