May 13, 2021

This trio is sew good at knitting!

These three ladies were in absolute stitches at the Rooster Country Fair. The trio are all members of the East End Creative Hands group and they spent the day weaving strands of silver thatch palm and knitting, creating fabulous items. Alddia Bodden, Vernett Bodden, and Eulene McLaughlin were at the event which also included a […]

New school year strategies outlined

In anticipation of the new school year the Minister of Education the Hon. Rolston Anglin has outlined his ministry’s priorities to the country’s educators. Filling the Mary Miller Hall to capacity for the Annual Education Professionals’ Welcome, teachers received praise for students’ historic academic achievements. But, they were also told what was expected from them. […]

Renewable-energy plant could cost millions

Costs are likely to run into multi-millions of dollars, while construction and commissioning of a renewable-energy electricity plant could take as long as three years and occupy as much as 100 acres of self-supplied land. The winning bidder will share the transmission network of the Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC), but pay for its own interconnection […]

Bush sticks to pay raise promise

Premier McKeeva Bush will recommend the reinstatement a 3.2% cost of living allowance for civil servants. In a statement released by Mr Bush he said, “I promised the Civil Service across the board last year that once our finances began to stabilise and recover, I would give them back the 3.2%  which had to be […]

Pistol whipping victim speaks out

The victim of a pistol whipping and robbery has described the harrowing experience and how she now wants to leave the island because she is afraid of what will happen next. Terrified to reveal her identity because of fears of repercussions, the woman has described how the assailant lay in wait for her to return […]

AQUITTED (AGAIN!) Justice has been done says MLA Dwayne Seymore

The assault trial of Bodden Town MLA Dwayne Seymour ended as quickly as it began yesterday when government prosecutors offered no evidence and Magistrate Nova Hall dismissed the case. Appearing for the crown, prosecutor John Masters said the public interest would not be served by proceeding with the charges against Mr Seymour and co-defendant Joseph […]

Back to school do

Local taxi driver Ann Marie Tomlinson has taken the traditional back-to-school “short back and sides” one step further this year by creating her new hair style from school supplies. Ann Marie, 45, is drawing a crowd with the amount of stationery she has put in hair. From pencils to erasers, sharpeners and scissors as well […]

Goodnight Irene, Good morning Katia?

Now Hurricane Irene has done her damage along the east coast of the United States and is blowing herself out we don’t have much time to catch our breath before worrying about another storm. Tropical Depression #12 has developed to the south of the Cape Verde Islands Monday (29) morning. This depression is expected to […]

Trinidad Celebrates 49 years of Independence

Trinidad and Tobago celebrated 49 years of independence this weekend with festivities at Singh’s Roti Shop. Friday night consisted of trivia, comedy, dancing and drinking competitions hosted by Digicel’s very own Kevin Heath and radio personality Paul Akal. Customers also enjoyed drink specials as they listened to steel pans played by Mr. Earl LaPierre and […]

Dart are way off target say coalition

A coalition of West Bay activists are organising to oppose district plans by the Dart-government partnership to close West Bay Road near Public Beach and dig a marine hurricane shelter in Salt Creek. Appearing on Radio Cayman’s “Talk Today” yesterday afternoon, West Bay’s Captain Brian Ebanks argued that a planned “hurricane hold” in Salt Creek […]