August 20, 2018

Archives for February 2012

Go Red for heart health

Cayman women will be dressing in red for heart health on Friday, when the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) is partnering with Baptist Health International to bring the 3rd Annual Red Dress Learn & Live Luncheon, to mark Heart Awareness Month. The Luncheon will be preceded by a Women’s Heart Care Extravaganza Expo. Keynote speaker at […]

Ex fire chief sets garden ablaze – with colour!

Ever since retiring from the fire service in 2005 as Cayman’s top fireman, Kirkland Nixon has been attending to very different kinds of ‘flame,” – the beautiful and delicate flowers of orchids which grow in his shade-house in Savannah. “My first encounter with orchids was through my wife; she had brought quite a number in […]

National Gallery’s CineClub

The National Gallery’s CineClub, held every second and fourth Monday each month at their new building, is just the place for foreign and art-film lovers who want an experience of great movies from around the world. The movies begin at 7.00 pm, and admission is CI$5.00. This week’s offering was Roman Polanski’s debut film Knife […]

Word Search: February 29, 2012

UK police arrest 20 as they dismantle Occupy camp 

LONDON (AP) — Authorities dismantled Occupy London’s camp outside the famous St. Paul’s Cathedral in a dramatic early hours raid Tuesday, clearing away one of the longest-surviving encampments inspired by the New York protest against capitalist excess. The City of London police said 20 people had been arrested as officers removed tents and equipment from outside […]

Scotch in a can update

You may remember my article in iNews Cayman’s Jan 13th edition on the subject of whisky in a can? You may be interested (or not) but UrbanDaddy actually laid their hands on some (or so they say….): We’re lovers. You know that. But every now and again, something comes across our desks that just seems… […]

Brac Agriculture Show sets new standard

Margarito “Merch” Chantelope and Theresa Mena were crowned King and Queen of the Cayman Brac Agriculture Show on Saturday (25). The show, held at  Agriculture Grounds on Songbird Road on the Bluff, was the biggest of its kind in the Brac and packed in animals, crafts, and exhibits and played host to over 1,500 visitors, […]

The Editor Speaks: Politeness and manners

I have just returned to my office after some business to take care of and it was painfully obvious that we are nothing but a nuisance to the very people who rely on us for their wages. Although we are in the year 2012 and we are technically progressing with all the new innovations and […]

Lowering Cholesterol Naturally

Lowering cholesterol levels in your body by natural methods is usually less expensive, not to mention much less stressful on your body. While there’s plenty of medical advice that indicates the statin family of drugs are highly effective in lowering your levels of cholesterol, there are many people who are seeking alternative non-medical solutions to […]

Crippled ship to reach land Thursday

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A crippled Italian cruise ship being towed in the Indian Ocean with more than 1,000 people aboard and no air conditioning now won’t reach land in the Seychelles until Thursday, officials said. The cruise ship company said that food, satellite phones and VHF radios would be brought to the Costa Allegra […]