September 18, 2023

Cayman Islands riders come joint second place in Jamaica

The Kingston Polo Club and Equestrian Centre in Kingston, Jamaica played host to the final round of the Caribbean Equestrian Association’s Junior Show Jumping Competition last weekend. Eight riders from Barbados, Cayman, Trinidad and Tobago and hosts, Jamaica, met in a tightly contested final to decide who would be champions for 2014. Going into the […]

Australia wanted the World Cup so bad it did a horrible thing

By Jenni Ryall From Mashable It is official, we are terrible humans that put football above humanity. Australians are obsessed with sport, but this has taken it to a new, depressing low. Australia attempted to use African aid money to support projects in the countries of FIFA members, in a push for Australia to win […]

Lab 9 crafts a comedic culture clash in ‘Voices of the Island’

By Christine Dolencdolen From Miami Herald One of the many cool things about Miami Theater Center is founder-artistic director Stephanie Ansin’s dedication to fostering new work. Through the SandBox Series in the company’s intimate black box space, and thanks to a $100,000 Knight Arts Challenge grant, South Florida theater artists get funds, rehearsal space and […]

Karen Dixon is top Cayman Islands Government employee for September

A top performer at her regular tasks, Karen Dixon has enthusiastically embraced additional duties at the Prison Service as Acting Custodial Manager for Residential Services. It is for her attributes as an exceptional officer and a “great leader” that Ms Dixon has been named government’s best employee for September. Ms Dixon is firm and steadfastly […]

Caribbean regional vet conference held in Cayman Islands

Over 200 veterinarians, local and from abroad, attended an opening ceremony for the 28th Biennial Caribbean Veterinary Medical Association Conference on Tuesday, 4 November 2014 at the Marriott Hotel. Minister responsible for Agriculture, Hon. Kurt Tibbetts officially opened the ceremony and thanked the organisers of the Cayman Islands’ Veterinary Association for making this conference possible. […]

In corruption debacle, FIFA satirizes itself while further besmirching the beautiful

By Sam Laird From Mashable It reads like something from a Monty Python sketch, but this is real life — or, at least, what passes for reality in the warped universe of FIFA Land. In sum: The ethics of FIFA’s report on its much-anticipated report on ethics regarding the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 […]

International effort needed to eradicate African poverty

By Arley Gill From Caribbean360 ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Friday November 14, 2014 – As of November 2nd, 2014, more than 4800 persons have died from the latest outbreak of the Ebola virus. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are the worst affected West African countries. A few cases have surfaced elsewhere, including the USA and Spain. […]

The mother and father-in-law of Sir Mark Thatcher has £1.5m jewellery stolen

Mark Thatcher’s in- laws had £1.5m of designer jewellery stolen during ‘inside job’ burglary. The mother and father-in-law of Sir Mark Thatcher had £1.5m of designer jewellery stolen from their luxury London home in what police believe was an ‘inside job’. Millionaire property developer Terry Clemence, 75, and his 72-year-old wife Patricia – sister of […]

Rotararians captured by Rotoract Pirates -HELP!!

CAPTURED BY ROTORACT 2014 11am – 3pm The Crescent, Camana Bay Will you help release your beloved mates? Shlver me timhers! The Rotaract District 7020 Pirateshe capturing yar beloved ·- Rotarians & Rotaractors. Yar better start paying up, if yar want them back.They be I ·asking plenty doubloons for them releases, all in the name […]

Road Closures for Pirates Week/Slow start to Jamaica’s Caribbean Cup efforts

Road Closures for Pirates Week The following road closures will be in place for the conclusion of the Pirates Week activities on Saturday 15th November 2014. 8:30 am – 10:00am Junctions – Dr. Roy’s Drive/Shedden Road westward to Subway Downtown location with the Elizabethan Square Complex. This road closure will facilitate an under 12 circuit […]