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Archives for June 11, 2018

Cayman Islands: Honours for one

At the Queen’s Birthday Parade this Saturday (9 June 2018) His Excellency the Governor Anwar Choudhury named the latest individual to the receive the Queen’s Birthday Honours. This is the Deputy Governor and Head of the Civil Service, the Honourable Mr. Franz Manderson, who has been named a Member of the Most Excellent Order of […]

Tropics could come alive next week – Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico

By Joe Cioff From Meteeorologist Joe Cioffi June 7, 2018 joestradamus hurricane season 2018, Joestradamus, long range forecast, We have already seen the season’s first named storm a couple of weeks ago with Subtropical Storm Alberto. If you recall this system developed when troughing developed in the Central Gulf States and extended southward into the […]

Schools urge Cayman Islands Government to ban single-use plastic

On Friday, June 8th, in support of World Oceans Day, the schoolchildren of Cayman delivered letters to the Minister of the Environment, the Honourable Dwayne Seymour JP, MLA, urging the Cayman Islands Government to take a stand against plastic pollution by banning single-use plastics. Kindly also in attendance were Councilor for the Environment, Capt. A […]

The Editor Speaks: World Oceans Day

Last Saturday (9) the Cayman Islands celebrated HM The Queen’s Birthday. We had two special honourees, marching parades, pomp and bands. The day before, Friday 8th, passed by with barely a murmur. However, it was justifiably important enough for our Minister of Health Hon. Dwayne Seymour , to mark the day with a Message. It […]

This Caribbean star is part of a mega movie opening

From NAN News Americas, MIAMI, FL8: Caribbean singer turned entrepreneur and actress, Rihanna, is part of the sequel of sorts to the Ocean’s franchise, Ocean’s 8, which opened in theaters Fri (8). RiRi was among the movie’s all-female cast including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson and Awkwafina, […]

Gail Moaney receives prestigious PR award in New York City

NEW JERSEY (June 9, 2018) – One of the hospitality industry’s preeminent leaders in marketing and public relations was hailed this week for her service to the sector. Gail Moaney, APR, received the Marcella Martinez award in memory of the meritorious and productive life of the late Caribbean public relations professional and diplomat. Bevan Springer, […]

Cayman Islands Premier, OTs to examine constitutional relationship with UK

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin travels with a delegation which includes Financial Services and Home Affairs Minister Hon. Tara Rivers to London to participate in a number of key meetings next week. The delegation left Friday 8th June. On Monday the Premier and Minister Rivers along with other members of the […]

Another glimpse of State terror in Trump’s America

By Andrew Sullivan, Daily Intelligencer From NewYork Mag People protest the Trump administration’s family separation policy in New York on June 1, 2018. Keep a list, they tell you. Notice the little landmarks that tell you that authoritarianism is making headway. It’s worth making a note, then, when a president goes out of his way […]

Another fatal small plane crash in The Bahamas; three Americans dead

By Youri Kemp From Caribbean News Now NASSAU, Bahamas — A small plane crashed on the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas on Tuesday, killing three American men. The plane, which authorities have identified as a private Cessna 421, took off from the Rock Sound Airport shortly before 4pm on Tuesday, en route to Ft […]

Why the Caribbean should [have] celebrate[d] World Oceans Day on June 8

By Alexander Girvan and Cherise Trotman From teleSUR Alexander Girvan and Cherise Trotman, of the Association of Caribbean States’ Caribbean Sea Commission, explain why we should all observe World Oceans Day. June 8 is World Oceans Day, intended to help us better understand and appreciate the big blue blanket which covers over 70 percent of […]