October 20, 2021

The Child Tax Credit is a proven boost to American families—why are conservative Democrats trying to stop it?

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Even though the expanded CTC is a win-win for families and the economy, conservative Democrats are finding ways to oppose it. By Sonali Kolhatkar / Independent Media Institute American families have struggled for decades to make ends meet with wages simply not rising as fast as the cost of living and a government social safety net that […]

Students create mobile app to solve a transport problem

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From The Daily Herald St Maarten CAY HILL–Some fifty students of various high and primary schools in St. Maarten completed a two-week science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)-based summer camp technology hackathon at National Institute for Professional Advancement (NIPA) in Cay Hill on Friday. The hackathon began on July 10. The event focused on engaging […]

Pressure mounts on Carnival Cruise Lines as TripAdvisor pulls the plug on selling tickets to cruel Cayman Turtle Centre

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On the eve of World Turtle Day, the world’s largest travel website – TripAdvisor – has removed the sale of tickets to the Cayman Turtle Centre, where over 5,000 endangered sea turtles live in horrific conditions. The TripAdvisor decision puts even more pressure on one of the world’s largest cruise line companies – Carnival Cruises […]

Cayman Islands issues RFP for national waste strategy

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The Cayman Islands Ministry of Health, Sports Youth & Culture is looking for contract bids related to an integrated solid waste management system. Both a waste management consultant and a financial consultant are required for the contract, which includes the preparation of a National Waste Management Strategy based on an outline business case that details […]

23 new vehicles for government departments

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As a part of its policy of cost savings through the regular renewal of assets, the Ministry of Home affairs undertook a public tender through the CTC for motor vehicles for various departments. A total of 23 vehicles were acquired from Vampt Motors to replace existing older, less efficient and less reliable vehicles. These older […]