December 12, 2018

Archives for November 6, 2018

Cayman Islands Governor & Minister visit HMP Northward & discuss new monitoring iniatives

Governor Roper and the Minister for Financial Services and Home Affairs Hon. Tara Rivers visited Her Majesty’s Prison Northward yesterday (Monday, 5 November 2018), to review the facility and discuss operational issues with the Interim Director, Steven Barrett and his team. The Governor and the Minister toured the site including the High Risk Unit and […]

Cayman Islands National Choir & Orchestra presents ‘Epic Journeys’ concert

The Cayman National Choir and Orchestra will once again be taking to the stage in the Westin Ballroom to transport audiences to distant lands in their upcoming concert series entitled ‘Epic Journeys’. Join the Pirates of the Caribbean, E.T. on his quest to reach home, and the Hobbits on their adventure to the Lonely Mountain. […]

The Editor Speaks: Social services must be top priority NOT on the back burner

It was with much continuing outrage as I was reading Auditor General Sue Winspear’s latest OAG Report, “Follow-up on Past PAC Recommendations”. It said he Cayman Islands Government has been very slow to implement recommendations made by her office and the Public Accounts Committee in several reports on government finances, especially regarding progress with its […]

Cayman Islands: Turkey Trot set for November 24th

George Town, Grand Cayman, November 4, 2018 — Thanksgiving Day is right around the corner, which means hundreds will run, walk, gobble or trot for competition or for fun in the 2018 Meals on Wheels Turkey Trot 5K and 10K Walk/Run. This annual event has been a fun-filled tradition carving a space in our Cayman […]

Cayman Islands Ministry and Department of Education respond to incident of school bus injuring a dog

From The Education Ministry of the Cayman Islands On November 5, 2018, through an inquiry from a member of the media, the Department of Education Services and the Ministry of Education were made aware of an incident where a dog was injured after being allegedly hit by a bus transporting Clifton Hunter High School (CHHS) […]

It’s the most stressful time of the year. But it doesn’t have to be

1. Santa Makes a List—So Must You. Lists for gifts, groceries and things to do. Lists for things to complete at home and work. (yikes, it’s year-end again) 2. Prioritize The Lists. Sending gifts and cards overseas tops the list for November as well as on-line gift purchasing. 3. Having Last-Minute Thoughts of Traveling? Better […]

OPINION: Newspapers connect humanity

By Melissa Martin North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, Antarctica. Humanity lives, works, and plays on the 7 continents. And reads the newspaper. All free countries on the planet with a printing press (and the Internet) are able to connect to share words, ideas, and daily happenings. People read newspapers around the globe […]

Cayman Islands: “Interloper” short film wins award

‘Fortnite’s’ purple cube

That big purple cube in ‘Fortnite’ just exploded and everything’s weird now BY ADAM ROSENBERG From mashable Something new happened in Fortnite and no one knows what it means yet.The purple cube, which was nicknamed “Kevin,” is gone. The area around its former home, floating above a lake, is altered. Everyone who witnessed the cube’s […]

Regional designers ‘wow’ at the International Fashion Festival – Barbados Fashion Week

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, November 6, 2018. The eye catching designs showcased at the recently held International Fashion Festival – Barbados Fashion Week could easily have been snatched from the runway and worn to the beach or to an upscale all-inclusive event! The impressive fashion displayed by the designers was possible thanks in part to the Caribbean […]