Stories about Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands: Dr. Kevorkian

  5 June 2007

Cayblogger talks tongue in cheek about the release of Dr. Kevorkian and how he could potentially help the Cayman Islands health care system.

Cayman Islands: The Flow of the ‘Fro

  11 May 2007

Mighty Afroditee pens a sonnet to her hair: “Flowing, soft, billowing waves – crown does not possess, Gleam the apex coroneted with a kinky, matted, abundant ‘Fro…”

Cayman Islands, Jamaica: Interesting Cartoons

  27 April 2007

Writing from the Cayman Islands, Mad Bull posts three cartoons drawn by the Jamaica Gleaner’s Las May that he thought “were either funny, or interesting, or funny AND interesting, all at the same time.”

Cayman Islands: Plight of the Disabled

  23 March 2007

Mighty Afroditee shares her thoughts on the plight of the disabled: “My environment needs further education and enlightenment…if buildings and sidewalks are not properly outfitted for handicap access…then we are taking away the ability of those with special needs to be independent.”

Cayman Islands: Bob Woolmer

  22 March 2007

Mad Bull refers to a story in the Jamaica Gleaner citing new evidence that Pakistan's cricket coach, Bob Woolmer, may not have died of natural causes.

Cayman Islands: The Functional Family

  20 March 2007

“So, my old fart of a father, pushing seventy if there ever is a day, is getting hitched to a young hussy who is more than twenty years his junior.” Mighty Afroditee posts an entertaining piece on the ever-changing family dynamic.

Cuba, Cayman Islands: Civil disobedience

  8 March 2007

Ziva has high praise for the immigration officers in Grand Cayman who violated the Cayman Islands’ memorandum of understanding with Cuba and offered assistance to a group of refugees fleeing the latter by boat.

Caribbean Women's Forum

  14 November 2006

Collectif Haiti de Provence points to a Radio Kiskeya news article stating (Fr): “The 2d Caribbean Women's Forum ended the evening of November 10th in Fort-de-France, Martinique with the participation of a Haitian delegation led by Feminine Condition Minister Marie-Laurence Jocelyn Lassegue … Delegations from various Caribbean countries (Guadeloupe, Dominica,...

Cayman Islands: Celebrity adoption

  23 October 2006

“Following on the heels of Madonna’s adoption of a little Malawian boy, eccentric actress Renee Zellwegger has announced her intentions to adopt a Caymanian,” writes Cayblogger.

Cayman Islands: Cruising for bruising

  9 October 2006

In the caption to this photo, Flickr user George Chang touches upon one of the dilemmas facing small tourist economies: There are 6 cruise ships that you can see in this picture. They are anchored off of George Town in Grand Cayman, BWI [196 km²]. These ships actually do a...

Cayman Islands: Roll over policy

  6 October 2006

Mighty Afroditee's child's caregiver falls victim to Cayman Islands’ government's newly implemented “roll over policy”, which limits the length of time expatriates can stay in the country.

Caribbean, USA: West Indian Day Parade

  11 September 2006

Will, a Dutch student newly arrived at New York's Columbia University, takes in last Monday's West Indian Day Parade: “A giant Caribbean parade which takes place in Brooklyn on the Labour Day Holiday . . . . The first part of it was made use of by American politicians (Congressional...

Caribbean: West Indian Day Parade

  6 September 2006

TrinidadJunction attends the annual West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn, New York on Labor Day: “every single island in the Caribbean is represented. Each island typically has their own truck and/or band and can choose to ‘parade’ anyway they see fit. Some islands, like Trinidad and Barbados, choose to bring...

Caribbean: Exporting Carnival

  25 August 2006

“. . . it's interesting how these festivals have echoed, in a small way, the evolution of their original model in Trinidad, as a vehicle of solidarity, an assertion of identity, a gesture of defiance in a hostile environment,” says Jeremy Taylor, writing about the Carnivals “exported” by the Caribbean...

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