October 16, 2018

Archives for October 1, 2018

Cayman Islands: Several vehicles broken into overnight, 29-30 September

From RCIPS Police received several reports of vehicles broken into overnight, 29-30 September, at two separate locations, while the owners attended events nearby. Four of the reports involved vehicles parked on Pedro Castle Road, Bodden Town, while three of the reports involved vehicles parked off Lawrence Boulevard, George Town. The rear windows of the vehicles […]

Cayman International School and Sir JAC open the new season

The 2018 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons began this past Saturday with games at various venues across Grand Cayman. In Group A at the Dart Field, Cayman International School and Sir John A. Cumber Primary opened the new season with three entertaining games. In the PFL Under […]

Cayman Islands: Dart High School Football Leagues kick-off this week

The second season of the Dart Under 13 Boys’ and Under 14 Girls’ High School football leagues kick- off this week with girls’ games on Wednesday, October 3rd and boys’ games on Thursday, October 4th. Organisers have decided to remain with the two age groups for 2018 to further establish the high school leagues before […]

Chile President and First Lady Put Older Persons on the Political Agenda of the UNGA

From UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs Nearly 962 million people around the world are 60 years old or older, which represent 13% of the world population. This phenomenon has a growth rate of 3% annually and according to estimates, by 2030 the number of elderly people will reach to nearly 1400 million people. […]

2018 UNIDOP celebrates Older Human Rights Champions

On this 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the United Nations International Day for Older Persons (UNIDOP) celebrates the importance of this Declaration, and reaffirms the commitment to promoting the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by older persons. Growing older does not diminish a person’s […]

The Editor speaks: The month to celebrate the elderly

Today, Monday October 1st starts the Month to Celebrate the Elderly who live here in the Cayman Islands. Yesterday (Sunday) there was a service to recognize our elderly folk at Elmslie Memorial Church where many government officials were present, including Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and MLA Austin Harris who represented Premier Alden McLaughlin. He apologized […]

Book your Cayman Islands’ cabana online

Public Works Department introduces new online booking service. Residents can book cabanas at all public parks and beaches managed by the department. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Accessing Cayman’s beaches and parks has become easier, thanks to a new online service.  Residents can now book cabanas at all 12 public parks, and 7 public beaches through […]

Stadium becomes exclusive home for the 2018 Cayman Islands Classic

Prestigious NCAA Men’s College Basketball Preseason Tournament Includes Clemson, Georgia, Creighton, Boise State CHICAGO – Stadium, the first 24/7 multi-platform sports network, today announced an exclusive partnership with the 2018 Cayman Islands Classic, a high-profile preseason college basketball tournament. Stadium will air all twelve games exclusively on Facebook.com/StadiumCollegeBasketball and will feature four 2018 NCAA Tournament […]

Mental illness and prison (Part II)

By Courtenay Barnett Mon, Oct 01, 2018 (An analysis in three parts: – historical – international – domestic – on the TCI’s approach to mental illness) Part 11- International: In the first article in this series, I made reference to ‘The Colonial Context’. One cannot be effective in response to a ruling power, if one […]

Mental illness and prison (Part III)

20By Courtenay BarnettMon, Oct 01, 2018 (An analysis in three parts: – historical – international – domestic – on the TCI’s approach to mental illness) Part 111- Domestic: In the previous article in this trilogy, I made reference to ‘The Colonial Context’. For, how else does a Governor act in direct contradiction of what UK […]