September 15, 2019

OECS YES In Action features Lorine Bozin

Martinican entrepreneur and youth leader supporting the development of the Caribbean region through educational tourism This month, OECS YES In Action caught up with Lorine Bozin, a Martinican leading a youth empowerment network and paving the way for others to follow in her footsteps! Tell us a little about yourself. I am from Martinique and […]

Appeal to stop gay marriage opens in Cayman Islands

By Rachel Savage From Reuters LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A lawyer representing a lesbian couple whose court victory legalized same-sex marriage in the Cayman Islands five months ago said a government appeal against the ruling, which opened on Wednesday, sought to deny the basic right to marry. Chantelle Day, a Caymanian lawyer, and her […]

6 tweets from Women’s Equality Day remind you to keep striving for a better world

By Kate Berohn From Mashable On August 26, 1920, the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution officially gave women the right to vote in state and federal elections. Every year, we celebrate this historic victory with Women’s Equality Day, including on Twitter, where this year, people used the hashtags #WomensEqualityDay and #EqualityCantWait to call […]

O’Rourke: Full-term abortion decision for woman to make

By Solange Reyner   From Newsmax Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke says abortion on the day before a full-term birth is a “decision for the woman to make.” The former Texas congressman made the remarks during a Q&A at the College of Charleston Bully Pulpit Series on Monday. He was responding to a question from a member of the […]

Honduras, Cayman Islands, Belize and Guyana qualify for 2020 CUW17

MIAMI, Florida – Honduras, Cayman Islands, Belize and Guyana have all punched tickets to the 2020 Concacaf Women’s Under-17 Championship after finishing atop their respective groups in last week’s 2019 Concacaf Women’s Under-17 Championship Qualifying. Matched with Saint Lucia, Bonaire and Anguilla in Group A, Honduras marched to a first-place finish with a 3W-0D-0L, 17GF-0GC record at […]

Cayman to host 200 intl. women at shipping conference

The Cayman Islands chapter of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA International) will be hosting the 2019 WISTA International AGM & Conference from 29 October to 1 November. This is the first time that Cayman is hosting the event which will bring over 200 maritime experts from 30-plus countries to discuss global shipping […]

This weekend: Miss Cayman Universe motorcade

The ever-popular motorcade event, traditionally held on the weekend before the pageant, will take place this Saturday, 10 August starting from the Royal Watler Cruise Terminal in George Town from 8:00am. The scheduled route is as follows: • Royal Watler Cruise Terminal to Cayman Turtle Centre via West Bay Road • Cayman Turtle Centre to […]

The Editor speaks: Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is not a subject I feel comfortable to write about. Why is that? Am I embarrassed at someone thinking I’m a pervert? Probably, but it is inborn in me from my early youth – yes I am in my mid seventies, when breastfeeding was a subject people didn’t speak about. In fact is wasn’t […]

US based Caribbean blogger Jay Blessed, attacks taboo topics with ‘In My Head.’

From Ebuzztt For years, Jay Blessed has stood as a powerful brand on the Caribbean entertainment circuit. Jamie Alleyne at the helm, the Jay Blessed brand based in Brooklyn, New York has delved deep into topics of varying cultural and aesthetic interest. From Caribbean politics, celebrities, food and beauty, Alleyne has written about it all. […]

Men’s stock rises when they trade in young women

By Rhonda Garelick From The Cut Jeffrey Epstein was hardly alone in treating them like consumable pleasures. ny years ago, when I was a broke graduate student living in Europe, I was asked to organize a “database of women” for an extremely wealthy American businessman. He’d hired me initially as a secretary, explaining vaguely that […]