February 25, 2020

The Editor speaks: The assault on the West Bay Road by ??/??

“Police continue to investigate the assault the took place on Friday 21 February at the Coral Beach. The parties involved were all said to be present between 8:30PM on Friday 21 February and 12:30AM on Saturday, 22 February. “Police are appealing to everyone who was present at this location during this time frame provided, to […]

US: Democratic lawmakers slam Sanders’ comments on Fidel Castro policy

By Devan Cole, Manu Raju and Ted Barrett, From CNN Washington (CNN) Democrats across Congress on Monday criticized Sen. Bernie Sanders’ partial defense of Fidel Castro’s Cuban revolution. “I think they’re outrageous,” Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said about Sanders’ comments. “I’m sure all those who died at Castro’s hands … […]

Violence forces Haiti to cancel Carnival

By Chandler Thornton From CNN (CNN)Haiti’s biggest celebration of the year, Carnival, has been canceled after deadly protests and gunfire interrupted the first day of festivities in Port-au-Prince, leaving at least one person dead.Haiti’s vibrant Carnival draws thousands every year for mass celebrations. But the three-day festival was cut short after gunshots were heard and people […]

Cayman Arts Festival 2020: A Retrospective

This is a documentary about the Cayman Arts Festival, its history, its various programmes, and its vision for the future. CAF 2020: A Retrospective premiered as an event in the 2020 Cayman Arts Festival on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at the Camana Bay Movie Theaters.

Cayman: Juvenile injured during altercation on Market Street

From RCIPS Just after 8PM on Saturday 22 February, police and other emergency services were dispatched to Market Street, where it was reported that a juvenile male received a stab wound to the leg following an altercation. Other parties involved had dispersed from the location when the police arrived and the victim was transported to […]

Cayman: Applications sought for Island Heritage’s CharityDrive

Grand Cayman, 24 February 2020- Applications are now being accepted for Island Heritage Insurance Company, Ltd.’s CharityDrive. This year the popular charitable event is set for the 5th, 6th and 7th of May. Island Heritage will donate CI $10,000 each to three local charities. One of the charities selected will also have the opportunity to […]

Statement of condolence on the passing of Sir Royston Hopkin

Monday, February 24, 2020 — The OECS Commission extends its deepest sympathies and condolences to Lady Betty Hopkin, the Hopkin family, the Spice Island Beach Resort staff and to the Government and people of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique on the passing of Sir Royston Hopkin, KCMG. Sir Royston was the most accomplished indigenous hotelier in […]

Confessions of an Audiophile

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio When I started to write my memoir, 99% True, it’s original working title was Confessions of an Audiophile. I figured it’d be a tell-all book about the HiFi industry and its people. It’s certainly that, but as it progressed through the year-long process of writing it became far more—thus, the title […]

Cayman: Red Sky At Night sets the stage for an explosion of local talent

There aren’t many places in Cayman where one can find four sound stages offering an eclectic mix of musical performances, drama, theatre, poetry, fashion, dance and film for six hours. However, each year the Red Sky At Night multi-cultural arts fair presents multiple stages for local artistes and performers to showcase their talents while surrounded […]

An enthralling “Illusion”

“The Illusion” really is an enthralling illusion The latest play being performed by the Cayman Drama Society at The Prospect Playhouse is Tony Kushner’s “The Illusion”. Whilst I am familiar with most of Kushner’s work, eg. ”Angels in America” (that won him the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1993) and various screenplays, eg. “Lincoln”, I […]