July 26, 2021

Older Persons Ambassadors

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Cayman: This Year’s Older Persons Month Ambassadors Bios GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Four Caymanians ages 65+ have been chosen by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to represent the observance throughout October, as ambassadors during Older Persons Month. “The four older persons were selected because of their outstanding community service track records,” said DCFS […]

Alcoholism and men in the Caribbean

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By Shafel McDowall From Searchlight.vc We’ve just gone past Christmas Day and Old Year’s Night, and unfortunately, for many it was the perfect opportunity to become drunk and disorderly. Carnival and Christmas are the only two times a year when people, particularly men are allowed to be stupidly drunk without judgement. We all know of […]

PM Harris reiterates commitment to have unity pervade every aspect of life in St. Kitts and Nevis

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Unity must pervade every aspect of life in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris said while delivering welcome remarks during his highly successful 4th Annual Gala Event on Saturday, January 5th, 2019 at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort. The Honourable Prime Minister, who was listened to with rapt […]

Blanket extension granted for Cayman Islands Liquor Licence holders

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The Liquor Licencing Board has approved a blanket extension for New Year’s Eve, Monday, 31 December 2018.  The extension applies to Bars, Night clubs, Restaurant and Hotel licenced premises. The premises of the specified categories, Retail, Restaurant and Hotel licenses will be permitted to remain open until 4:00am on Tuesday, 1 January 2019.  All alcohol […]

Cayman Islands DCFS Toy Drive well underway to Spread Christmas cheer

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The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS’s) annual Christmas Toy Drive is currently receiving gifts, gift certificates and cheque donations from the public, local schools, businesses and churches. The initiative, which is distributing presents for a wide range of deserving people from infants to seniors across Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, is receiving donations […]

The Publisher speaks: “Winds of Change” – Christmas is coming

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By Joan Wilson I have taken our Editor’s space today because I felt the winds of change yesterday evening and I wrote a poem about it. One, I haven’t shared with you before. As Christmas is just around the corner, here it is. WINDS OF CHANGE I felt the winds of change this evening A […]

Cayman Islands church tells you to ‘Sing the Glory’

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By Georgina Wilcox On Saturday 30th December 2017 the year ended, for me, with a satisfying glow and satisfaction after watching and listening to the Sanctuary Choir from John Gray Memorial United Church, in West Bay. It was an Encore presentation performed for those who did not get to hear it on Christmas Day and, […]

Australia: No one knows where this random crocodile who turned up a at house on Christmas belongs to

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BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable Here’s an absolute croc of a story. A one-metre-long freshwater crocodile was found “sitting quietly” by two residents in the front yard of a house on Christmas Day in Melbourne, Australia. They initially thought it was a large lizard. A snake catcher, Mark Pelley, was called by police to capture […]

The Editor speaks: I hope you all had a blessed Christmas

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With a year that is nearly at the end and the closest we have come to a nuclear war, it was so nice for Joan and I to have a lovely Christmas and forget the bad and be part of what is good. It started with lunch with old friends on Saturday and then many […]

Meghan Markle is spending Christmas Day with Prince Harry and the Queen at Sandringham

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By Alison Millington From Business Insider Meghan Markle will spend Christmas Day with fiancee Prince Harry and the rest of the royal family, according to Sky News. Kensington Palace reportedly confirmed that the unmarried couple would break tradition by spending the holiday together at Sandringham. Kensington Palace has confirmed that Meghan Markle will spend Christmas […]