August 26, 2019

Archives for December 2011

Man arrested after police chase

A driver  suspected of driving under the influence has been arrested and is recovering in hospital after making off from police in  West Bay. Around 10 :20 pm on Friday 30th  December, Uniform Officers were on patrol in the vicinity of the Ritz Carlton when their attention was drawn to a black Honda Torneo. On […]

Florida State rallies to beat Notre Dame

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — There were moments during the Champs Sports Bowl when Florida State and Notre Dame resembled the dominant programmes they were a decade ago. There also were moments when it was clear that though both have made progress the past two years under their young, eager coaches, it’s not time to celebrate […]

Chelsea agree deal for Cahill

Bolton manager Owen Coyle says the club have agreed a fee with Chelsea for defender Gary Cahill. Chelsea are short of cover in central defence, with Alex out in the cold after handing in a transfer request. Coyle said: “There has been a fee agreed between the clubs and we have now given Gary’s representatives […]

Durant leads Thunder past Mavericks 104-102

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant thought he might have just given away a victory and let the Dallas Mavericks steal another one in heartbreaking fashion. Then he found a way to take it right back. Durant scored 30 points and hit a 3-pointer at the final buzzer to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder to […]

Cayman children’s team wins Caribbean dressage competition

The Cayman Children’s team came first in the Caribbean Equestrian Association (CEA)’s 2011 Dressage Competition hosted at the Equestrian Centre in George Town. The team, comprising Charlotte Hinds 15, Polly Serpell 13, and Thea Milward 12, outperformed the children in the other Caribbean Islands with an average score of 66%.  Charlotte lead the team with […]

North Korea vows no softening despite new leader

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea warned the world Friday there would be no softening of its position toward South Korea’s government after Kim Jong Il’s death as Pyongyang strengthened his son and heir’s authority with a new title: Great Leader. North Korea’s powerful National Defense Commission said that the country would never deal […]

New Year Resolutions

How many resolutions are actually kept? I found that 50% of resolutions are broken within the first two weeks and by the end of January a full 95% of resolutions are abandoned. Only 5% of New Years resolutions are kept beyond January. The majority of resolutions fail due to:  1. Procrastination  2. Lack of discipline […]

Jamaica’s opposition party wins big in elections

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica’s opposition capitalised on discontent over the economy to return to power Thursday, as voters gave the country’s first female leader a second chance to govern the island. Supporters of former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, 66, shimmied and shouted in the capital, Kingston, as they heard that the center-right government […]

‘Synthetic’ marijuana is problem

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. troops are increasingly using an herbal mix called “Spice” that mimics a marijuana high and can bring on hallucinations that last for days. Alarmed military officials have launched an aggressive testing programme that this year has led to the investigation of more than 1,100 suspected users. So-called “synthetic” pot has […]

Editorial: iNews Cayman: Our first “year”

I almost cannot believe we have come to the end of our first year (since May from the first published edition). Joan and I started planning this around November last year but it was from January when we really started the wheels turning.  It was non-stop from then. I had spent nearly seven years in […]