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Archives for December 15, 2019

Miss Jamaica crowned Miss World 2019

From BBC Toni-Ann Singh has won the 69th Miss World beauty pageant. It’s the first time in history that black women hold the titles for Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss America, Miss Universe and Miss World. The 23-year-old student was born in St Thomas, Jamaica, and plans to study medicine and become a doctor. […]

Cayman: Public consultation opens for ICT consumer protection regulations

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS; Monday 16 December 2019 Consumers are one step closer to having formalised consumer protection regulations in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector. The final draft of the proposed regulations are now out for public consultation. These proposed regulations will apply to ICT service providers and ICT network providers, and seek to […]

Cayman: DVES mechanics undergo training in electric vehicle safety and service

Five mechanics at the Department of Vehicle and Equipment Services (DVES) in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure are currently undergoing training in electric vehicle safety and service at the Department’s headquarters at North Sound Road in Grand Cayman. The training, which started on Wednesday, December 11, is first in a series of sessions […]

Cayman: Police renew appeal for witnesses in Bananas death

From RCIPS Dec 13 2019 Update (13 December): SEE END OF ARTICLE FOR Photos of Potential Witnesses Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the incident which resulted in the death of 36-year-old Dinesh Asanka Fernando Wannukawatta-Waduge from Sri-Lanka. Dinesh died following an assault at Bananas Bar in Dolphin Plaza on Eastern Avenue early […]

The Editor speaks: Friday 13th that was and wasn’t

Were you quaking in your boots last Friday? If you are just a tiny bit superstitious you were probably trembling a little in at least one of them. If you were Jeremy Corbin, the UK Labour leader (that is nearly WAS), when most of the UK Election results were announced (even if the election actually […]

Cayman Pal: Happy Holidays!

From Cayman Pal “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.”– Vincent van Gogh Happy Holidays! It’s officially the best time of the year, with only 12 more days until Christmas! Who’s ready? While you’re drinking your Toasted White Chocolate Mocha (or any other favorite holiday beverage), we would like to […]

New GM committed to ending senior hunger in Cayman

Grand Cayman, 12 December 2019​; The Board of Directors of Cayman Islands Meals On Wheels (MOW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Lenora West as the General Manager of the local registered non-profit organisation. Ms West holds a Bachelor of Science from Toccoa Falls College school of Christian Education in Youth Ministry, with […]

Cayman Christmas with FBCC

My last stop of the week was at The First Baptist Church, opposite The Lions Centre, for their annual Christmas concert. This was last Friday (13) and when you read on there was a mishap. In my opinion this is one of the finest church choirs on Grand Cayman and this concert did not disappoint. […]

Cayman Christmas with CNC&O

My next Christmas treat was once again at Elmslie United Church last Tuesday (10) to attend the “Gloria!” concert given by the Cayman National Choir and Orchestra. Over the many years I have been here I have watched the National Choir grow under various leaders, commencing with its founder, Dr. Mel McCoy, and to now Sue Horrocks. […]

Cayman Festive Dress Down Day

Camana Bay’s Festive Dress Down Day raises funds for the Cayman Food Bank Hundreds turned out in their Christmas gear for Camana Bay’s Festive Dress Down Day earlier on, Friday, 13 December. All who work in Camana Bay were invited to wear their ugly sweaters and jolly get-ups in exchange for a donation to the […]