November 14, 2018

Cayman Islands Minister’s remarks- World Diabetes Day 2018

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From Cayman Islands Ministry of Health Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA Message for World Diabetes Day 2018 14 November 2018   “The Family and Diabetes” is this year’s theme for World Diabetes Day which the global community, including the Cayman Islands, will observe on Wednesday, 14 November. The […]

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce: Mentoring Cayman receives record enrollment

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High school can be one of the most challenging periods of any student’s life. Peer and parental pressure and the stress of maintaining good grades can sometimes lead to unintended consequences for even the most talented and goal-oriented students. Mentoring Cayman, a partnership between the Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, […]

David Attenborough’s latest nature show has a brilliantly original twist

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BY SAM HAYSOM From Mashable An iguana desperately fleeing a horde of snakes. A bird struggling to find love. A giraffe fending off a lion in a heroic bid for freedom. When it comes to nature documentaries, it tends to be the individual stories that we remember best. It happened again and again in Planet […]

OPINION: Newspapers connect humanity

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By Melissa Martin North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, Antarctica. Humanity lives, works, and plays on the 7 continents. And reads the newspaper. All free countries on the planet with a printing press (and the Internet) are able to connect to share words, ideas, and daily happenings. People read newspapers around the globe […]

Roberts: ‘Scotiabank Concacaf NextPlay Cup a key pillar of our development’

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The Scotiabank Concacaf NextPlay Cup was officially launched at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston on Wednesday, with the hope that the region-wide grassroots competition will drive the development of school age kids into better footballers, and more importantly, better human beings. Set to be played in four Caribbean countries – Jamaica, The Bahamas, Trinidad […]

The prime minister’s dilemma: A Caribbean perspective after Brexit

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By Frank Phipps From Jamaica Observer Prime Minister Theresa May has three options in the dilemma for leading her country out of the present state of uncertainty, frustration and confusion resulting from the outcome of the referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union. The delay in making a decision on the terms and conditions […]

Cayman Islands recognises World Town Planning Day

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• The Department of Planning recognizes “World Town Planning Day” • The day celebrates how we shape our communities • The department will host an information booth to commemorate the day GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – On Thursday 8 November, the Department of Planning will commemorate World Town Planning Day. World Town Planning Day is recognised […]

Inside China’s training camps, where boys are learning how to be men

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By Zhuang Pinghui From South China Morning Post Former physical education teacher is helping soft sons find their lost masculinity More than 20,000 children have taken part in the courses   On a chilly autumn morning, 18 young boys braved strong winds for a day of training at the foot of Fenghuang Mountain in western […]

Plea deal apparently reached in newlywed’s Caribbean sailing disappearance

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By Terry Spencer Associated Press From The Spokesman-Review Plea deal apparently reached in newlywed’s Caribbean sailing disappearance FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Lewis Bennett has insisted he never knew what happened to his wife, who disappeared at sea last year during their sailing honeymoon. That is apparently about to change. Court documents filed Friday in Miami […]

Ramesh Ferris Guest Speaker End Polio Now Rotary Central Charter Night & Foundation Gala

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The 32nd Rotary Central Charter Night & Foundation Gala was celebrated last Saturday evening, at the Ristorante Pappagallo, with center stage focus on Polio eradication. Guest Speaker Ramesh Ferris flew in from Canada to share, his personal experience as a Polio Survivor with Rotary Central as we celebrated 32 years as a club in service […]