October 26, 2021

Couple’s completely empty flight is the stuff of travel dreams

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BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable Travelling by private jet is the stuff of dreams (or millionaires), but one backpacking couple were lucky enough to experience the next best thing – having an entire plane to themselves. UK couple Carrie Fisher and Kyle McNicol, both 28, were stoked to discover they’d be flying solo on their […]

They escaped abuse. The next step is yours

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From WALK FREE.ORG “We were treated like slaves, all day and all night we had to work. I don’t want anyone else to have to face the same ordeal.” Nayto, Survivor Just three weeks ago, 14 migrant workers escaped a chicken farm in the Lop Buri region of Thailand. Their reports of harsh treatment, exhaustive […]

He must stand trial. But he doesn’t stand alone.

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Dear iNews Cayman readers, It sounds like a story pulled from a legal thriller. A man investigating allegations of workers in modern slavery finds evidence of the alleged exploitation. But when the report is published, instead of taking action against the corrupt corporation, the government allows him to be put on trial. That is exactly […]

Newly-discovered species of parasitic wasp named after Brad Pitt

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By Enrico de Lazaro From Sci News An international team of scientists has described a previously unknown species of wasp from South Africa and has named it Conobregma bradpitti, after the American actor and producer Brad Pitt. Conobregma bradpitti belongs to a widespread group of wasps parasitizing moth and butterfly caterpillars. “These wasps lay their eggs […]

Cayman Islands vs Thailand : George Town vs Koh Samui – Crime comparisons

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  From NUMBEO     The following are Crime Comparisons Between George Town (Cayman Islands And Koh Samui (Thailand) SOURCE: http://www.numbeo.com/crime/compare_cities.jsp?country1=Cayman+Islands&city1=George+Town&country2=Thailand&city2=Koh+Samui Index Info             George Town        Koh Samui Crime Index:               33.48                     […]

Fabrilink SEZC within Cayman Islands Enterprise City offers international training to Caymanians

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Fabrilink SEZC, a company within Cayman’s Special Economic Zone, provides a unique international training and career opportunity for Caymanians Globak manufacturing company sets up an international engineering design centre in Cayman Enterprise City, and seeks to hire Caymanians who will be trained at irs world headquarters in Thailand Fabrilink SEZC (“Fabrilink”), a wholly owned subsidiary […]

New director for Caribbean ILO

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Ms Claudia Coenjaerts, a Belgian national, has been appointed as Director of the ILO [International Labour Organization] Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean, effective 1 August 2015. Ms Coenjaerts joined the ILO in 1995 and has worked extensively in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. Prior to taking up her assignment as Director […]

Snow geese taking flight

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Snow geese taking flight near York Factory, Manitoba By Gary Arndt From Everything Everywhere Get Gary’s y Free Travel Photography Ebook Subscribe to Gary’s email newsletter to get a FREE 100 page ebook of his favorite travel photos at: http://everything-everywhere.com/ebook/ About Gary Arndt: In March 2007 I sold my house and have been traveling around […]

Thai arrest warrants issued for ‘body parts’ Americans

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From BBC Thai police have issued arrest warrants for two American men who tried to post baby body parts to the United States. The two men, Ryan McPherson and Daniel Tanner, have reportedly left for neighbouring Cambodia. They were detained earlier but police released them after concluding that they had not broken laws, apart from […]

Migrant rights activist Andy Hall could face prison

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From Walk Free Campaigns Andy Hall could face 7 years in prison for doing something you and I do everyday — talking about modern slavery. Andy Hall is a British campaigner with a special focus on the rights of migrant workers. Two years ago, on behalf of Finnwatch, he undertook an investigation into Natural Fruit, […]