November 15, 2018

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 […]

The Editor Speaks: Old people

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I am one of the “Old People”. Do I like being old? An emphatic NO!!! October has been designated “Older Person’ Month” Not “Old People’s Month”. Perhaps the powers that be that came up with the name “Older Person’ Month” were not old people! We used to be called “mature” but that somehow didn’t make […]

Cayman Islands to celebrate families

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International Day of Families is Sunday 15 May 2016, and the Cayman Islands will join the rest of the world in celebration. This year’s theme is Families, Healthy Lives and Sustainable Futures. Commenting on the theme Miriam Foster of the Family Resource Centre (FRC) says, “FRC, as part of the Department of Counselling Services, regularly […]