Yearly Archives: 2004
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.
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.
The Cayman Islands branch of the British Red Cross will take donations to help the victims of Sundays devastating tsunamis in Asia.
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
Postmaster General, Mrs. Sheena Glasgow hosted this years Cayman Islands Civil Service Association Christmas Raffle Extravaganza on the lawn of the Glass House.
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.
It would appear Weerasak Lamai walked out of the frying pan into the fire.
The tragedy born in the Indian Ocean has put the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency on alert.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The National Recovery Fund is $10,000 better off thanks to a donation from two Ivan-made authors.
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.
The Caribbean reaction to the catastrophe in southern Asia is timely and necessary.
New Zealand - The Sri Lankan cricket team has withdrawn from its tour of New Zealand, ending days of anxiety for players separated from families in their tsunami-ravaged homeland.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 - 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.
BOSTON - The Boston Red Soxs victory in the World Series for the clubs first Major League Baseball title since 1918.
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.
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.