October 16, 2018

The Editor Speaks: It’s not just community events!

The RCIPS has announced in future they will be restricting the amount of road closures they approve to accommodate community events. In a recent press release they said it is “evaluating public procession and road closure requests in a more restrictive manner with respect to main arterial roads on the island, including the George Town […]

Protocol on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Fisheries and Aquaculture under the Caribbean Community Common Fisheries Policy

28 September 2018 The Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism: Aware that the Caribbean region is one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to the impacts of climatic variability and climate change; Recognising that global climate change is a development issue, requiring the formulation and implementation of cost-effective policies and measures […]

Fisheries Ministers approve climate change protocol for CRFM Members States

BELIZE CITY, BELIZE, SUNDAY, 14 October 2018 (CRFM)—A Protocol on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management in Fisheries and Aquaculture was approved for CARICOM States during a recent high-level meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM). At the 8th Special Meeting of the CRFM Ministerial Council held in Barbados […]

Boyz anxious to lay Cayman ghost to rest with Bonaire blowout

From Jamaica Observer WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — The Cayman Islands performance is like a stubborn ghost that won’t go away. But Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz are determined to exorcise the demon of their less than impressive 4-0 win over their neighbours in the opening Concacaf Nations League match in Kingston last month with the promise of of […]

Remember Dr. Christine Blasey Ford… Mobilize the “Mob” to march on ballot boxes

From Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) Vantage Point Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniels We must never forget the humble, dignified and courageous testimony of a Dr. Christine Blasey Ford before the Senate Judiciary Committee. With no outside witnesses being called, the Hearing was deliberately rigged to be a “she said, […]

St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Harris declares Open Credit Union Week 2018

“I take this opportunity to commend the St. Kitts and Nevis National Co-operative League for its stellar performance and wish its four affiliate members continued success in putting its members on a firm financial footing,” Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris said today, Sunday, October 14th, 2018, in his national address to declare Credit […]

Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction observed in St. Kitts and Nevis under “Resilience for All” theme

“Here in St. Kitts and Nevis, the Government has been responding to the felt needs of the people by integrating disaster risk reduction (DRR) and risk-informed measures into new programmes and policies largely focused on building back better and increasing our country’s resilience,” the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, Mr. Osmond Petty […]

2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship Final Set

United States and Canada will battle for the regional title; Panama will face Jamaica for the last available direct ticket to the FIFA Women’s World Cup Miami (Sunday, October 14, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today confirmed the matchups and kick off times for the Final and […]

The Editor Speaks: Immigration overstayers and snooping

In a Press Release from the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration’s (DOI) Enforcement Division it reported that 185 overstayers fled the Cayman Islands during the month of August 2018. “The revised number of 185 includes the previously reported 14 persons that voluntarily turned themselves into the Enforcement Division,” Deputy Chief Immigration Officer, Gary Wong, explained. […]

Cayman Islands DOI enforcing the law

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Department of Immigration’s (DOI) Enforcement Division continues operations to tackle illegal immigration and bolster compliance with the country’s immigration laws. Through proactive patrols and operations, DOI officers enforce the law to enhance public safety, border security and the integrity of the immigration system. After reviewing the final data […]