April 24, 2018

Ultimo lingerie firm ceases trading in the UK

From BBC The Ultimo underwear firm set up by Michelle Mone is to cease trading in the UK. The Conservative peer, now known as Baroness Mone of Mayfair, established the lingerie brand in 1996. The firm achieved international success after actress Julia Roberts reportedly wore an Ultimo bra in the hit film Erin Brockovich. Lady […]

Zoe Saldana shares the sexism she experienced filming ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’

By Johanna Ferreira From Hip Latina If you’re a fan of Zoe Saldana, chances are you remember her first major film role as pirate Anamaria in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl — I know I do! How could I forget the first time I noticed an Afro-Latina acting in a […]

Winnie Mandela: Statement by Sir Shridath Ramphal

 From Caribbean News Now As South Africa marks the passing of Winnie Mandela with a state funeral, the Commonwealth and the Caribbean must let South Africans know that we are there in spirit. In the days before Nelson Mandela was released, Winnie was his symbol to whom we all related, and she was the embodiment […]

Miss World Cayman Islands announce Pageant date

The Miss World Cayman Islands committee is pleased to announce that the inaugural Miss World Cayman Islands pageant will be held on Saturday, 8th September 2018. The Miss World Cayman Islands pageant is a great opportunity for women to enhance their personal and professional development by gaining confidence in public speaking, interview and etiquette skills; […]

29 Mar Weather in Cayman

29 Mar Thu 2018 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Fresh northeasterly winds and rough seas will continue across the Cayman Islands in association with a high pressure system over the southeastern US that is slowly moving over the Western Atlantic Ocean. Sunshine just makes the day a little better, but it can also cause sunburns. Check […]

Football: Draw reveals Groups for the 2018 Concacaf Caribbean Women’s Qualifiers

From CONCACAF The two-stage regional competition will qualify three teams to the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship Miami (Tuesday, March 27, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) conducted the draw for the 2018 Concacaf Caribbean Women’s Qualifiers, at the Concacaf Headquarters in Miami, FL, USA. The 2018 Concacaf Caribbean […]

Wondering what are the chances of getting pregnant while you are having infertility issues

From WN When someone would like to find out what are the chances of getting pregnant are when experiencing issues, there are lots of ways to find out. The best way to determine how easily pregnancy can occur, may be to speak with a doctor. Specialists will be able to give accurate information when it […]

International Women’s Day 2018 Presses for Progress celebrated in Cayman Islands

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – International Women’s Day #PressforProgress was celebrated by around 60 civil servants and members of the public on the steps of the Government Administration Building on Thursday (8 March 2018). A highlight of Honouring Women Month in March, the observance was marked with many of the participants wearing purple. The crowd was […]

Gender-based violence workshops

Cayman Islands: Making the case that gender-based violence is not a women’s issue GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Gender violence prevention leadership training workshops challenged attendees to examine ways in which they can advance gender equality. The sessions, held on Thursday, 1 and Friday, 2 March 2018 to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March, also […]

Information and communications technologies are essential to the empowerment and success of poor rural women

UN agencies in Rome to mark International Women’s Day Rome, 7 March 2018 – The role of information communications technologies in supporting rural women’s economic empowerment, voice and status, will be the focus of discussions at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on 8 March, International Women’s Day. IFAD, together with United Nations Food […]