December 8, 2019

Episcopal Relief & Development provides emergency assistance after severe flooding in Ghana

NEW YORK (December 5, 2019): Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization (ADDRO) after severe flooding in northern Ghana earlier this fall.  In September and October of 2019, the Upper East Region of Ghana and most of northern Ghana experienced torrential rains, causing the Bagre Dam to overflow. Widespread […]

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DCI – Office Closures and Board Meeting Dates to 2020 The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) wishes to advise the public of its upcoming office opening hours and board meeting dates in Grand Cayman: Office Closures: Friday, 13 December – Offices closed at noon for staff function Monday, 16 December – Office closed at […]

Cayman: Funeral service for the late Stephen Nigel Philips announced – ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND

The funeral service for Stephen Nigel Phillips, son of Peter Phillips and Joan Wilson, will take place on Saturday 7th December at Bodden Funeral Home, Walkers Road, at 11AM. Also left to mourn include sister Christine and brother Garry, his daughter Joanna and granddaughter, Leilya, step mother Penny Phillips, step father Colin Wilson and many […]

Facebook wants to give a large donation to Chabad.org, but they need your help

From Chabad Can Chabad.org secure a $100,000 grant from Facebook? Well, you might hold the answer… You see, TODAY (Tuesday), Facebook is going to match donations made on Facebook.com, up to 7 million dollars, with a limit of $100,000 per charity. So while your donation to Chabad.org is always greatly appreciated and goes to a […]

Bring our boys home

Jamaica: Help us bring our boys home From St George’s Anglican Church, Grand Cayman Many recall the shock when they heard of the fire that totally destroyed the Clifton Boys’ Home in Jamaica on the night of January 5, 2017.  Following on the groundbreaking ceremony on March 20, 2019, the rebuilding committee has been going […]

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Cayman: DEH Bulk Waste Removal Campaign Begins The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) commenced its annual bulk waste removal activity in the Eastern District on Saturday, 16 November 2019 and will conclude in West Bay on 20 December 2019. The DEH Bulk waste removal schedule for the Cayman Islands is as follows: Grand Cayman: North Side, […]

Cayman: YMCA brings Bingo Bells back

Last December the YMCA hosted its first bingo night, aptly called Bingo Bells in honour of the holiday season. A fundraiser for the Y, the event was so successful that the Y is bringing it back as part of its annual calendar of events. Over 150 people took a break from the Christmas hustle and […]

Call to action: End legislative inertia and judicial activism

November 19, 2019:  The Caribbean CAUSE notes that constitutional challenges to buggery laws have now been filed in Dominica and in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Armed with first-instance decisions in Belize and Trinidad and Tobago, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) activists are now churning their way through the Caribbean, seeking to implement their agenda […]

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Cayman: DG’s 5k Shirt Sale Benefits Charities If you missed this year’s popular DG’s 5K event there is still a chance to get involved this Friday, 22 November, 2019. ·         The pop-up shop will be open from 11am – 2pm only. ·         The t-shirts, which have become a collector’s item on the local running scene, will be […]

Cayman: October 2019 funerals

Julia Gwendolyn Ebanks                21 Mar 1927 – 18 Sep 2019   West Bay Gloria Campbell                                                         – 8 Oct 2019 Lewiston M Ebanks                   20 May 1944 – 12 Oct 2019   Boatswain Bay George Louis Dickson                         10 Feb 1945  […]