December 12, 2017

Cayman Islands: 2017 CUC PFL Champions crowned amidst torrential rains

CUC PFL Final and Third-Place Review Champions crowned amidst torrential rains It was a record-setting day of final and third-place games in the 2017 CUC Primary Football league (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL), which took place this past Saturday, December 9 at the Annex Field under gloomy skies and between torrential downpours. This […]

Barbados joins Regional Initiative- Latin and America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour against Child Labour

Barbados is the ninth CARICOM country to join the Regional Initiative, Latin and America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour. Honourable Esther Byer-Suckoo, Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development symbolically handed over the signed agreement to José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, ILO Regional Director of the Americas and Caribbean in the margins of […]

Forum to examine youth unemployment in the Caribbean

From The Antigua Observer BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Dec 5, CMC – A one-day forum addressing the challenges of youth unemployment in the Caribbean will be held here on Wednesday. It is being organised by the Organization of American States (OAS) in partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO). Entitled “Towards Concrete Solutions for Addressing Youth Employment […]

Cayman Islands: 2017 CUC PFL Semi Final Review

Cayman Prep and CIS to meet in Under 11 final The stage is set for next Saturday’s championship games in the 2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL). Semi finals for boys and girls were contested this past Saturday, December 2nd at the Annex Field. GPFL Champions Cup: Defending […]

YMCA celebrates 5 years in the Cayman Islands!

Celebrating 5 Years of the YMCA in the Cayman Community The YMCA of the Cayman Islands is celebrating five years of service and commitment to the community this month. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Cayman Y has quickly and significantly made a positive impact on our Islands. Over […]

St Lucia seeking to ban sale of soft drinks in schools

From Jamaica Gleaner The St Lucia government says it is undertaking a campaign aimed at discontinuing the sale of soft drinks at school. The Ministry of Health and Wellness said the highly sweetened fizzy drink is known to have disastrous effects on health and that regular consumption of soda is linked to diabetes, heart disease, […]

Cayman Islands: 2017 CUC PFL Quarter Final Review

Schools advance to semi finals The 2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) playoffs began this past Saturday, November 25 at the Annex Field with the quarter finals in the Under 9 and Under 11 Champions and Consolation Cups. In the CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL), the final two regular season games were played to […]

Cayman Islands: CIS and Cayman Prep win inaugural high school football championships

Cayman International School (CIS) Blue and Cayman Prep & High School made history this past week by winning the inaugural Dart Under 14 Girls’ and Under 13 Boys’ high school football leagues. In the girl’s league, CIS Blue defeated Cayman Prep 2-1 on Wednesday, November 22 at the Annex Field to lift the girl’s Dart […]

Cayman Islands: Missing Persons: Ukelia Dixon and Motesha Mothen, 23 November

From RCIPS Fri 24 Nov 2017 Police are investigating a report of two missing girls, who were last seen yesterday morning, 23 November, when they were dropped off at John Gray High School. The girls did not turn up to their pick up locations and efforts to locate them proved futile. The girls Ukelia Dixon, […]

Dude builds massive backyard water slide, and of course he got into trouble for it

BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable It’s a theme park experience in the comfort of your own home. An Australian man’s mammoth backyard waterslide has raised the ire of local authorities, who are concerned that it poses a safety risk. Luke Newton from Perth picked up the three-lane slide, which measures 12 metres (13 yards) long […]