July 20, 2018

Archives for October 2011

Redknapp praise for Parker

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp believes Scott Parker’s display in the win over Queens Park Rangers was reminiscent of former Spurs great Dave Mackay. Two goals from Gareth Bale helped Spurs to victory but Redknapp reserved his greatest praise for the midfielder, 31. “Parker was just amazing, I haven’t seen many displays like that,” he said. […]

CISPA promotes professor chair at the International College

The Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants has thrown its support behind the International College of the Cayman Islands’ fundraising initiative for an academic chair to hire a full-time professor in a strategic move to raise the bar in higher education and attract more corporate sponsors. CISPA is committing to an $18,500 sponsorship over a […]

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DCFS Head Retires

After a distinguished 33-year career with the civil service, Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director Deanna Look Loy retired upon reaching retirement age. Throughout her years of service, she made countless contributions towards improving Cayman’s social fabric, including championing causes for women and children, as well as initiatives focusing on the family, elderly […]

Bruising battle for Jamaica’s boxers

Jamaica’s Bruising Gym came to the Cayman Islands for a 10-bout contest – and left sporting plenty of bruises after a crushing defeat at the hands of the hosts. Fighters from the D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing Gym entertained a packed crowd which included Minister of Sport Mark Scotland. It also meant a return to the […]

March to stop road closure

Drawing as many as 300 people, a Saturday protest rally on Public Beach vilified government plans to close West Bay Road, accusing Premier McKeeva Bush of ignoring constituents and selling Caymanians’ birthright. “We must stand up for what is right. Even if the economy is bad, you do not give away your assets,” said Alice […]

The Editor speaks: Surveys. Does anyone pay any attention to them?

I refer you to Georgina Wilcox’s article, “Crime and Community Safety” in Friday’s (28) edition of iNews. The article had a list of 21 paragraphs showing statistics and recommendations taken from the first Grand Cayman Crime and Community Safety Survey (GCCS) carried out between June and July 1996. Dr. Kate Painter from the Institute of […]

Three young men killed in Kansas grain elevator blast

ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) — Three young men were killed in a thunderous explosion at a Kansas grain elevator and recovery efforts for three other people presumed dead were being hampered by the damage, authorities said late Sunday. The blast, which shook the ground so hard that it was felt in neighbouring Missouri, was a harrowing […]

Attack near UN office kills four in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber slammed a pickup truck packed with explosives into a checkpoint in a neighborhood housing U.N. and international aid group offices in the southern city of Kandahar on Monday, killing four people including the district police chief, Afghan officials said. Immediately after the blast, three insurgents rushed into the […]

New Amy Winehouse album to be released in December

LONDON (AP) — A new album of recordings by the late soul singer Amy Winehouse will be released in December, Island Records said Monday. It said “Lioness: Hidden Treasures” will contain 12 songs — previously unreleased tracks, alternative versions of existing hits and brand new songs — recorded by the beehive-wearing singer who died at […]