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Archives for September 25, 2017

Cayman Islands HSA introduces local testing of Zika and other viral diseases

The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority’s (HSA’s) Laboratory, in partnership with the Public Health and Forensics Department, is now among an elite group of regional laboratories to be internationally accredited with the full capabilities to test for viral diseases that may pose a threat to public health. With the introduction of this facilitative process, the […]

Cayman Islands Restaurant Month is October

Restaurant Month is almost upon us with only a few days left before this foodie extravaganza begins on October 1st!  For the entire month of October, locals and visitors have the opportunity to enjoy specials at 18 of Cayman’s favourite restaurants including:  Agua, Catch, Rackam’s Waterfront Bar & Grill, Edoardo’s, Ave (Kimpton Seafire Resort + […]

The Editor Speaks: Foster’s needs to do more with their customer service

It has been widely reported, mainly through social media, when customers reported a bug had been found in a plate of food – ackee and codfish – they were refunded for the plate of food but not the portion that had been eaten. Neither were they compensated for the trauma of the incident. Imagine wanting […]

Cayman Islands: St. Ignatius triumph in opening rally

The youngsters from St. Ignatius Catholic School opened the 2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) season with a bang this past Saturday at the Annex Field as they took home the PFL Opening Rally title, defeating Red Bay Primary 2-1 in the final. Under cloudy skies and through intermittent rain showers, St. Ignatius and Red […]

Rape/murder of Berbice teen…Suspected child-killers likely for court today

From Kaieteur News – alleged mastermind is slain lad’s cousin; Divisional Commander seeks to question victims of other attacks The two men who allegedly abducted, raped and killed 13-year-old Leonard Archibald, two Mondays ago are scheduled to appear in court today, even as Divisional Commander, Lindon Alves vows to investigate reports that the prime suspect […]

China announces 235 investment projects in Brazil between 2003 and 2017

From MACAUHUB A total of 235 direct investment projects in Brazil were announced by China between 2003 and 2017, involving US$103.6 billion, according to a study by the Office for International Affairs of the Ministry of Planning, Development and Management. The study, quoted by Brazilian daily newspaper O Globo, said that of that total there […]

Jamaica: St. James most wanted gunman shot and killed in a shootout with police

From McKoy’s News St. James, Jamaica( McN) – Police has shot and killed one of Western Jamaica’s alleged most notorious gang member. This follows a shootout with police and members of this same gang which left six (6) alleged members dead earlier this month. Alleged St. James Gunman, Ricardo Samuels, otherwise called ” Bad Boy” […]

Cayman Islands’ community unites for Childhood Cancer Research

George Town, Grand Cayman, September 23, 2017 More than 1000 people packed The Wicket Bar in Cricket Square on Friday evening for the 5th annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave to raise funds for the St Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research. 107 men, women and children shaved their heads to raise […]

Caribbean Currents: Caribbean Americans need to join together to help all islands affected by hurricanes

From The Philadelphia Tribune It is as if the recent hurricanes came through and deliberately leveled each of the small islands methodically, one by one. Many of us cannot begin to imagine the kind of emotion we would experience if we lost everything we ever owned. The people of Barbuda, Dominica, Anguilla, St. Martin & […]

GSTC annual meet

GSTC Attracts Global Participation to Address Sustainable Destinations By David Randle, Contributor Director Sustainable Tourism USF Patel College of Globals Sustainability & President & CEO of the WHALE Center From Huffington Post The GSTC (Global Sustainable Tourism Council) just completed its annual meeting in Aysen, Patagonia, Chile. During the meeting I received the honor of […]