December 8, 2019

Archives for April 22, 2019

Cayman Islands’ best kept secrets and gems

The Cayman Islands are situated in the western Caribbean Sea. This territory comprises the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. These islands are very exotic. A lot of people from all over the world go to the Cayman Islands to relax and have a nice time. It’s a perfect place for both […]

Ministry of Community Affairs’ cheque for Circle of Love event

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Community Affairs’ Chief Officer Teresa Echenique gave a $2,000 cheque to the Circle of Love Women’s Ministry (COL) Chairperson Julie Hunter recently. The donation made in the presence of Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director Paulinda Mendoza-Williams will offset the cost of staging COL’s May Child […]

The Editor speaks: “The Power of the Cross”

I hope you had a wonderful and blessed Easter. I am actually writing this the day before Easter Sunday and Holy Week started for me on Sunday 14th. I was at Cayman Islands First Baptist Church for their Festival of Easter Glory -“He Is Risen”. I have listened to most of the church choirs on […]

Cayman Islands Primary School consistently improves to gain better rating

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – George Town Primary School has achieved a ‘satisfactory’ rating in its third follow-through inspection report from the Office of Education Standards (OES).This means that the school is no longer failing. The primary school was first judged ‘weak’ in a full inspection conducted by an overseas team in 2014. The report made six recommendations for improvement […]

Cayman Islands DCFS partners with SDA to host Spiritual and Wellness event

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Older persons, attending the “Faith in Life’s Journey: A Spiritual and Wellness Programme” on Monday, 15 April 2019, celebrated and reflected on the Easter season and its promise of renewal. Organised by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) in partnership with the Cayman Islands Seventh-Day Adventist Church, the event featured […]

Facial recognition may help you get on a plane or cruise ship faster. Should you worry about your privacy?

By Ron Hurtoise From Phys Say goodbye to standing in long lines clutching boarding passes and other travel documents. Step this way, instead. Look into the camera lens and off you go. Sound convenient? Technology companies working with travel providers and the federal government to install facial recognition systems at airports and cruise terminals hope you think so. But […]

Martin: Celebrate National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

By Melissa Martin Start planning a party for the 2019 National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. Listen to the sounds of reggae, meringue, calypso, rumba and zouk music during the merrymaking. And dance. Sip a tropical concoction and feast on seafood. Caribbean Heritage Month commemoration was adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2005 to recognize the […]

Recipe of the week

Thai Grilled Pork Skewers | Moo Ping | หมูปิ้ง By RACHEL COOKS THAI From Yummly 18 Ingredients 80 Minutes 50 Calories Yield: Makes 15-20 skewers Ingredients Grilled Pork Skewers: 1 pound pork shoulder (or loin) 1 tablespoon garlic 1 teaspoon white peppercorns (whole) 1 tablespoon cilantro root (minced, or stems if root is not available) 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1 tablespoon oyster sauce 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce 1 teaspoon palm sugar 1/4 cup coconut milk (for basting) […]

Gordon Barlow: Assange and the evil empire

By Gordon Barlow Whatever else he is, Assange is a master of propaganda. Every seller of goods or services in the world ought to be begging his advice on the subject. He may or may not have the skill to boost sales or revenue, but he sure can destroy his enemies’ credibility. Several years ago, […]

Martin: Mother Nature and human nature changes our world

By Melissa Martin Mother Nature and human nature changes our world Nature changes our world and human nature changes our world. And they both affect each other. The earth has a history of natural disasters and man-made disasters.  Unless it’s part of our job, most of us hurry and scurry without giving a mere thought […]