November 15, 2019

Archives for April 10, 2019

The Editor speaks: Same-sex marriage stay appeal. Same arguments but the stay still won

Acting Solicitor General Reshma Sharma outlined some of the details of the appeal to justify a stay on the implementation of Chief Justice Anthony Smellie’s landmark ruling that same-sex couples can now get married in the Cayman Islands. For government’s sake I hope we hear some better arguments as what we have so far learnt […]

Rotary Club of Grand Cayman continues its support of Junior Batabano

The Cayman Carnival Batabano Committee is pleased to welcome back Batabano’s founding organisation, the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman, as a sponsor for the carnival’s Junior Batabano Street Parade and Family Fun Day, slated for May 11, 2019. “It is an absolute pleasure for the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman to be supporting Junior Batabano once […]

Cayman Islands WORC hosts compliance training

Staff of the Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman (WORC) department got a lesson in compliance, after participating in a training course in February. The training course was created and led by WORC’s Deputy Director for Enforcement & Compliance, Mr. Jeremy Scott. The  training focused on areas such as understanding compliance, how to use compliance as a […]

Drink recipe of the week

Raspberry Beer Margaritas By The Blond Cook From Yummly 6 Ingredients 5 Minutes 40 Calories Ingredients 12 ounces limeade concentrate (thawed) 12 ounces club soda 12 ounces tequila 8 ounces Bud Light Raz-ber-rita lime wedges kosher salt INSTRUCTIONS Rub rim of glass with lime wedge. Dip into kosher salt on a plate to rim glass. Pour limeade concentrate, club soda, tequila and raz-beer-rita in […]

The ‘Downton Abbey’ movie will revolve around a royal visit

By Angie Han From Mashable Apparently, Downton Abbey fans aren’t the only ones eager to drop in on that stately British manor. As revealed in the movie’s first trailer, shown at CinemaCon Wednesday, the story centers on a very special visit from the king and queen. (Since it’s set in 1927, that would be George V and […]

Haiti gets mew Prime Minister following ousting of previous government

from Jamaica Gleaner President Jovenel Moise Tuesday announced Jean Michel Lapin, who once served as a courier in the public administration, to be the new prime minister of the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country. Lapin, who had been serving as acting prime minister ever since 93 of the 103 members of the Chamber of Deputies […]

US: Newt Gingrich -‘Collusion Lie’ took focus away from serious threats

By Jefferey Rodack From Newsmax Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says the “collusion lie” diverted Americans’ attention from the real threats the country is facing. His comments came Wednesday in a column posted on the Fox News website. He wrote: “China has been launching multiple strategic offensives that threaten to create a Chinese global hegemony in our […]

Dominica airport to re-open following crash landing

From Jamaica Observer ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — The Douglas Charles Airport is due to re-open later on Tuesday after investigators from the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) conduct investigations into the crash landing of a Sky High Services twin engine aircraft on Monday, the chief executive officer of the Dominica Air and Seaport Authority, […]

Volkswagen’s self-driving cars are about to hit a new city

By Sasha Lekach From Mashable Germany is taking on the U.S. (and China) when it comes to autonomous vehicles. On Wednesday, Volkswagen and Hamburg announced a self-driving pilot program on the city’s streets. While many cities and states in the U.S. have been testing robo-cars for years, Germany only recently approved testing. Munich has been an autonomous hot […]

Whitening strips may damage your teeth

from Newsmax Having a pearly white smile may come with a significant cost — the health of your teeth. New research suggests that over-the-counter whitening strips may be eroding the structure of your choppers. “This study shows that there is a loss of protein from the teeth with these whitening treatments,” said senior author Kelly […]