February 22, 2019

The Editor speaks: UK’s new report “Global Britain and the British Overseas Territories” will cause much concern here

We have published today the “Introduction” and Conclusions” contained in a new UK Parliamentary Committee report titled “Global Britain and the British Overseas Territories: Resetting the relationship”. You can find the whole report at : https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmfaff/1464/146402.htm Of course one of the issues that is going to cause the most concern is same-sex marriages and the […]

Online dating in 2030

What will online dating be like in 2030? By Brtiiany Levine Beckman from Mashable In our Love App-tually series, Mashable shines a light into the foggy world of online dating. It is cuffing season after all. Digital courtship exploded with the rise of the smartphone.  Match and eHarmony laid the online groundwork decades ago, but momentum built […]

Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission writes to UK’s Foreign Affairs re our prisons, rights of migrants & same-sex unions

29 January 2019 Written Evidence Submitted by the Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission (“the Commission”) to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee Inquiry on the future of the UK Overseas Territories. Executive Summary In line with its Constitutional mandate the Commission focuses this submission on the Governance of Cayman Islands, especially adherence to human […]

The Caribbean needs to work on its homophobia, but it doesn’t need a lecture

By Janine Mendes-Franco From Global Voices The test cricket fixture of the Wisden Trophy Test Series is now over, with the West Indies beating England in two of three matches to emerge the winners. But the spotlight on the two teams has intensified, thanks to a verbal exchange between West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel and English captain Joe Root. Some news […]

The Editor speaks: Love wins!!

Yes, today (14) is Valentine’s Day. [Although I wrote this on the 13th] Men. Are you going to do anything special for your love one? Flowers? Card? Chocolates? Meal? Me? Well. Done that many times over my 36 years. No excuse for not doing it again……. No matter how many dark days, and in every […]

Drink recipe for Valentine’s Day

COCKTAIL RECIPE FOR VALENTINE’S DAY From SAVEUR What’s more romantic than mixing your sweetheart an elegant cocktail on Valentine’s Day? To turn up the saccharine sentimentality to 11, try a holiday-colored drink. We’ve collected 50 great red and pink cocktails to woo your partner on Valentine’s Day. Nothing says romance like champagne. Our Sicilian 75 […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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The hour of courage – Let Cayman [Islands] arise

From The Angillian Hurricane Ivan devastated Cayman in 2004. Yet despite a crushing sense of abandonment the resilient spirit of Caymanians defied doom, and from despair and ruins Cayman, Anguilla and other BOTs arose. But today the storm that looms over Cayman ominously dwarfs Ivan. Two women are determined to “marry” on Grand Cayman. The […]

Her Valentine’s Day gifts

Incredibly Luxurious Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her From The Cut So Thursday is looming and you still haven’t bought your special someone a Valentine’s Day gift. You could buy something from our list of affordable (but expensive-looking!) presents … or, if you’re ready to spend some money, you could splash out on something a little more extravagant. […]

The Editor speaks: Can you afford Valentine’s Day anymore?

According to a report carried by CNBC they say: “Consumers ages 23 to 29 expect to spend an average of $266 on Valentine’s Day gifts, dining and more, according to Bankrate.com. “Going all out to show on Instagram? Dinner for two, chocolates and the works adds up to more than $600.” And it’s all because […]