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Archives for November 18, 2011


“Killa” bids for second spot

Charles “Killa” Whittaker will take a giant leap up the IBF world rankings with a victory in Miami tonight. The West Bay junior middleweight fighter is currently ranked 15th but if he can defeat Cuban Giorbis Barthelemy, ranked ninth, he will rise to second spot. Whittaker has been in the US for several weeks preparing […]

Calls for Blatter to quit over race row

Sepp Blatter is facing increasing calls to quit after his gaffe in the fight against racism. The FIFA president is facing renewed demands for his resignation after dismissing on-pitch racism with an astonishing response. Asked directly by a CNN reporter if racism exists on the pitch, Blatter denied it and said such incidents should simply […]

Roy Archer laid to rest

“He enjoyed a reputation of being firm but always fair” It was a very moving Funeral Mass for the late Roy St. Aubyn Archer at St George’s Anglican Church on Wed. 16th November. The church was packed and overflowed to a tent in the church grounds that was also full of mourners. Closed circuit television […]

Pirates Week Distractions

The streets were packed with people galore- Youngsters fought mock battles on the ironshore. Our harbour was full of ships. big and small, A visiting warship and sail boats, with masts so tall. All participating in what was to be An invasion of the pirates for all to see. But, from where I was sitting, […]

Two new faces at GIS

(GIS) —Two newly-recruited Caymanian communicators, Yvette Cacho and Stephon Johnson, round out the staff at the offices of Government Information Services. Yvette Cacho joins this week as an Information Officer, assigned to provide communications assistance to the Ministry of Community Affairs, Gender and Housing. She graduated from Florida International University in 2006 with a double-major […]

Dishin’ with Dody: To brine or not to brine

Thanksgiving began as a tradition of celebrating that year’s harvest.  It is a feast of abundance shared with friends and family.  At the center of present day feasting is the bird of choice…turkey.  Whether baked, roasted or fried the humble turkey becomes the focus of most American holiday tables. To brine or not to brine: […]

The rise and rise of petrol

In the USA the rise of gas (I still call it petrol) is greeted with shock, horror, and anger. One of the emails going the rounds recently was, “Join the resistance!!!! I hear we are going to hit close to $ 5.00 a gallon by next summer. Want gasoline prices to come down? We need […]

Six dead as storms, possible tornadoes hit Southeast

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — At least six people have been killed and dozens more injured as a storm system that spawned several possible tornadoes moved across the Southeast USA. Suspected tornadoes were reported Wednesday in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and South Carolina. Dozens of homes and buildings were damaged and thousands of people were without […]

Suspect in White House shooting arrested

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man clad in black who was obsessed with President Barack Obama pulled his car within view of the White House at night and fired shots from an assault rifle, cracking a window of the first family’s living quarters while the president was away, authorities said about their still-developing investigation. The U.S. […]