January 20, 2020

Join the world for ‘One Billion Rising’ on Valentine’s Day (14) at Camana Bay

The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, with the support of the Cayman Islands Red Cross, is inviting the public to join them on the Crescent at Camana Bay from 6 to 6.30pm on Thursday, 14 February, to add their voices to the global call for an end to violence toward women. Local Bollywood dance teacher Rachna […]

On Valentine’s Day — Women Try; Men Don’t

A Commentary By Froma Harrop The following is a crashing generalization, but here goes: When it comes to how we dress, there are serious gender inequities — in standards of comfort and in body exposure. Valentine’s Day underscores a third that rankles just as much: inequality of effort. Go to any romantic restaurant on Valentine’s […]

Goat Thongs to Roses: A History of Valentine’s Day

by Ann G Care2 Valentine’s Day is a lot of things. Romantic. Consumerist. Depressing. Annoying. Sweet. But what most people don’t know is that it’s also pagan, rather gory, and was originally related to… goats? Valentine’s Day started out as Lupercalia, an ancient Roman festival to promote fertility. Held February 13-15, Lupercalia basically involved naked […]

5 Love Lessons I’ve learned from Valentine’s Day

Judi Gerber Care2 As I have written here several times, I turned 50 last May and have been reflecting and writing about the lessons I have learned in the past 50 years. These include those I have learned from nature, from my family, and even from the holidays. As I get ready to face my […]

15 Handmade Valentine’s Day Gifts for Guys

Lo Lankford Care2 Valentine’s Day is creeping upon us once again, and, we get it – guys aren’t always the easiest to buy for. They generally seem to want a lot less stuff than the ladies and often buy the things they need on their own. Luckily they are also usually easy to please, and […]

Red Sky at Night

On Saturday, February 23rd from 4pm to 12 midnight, delicately tucked in the midst of colour-saturated trees and shining lakes, the F.J. Harquail Cultural Centre will be transformed for the ‘Red Sky at Night’ Festival! This will be an enchanting evening, rich in arts and culture. Walking through the garden, you’ll be treated to live […]

Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2013 on CEEN TV

February 8, 2013 For the first time, viewers in The USA, and Canada will be able to watch live coverage of Trinidad Carnival on TV via Caribbean Entertainment Everyday Network Television, CEEN, from February 8- 12, 2013. CEEN will broadcast the Soca Monarch Finals, The Junior Parade of Bands, the Panorama Final, the Kings and […]

Bob Marley birthday marked in Jamaica

Friday, 08 February 2013 11:45  Written by  Theo Chambers Hundreds of tourists joined dreadlocked Rastafarian priests, leading reggae musicians and some of Bob Marley’s relatives at the late reggae icon’s old house in Jamaica to mark the 68th anniversary of his birth Wednesday. Since his death from cancer in 1981 at age 36, Marley has […]

Native Tongue: Speaking With a Caribbean Accent

Written by  huffingtonpost – Arlene M. Roberts via PR Caribbean “Where are you from?” Thus begins the conversation and the constant reminder that it’s not just what you say, but how you say it, especially when the content is delivered with a Caribbean accent. As a Caribbean islander transplanted in New York, I am often […]

Church welcomes three bishops and honours members

It was an unusual sight but it made St. George’s Anglican Church very proud to welcome not one, not two, but all three bishops from Jamaica. The three bishops arrived for the Annual Corporation and Council Meeting that was held last Monday (4) and a reception followed in the evening in the church hall. St […]