September 16, 2019

Archives for September 4, 2019

Cayman: STEVE HIGGINS & FRIENDS melts hearts with a brilliant performance!

BRAVO!! t was a capacity audience that experienced Steve Higgins & Friends’ concert “Music of the Heart”, as the performers burst onto the Cayman Islands stage with a classy, refreshing, well-executed Musical affair! Dahlia Wynter, April Marr, Amaya Lewis & Steve Higgins presented their concert under the distinguished patronage of the Consul General of Jamaica, […]

Grand Cayman Green Iguana Survey/Cull Update

4 September, 2019 Department of Environment (DoE) scientists have completed the fieldwork for the annual Green Iguana survey on Grand Cayman and are currently evaluating results with an eye toward reporting updated population estimates for the invasive species sometime in October. For the last five years DoE surveys and subsequent data evaluation, performed with the […]

The Editor speaks: Literacy

Sunday September 8th is Lieracy Day and the theme is ‘Literacy and Multilingualism’.. “Multilingualism”? Wow. Try to say that quickly? I wonder who came up with that? (Someone belonging to the United Nations.) Yes. I know what it means, but how many people actually use that word, if ever? According to Wikipedia “Multilingualism is the […]

Cayman: 2019 International Literacy Day Message

Every September, the world celebrates International Literacy Day. It’s a time to share beloved stories, recommit to personal and communal literacy goals, and embrace the boundless learning opportunities that reading offers. This year’s event falls on Sunday, 8 September and is themed ‘Literacy and Multilingualism’. The Caribbean is comprised of a kaleidoscope of cultures, peoples […]

Cayman: Local healthcare officials celebrate 62 years of polio eradication

From The Cayman Islands Public Health Department PAHO announces 25 years of the Certification of Polio Elimination in the Americas ·         The Cayman Islands has been Polio free since 1957   ·         The Ministry of Health in partnership with the Public Health Department encourage residents to continue to have timely vaccinations The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) announced […]

Cayman: Elections Office with final push for signature verification

The Elections Office renews its efforts to complete the verification process as it makes a final push to verify the remaining 145 signatures. Door-to-door verifiers are making a strong push to contact individuals who weren’t reached during earlier stages of verification by revisiting homes. Individuals who signed the petition and have not yet verified their […]

Cayman: National Conservation Council Meeting announced

The National Conservation Council (NCC) will hold a general meeting on Wednesday, 11 September 2019,  starting at 2pm at the Government Administration Building room 2112 (2nd floor). The agenda for the meeting is posted on the DoE website. Please see the link: http://doe.ky/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/2019-09-11-NCC-Agenda-Documents.pdf This meeting is open to observers from the public & press. If anyone wishes to submit […]

Cayman: To Hell and back

To Hell And Back 10k – A Pirates Week fundraiser Fancy a run to HELL & back? This year this popular 10k event has been moved to October! Join us for the 2019 “To Hell and Back” 10k (an official “Pirates Week Event”) on Sunday 6th October. Registration: Online at www.caymanactive.com/registrations. SORRY NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION. The first 50 paid […]

CUPRA Formentor Concept wins 2019 Automotive Brand Contest

CUPRA Formentor concept named winner of the German Design Council’s Automotive Brand Contest, honouring the best automotive brand and design  The brand’s high performance plug-in hybrid concept took the top prize in the concept category of the international competition The accolade is the second success in a row for CUPRA after its e-Racer was named […]

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to withdraw extradition bill

From BBC Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said she will withdraw the highly controversial extradition bill which has triggered months of protests. The proposal, introduced in April, would have allowed criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China. The bill was suspended in June but Ms Lam stopped short of scrapping it. Full withdrawal […]