June 20, 2019

Archives for December 20, 2018

The Publisher speaks: Courage

What is courage? By Joan E. (Watler) Wilson I believe courage is one’s self looking out over the world and recognising a challenge which could be anything. For instance, Neil Armstrong looking at the moon and saying he wanted to walk on its surface; Columbus telling the King of Portugal that there were spice islands […]

Cayman Islands CTMH Doctors Hospital – welcomes General Physician

CTMH Doctors Hospital is proud to announce a new addition to our family! Please give a big welcome to our new General Physician – Dr. Tameka Irons from Jamaica. Accompanying the hospital’s state-of-the art facilities in health care, Dr. Irons understands the need for quality family care within the Cayman Islands. She takes an individualized […]

Cayman Islands 2018 Holiday Safety Campaign nets 150 illegal tints!!

RCIPS 2018 Holiday Safety Campaign Continues, as Road Safety and Crime Prevention Remain Focus The RCIPS Holiday Safety Campaign is ongoing this week, as the intensified road enforcement operations which began at the beginning of the month continue throughout the holiday season. These enforcement operations include an increase in traffic stops and high visibility patrols, […]

Cayman Islands Import Duty concession on building materials extended

From Cayman Islands Ministry of Finance and Economic Development. The present 15% import duty concessionary rate on building materials imported to Grand Cayman has been extended by Government for a further year, to 31 December 2019. In explaining the reason for the extension of the duty concession, the Minister for Finance and Economic Development, the […]

UPDATE: Man charged following operation in Cayman Brac

From RCIPS 20 Dec 2018 The man, age 57 of Cayman Brac, who was arrested on Tuesday, 18 December (see below), has been formally charged with Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Ganja. He has been bailed to court for 9 January. Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Officers Conduct Operation In Cayman Brac, Cocaine and Ganja […]

Garifuna

Garifuna Settlement Days in the Caribbean By David Hunter Bishop From Go Nomad Colorful Festivals Celebrate Caribbean History and Culture If you enjoy colorful, history-centered celebrations in gorgeous, tropical surroundings, which are still virtually undiscovered by tourists, start planning now for your trip to the western shores of the Caribbean for Garifuna Settlement Day celebrations. Say […]

DCFS children celebrate the holidays at Cayman 27’s Christmas for Kids event

Cayman 27 has teamed up with the Department of Children and Family Services for the 24th year in hosting the Cayman 27’s Christmas for Kids event, bringing together over 100 local children who are within the social service programme. The fun filled day included arts & crafts, sports, food, a visit and presents from Santa, […]

Royal Monastery

Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe By Gary Arndt From Everything-Everywhere Overview From the Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe World Heritage inscription: The monastery is an outstanding repository of four centuries of Spanish religious architecture. It symbolizes two significant events in world history that occurred in 1492: the Reconquest of the Iberian peninsula […]

Scientists slam door on the alleged ‘pause’ in global warming

By Mark Kaufman From Mashable Today, climate change deniers will resurrect the tired old argument that Earth’s global warming stalled sometime at the beginning of this century.  The evidence for such a slowdown, however, doesn’t exist.  A diverse group of global researchers published two papers in the scientific journalEnvironmental Research Letters on Tuesday, affirming why such claims of a global warming […]

Caribbean cruise designed for Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers

By ROSEMARY MCCLURE From Los Angeles Times Find compassion and camaraderie on a cruise designed for caregivers, family members and those who have early-stage Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. The seven-day Holland America voyage is scheduled to depart Fort Lauderdale, Fla., sailing to Key West, Fla.; the Turks and Caicos Islands; Amber Cove, Dominican Republic; and […]