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Archives for November 22, 2011

Donovan, Beckham lead LA Galaxy to MLS title

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — David Beckham thrust the shiny silver trophy above his Los Angeles Galaxy teammates’ heads, and a sold-out stadium roared for its hometown team through a blizzard of confetti. Although Beckham’s five-year American odyssey hasn’t always gone according to script, he clearly learned a little something about Hollywood endings along the way. […]

LIME gives free service for a “lifetime” this christmas

George Town, Grand Cayman – 21st November 2011: Some LIME customers will literally get a gift for a lifetime this holiday as the telecoms company has announced plans to give away landline,  mobile and internet services for forty years. The plans were revealed during the launch of its Christmas promotion on 21st November 2011. In […]

Are you for or against the death penalty?

Every evening when we sit back on our sofas and relax, we watch TV. Many of the shows depict violent action. We watch as people are murdered, but we find it exciting and are entertained. What would the consequences be if some of these episodes were moved into real life? A verdict can be very […]

Taylor Swift wins three trophies at AMAs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taylor Swift was crowned artist of the year at the American Music Awards for a second time. “This is so crazy!” the country superstar said after beating such contenders as Adele, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry to capture all three awards that she was nominated for at Sunday’s ceremony, including artist […]

Glen full of praise for midfielder Adam

Glen Johnson was quick to pay tribute to Charlie Adam after the Scottish international played a major role in his Stamford Bridge winner. The former Chelsea right-back netted a superb individual goal to seal the three points for Kenny Dalglish’s side after he waltzed through the Londoners rearguard after being found by an exquisite pass […]

Thanksgiving: facts and myths

The legend of Thanksgiving goes back more than 350 years. Is the story how the Pilgrims (Fred and Ethel?) spent Thanksgiving with the Natives and ate fully, really true? There are many John Wayne impersonators all over the Internet at this time with impressionists saying things like, “Well Pilgrim, I see you’re still protecting the […]

PM takes control

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Prime Minister Andrew Holness has taken temporary control of an initiative touted as the country’s single largest, most comprehensive infrastructural programme after the Auditor General identified serious management shortcomings. The multi-million dollar Jamaica Development Infrastructure Programme (JDIP) was previously the responsibility of the Ministry of Transport and Works headed by Mike Henry. However, […]

Research to provide data to strengthen civil society

All non-profit and non-governmental organisations that comprise civil society, one of the fastest growing sectors in the Cayman Islands, are being encouraged to participate in a groundbreaking study to examine the sector’s unique needs and challenges. This research will be broad in scope covering non-profit and non-governmental agencies (e.g. the Cancer Society, Special Olympics) as […]

German police suspect suicide attempt by referee

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — A referee in Germany’s top league was found bleeding in his hotel bathtub Saturday hours before he was to work a game in what police suspect was a suicide attempt. Babak Rafati was in stable condition but will need “intensive treatment” and be hospitalised for some time, German Football Federation President […]

Legends tennis is simply smashing

There were three finals being played at the KPMG Legends tennis finals at the Ritz Carlton tennis courts. The Junior Finals came first, with Alex Leonard beating William Hayward six sets to three. The singles final was between Thomas Blake and Wayne Ferreira. Ferreirra won the first game decisively, but then it looked as though […]