December 12, 2018

Archives for September 13, 2018

Statement on altercation outside Cayman Islands’ TAYA lounge

George Town, Grand Cayman, 12 September 2018 The directors of the board of the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre would like to express their deep concern for all those who have troubles in their lives and especially for the two young women who were involved in an altercation outside of TAYA lounge last night (September 11).  […]

Cayman Islands: WORC welcomes Deputy Director Sian Pairaudeau

Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman (WORC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Sian Pairaudeau as its new Deputy Director of Labour Needs and Supply. Mrs. Pairaudeau’s role will involve the implementation of strategies and procedures aimed to deliver durable employment and opportunities for the advancement of Caymanians in the workforce and evaluate labour […]

The Editor Speaks: Big pot. Small teacup. Who pays?

An example of how not to act was demonstrated to us by members of the Legislative Assembly yesterday ( Wed 12) when opposition members walked out. All that was asked was an apology from offending MLA. Small teacup. Answer “No” from offending MLA. Big pot. Motion to suspend from Premier. Answer “Yes”. Result. Walkout by […]

Official: SAfrica ‘Close to War Zone’ with 57 murders a day

From Newsmax South Africa’s murder rate rose again last year, official statistics showed Tuesday, with over 20,000 people killed across the country — about 57 a day — as police admitted they were struggling to keep control. A total of 20,336 people were murdered in the 12 months to March this year, a rise of […]

5 night trip to Little Cayman up for bid at MMHF gala

By DEBBIE BLANK From  THE HERALD-TRIBUNE MMHF gala will raise funds for addiction services Surprises will keep guests engaged at the Once Upon a Time Gala, a fundraiser for Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Saturday, Sept. 29, at The Barn at Walhill Farm, Batesville. The sixth annual gala’s tagline is “in pursuit of happily ever afters.” […]

Jamaica: Gov’t taking steps to make adoption easier

By Latonya Linton from JIS Story Highlights The Government is taking steps to amend the Children (Adoption of) Act with a view to making the adoption process in Jamaica less tedious and conform to international standards. Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Hon. Floyd Green, tells JIS News that the […]

Category 2 Florence nears landfall in North Carolina; Catastrophic flooding expected

By Dr. Jeff Masters From Weather Underground Heavy rains from Category 2 Hurricane Florence are lashing the coast of North Carolina as the dangerous storm heads northwest towards an expected landfall on Friday. Florence may be a Category 2 hurricane by the Saffir-Simpson wind scale, but it is a Category 5 heavy rain and inland […]

Google founder: Trump election ‘Deeply Offensive’

By Jason Devaney From Newsmax Executives at Google expressed their dismay and fear after President Donald Trump won the election in 2016, as captured in video of a company-wide meeting that was leaked. Breitbart News obtained video of the November 10, 2016 meeting, which offers a glimpse into how Silicon Valley viewed Trump from behind […]

Ipsy has a new $25 Glam Bag subscription with full-sized items and we are in heaven

BY LEAH STODART From Mashable Heads up, makeup addicts: There’s a new makeup subscription box to drop monthly coin on, and it’s one we’ve been (not so) patiently waiting for. Subscription beauty brand ipsy just debuted their new Glam Bag Plus, and yes, it’s exactly what you’re thinking — filled with all full-sized products instead […]

US: Weekly Jobless claims drop to near 49-year low

From Newsmax The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting its lowest level in nearly 49 years and pointing to robust labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 204,000 for the week ended Sept. 8, the lowest level since December 1969, the […]