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Elizabeth II, Queen for 70 years, dies in Scotland

Elizabeth II, Queen for 70 years, dies in Scotland

| 08/09/2022 | 95 Comments

(CNS): Following hours of speculation after it was announced this morning that Queen Elizabeth II was ill and her family rushed to Balmoral Castle in Scotland to be by her side, Buckingham Palace has told the world that the 96-year-old monarch has died. Her eldest son, Charles (73) immediately acceded to the throne, becoming King […]

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CIRC raises funds for humanitarian aid in Ukraine

CIRC raises funds for humanitarian aid in Ukraine

| 25/05/2022 | 18 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) raised US$131,000 for the Ukraine crisis during a focused appeal between 3 March and 10 April to support Ukrainians impacted by the intense fighting in that country. CIRC said that the funds raised are not subjected to administrative fees here or when transferred and that all the money […]

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What’s PACT without two letters?

What’s PACT without two letters?

| 18/04/2022 | 143 Comments

101 writes: Praises were heaped on Premier Wayne Panton when he recently did the ‘tough’ thing and suspended Cabinet Minister Bernie Bush for his recent behaviour which breached the code of conduct. But closer inspection of the situation demonstrates that the PACT government, rather than doing anything historical, may be demonstrating an all too familiar […]

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Ukraine crisis fundraiser racks up cash at Rackham’s

Ukraine crisis fundraiser racks up cash at Rackham’s

| 07/03/2022 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Rackam’s bar was jam-packed Sunday night for a fundraising event to support the people of Ukraine, who are fighting to survive and fighting to defend their homeland from the invading Russian army. Through a raffle and an auction of prizes donated by local businesses, CI$28,500 was raised, which will go directly to the Ukraine […]

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Fatal road accident in Prospect

Fatal road accident in Prospect

| 26/02/2022 | 67 Comments

(CNS): Just two months into 2022, there has been a third fatality on Cayman’s roads. According to an RCIPS report, a male driver of a black Honda died after the car collided with a fence column on Mangrove Avenue in the Prospect area around 1:30pm Saturday. No other vehicles were involved and police believe he […]

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Mangrove destruction is existential threat to Cayman

Mangrove destruction is existential threat to Cayman

| 24/02/2022 | 39 Comments

The Cayman Islands Mangrove Rangers write: Despite laws protecting Cayman’s mangrove habitat and the proven utility of wetlands in mitigating climate change impacts, mangrove destruction continues at a dangerous pace. The Cayman Islands Mangrove Rangers are alarmed by the ongoing practice of speculative and premature land clearing, rubber-stamped by the Central Planning Authority (CPA), which […]

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Brac man critically injured in weekend crash

Brac man critically injured in weekend crash

| 31/01/2022 | 27 Comments

(CNS): A young man from Cayman Brac was transported to Grand Cayman by the police helicopter for treatment following a single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning on Dennis Foster Road, at the top of Sandpiper Drive. The police said that just after 6am on 29 January, police and other emergency services responded to a 911 call […]

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Exit testing drive-thru clinic at TB Sports Co

Exit testing drive-thru clinic at TB Sports Co

| 20/01/2022 | 21 Comments

(CNS): In response to regulation changes announced today, the HSA will be holding a special exit testing drive-through clinic offering certified lateral flow tests (LFTs) at Truman Bodden Sports Complex parking lot on Friday, 21 January, from 7am to 10am. This is only for people eligible to exit quarantine.

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The price of progress in technology

The price of progress in technology

| 20/01/2022 | 28 Comments

Speaking about innate immune system ability to prevent and fight natural, created by nature, health hazards… the body’s own defence mechanism. All biological systems at the cellular and biomolecular levels are sophisticated mechanisms honed to perfection by millions of years of evolution. These mechanisms work almost perfectly in Nature, as designed by the Creator or […]

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Get booster shots to avoid COVID catastrophe

Get booster shots to avoid COVID catastrophe

| 16/12/2021 | 117 Comments

John Snow writes: I’m a scientist. I’m worried. Very worried. I feel these islands are sleepwalking into a catastrophe greater than anything in living memory, greater even than Ivan or the ’32 Storm.  We are on the verge of a national crisis that can be seen as clearly as an approaching hurricane and no one […]

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Butterfield gives generously to support hospice

Butterfield gives generously to support hospice

| 10/12/2021 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Jasmine Palliative and Hospice Care has announced that its patient room #1 will be named for Butterfield in recognition of the bank’s significant donation, to be made over the next three years, to support the non-profit organisation, which is dedicated to enhancing and improving the lives of people with life-limiting illnesses. This is the first […]

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