August 22, 2019

Archives for May 6, 2019

Royal baby: Meghan gives birth to boy, Harry announces

From BBC The Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a boy, the Duke of Sussex has announced. A beaming Prince Harry said they were “absolutely thrilled” and thanked the public for their support. He said Meghan and the baby were doing “incredibly well”, adding that they were still thinking about names for the infant, […]

Cayman Islands students gear up for “Rover Ruckus” robotics challenge

For the past three months, nine teams from local high schools across Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac have been working to develop prototypes of their robots to compete in the first Minds Inspired MI robotics’ FIRST Technical Challenge, themed “Rover Ruckus.” Sponsored by Aureum Re, Caribbean Utilities Co., Dart, Digicel and Cayman Islands Health City, […]

Football: Cayman Islands youth leagues return with playoffs and FA Cup games

2019 CIFA Youth Football Leagues: Action returned in the 2019 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues this past Saturday, May 4 with FA Cup quarter final games in the Girls Under 11 league and playoffs in the Boys Under 11 league. In the quarter finals of the Girls Under 11 FA Cup, newly crowned […]

The Editor speaks: Opposition in turmoil. Does anybody actually want to listen to them?

With the resignation of Alva Suckoo as Deputy Opposition Leader and followed now by Ezzard Miller as Opposition Leader, one can only assume they are a group sailing in the seas without a rudder or a captain. With so many young heads, who are not willing to learn from their elders, who on earth would […]

Excellence in Teaching STEM Award celebrates Cayman Islands educators

The Dart Minds Inspired Award for Excellence in Teaching STEM was held on May 2 at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands to recognise outstanding educators in the subjects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics – collectively known as STEM. Dart Education Programmes Senior Manager Glenda McTaggart says the Award for Excellence in Teaching STEM is Dart’s way […]

Statement by the Cayman Islands Premier on resignation of the Leader of the Opposition

Like many people in this country, I was troubled to learn of the recent resignation of MLA Ezzard Miller as the Leader of the Opposition. In any democracy, the Leader of the Opposition is a serious role. In the Cayman Islands, not only is the Leader of the Opposition an important constitutional office, required under […]

Cayman National Cultural Foundation wants your support

From the CNCF Show your support for CNCF in the Island Heritage CharityDrive! Show your support for CNCF tomorrow as part of the 2019 Island Heritage Charity Drive!Here’s how you can help: Drive by the Island Heritage roundabout between 7 am and 7 pm Like and share one of Island Heritage Insurance’s Facebook posts Like an Instagram […]

Registrar offers additional support for Cayman Islands NPOs

The Registrar for NPOs (non-profit organisations) has posted additional supporting documents for charitable organisations in the Cayman Islands on its website.  Persons involved with NPOs in the Cayman Islands can find information regarding registration applications, companies falling under section 80 of The Companies Law (2018 Revision), and general queries on the website. In addition, persons can […]

Cayman Islands Health Services Authority achieves major milestone – a Clean Audit

The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (“HSA”) announced they have received an unmodified/unqualified (clean) audit opinion from the Auditor General for the HSA’s 2018 financial statements. A clean audit opinion means financial statements are free from material misstatements (an unmodified audit opinion) with no material adverse findings regarding financial operations or non-compliance with legislation.  A […]

Recipe of the week

Stuffed Grape Leaves By Tony Tahhan From Yummly 10 Ingredients 80 Minutes 370 Calories Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1/2 pound rice 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 pound grape leaves pork ribs salt (to taste) 2 teaspoons allspice 25 cloves garlic (to taste) 1 cup lemon juice 3 cups water Putting them all together Soak rice in water for 10-15 minutes, then drain water. Mix rice, ground beef, olive oil, salt, pepper […]