The month-long campaign for Movember, encouraging men to grow out their moustaches to raise cancer awareness, resulted in at least 175 prostate cancer screenings and an estimated $35,000 raised to support the Cayman Islands Cancer Society, according to organizers.
The Atlantic remained busy Thursday with one hurricane and three named storms moving through the region. One of the storms – Isaac – could impact Cayman as a tropical depression, bringing rains and rough seas on Monday.
Tropical weather heated up across the Atlantic Wednesday, prompting alerts throughout the region, from the U.S. East Coast to the Caribbean’s Lower Antilles, as two active hurricanes, two named storms and two potential storms brewed.
Like any great Caribbean tale, the story of Cayman Spirits Co. and its signature Seven Fathoms rum starts at sea. While the company itself got its start in 2007, the origins of its rum can be traced back to Cayman’s seafaring days.
Nine Cuban men detained at George Town’s Immigration Detention Centre entered their 10th day of hunger strike Tuesday – abstaining from food, water and bathing – without a visit thus far from government or a doctor, according to the migrant asylum seekers.
Nine Cubans held in George Town’s Immigration Detention Centre launched a hunger strike Sunday, hastening a regional media outreach campaign seeking to reveal what the detainees describe as human rights abuses by the Cayman Islands government.