September 21, 2019

‘I was freaking out’: Indianapolis man who fell down a Caribbean volcano is coming home

By Andrew Clark From Indianapolis Star Clay and Acaimie Chastain flew to the Caribbean island of St. Kitts the day after marrying in Crawfordsville, Indiana. They were hoping for a relaxing, weeklong honeymoon before returning to Indianapolis. Instead, there was a frightening fall. But after nearly a week in a St. Kitts hospital, the couple […]

An arbitrator awarded over $10 million to a former employee of a Royal Caribbean subsidiary who said he suffered a ‘catastrophic’ spinal injury

By Mark Matousek From Business Insider An arbitrator awarded former Celebrity Cruises employee Slobodan Despot $10.3 million on June 6. The award came four years after Despot suffered what his attorneys described as a “catastrophic” spinal injury on Celebrity‘s Eclipse ship. But Celebrity filed a petition on July 12 to cancel the award. Celebrity’s attorneys alleged that […]

Cayman: Miss Cayman Universe confirms contestants, sets pageant date

The Miss Cayman Islands Universe committee is pleased to announce that its annual pageant is set for Saturday, 17 August at the Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman. This year will see six contestants vying for the crown to compete at the prestigious Miss Universe pageant. “We are very excited to launch this year’s events and to […]

How to keep your sanity at the end of academic year

In the world we live in, each of us has a lot of roles to play. Some may be workers, parents, siblings, significant others, friends, students, etc. Different roles require us to have patience, understanding, time, love and care, and everything in between that would keep us in having a good interpersonal relationship with people. […]

Cayman Islands Auditor General: More needs to be done to strengthen approaches for collecting government revenues and protecting the borders

The report “Customs in the Cayman Islands,” issued by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) today reviewed how efficient and effective Cayman Islands Customs was at collecting revenue and protecting the border. The report specifically looked at whether Customs operations were supported by sound legislation and strategic direction; how efficient and effective Customs is at collecting revenue […]

Join the ride as China celebrates the Dragon Boat Festival

Canoes, steamed rice and a poet characterizethis centuries-old tradition. And it has nothing to do with dragons. By Sandra Sparrowhawk From Reuters Community Friday June 7th 2019 marks the fifth day of the fifth month of the traditional Chinese calendar — a yearly celebration known as Duanwu in mainland China and Taiwan, Tuen Ng in Hong […]

WSJ Op-Ed: China stepping up Christian repression

by Theodore Bunker From Newsmax China has tightened its grip on Christians, where two-thirds of an estimated 100 million practice their faith in secret, according to an op-ed published by The Wall Street Journal. Hudson Institute fellow Nina Shea and pastor Bob Fu, founder of the Christian human rights nonprofit ChinaAid, wrote the article, which notes […]

At least two dead from major earthquake in Peru

From WN Peruvian officials said more than 30 people were injured after a powerful earthquake rattled Peru on Sunday, killing at least two people, according to The AFP. The 8.0-magnitude earthquake hit Peru’s Amazon basin region and neighboring Ecuador, but the tremors from the quake were felt over a wide area. Reports were coming in on Monday […]

Exploring the toxic world of ‘female privilege’

By Rachel Thompson for The Face from Mashable It was early on Saturday morning when I crossed the threshold into a quarantined community. I was entering r/TheRedPill, a subreddit dedicated to radical misogyny. This breeding ground of anti-women invective and conspiracy theories is so brazenly hostile, it’s literally cordoned off like a health hazard. It was […]

Cayman Islands police seek public assistance to locate Wanted Man – UPDATE Man located

From RCIPS UPDATE: Further to the below, Customs & Border Control Officers, with the assistance of the RCIPS, have taken Kenneth Ajana into custody without incident. The CBC and RCIPS thank the press and members of the public for their assistance in this matte The police are currently seeking public assistance to locate Kenneth Emeka […]