May 24, 2019

Archives for October 29, 2018

Guyana: Several women accused man of fleecing them

By Kimberly David from Guyana Guardian Several Young Women are claiming that they were tricked into paying between $1,500 to $10,000 to an East Bank Demerara man who had told them that they had to pay the monies first before he can give them a job. But after waiting for several months, they claimed that […]

Cayman Islands FA : “Under 20s to participate in CONCACAF Championships”

From CIFA The Cayman Islands Under 20 Men’s National Football Team travelled to Sunrise, Florida on Friday, October 26th for a four-day training camp in preparation for the 2018 CONCACAF Under 20 Men’s Championships scheduled for November 1st to 10th at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. At the CONCACAF Championships, the Cayman Islands will […]

The Editor Speaks: Is ‘satisfactory’ good enough?

Normally the word ‘satisfactory’ means ‘good enough’. Satisfies all standards. However, when it comes to education a ‘satisfactory’ grade in inverted commas is not the same meaning without them. When a school gets a ‘satisfactory’ grade it actually means “Well, it’ll do.” The reason is when education is the grade there are three others in […]

Festival travel: best festivals around the world this November

By Arka Roy Chowdhury From times of India Cayman Islands’ Pirates Week festival included in Times of India’s “Best November Festivals” Cultural festivals are a big reason for travel, and more and more travellers are making their way through world events. Be it for music, art, or any other quirky topic, events in November 2018 […]

Phillips says global anti-immigration policies a threat to Caribbean progress

From Jamaica Gleaner Opposition Leader and People’s National Party (PNP) President Dr Peter Phillips today warned that Caribbean progress was under threat from a rise in anti-immigration policies in rich countries. Addressing the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) 80th annual conference Phillips told supporters that the region must take serious note of the re-emergence of anti- […]

Ogier sponsors upcoming Cayman Islands Arts Festival concert featuring New York City Ballet musicians

Ogier is supporting the Cayman Arts Festival (CAF) for the second year running, and is sponsoring the CAF’s upcoming concert where musicians from the New York City Ballet Orchestra will perform. The New York Quintet is comprised of Arturo Delmoni and Elizabeth Pitcairn on violin, Michael Roth on viola, Sarah Hewitt Roth on cello and […]

Johnny Depp reportedly dropped from ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ franchise

By Felson Sajonas From HypeBeast He may no longer be Jack Sparrow as title gets a reboot. Hollywood megastar Johnny Depp is reportedly being dropped from the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Word has it that the Walt Disney Pictures title will be getting a reboot as stated by scriptwriter Stuart Beattie to Daily Mail. […]

Jamaica: Despicable! – parents, children advocates condemn liquid candy with ‘rainbow-coloured penis’ being sold at primary school gates

By Carlene Davis From Jamaica Gleaner A new liquid candy being marketed to the children at primary schools across the island, with a symbol that appears to be rainbow-coloured male genitalia, has sparked outrage from some parents and children advocates. The CiCi liquid fruit candy comes in colourful packages featuring minions, the fictional yellow creatures […]

Destinations of the week

Fun in the Sun in the Top 12 Caribbean Islands By Hannah Lukaszewicz From Getting Stamped There is no better place to escape winter than the Islands of the Caribbean. Deciding which Island is for you can be tough. Each island in the Caribbean has its own identity with different local cuisine, beer & rum, […]

‘The SOS in my Halloween decorations’

By Jon Kelly From BBC Inside a notorious Chinese labour camp, a dissident smuggled an SOS letter into the Halloween decorations he was forced to manufacture. Years later, a woman in the US opened a box of fake tombstones and found his note. It seemed impossible at that moment that they would ever meet. A […]