October 21, 2017

Archives for May 2017

CAYMAN ISLANDS ALERT: TWO Phishing EmailS

#1 A Fraudulent email which appears to be from Wesley Howell is circulating very rapidly. This email circulating is NOT from the Wesley Howell the Supervisor of Elections or The Elections Office email servers. Please do not forward or click on the links if you receive the email. Efforts are being by a cyber security […]

World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco threatens development, strong control measures needed

Washington/Geneva, May 30 2017—  Action to stamp out tobacco use can help countries prevent millions of people falling ill and dying from tobacco-related disease, combat poverty and reduce large-scale environmental degradation, according to a new World Health Organization report. On World No Tobacco Day 2017, WHO is highlighting how tobacco threatens the development of nations […]

Cayman Islands CHHS Youth Crime Prevention Day

The Youth Crime Prevention Day (YCPD) at Clifton Hunter High School, facilitated by Youth Anti-Crime Trust (Youth ACT), brought the realities of life home to 170 children in a 6-part social education program that highlighted the challenges and impact of social issues on youth and provided tools to combat those issues, which was sponsored by […]

CayFilm to screen Chef Jose Andres Documentary in Cayman Islands

CayFilm will be screening Michelin-starred Chef José Andrés’ documentary Undiscovered Haiti, which gives viewers an unprecedented glimpse into the dynamic culture, people and stunning landscape of Haiti.  This is just one of the 200 films that will be a part of the 2017 Festival’s celebration of all things Film, Food and Fashion.  Tickets are now […]

The Editor Speaks: Curiouser and curiouser

We have published in full (under Breaking News) the full transcript of the Press Release from the elected Independent candidates who have “set the record straight”. It is a very curious Press Release and does not bode well for a harmonious four years to come. It takes some believing that the Deputy Leader of the […]

Invictus Reggae Classic Track & Field Meet bragging rights at stake Special Olympics Talent on display Registration Deadline Extended

When the teams representing the Police, Fire, Customs, Immigration and Prison Departments line up to face each other at the Invictus Sports Academy’s Invictus Reggae Classic Track & Field Meet on the 9th and 10th June 2017, at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex, there will be more than the winning of medals at stake. Probably […]

Caymanian medical students off to India for training

CAYMAN ISLANDS (Wednesday, May 31, 2017) – On Saturday, 3 June, four Caymanian college students sponsored by Health City Cayman Islands depart for India to undertake a month-long fellowship at Narayana Health, the facility founded by Dr. Devi Shetty on which Health City is modelled. The four students were selected from the highest performing alumni […]

SeaWorld and Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation latest expedition is the most successful yet!

Last month, a team from the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) and Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) at Nova Southeastern University (NSU), in partnership with SeaWorld, recently returned from Isla Mujeres, Mexico, where they caught, tagged and released Shortfin mako sharks. The team successfully outfitted 12 mako sharks with satellite tags, making this the most […]

Zika virus hit Florida three months before infections showed up

From Caribbean News Weekly The Zika virus began spreading in Florida mosquitoes about three months before infections showed up in the Miami area last summer, and the virus likely was carried in by travelers from the Caribbean, new research suggests. Mosquitoes there started picking up the virus from infected travelers as early as March last […]

Trinidad and Tobago to expand bilateral cooperation with ECLAC

From Caribbean News Now SANTIAGO, Chile — The prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Keith Rowley, on Monday visited the central headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile, where he was received by its executive secretary, Alicia Bárcena. During the meeting, both officials agreed to increase […]