February 22, 2019

The Editor speaks: Disabilities

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Today (3) as I write this it is International Day of Persons with disabilities. I am one of the lucky ones as the only disability I have is being short sighted that is easily corrected. I am therefore not really disabled and I don’t also have to have the added burden of fighting the social […]

Cayman Islands Minister’s Message for Int’l Day of Persons with Disabilities

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From Cayman Islands Ministry of Education International Day of Disabilities Message from Minister for Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture, & Lands, Hon. Dwayne Seymour. On 3 December, the world will unite to focus on creating sustainable and resilient communities for all on International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Locally, we will recognize this day on Monday, […]

Cayman Islands for International Day

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“There are three things which describe the Cayman Islands, sun, sea and wealth and it’s a little piece of paradise, with very little crime,” Teresa said. Members of Eikenhof Women’s Institute welcomed guest speaker, Teresa John, to their September meeting where she chatted about the Cayman Islands. Teresa’s son and daughter-in-law live in the Cayman […]

The Editor Speaks: Peace

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Today (Thu 21) is International Peace Day and peace is something we all need. Here in the Cayman Islands we are celebrating it at The Family Resource Centre. This year’s theme is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All”. It seeks to highlight key issues and encourage communities to focus on helping others, […]

More than 1,300 Cayman Islands’ students participated in the 2nd annual International Day against Drug Abuse

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The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) continues to lead the global campaign to raise awareness about the major challenge that illicit drugs represent to society as a whole, and especially to the young. The Cayman Islands joined the global community in commemorating the World Drug Day through hosting island-wide school marches leading […]

Dress for a cause

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Dress for a cause International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Cayman Islands This year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) brought festive cheer to the Government Administration Building last Friday (2 December 2016). Following the traditional photo call of supporters, once inside Lighthouse School students helped dress the Christmas tree and sang a […]

TV station apologises for sharing tips for covering up domestic violence injuries

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By JERICO MANDYBUR From Mashable Moroccan TV program Sabahiyat has left a bad taste in the mouths of viewers, after it ran a segment showing female viewers how to cover up domestic abuse injuries with makeup. Airing last Wednesday, channel 2M’s morning show brought on make-up artist Lilia Mouline to offer women tips. Specifically, tips […]

Air traffic controllers celebrated

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Cayman Islands: CIAA celebrates air traffic controllers Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (19 October, 2016) The group of men and women who are tasked with maintaining a safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic in the Cayman Islands are being recognized for their efforts on International Day of the Air Traffic Controller, celebrated on Thursday, […]

Celebrating day of the girl child

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From Walk Free Today on International Day of the Girl Child, we’re celebrating girls in Niger who stand up to forced child marriage. Sign our pledge calling for an end to forced child marriage around the world. 12-year-old Zainab fled from home with her grandmother to escape becoming a child bride after her older sister […]

Cayman Islands Minister’s Message – International Day of Older Persons

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Saturday, 1 October International Day of Older Persons  Minister for Community Affairs, Youth & Sports Hon. Osbourne Bodden, JP Message – International Day of Older Persons 1st October 2016 The elderly are the nation’s conscience. They, more than any other part of the community, give us a sense of cultural continuity and self. How appropriate then […]