October 15, 2018

Cayman islands: Camana Bay gives back for Breast Cancer Awareness

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During the month of October, Camana Bay is showing its support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by lighting up the Town Centre pink! Every evening after the sun sets enjoy a pink glow from the buildings of Camana Bay to remind you of the meaning of the month. On Saturday, Oct. 13, ENERGY Essential Fitness […]

Cayman Islands: Maples and Calder hosts two in-house blood drives

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George Town, Grand Cayman | Following the success of the first ever mobile blood drive conducted by the Health Services Authority (HSA) earlier this year, Maples and Calder was pleased to partner with the Cayman Islands Blood Bank to host two in-house mobile blood drives for their employees during the month of August. On 16 […]

Register now for Meals on Wheels Cayman Islands Dress Down Day

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Join Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels in the fight against hunger! We are encouraging individuals, businesses, schools and organizations island wide to participate in the annual ‘Seniors Rock’ Dress Down Day Fundraiser on Friday 28 September. Whether you dress in orange or wear a Meals on Wheels commemorative T-Shirt, Wristband or Ribbon all funds raised from this event provide Meals on Wheels with the resources […]

LIFE donates books to Cayman Islands Maple House

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Maple House residents had 55 reasons to be pleased by their visitors: the (LIFE) Literacy Is For Everyone charity on Monday (5 September 2018). The Cayman Islands only literacy charity donated a box full of lightly-used picture books to the home’s special needs children and young adults. The presentation, on the […]

More South Africans are looking at these 5 Caribbean countries for ‘cheaper’ passports

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From Business Tech The poor economic outlook, weak investment climate and concerns about property ownership are all reasons affluent South Africans are looking for a second citizenship as a matter of priority, says Nadia Read-Thaele, director of LIO Global, World Residence and Citizenship. This year has seen a notable rise in emigrations and HNWI (high […]

The Editor Speaks: Organ donations

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No. I am not asking for monetary donations for an electronic organ or even one of the giant pipe organs found in some churches. I am talking about organs of human tissue. It is only recently (last month) that the Human Tissue Transplant Law has been signed into law. This is despite nearly ten years […]

Supporting education

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Supporting education in developing communities OECS Commission donates school supplies and backpacks to Adopted School Monday, September 3, 2018 — In preparation for the new school year, a delegation from the OECS Commission visited the Des Barras Combined School in Babonneau, Saint Lucia to deliver school supplies and backpacks donated through staff contributions. The Des […]

Stuff the Bus expands reach beyond Grand Cayman

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As a new school year kicks off in Cayman, Caribbean Alliance Insurance and Hurley’s Media with the support of Whittaker’s Transportation are proud to announce that this year’s Stuff the Bus School Supply Donation drive was a success. The three week long community donation drive secured 12,384 school supplies. All of which have been distributed […]

‘Thank you, Twinings!

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By Miriam Karmali, FromFreedom United Thank you, Twinings! They are the second company to listen to Traidcraft Exchange’s campaign calling on tea brands to reveal where their tea comes from and have now published a full list of their tea suppliers in Assam. Just four more to go! Act now to send tea companies a […]

Caribbean Lottery funds rebuilding Youth Council Assoc. computer lab

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From Daily Herald St Maarten The opening was postponed last year after the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 7. While the Youth Community Centre itself remained operational after Hurricane Irma, the computer lab was damaged. The window blew in. The roof was intact, but all the fixtures and furnishings were damaged by the wind […]