November 14, 2018

Honouring all who served

Please see main story published today “Cayman Islands honours all who served”. Following the service at Elmslie Memorial Church, the Governor hosted a reception at Government House for around 25 veterans. Mr. Roper commented: “It was an honour to attend the service today and to see so many, both young and old, commemorating the sacrifices […]

Animal cruelty is a gateway crime to mass shootings

By Laura Goldman From Care2 Prior to killing 17 people at a Parkland, FL high school earlier this year, Nikolas Cruz had tried to mutilate his neighbor’s pot-bellied pigs and crushed animals trapped in rabbit holes. Kip Kinkel, who in 1998 shot 27 students at an Oregon high school, had previously blown up cows and decapitated […]

How Black Friday is good for your health

By Lynn Allison  From Newsmaxf Thanksgiving brings the usual excitement of family gatherings, feasting on turkey, and of course, giving thanks. But for many folks — those avid shoppers and deal seekers — the most important part of the holiday season is Black Friday, the big day for bargain hunters.“For the person who’s been doing […]

Earthquake rattles several Caribbean islands

From News 748 CMC) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 rattled several islands in the Caribbean on Saturday, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The SRC said that the […]

Groups set for the 2018 Concacaf Under-20 Championship qualification stage

The group winners and second-place finishers will qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 Miami (Monday, November 12, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) will kick off tomorrow the Qualification Stage of the 2018 Concacaf Under-20 Championship. The second round of the men’s youth World Cup […]

CCJ rules Guyana’s cross-dressing law unconstitutional

From CCJ (PRESS RELEASE) — The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that a law in Guyana, which makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in a public place while dressed in clothing of the opposite sex for an “improper purpose”, is unconstitutional. The law, Section 153(1)(xlvii) of the […]

World War One and the Caribbean

From CARICOM By Debbie Ransome (Caribbean Intelligence) Amid the huge media focus on the 100th anniversary of World War One, not so much is said about the contribution of the smaller parts of what was then the British Empire, including the Caribbean. The West Indies, as it was known at the time, certainly provided its […]

Cayman Brac: Needs Assessment Unit Offices Close Early Today

The Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) advises the public of the early closure of both its Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac offices today (Tuesday, 13 November) at 4 p.m. for a staff meeting. The NAU apologises for any inconvenience these early closures may cause.

Cayman Islands Under 20s secure sensational draw with Guatemala

The Cayman Islands Under 20 Men’s National Football Team secured a sensational 2-2 draw with Guatemala in a thrilling Group F encounter on Thursday evening at the CONCACAF Men’s Under 20 Championships at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Before taking to the field in the IMG Stadium, the Cayman Islands contingent were informed that […]

Serbia grants Visa exemption to Antigua & Barbuda nationals

From Caribbean 360 ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Friday November 9, 2018 – Nationals of Antigua and Barbuda no longer require a visa to visit the southeast European country of Serbia. Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador, Sir Ronald Sanders, revealed that the Serbian government’s decision, which was taken in October, was formally communicated to him by the Serbian […]