September 21, 2019

Archives for April 25, 2019

Health City Cayman Islands donates to NFL alumni

Health City Cayman Islands is supporting NFL Alumni’s (NFLA) charitable mission with a $20,000 donation to its “Caring for Kids” program. The world-class tertiary care medical facility, which was founded by renowned cardiac surgeon Dr. Devi Shetty, presented the donation at NFLA’s New Jersey headquarters. Health City became an NFLA service partner in 2018. Health […]

Cayman Islands Crisis Centre partners with Mothers’ Union to host fundraising Tea Party

Fundraising efforts continue for a new shelter for victims of domestic violence. (George Town, Grand Cayman)  – The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC), which provides safe shelter and support for a victims of domestic violence and their children, announces its collaboration with Mothers’ Union to host the fundraising event, Raise your Teacup. This event is […]

Caribbean Women: Our health is our freedom

By Brenda Roach From Words in the Bucket Women in the Caribbean need more research and awareness on endometriosis. “Endo what?”, she said. This is a common response of those who have never encountered this disease.  Pronounced en-do-me-tri-osis, it is one of the most complex and least understood diseases within the medical field, often resulting in […]

SOI urges Caribbean to chart course for people with intellectual disabilities

By Sanjay Myers From Jamaica Observer As Special Olympics International (SOI) moves to fuel the unified sports initiative, the gauntlet has been thrown down to Caribbean countries to play their part in charting a course for people with intellectual disabilities. During the World Summer Games in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last month, top executives […]

Cartoon of the week

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Restricted income and food access as households enter the lean season

Central America and Caribbean From Fews Net Key Messages Poor households in Haiti and Central America who suffered crop losses during 2018 and are heavily market dependent will continue to engage in negative coping strategies to fill consumption gap will face Crisis (IPC, Phase 3) food security outcomes. El Niño conditions will remain in the […]

Caribbean coral reefs critically endangered

By Marlene Augustine From Trinidad & Tobago NewsDay The reefs around TT, as well as throughout the Caribbean, are critically endangered said coral reef ecologist at the Institute of Marine Affairs and weekly columnist for Tobago Newsday Dr Anjani Ganase. Ganase said although coral reefs were vital to a country’s economy, people did not pay […]

State Dept. Blog: Enhancing U.S. cooperation with the Caribbean

By John J. Sullivan, Deputy Secretary of State From Us Southern Command April 24, 2019 — On April 12, I had the honor of leading an interagency team of United States senior officials and experts to U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) headquarters in Miami, Florida, where I hosted ministers and disaster management officials from 18 Caribbean […]

12 simple hacks for an eco-friendly kitchen

By Mary Daly From Care2 Food waste. Energy-draining appliances. Toxic cleaning products. Your kitchen can be a very environmentally unfriendly room in your home — if you let it. Fortunately, it’s also a space in which it’s easy to go green. Here are 12 simple hacks for a more eco-friendlykitchen. 1. SWITCH TO ENERGY-EFFICIENT APPLIANCES When it’s time for […]

5 things you learn about a person on a road trip

A road trip can do more for travelers than just take you from one destination to the next. When traveling as a couple or with friends, it’s possible that you learn something about a person with every kilometer traversed. The escape from daily routine can enrich any relationship – leading to the ultimate discovery of […]