Stories about Cayman Islands
“Child abuse and neglect is no less a serious and widespread problem in Anguilla than it is in the Cayman Islands”: Corruption-free Anguilla praises the efforts of a Caymanian woman who is asking that the government implement the recommendations of a report linked to the UN's Convention on the Rights...
Blogging from the Cayman Islands, Mighty Afroditee is fascinated by the goings-on in “The Yard”.
This post is going to be as long as Jamaican Usain Bolt's sprint to 100m-dash Olympic glory was short and ever-so sweet - because Caribbean bloggers still have not come down from the high that Bolt's amazing win has created.
Cayblogger responds to a mainstream media editorial by examining the Cayman Islands’ attitude towards homosexuality and crime: “There have been, what… five murders in Cayman this year to only one ‘gay kiss?’ Which means that we, as a society, are less tolerant of a gay kiss than of a murder.”
Bermudan blogger Vexed Bermoothes, on learning that the Cayman Islands is updating its Constitution following “rigorous public consultation”, asks: “Are we just so used to corrupt governance that normalcy seems unusual?”
Living in Barbados says that it's time for Caribbean countries to get serious about their energy consumption.
All Marlon James wanted to do was go to the beach…instead, he finds himself negotiating Caribbean Tourism’s “tricky racial dynamics”.
“Unless our leaders can come to understand the economic value of our environment, they will be unable to make good decisions about projects and policies,” says Corruption-free Anguilla.
News of a Jamaican woman who gave birth on a Cayman Airways flight prompts The Mad Bull to wonder: what country will the baby be a citizen of?
“I have been as relentless as the Paparazzi stalking their prey, all with a view to collate seemingly scandalous and cutesie photos with which to torture the child with embarrassment later in life”: Mighty Afroditee reflects on the true joy of parenthood.
Notes From The Margin applauds the Cayman Islands for passing a Freedom of Information Act and would like to see similar legislation introduced in Barbados.
Mighty Afroditee is impressed by the quality of films being shown at the Caribbean Film Festival.
Mad Bull consults his “second favourite Tarot card reader” to determine the results of the upcoming Jamaican elections – and the results are “clear as mud”.
Blogging from the Cayman Islands, Mad Bull has been through his fair share of hurricanes and shares this piece of advice: “…if your house is in good condition, stay inside, nuh man! No, for some reason, it seems that people feel they have to go outside during these powerful killer...
MACO Caribbean Living blogs about the impact of Hurricane Dean on Caribbean tourism.
As Hurricane Dean continued its devastating progress across the Caribbean, bloggers in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands reported on emergency preparations, and post-hurricane images uploaded to Flickr showed damage to be significant but not as severe as feared.
Even as the storm heads towards the Cayman Islands, My Barbados Blog has a comprehensive updates on Hurricane Dean and its impact on Jamaica, while Notes from the Margin estimates the closest approach of the storm.