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Archives for October 21, 2012

The Editor Speaks: Is sea turtle farming any different than cattle farming?

Two farming stories have made headlines in the world press this week and both have been disturbing. The one that has affected us most is the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) undercover revelations and petitioning to stop ALL Sea Turtle farming and of course singles out the only sea farming turtle farm. […]

Fraser Brothers lead the pack … Alex McCallum not to be denied!

The 24th Annual CUC 800m Sea Swim; 2 current and 2 past Olympian, 142 swimmers and countless volunteers … those are the numbers from last weekend’s Sea Swim and the times are just as impressive. Leading the pack from the start were Olympians Shaune and Brett Fraser and Stingray Swim Club’s Alex McCallum closely followed […]

Suspended sentence for wounding offence

A man was given a sentence of two years imprisonment, but suspended for two years, because of his guilty plea and other factors in wounding Jeff Naldy Welcome. In the Cayman Islands Grand Court, on 18th October 2012, Justice Charles Quin, made his ruling after hearing the case of Defendant Rudy Kendal’s unlawful wounding of […]

Sunsets & sweet somethings in Grand Cayman

by Jackie Sayet The reasons number many that I love my six visits a year to Grand Cayman my work permit permits.  Seeing my favorite people at the restaurant is a little kumbaya but, heck, it’s true.  Plus Cirillio, and in today’s case Tony, cook perfect 7 minute egg breakfasts and you don’t know what […]

Jazz singer remembers Grand Cayman’s mangos

Sarah Fenwick is a jazz singer living in Cyprus and performs with the best jazz and blues singers. She grew up in the United Kingdom and in the Cayman Islands. In an interview published in Cyprus Mail she recalls her best childhood memory eating mangos in Grand Cayman. A minute with Sarah Fenwick Jazz singer […]

RCIPS Equips Responders

The week starting Monday, 22 October, GIS Spotlight revisits RCIPS’ diversified role, youth engagement and a peace initiative. Ensuring adequate and proper first response in emergencies is a priority for every nation’s health services. Delivery of such care, which can mean life or death for the patient, becomes all the more critical when confronted by […]

Imagine If a Woman Had Directed the Evil-Hitchcock Biopic The Girl

From Vulture The Girl (HBO, October 20, 9 p.m.), about the making of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, is an intriguing behind-the-scenes look at a classic, a portrait of a brilliant but disturbed director who put leading ladies through hell, and a drama about the Faustian bargain that some actors strike with Hollywood. Its emotional bandwidth […]

Marine turtle conservation organization joins WSPA in fight to close Cayman Turtle Farm

Press release from Sea Turtle Conservancy Stop Sea Turtle Farming After the recent deaths of an estimated 300 green sea turtles at the Cayman Turtle Farm in the Cayman Islands, Sea Turtle Conservancy has joined the World Society for the Protection of Animals in their campaign to stop sea turtle farming ( at the last […]

Online Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing Registration Begins

Individuals who register for Government’s new e-services identification (ESID) number can now renew their vehicle and drivers’ licences online. Announcing the initiative on a local radio show today (Friday, October 19, 2012), the multi-agency public sector team that oversaw the project explained that persons seeking ESIDs (pronounced ee-sids) need first only make a very quick […]

Idaho dairy fires 5 workers in animal abuse video; 3 of them charged

By Michael Martinez and Amanda Watts, CNN (CNN) — Five workers at an Idaho dairy have been fired after an undercover video by animal rights activists showed mistreatment towards cows, the dairy owner said. Three of the workers have been charged with misdemeanor cruelty to animals, according to Twin Falls County District Court records. Luis […]