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Archives for June 16, 2019

A Taste of Cayman comes to Toronto

From Travel Press Led by Canadian chef Dylan Benoit, the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism hosted a special culinary event at LUXE Appliance Studio in Toronto last night (June 12). Benoit, star of Food Network Canada’s “Fire Masters,” is from Barrie, Ont. and now resides in the Cayman Islands, known as the Culinary Capital of […]

The Editor speaks : Fathers

I am writing this on Father’s Day Sunday 16 June. This is one anniversary that males take second fiddle to females. Mother’s Day. Here in the Cayman Islands Father’s Day didn’t warrant a note of gratitude to all the things we fathers do from any one of our MLA’s. Perhaps they (the males) were too […]

Destination of the week

Celebrate New Orleans’ Caribbean roots with NOLA Caribbean Experience June 20-23 By Kaylee Poche From The Advocate June is national Caribbean Heritage Month, and New Orleans will prove it knows how to pay homage to its Caribbean roots this month at the NOLA Caribbean Experience, a jam-packed four days of music, food and parading, from Thursday, […]

Cayman Billfish Rundown participants donate $23,000 to Alex Panton Foundation

(George Town, Cayman Islands) Yesterday, Cayman Billfish Rundown facilitated a donation of $23,000 to the Alex Panton Foundation (APF). The charity was chosen as the beneficiary for the Tournament’s inaugural year and teams were encouraged to donate a portion of their winnings. The charity’s mission is to improve the mental health of children and young […]

Cayman Islands: Sunrise cottage residents move ahead of plans for new home

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Sunrise Cottage in East End, the oldest of the Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) residential facilities for older persons, closed on Wednesday, 29 May 2019. Having been in operation from the 80s, the decision for this closure was made in the best interest of the residents and staff and […]

Bank Appreciation Day

Cayman Islands: CIBC FirstCaribbean fetes its clients on special appreciation day Cayman Islands, George Town, June 13, 2019 – All across the region staff of CIBC FirstCaribbean threw open its doors with extra wide smiles welcoming clients with food, drinks and loads of other giveaways. From the first one in to the last one out, […]

Injury related 23-Player roster changes announced for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup

The competition kicked off Saturday (15) in Pasadena, CA; Tickets are on sale at www.GoldCup.org Miami (Saturday, June 15, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced the roster changes made by the participating Member Associations for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup.  In accordance with the Competition Regulations, injury […]

Martin: Ageism is not funny

By Melissa Martin The World Health Organization (WHO) defines ageism as the stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination towards people on the basis of age. In 2016, a global campaign to combat ageism began to percolate because ageism happens around the globe. Ageism lives in every country and culture—some more than others.  By writing humorous columns and […]

The promise Mars, Nestlé, and Hershey won’t make

By Katrina French From Freedom United Mars, Nestlé, and Hershey Won’t Promise Chocolate is Free from Child Labor – The Washington Post The world’s largest chocolate companies promised to eradicate child labor from their supply chains 20 years ago. But today, these same companies say they cannot guarantee that the chocolate you buy is free […]

Blockchain developer Dispatch Labs suffers losses despite market recovery

From Coin Telegraph Blockchain company Dispatch Labs is incurring considerable losses despite extensive investment and a recovering cryptocurrency market, technology-focused news outlet Cryptobriefing reported on June 14. Initially, Dispatch Labs received funding from its executive team, subsequently raising over $13 million in a series of private rounds from other investors such as China-based capital firm Fenbushi Capital during the first half of 2018. […]