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Archives for June 7, 2018

Cayman Islands: Mimi’s Happy Cart launched in honor of five-year-old brain cancer survivor

Paediatric patients at the Cayman Islands Hospital can expect a more pleasant and exciting experience during their visit, thanks to the charity of a five-year-old brain cancer survivor and her family. On 31 May, Mechon and Tommy Ebanks, parents of cancer survivor Skylar May “Mimi” Ebanks, spread awareness of childhood cancer and gave back to […]

Jamaica to host final round of the 2018 Concacaf Caribbean Women’s Qualifier

The final round of the regional qualifier will determine the three Caribbean representatives for the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship Miami (Thursday, June 7, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today that Jamaica will host the final round of the 2018 Concacaf Caribbean Women’s Qualifier, scheduled to be […]

Cayman Islands “PIRATES WEEK FESTIVAL 2018!”

[Celebrating the Seas at Pirates Week 2018!] [George Town, Grand Cayman, June 5, 2018 – The Pirates Week Festival Office is proud to announce the official theme of the 2018 festival as “‘Celebrating the Seas”, in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Coat of Arms, and in an effort to raise awareness on […]

The Editor Speaks: Loud noise

Have you noticed we are bombarded every day with noise? Loud noise! Even louder noise!! It seems every ad that comes on the radio has someone shouting at the top of his voice over the most horrible noise that’s supposed to be music. To add even more to this horror they add an echo so […]

Bracket released for 2nd Annual Cayman Islands Classic

George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Game matchups for the second annual Cayman Islands Classic were announced by Tournament CEO Joe Wright. Eight teams will compete in the tournament held Nov. 19-21 at John Gray Gymnasium, just minutes away from world famous Seven Mile Beach. Akron will face Clemson in the opening game at […]

It’s a month to celebrate Caribbean immigrants, but who really cares?

By Felicia Persaud From Amsterdam News It’s a month to celebrate Caribbean immigrants, but who really cares? Since 2006, every U.S. president since George W. Bush has been declared June as National Caribbean American Heritage Month in the United States. The month, which is supposed to celebrate the legacy of the millions of Caribbean immigrants […]

Cayman Islands ZQFS makes donation to Cayman Airways Flight Club

7 June 2018 GT, Grand Cayman.The Zak Quappe Flight Scholarship (“ZQFS”) made a donation in the amount of CI $1,200 to the Cayman Airways Flight Club (Clifton Hunter High School Chapter). The CHHS Flight Club will be sending Flight Club members to the Florida Institute of Technology’s week long flight camp this summer. Pictured is […]

Cayman Brac CERT established

The Cayman Brac Community Emergency Response Team held their Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) graduation ceremony on Saturday June 2nd at the Seafarers and Veterans Hall. In total, 52 residents completed the training which included a number of components such as First Aid / CPR, Fire Safety and Suppression, Disaster Preparedness, Stress Management / Disaster […]

Ship hack ‘risks chaos in English Channel’

By Leo Kelion From BBC A commonly used ship-tracking technology can be hacked to spoof the size and location of boats in order to trigger other vessels’ collision alarms, a researcher has discovered. Ken Munro has suggested that the vulnerability could be exploited to block the English Channel. Other experts suggest the consequences would be […]

NASA reveals that it’s found organic molecules on Mars that may have come from life

By Mike Wehner From BGR Earlier this week NASA announced that it had something it wanted to tell us about Mars. Today, NASA scientists presented their findings in a pair of researcher papers published in Science and hosted a live stream to explain it to the world. So, did NASA find evidence of aliens? Well, […]