January 17, 2019

The Editor speaks: Why the failure to implement the Standards in Public Life Law?

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The Standards in Public Life Law fills the gap in the increasingly comprehensive anti-fraud and corruption regime and our Auditor General Sue Winspear stressed in her recent report titled “Fighting Corruption in the Cayman Islands”, should implement it quickly. This law was passed nearly five years ago. North Side MLA, Ezzard Miller, and Chairman of […]

On International Mentoring Day, Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrates their longest standing match of 10 years

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16TH January 2019 George Town – Tomorrow, Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Cayman Islands is celebrating one of its successes; Cayman’s longest standing match- one that is 10 years old and counting, between Gerardo Ochoa-Vargas and Alex Richardson. Matched in March 2009 Gerado and Alex, initially found they lacked shared interests; fast forward […]

Men in police uniforms ‘massacre’ unarmed civilians in Haiti

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By Zamira Rahim From Independent UK ‘They were shooting and I was running to save my life’  At least 21 people have been murdered in Haiti, after a group of men in uniform opened fire on unarmed residents in an impoverished neighbourhood. The men arrived in Port-au-Prince, the country’s capital, in a police truck, carrying machetes and guns. They were accompanied […]

Top 6 reasons self-defence classes should be part of your routine this year

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A new year is a great time to make a fresh start on many different levels. One of them has to do with being able to protect yourself. The decision to take classes that have to do with self-defence, such as krav maga classes, will be fruitful in a number of ways. Here are a […]

Slay Your Inner Bully

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The Thrive Experts challenge you to ‘Slay Your Inner Bully’ in 2019 The Slay Your Inner Bully program is an intimate, intensive 6 week online program produced and presented by The Thrive Experts aka Jennifer Slay and Jennifer Jimbere and is geared to help people to improve their ability to manage their inner critic (that […]

Cayman Islands: Healthy living and goal achievement in 2019

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From Inspired Lifestyles with Donna Motivational Weight Loss and Healthy-Living Programs are Starting Power-Boost morale with employees, schedule Pop the Cork as a Lunch and Learn I believe 2019 will be an extraordinary year.  You play a part in making that happen.  Take action on your goals, get on purpose. Create the life of your dreams.  Donna […]

PAC set to review Auditor General’s report on Fighting Corruption in the Cayman Islands

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The members of the Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee are planning to meet on 30th January to review the most recent audit report issued by the Office of the Auditor General. The Committee will be asking questions of government officials and anti-corruption bodies about the issues highlighted by the Auditor General in her report entitled […]

A subscription for baby food? It’s not as crazy as it sounds

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By Olga Massov From Mashable Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2018 and we have the entire internet to contend with. Internet marketed direct-to-consumer subscription services […]

Guyana: This woman is a cantankerous liar – says neighbours

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By  Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian Less than 24hrs after a man was sentenced to four months in jail by Magistrate Russell Liverpool, who found him guilty for threatening the life of his wife and for breaking up several windows around the home, over half a dozen persons from the man’s neighbourhood have since contacted […]

Cayman Islands Ministry and Department of Education Remember Mrs. Penny McDowall

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From Cayman Island Education Department “Penny embodied the qualities of a successful special needs educator – patience, acceptance, organisation, intuition, creativity, and a fun personality.  These attributes are what drew her students to her and endeared her to everyone who had the opportunity to meet her or work alongside her.  Her passionate advocacy for the […]