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Archives for October 9, 2017

Cayman Islands Minister of Health Message for World Mental Health Day 2017

Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA Message for World Mental Health Day 2017 Tuesday, 10 October 2017 We are once again marking World Mental Health Day, the annual date which highlights an issue that is all too often given insufficient attention. As Minister for Health, I want to ensure […]

Cayman Islands’ race toward Halloween at the Monster Dash 5K

The Save Our Youth Foundation (SOY) is hosting its third annual Monster Dash 5K Walk/Run fundraiser at Camana Bay, Saturday, 14 October. Registration on the day begins at 6:15am with both walkers and runners starting at 7am, but taking off in opposite directions. All participants are encouraged to wear costumes for the family-friendly event; the […]

Cayman Islands: Sir John A. Cumber’s Under 9s down Truth For Youth

The 2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons continued this past Saturday with a number of games taking place across the Island. At the Town Hall Field in West Bay, Sir John A. Cumber Primary’s Under 9 boys enjoyed an entertaining 2-0 win over Truth For Youth in […]

The Editor Speaks: Dark days

On May 19th 1780 at around noon, much of New England — meaning much of the new America — went black. At midday, it was midnight. This was not an electrical blackout, of course; homes and businesses did not have electricity in those years, and were illuminated by lanterns and candles. Rather, the sky turned […]

Cayman Islands West Bay CERT roadside clean up

From the West Bay CERT Team: On Saturday 7th October 2017  members the West Bay Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) did a roadside clean up in the vicinity of the West Bay Cemetery and Fire Station.  We started at 6am and it was overcast as it has been raining a lot but we did what […]

Hurricane Nate weakens to a tropical depression

By Madison Park, Steve Almasy and Dakin Andone, From CNN Nate leaves thousands without power along Gulf It’s the first hurricane to make landfall in Mississippi since Katrina in 2005 Officials warn coastal communities of storm surge (CNN) Nate was downgraded to a tropical depression late Sunday morning as it continued to move inland, the […]

Guy Harvey Enterprises and Perry Ellis sign Global Licensing Agreement

MIAMI, Fla. – Perry Ellis International Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY) and Guy Harvey Enterprises announced the signing of an exclusive global licensing agreement for Guy Harvey apparel, which features the colorful, iconic ocean-inspired artwork of world-renowned artist, conservationist, scientist and entrepreneur Dr. Guy Harvey. The licensing agreement takes effect in 2019. Perry Ellis International will manufacture, distribute and […]

Hurricane Nate weakens to a tropical depression

By Madison Park, Steve Almasy and Dakin Andone, From CNN Nate leaves thousands without power along Gulf It’s the first hurricane to make landfall in Mississippi since Katrina in 2005 Officials warn coastal communities of storm surge (CNN) Nate was downgraded to a tropical depression late Sunday morning as it continued to move inland, the […]

Small island developing states in crisis

By Stephen Fevrier From St Lucia Star As it relates to global emissions, Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Brown has argued that the Caribbean community is disproportionately bearing the consequences of bad choices across the board by larger states. Extreme weather events threaten the future of the Caribbean. In response to a series of […]

Deep Blue Cable appoints APTelecom as international sales partner

By Alan Burkitt-Gray From Capacity Media Denis O’Brien-backed Deep Blue Cable has taken the next step in its plan for a Caribbean subsea network by appointing its international sales partner. APTelecom, a facilities-based consulting and service company, will be Deep Blue’s international sales partner, said the company. Stephen Scott, CEO of Deep Blue Cable, said: […]