February 22, 2019

Jamaican hurdler Dowie, former Cayman star Mothersille, join experienced SportsMax panel for Gibson

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By Kwesi Mugisa From Sportsmax Jamaica national representative Danielle Dowie and former Cayman Islands sprint star Cydonie Mothersille, will lend their expertise to an already knowledgeable SportsMax panel put together for this weekend’s Gibson McCook Relays.  Mothersille, who represented the Cayman Islands at four Olympic Games and six World Championships, will bring plenty of experience […]

Cayman Islands: 25th Annual National Arts & Culture Awards

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Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s 25th Annual National Arts & Culture Awards this Thursday, 21st February. 2019 Awardees HERITAGE CROSS AWARDS GOLD HERITAGE CROSS AWARDEES Melvin Augustine (POSTHUMOUS) Melvin Augustine was employed in his native country, Belize, as assistant bandmaster of the Belize Police Force, after receiving the required musical theory recognition from the Royal School of Music […]

The pirate queens

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The pirate queens of the Caribbean: Fearless pair who dressed as men and ‘fought like warriors’ would expose their breasts to their dying victims to reveal they had been vanquished by a woman By Leigh McManus From Daily Mail UK n the 1700s, the pair’s arrest caused a stir in Britain as it was thought […]

A romantic getaway

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5 Destinations for a Romantic Getaway Romance can be found almost anywhere: In the mountains, by the ocean, and on the road. With a little planning and on-the-spot spontaneity, you and your significant other can escape to a romantic and unforgettable weekend getaway. Whether you prefer the beach or immersing yourself into the history of […]

Jamaica participates in Routes Americas

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Jamaica is participating in Routes Americas in Quebec, Canada between 12 and 14 February to promote the country as a tourism and business destination. Routes Americas is top leading summit in the Western Hemisphere for the development of new routes and airlift attended by airline and airport […]

How the Caribbean can follow in Colombia’s footsteps

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By Matt Turner From Travel Agent Central The Caribbean has a lot to learn from Colombia. That was the theme of the Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth – Small and Medium Tourism Enterprises, one of the opening events at the Caribbean Travel Marketplace held January 29 – 31 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Jamaica. Former Colombia president Álvaro Uribe Vélez addressed […]

IDB commends Jamaica on climate change activities

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BY: ALECIA SMITH From JIS Story Highlights The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has commended Jamaica on its work to advance activities relating to its climate change agenda. “Jamaica is in a position of leadership. You are way ahead of a lot of countries in this realm,” said Chief of Operations, IDB Jamaica, Adriana La Valley, who […]

CARPHA urges the Caribbean to prepare for possible Dengue outbreak

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From Prensa Latina Bridgetown, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is calling on health officials from all over the region to prepare for the possibility of a serious dengue outbreak.In a recent communiqué from the agency, it is recalled that the last major regional outbreak of this disease took place in […]

Cayman Islands Proud of Them – Jade Barnard & Jorel Bellafonte bios

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Jade Barnard – Academics Scholar. Recycler. Entrepreneur. Musician. These are just some of the words that can be used to describe 14-year old Jade Barnard from West Bay.  Jade is a straight ‘A’ student at Cayman Prep and High School where she balances 13 subjects, including two foreign languages. At the end of the 2017/2018 […]

Cayman Islands December 2018 funerals

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Elsa Mae (Ebanks) Morris             27 Mar 1961 – 29 Nov 2018   Boatswain Bay Cassiebell Fiona (Bodden) Smith   22 Feb 1928 – 16 Dec 2018   Spot Bay  Andrew Jackson                                                        – 21 Dec 2018   Jamaica Joanna Faith Clarke                             24 Jul 1933 – 24 Dec 2018   Prospect Darrington Ebanks                                  age 29      – 25 Dec 2019   Boatswain ba Basilio Van […]