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Tropical wave nears Cayman with rainshowers

Cayman Islands residents should monitor a tropical wave projected to approach the islands in coming days.

Rotary International president chosen from Caribbean region

Barry Rassin of the Rotary Club of East Nassau in New Providence, Bahamas, became the president of the Rotary International, this month.

RCIPS helicopter, UK Navy head off Haitian migration

The Royal Cayman Islands Police air operations unit, along with the British Royal Navy, was called to the Turks and Caicos Islands last week for an emergency response to a sudden spike in Haitian immigrants coming to the small eastern Caribbean island territory.

Dreyfuss: Oxfam scandal just the latest in a string of insults

Large charitable organizations, such as Oxfam, and UN military missions operate in a bubble of private security, sense of immunity and deference from their grateful hosts.

Cayman Water donation helps cholera relief in Haiti

Cayman Water Company has donated US$3,375 to buy 75 water filtration units to help combat cholera and other pathogens at risk of contaminating Haiti’s drinking water in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. Matthew, a category 5 storm, hit southwest Haiti on Oct. 4.

Cayman Islands Red Cross raising money for Haiti

The Cayman Islands Red Cross is participating in an international Red Cross Federation effort to raise US$6.9 million for Haiti relief after much of the country was devastated by Hurricane Matthew two weeks ago. The Cayman Islands Red Cross said in a press release that the international federation aims to help 10,000 families over the next 12 months.

CIBC FirstCaribbean donates water filters to help nearly 1 million Haitians

Close to one million Haitians could soon have access to safe drinking water as the charity United Caribbean Trust moves to distribute 300 water filters across communities devastated by Hurricane Matthew. Executives of CIBC FirstCaribbean presented a check for BDS$25,000 (US$12,500) to Jenny Tryhane of the United Caribbean Trust.

‘Sharing Cayman kind’: Plane packed with 10 tons of goods arrives in Haiti

A Cayman Airways plane packed with 20,000 pounds of goods donated by the people of Cayman arrived Sunday in hurricane-ravaged Haiti.

Haiti relief flight rescheduled for Sunday

More than $500,000 worth of supplies, collected in Cayman over three days last week, are scheduled to be flown to Haiti Sunday. The supplies were originally scheduled to be airlifted to Port-au-Prince earlier in the week, but government in Cayman has been negotiating with the Haitian president’s office to make sure the supplies end up in the right hands.

‘We might need another warehouse’: Donations pour in for Haiti relief

In 72 hours, more than 3,000 people in Cayman donated enough baby supplies, food, clothes, medicines and other necessities to fill the warehouse at Cayman Islands Brewery. On Tuesday, those supplies will be loaded on a Cayman Airways plane and flown to Haiti to help the country where at least 500 died in Hurricane Matthew.

UPDATED: Supplies from Cayman pour in for Haiti relief effort

Volunteers in Cayman spent Thursday unloading and sorting donations bound for Haiti and Cuba at the Saxon office on Eastern Avenue in George Town.

EDITORIAL – Hurricane Matthew: Embracing our role as host and haven

Along with the rest of humanity, we in Cayman will send our prayers, empathy and material assistance to the victims of Hurricane Matthew. Cayman has experienced the cataclysmic consequences of a major hurricane at much too near a distance, that is, firsthand.

US military takes off from Cayman for Hurricane Matthew relief efforts

United States Marine Corps helicopters took off from Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport Wednesday, headed to Jamaica to be ready to move disaster relief supplies into Haiti. Four large U.S. military helicopters landed on Grand Cayman Tuesday, the first of two waves of Marines and U.S. Army personnel.

UPDATED: US military stages Haiti relief efforts in Cayman

United States military helicopters began landing at Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman Tuesday afternoon as part of a disaster relief program in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

‘Devastating’ Matthew maintains strength as it pounds Haiti

The powerful Hurricane Matthew made landfall in near Les Anglais, western Haiti, as the storm batters the country with life-threatening rain, wind and storm surge.

The Haitian heart operation

You’ve probably never heard of Kessy Acceme, but he has helped give 64 dying Haitian children another chance at life since late 2014 through surgeries performed in the Cayman Islands.

U20 national team loses to Haiti in final qualifier

The Under 20 Boys National Football Team ended their 2016 Caribbean Football Union World Cup qualifying campaign after a 5-0 loss to hosts Haiti at the Stade Sylvio Cator in Port-au-Prince on Sunday evening.

Haitian trash identified on Cayman beaches

Trash discarded as far away as Haiti is washing up on beaches in Cayman, according to citizen-scientists taking part in a beach plastics survey on the island.

Post: What’s next for Haiti?

It's a relief that Haitian leaders were able to agree on an 11th-hour deal to avert a power vacuum after President Michael Martelly left office.

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