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Archives for September 11, 2019

Save on fall stays with “LA Vida Locale” Grand Cayman offer

CAYMAN ISLANDS (September 11, 2019) – Just in time for travelers from the North wanting to escape the unpredictable weather of autumn, Locale, Grand Cayman – the newest and snazziest hotel along Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile Beach – is offering big savings.  Now, visitors to the beautiful Caribbean island can experience even more of “La […]

The Editor speaks: Suicide

In the USA National Suicide Prevention Week is from 8th Sep to 14th Sep. Our Government here has not designated such a week or even a day to promote suicide prevention. In fact this country, using the words from the Press Release we have received and published today from the Alex Panton Foundation (APF) says: […]

Cayman: HSA celebrates Caribbean Wellness Day with free home visits to older persons

On Saturday, 14 September, Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) joins countries across the Caribbean to celebrate Caribbean Wellness Day geared at increasing awareness and promoting activities to address non-communicable diseases (NCDs). With the slogan, Healthy Ageing Starts Now, Caribbean Wellness Day 2019 focuses on healthy lifestyle practices that can help to prevent or delay […]

Cayman retains United States Coast Guard’s QualShip 21 Status

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman From Cayman Registry The Cayman Islands has qualified for continuance in the United States Coast Guard’s Quality Shipping for the 21st Century (QUALSHIP 21) Program for the 9th consecutive year. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has again recognized the Cayman Islands Shipping Registry (Cayman Registry) for their excellent Port State […]

Health City Cayman Islands’ medical team saves the life of man stabbed in the liver

Health City is the Cayman Islands’ Only Medical Treatment Center for Liver Injuries CAYMAN ISLANDS (September 11, 2019) – A Caymanian man who was recently stabbed in his liver and on the brink of death is grateful to the medical practitioners at Health City Cayman Islands for saving his life. The young man, who sustained […]

Alex Panton Foundation proposes paper to Law Reform Commission to decriminalize suicide

The rate of attempted and actual suicide is on a rise in the Cayman Islands, particularly amongst our children and young adults. A recent national survey of all children and youth at Cayman Islands public and private schools, including the University College of the Cayman Islands, undertaken by the National Drug Council in collaboration with […]

Cayman: Chamber Council receives presentation on cruise and cargo improvement project

The Hon. Moses Kirkconnell, Minister for District Administration, Tourism and Transport and Chief Officer Stran Bodden presented details of the proposed cruise berthing and cargo improvement project to Council members on Thursday, 29th August.  During the two-hour presentation, Minister Kirkconnell explained the process that has led to the selection of the successful bidder, Verdant Isle […]

Drinks recipe of the week

Blueberry and Mint Refreshment By Ananas E Hortela 7 Ingredients 20 Minutes Ingredients 150 grams blueberries 50 grams sugar 1/2 lemon 2 cinnamon sticks 6 mint leaves 750 milliliters sparkling water (cool, or soda) ice (to taste) Directions Place the blueberries and sugar in a small pan and bring to a boil until blueberries release juices and and syrup starts to thicken (about 5 minutes). Let […]

Football: Concacaf statement/Cayman beat Barbados

Cayman Islands beat Barbados at Truman Bodden Stadium Last Sunday (8) the Cayman Islands national men’s football team beat Barbados 3-2. This was their their second win in as many games to begin their CONCACAF Nations League campaign after beating the USVI in St Croix 2-0. Concacaf Statement Miami (Monday, September 9, 2019) – Concacaf […]

Cayman: Upcoming Event – Hurricane Ivan Speaker Series Lecture at the National Museum

Here is an upcoming event at the National Museum that we’d love to share. Today, as you all may know, is the 15th Anniversary of Hurricane Ivan the Terrible – the Category 5 Hurricane that released powerful winds on our Islands causing massive devastation. Last night, we hosted our second lecture of the Ivan the Terrible […]