November 14, 2019

Archives for March 24, 2019

The Editor speaks: Planning board is open to corruption

It has been perceived over many years that it is “who you know” that will get your application for planning approved. It has been seen over the years approvals have been given by the Central Planning Authority (CPA) that has raised many eyebrows. I daren’t say any more than that. Auditor General Sue Winspear has […]

Interesting Cayman Islands downtime activities to explore

Thinking about a place to visit where you can relax and enjoy yourself? Then you cannot pick better than the Cayman Islands. From lavish beaches to breathtaking wildlife and delicious foods, there is simply a bunch of things for you to explore. But, unless you plan on moving here permanently, you will not have enough time […]

BVI USVI & Dominica reveal their CARIFTA medal expectations

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – US Virgin Islands (USVI), British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Dominica may be fielding relatively small teams for the 48th annual CARIFTA Games but they will be coming with big medal expectations when the Games take place during Easter weekend (20 to 22 April) at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. The […]

Taste of Cayman and Hurley’s Media Ltd launch scavenger hunt

Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival and Hurley’s Media Ltd have teamed up to give foodies the chance to win tickets to the festival, taking place on Saturday April 6th at the Festival Green, Camana Bay, through a week long scavenger hunt. “As we countdown the days to CITA’s largest annual event, Taste of Cayman, […]

Cayman Islands Social Work Recognition Dinner gives thanks

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Social work is a calling rather than a choice, guests at the first-ever Social Work Recognition Dinner in the Cayman Islands heard throughout the evening. The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) hosted the dinner and awards ceremony at the Grand Old House. Deputy Governor and Head of the Civil […]

Amendments to Cayman Islands NPO Law take effect, LLPs to feature BO enhancements

Two pieces of legislation to clarify Cayman’s regime for non-profit organisations (NPOs) will come into force on 1 April; meanwhile, later this year, a minor amendment to the local beneficial ownership framework will take effect. The Non-Profit Organisations (Amendment) Law, 2018 (Commencement) Order, 2019 and Non-Profit Organisations (Registration Application) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019; and The Beneficial […]

Crochet sculptures

The Stunning Crochet Sculptures of Caitlin McCormack From Designer Daily When someone mentions crochet in a conversation, chances are that your first thoughts are for an old lady who seems to be doing it all the time. Caitlin McCormack does another type of crochet! Although she is a cat lady, she is well under eighty, and […]

MEASLES THREAT: Here’s why getting kids vaccinated is vital

Here’s what pediatricians, emergency physicians and public health officials want parents to know about measles. It is one of the most contagious viruses in the world. Beyond flu-like symptoms and a rash that begins in the head area and moves downward, measles can develop serious or deadly complications, such as pneumonia and encephalitis (swelling of […]

Football: Cayman Islands Under 17 Boys held to a draw by St. Vincent

CONCACAF Under 17 Boys Championships : IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida March 16th – 24th, 2019 The Cayman Islands Under 17 Boys National Football team were held to a 1-1 draw by St. Vincent & the Grenadines in the team’s third game in Group A of the CONCACAF Under 17 Boys Championships qualifying round on Friday, […]

The deadly condition caused by lack of sleep

By HealthDay From Newsmax Six hours: That’s the minimum amount of sleep per night you need to help your heart stay healthy, new research suggests. The study found that chronic lack of sleep and poor sleep quality raise the odds of fatty plaque accumulation in arteries — a condition known as atherosclerosis, which increases the […]