November 14, 2018

Cayman Islands: ORIA redevelopment advisory

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (13 November 2018) Please be advised of the upcoming changes at Owen Roberts International Airport. On Friday, 16 November 2018, the East side of the Departures Hall, which will serve Gates 8 and 9, will open for departing passengers. Access to the East side of the Departures Hall will be immediately […]

Cayman Islands Pirates Week 5K/10K winners announced

[George Town, Grand Cayman, – The Pirates Week festival kicked off its annual sporting events with the 5k Walk/Run on Friday (November 9) evening along Harbour Drive. Just over seven dozen runners, some visiting from overseas and some dressed as swashbucklers, took to the street to participate in the annual run. The Pirates Week 5K […]

KAABOO Cayman will host KAABOO DISCOVERS Saturday, November 17

This Saturday, November 17, KAABOO Cayman will host KAABOO DISCOVERS, a one-night-only, free event, featuring 12 bands competing for a spot on the main stages of KAABOO Cayman, happening February 15+16, 2019. 12 BANDS WILL COMPETE FOR A SPOT ON THE KAABOO CAYMAN MAIN STAGES   WHAT:                                  Saturday, November 17, KAABOO Cayman will […]

Marriott Grand Cayman and Eshore win Top Chamber awards

The Marriott Resort Grand Cayman and Eshore received the Business of the Year and Small Business of the Year awards respectively during the second annual Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards on Saturday, 27th October at The Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman. The Marriott Resort Grand Cayman was recognised for the development of their Beach House […]

Cayman Islands: St. Ignatius boys take full points in West Bay

CUC PFL/GPFL Weekly Review With the national festival activities in full swing, schools took to the fields this past Saturday, November 10 to participate in the sixth round of games in the 2018 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons. In Group A, St. Ignatius Catholic travelled to […]

Guyana police living in pig-pen conditions at Brickdam Station

By Marvin Stoby From Guyana Guardian Several police ranks who are currently calling the living quarters at Brickdam their home for the next few days, as part of the security processes for the local government elections, are complaining that they are being forced to live in pig-pen conditions at the city’s Divisional Headquarters. While some […]

Animal cruelty is a gateway crime to mass shootings

By Laura Goldman From Care2 Prior to killing 17 people at a Parkland, FL high school earlier this year, Nikolas Cruz had tried to mutilate his neighbor’s pot-bellied pigs and crushed animals trapped in rabbit holes. Kip Kinkel, who in 1998 shot 27 students at an Oregon high school, had previously blown up cows and decapitated […]

Why we lie to ourselves every day

By Danny Crichton From TechCrunch Human action requires motivation, but what exactly are those motivations? Donating money to a charity might be motivated by altruism, and yet, only 1% of donations are anonymous. Donors don’t just want to be altruistic, they also want credit for that altruism plus badges to signal to others about their […]

CCJ rules Guyana’s cross-dressing law unconstitutional

From CCJ (PRESS RELEASE) — The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that a law in Guyana, which makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in a public place while dressed in clothing of the opposite sex for an “improper purpose”, is unconstitutional. The law, Section 153(1)(xlvii) of the […]

Update on Cayman Islands’ MRCU/Oxitec research collaboration

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Government and UK-based biotechnology company Oxitec are entering the next stage of a collaborative research project. Begun in May 2018, the initiative seeks to pilot and assess the role of Oxitec’s self-limiting, non-biting, maleAedes aegypti mosquitoes in the integrated programme that the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) uses to combat […]