Yearly Archives: 2004

Giving was monumental

Businesses and community members opened their hearts more than ever this holiday season by giving large donations to the Department of Children and Family Services.

Making New Year’s resolutions stick

Its that time again when many of us vow to change by making New Years resolutions. Whether its finally quitting smoking, losing weight or getting off the couch to exercise, most people look to the New Year as a springboard to transformation.

Aid accepted

The Cayman Islands branch of the British Red Cross will take donations to help the victims of Sundays devastating tsunamis in Asia.

Agencies line up to help

The Caymanian Compass is offering the following listing, which BBC provided, for people who want to offer aid to those surviving after this past weekends tsunamis in southern Asia

Successful raffle

Postmaster General, Mrs. Sheena Glasgow hosted this years Cayman Islands Civil Service Association Christmas Raffle Extravaganza on the lawn of the Glass House.

Rental cars scarce

Many tourists on Grand Cayman may have to bus or walk it because rental cars are still tied up on long-term lease to residents and companies after thousands of vehicles were destroyed during Hurricane Ivan.

CI resident saw horror

It would appear Weerasak Lamai walked out of the frying pan into the fire.

Caribbean tsunami warning system studied

The tragedy born in the Indian Ocean has put the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency on alert.

Serving cheer

Rotarian Joey Hew donned a holiday apron to help serve a holiday meal to seniors Monday afternoon at the Rotary Club of Grand Caymans Christmas Party.

Seniors celebrate in Savannah

Hurricane Ivan may have changed the venue of the Sav-New CODAC senior citizens annual Christmas party but not the spirit and joyfulness of the people.

POLICE REPORT: DUI arrests made

Several persons were arrested for Driving Under the Influence over the holidays including a male resident who was arrested on Saturday, 25 December at 5.15pm.

Death toll may top 100,000

Indonesia - Planes loaded with everything from lentils to water purifiers touched down across Asia Wednesday, the start of the largest relief effort in history, as aid workers predicted the death toll from this weeks earthquake and tsunamis would top 100,000.

Book generates $10,000 for recovery

The National Recovery Fund is $10,000 better off thanks to a donation from two Ivan-made authors.

Seniors treated to Brac Christmas

Senior Citizens on Cayman Brac enjoyed their annual Christmas party at the Aston Rutty Civic Centre Saturday, 11 December hosted by the Rotary Club of Cayman Brac, the Community Development Unit and Kirkconnells Community Care Centre.

TODAY’S EDITORIAL: Warning plan sensible

The Caribbean reaction to the catastrophe in southern Asia is timely and necessary.

Sri Lanka abandons tour

New Zealand - The Sri Lankan cricket team has withdrawn from its tour of New Zealand, ending days of anxiety for players separated from families in their tsunami-ravaged homeland.

Jamaica’s Marshall excited

Jamaica - Right-handed batsman Xavier Marshall said he was excited about being the only newcomer on the West Indies squad for next months tournament in Australia.

Red Sox top US story

BOSTON - The Boston Red Soxs victory in the World Series for the clubs first Major League Baseball title since 1918.

Cuba’s economy further centralized

HAVANA - Moving to further centralize the communist state s control over the economy, the government's Central Bank announced Thursday that individual state companies would no longer handle foreign exchange.

Rich nations pledge US$250M

UNITED NATIONS - The worlds richest nations have pledged more than US$250 million in emergency aid for victims of the killer earthquake and tidal wave that swept across southeast Asia to east Africa, and people around the globe have contributed millions more.
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