November 14, 2018

Cayman Islands: Dangerous Driving by motorcyclist in West Bay, 10 November; Rider arrested on suspicion of 8 offences

From RCIPS Just after 4:20PM on Saturday 10 November, police responded to a report of two males on motorbikes riding erratically and doing stunts on a public road, after the 9-1-1 Communications Centre had been alerted by several members of the public. The riders were headed in the direction of West Bay on the Esterly […]

Cayman Islands Minister’s remarks- World Diabetes Day 2018

From Cayman Islands Ministry of Health Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA Message for World Diabetes Day 2018 14 November 2018   “The Family and Diabetes” is this year’s theme for World Diabetes Day which the global community, including the Cayman Islands, will observe on Wednesday, 14 November. The […]

Cayman Islands YCLA announces 2018/2019 recipient Staci Scott

Grand Cayman, November 13th, 2018 – The 2018/2019 Recipient of the Young Caymanian Leadership Award is Staci Scott. Chosen from five finalists nominated by the community, Staci’s ability to articulate her passion for lifelong learning and her heart for the Cayman community won over the honorary board of the YCLA. At Saturday night’s gala awards […]

Cayman Islands John Gray H.S. elevate Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run

From Radio Cayman George Town, GC, November 8, 2018:  Coming off a record setting 2017, the Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run was back in action this past Saturday, November 3rd, helping to raise funds for the NCVO and John Gray High School Music Department.  The community event which has become a staple on the 5K annual […]

Wear Red for Heart Disease and the Cayman Heart Fund

A heart inspired dress down day for charity. February is Heart Month and Friday, February 1st, 2019 is Cayman’s Wear Red Day, a month-long initiative to help raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and its effects. Wear Red in your school, workplace and neighborhood and please raise funds for the Cayman Heart Fund. CVDs are the […]

Earthquake rattles several Caribbean islands

From News 748 CMC) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 rattled several islands in the Caribbean on Saturday, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has said. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The SRC said that the […]

World War One and the Caribbean

From CARICOM By Debbie Ransome (Caribbean Intelligence) Amid the huge media focus on the 100th anniversary of World War One, not so much is said about the contribution of the smaller parts of what was then the British Empire, including the Caribbean. The West Indies, as it was known at the time, certainly provided its […]

Puzzles for Nov 14 2018 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

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Serbia grants Visa exemption to Antigua & Barbuda nationals

From Caribbean 360 ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Friday November 9, 2018 – Nationals of Antigua and Barbuda no longer require a visa to visit the southeast European country of Serbia. Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador, Sir Ronald Sanders, revealed that the Serbian government’s decision, which was taken in October, was formally communicated to him by the Serbian […]

Cruise tourism in the Caribbean and Latin America generated $3.36 billion in revenues

From South Florida Caribeean News San Juan, Puerto Rico  – The Florida-Caribbean Association (FCCA) announced that the 2017-2018 cruise year brought record economic contributions to the region, despite the historic hurricane season. According to the study released today by Business Research & Economic Advisors (BREA), Economic Contribution of Cruise Tourism to the Destination Economies, cruise […]