Work began Tuesday at the George Town Landfill to shred and recycle half a million tires that have been stockpiled at the site for more than a decade. The processing effort is expected to take around a year, Premier Alden McLaughlin said.
Jamaica’s poet laureate, Mervyn Morris, is in the Cayman Islands to participate in local events in connection with Tuesday’s World Poetry Day.He will lead a free poetry recital Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Cassia Court in Camana Bay.
Kanza Bodden has an important job to do at George Town’s Little Trotters Farm and Nursery School. When the day care’s toddlers need an extra hug or a friend to play with, the 21-year-old is there to step in.
Ariane Dart’s 14th annual tea party took on an Irish flair Friday, in honor of Saint Patrick’s Day. Many of the afternoon’s 180 female guests arrived at the Coral Beach Cottage Garden dressed in green, ready to bid on eight auction items to benefit the National Gallery.
An independent group of professionals has taken on a gender-in-the-workplace survey, aimed at gauging employment diversity and opportunity in the Cayman Islands. Marzeta Bodden said the survey seeks to involve Cayman in international dialogue about gender equality in the workforce.
Grand Cayman farmers are looking up to create a vegetable supply that needs little land, water and soil.With limited space and feasibility for row crops, farmer Davy Ebanks started experimenting with vertical farming four years ago.
A Sea Shepherd Conservation Society vessel docked in George Town last week, en route to an anti-sharking mission in Colombian waters.High waves forced the M/V John Paul DeJoria, a 110-foot fast patrol boat, to take shelter in Grand Cayman.
Men were put under the spotlight Wednesday during International Women’s Day celebrations. Keynote speaker and gender scholar Jackson Katz implored men to step out of passive roles and take an active stand against sexual and domestic violence.
For Flow’s Caribbean President Garfield Sinclair, the future of the Cayman Islands and global business lies in digital connectivity. He describes a world in which everyday tasks, from grocery shopping to cooling homes, are controlled through a convenient, wireless network.
Edgewater Group will begin construction in April on an eight-unit housing development in Governors Harbour. The Residences at Magellan Quay are planned for completion in spring 2018, the project’s developer said.
Three cases of “false negative” HIV tests from private healthcare facilities in the Cayman Islands have been reported, according to the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority. Acting Medical Officer of Health Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez advised there may be other instances.
The Cayman Islands Girls’ Brigade continued its 70th anniversary celebrations with a Feb. 25 tea party at East End. The afternoon ceremony honored the history of the organization with a fashion show demonstrating historic brigade outfits and a slide show documenting seven decades of work.
Proposed amendments to the Health Insurance Law aim to ensure dental coverage is honored for insurance card holders and to prevent healthcare insurers from denying individual coverage. Speaking before the Legislative Assembly on Feb. 24, Premier Alden McLaughlin said the amendments seek to take immediate action to strengthen comprehensive revisions from 2013.