July 16, 2018

CCJ reserves ruling in Guyanese transgender appeal

From newsday tt FOUR transgender Guyanese women have asked that country’s final appellate court, the Caribbean Court of Justice, to strike down an 1893 post-slavery vagrancy provision which led to their convictions in 2009. Arguing the case for the four at the Port of Spain-based court was Senior Counsel Douglas Mendes, who held that the […]

Couple to challenge gay marriage ban in Cayman Islands

By CMC From St Lucia News Online (CMC) – A Caymanian attorney and her partner, a nurse from the United Kingdom, are challenging the government’s decision to refuse their application to get married. In the writ, filed Wednesday, lawyers representing the couple — Chantelle Day and Vickie Bodden Bush, argued that the section of territory’s […]

Empire Windrush: forgotten archive material reveals who was on its outward voyage to the Caribbean

By James Procter Professor of Modern and Contemporary Literature, Newcastle University From The Conservation Disclosure statement James Procter has previously received funding from the Leverhulme Trust, AHRB, AHRC and the British Academy. Partners Newcastle University Newcastle University provides funding as a member of The Conversation UK. The arrival of the Empire Windrush – back in […]

Stand up for your health: How to lessen the risks of too much sitting

You know that foggy, unfocused feeling you get after sitting too long at your desk? It may very well be your brain getting thinner, reducing its ability to process thoughts and memory, according to new research. In a study by University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), researchers associated long periods of sitting with the thickness […]

Cayman Islands Port Authority Director suspended

Statement from the Port Authority Cayman Islands (PACI) The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands has, with immediate effect, suspended Mr. Clement Reid, Port Director for a period of up to three months in order to facilitate an internal investigation into matters allegedly concerning Mr. Reid. In the interim, Mr. […]

What Meghan Markle said about having a daughter someday

By Camille Heimbrod From IBT Meghan Markle previously hinted about having a baby girl even before she met Prince Harry. Three years ago, the “Suits” star bought herself a Cartier Tank Françoise watch, which costs roughly around $6,000. Markle also gave her watch a personal touch when she had the letters “M.M” engraved on it. […]

Teeth nails

We never asked for anyone to create ‘teeth nails,’ but someone did anyone BY CHELSEA CANDELARIO From Mashable Forget about biting your nails. Now you have to worry about your nails biting you. Nail Sunny uploaded a video tutorial on Instagram Tuesday that featured a rather eccentric new creation – teeth nails. Now, everyone can […]

Hennessy Carolina on coming out to her Caribbean Family: ‘My Mom she did not play with that…I opened up her heart’

By Maya J. Boddie From Blavity Cardi B’s little sister is carving her own path while representing for the queer community. Not only is 2018 Cardi B’s year, it’s also a win for her younger sister, Hennessy Carolina. Like her big sister, the 22-year-old up-and-coming actress is a Love and Hip Hop: New York alum and social media star. She’s […]

Go beyond gay cruises in two LGBTQ-friendly Caribbean cultural hotspots—the island of Curacao and the Mexican Caribbean coast

BY : HOLLY V. KAPHERR From Watermark Online You might think the Caribbean is all Irie Times and liquid sunshine, but for LGBTQ travelers, the landscape can be surprisingly unwelcoming. Because the Caribbean culture is super relaxed about other cultural mores like marijuana use, many might also assume they feel the same about sexual orientation. […]

Cayman Islands: Introducing eleven parc

From Baraud Development Discover Living on a Sophisticated Level Conveniently slated at the nexus of George Town Seven Mile Beach and Camana Bay.  Eleven Parc brings distinguished new town home residences to the Seven Mile Beach corridor coveted neighbourhood of Parkway. Our newest townhome project nestled within the quiet and convenient neighborhood of Parkway, Eleven […]