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Archives for May 8, 2017

Cayman Islands: Man charged in connection with vandalism of police officer’s property

From RCIPS Mon May 8 2017 Today, 8 May, a 30-year-old man of East End was charged with Damage to Property and Causing Harassment, Alarm or Distress in connection with the incident that occurred at a police officer’s residence in East End in the wake of last week’s tragic multiple-fatality road accident. The man will […]

Latapy happy with experience from Cayman Airways U15 tourney

From Sportsmax Trinidad and Tobago Youth coach, Russell Latapy, while believing there is much work to be done for his under 15s, sees growth from their participation in the Cayman Airways Invitational Under 15 Youth Cup. Latapy though, has cautioned that the massive improvement that the country is waiting for among its younger players, will […]

CIFA Kicks off prison football programme in Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Football Association (“CIFA”) and Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (“HMCIPS”) officially launched a partnership in sport on Thursday, 4th May 2017 at HMP Northward. The partnership will allow prisoners to acquire internationally accepted qualifications in refereeing and coaching, as well as improve their playing skills under the tutelage of CIFA volunteers. […]

Jamaican cricketer supports blind Jamaicans

By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life West Indies middle-order batsman Marlon Samuels has donated Jam$1.5 million (US$11,700) to the Jamaica Society for the Blind. The announcement was made at a press conference recently in Kingston where it was also revealed that Samuels, through his foundation, would also disburse a further J$350,000 to Garfield Mitchell, 23, […]

The Editor Speaks: A service of hope, and wisdom for the righteous.

I was very moved, as was my wife Joan, at the Service for Candidates we attended on Sunday (7) – see iNews Cayman story today “Service for candidates” in the top slider with images. Whoever came up with the idea and put it all together, and I could see a lot of work was behind […]

Macron wins French elections

By Newsmax Wires From Newsmax Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union, early projections showed. The centrist’s emphatic victory, which also smashed the dominance of France’s mainstream parties, will […]

Cayman Islands police launches Annual Inter-Departmental Football Competition

RCIPS launches Annual Inter-Departmental Football Competition and calls for community participants From RCIPS The Royal Cayman Islands Police Sports Committee under the theme “RCIPS Football Club in the Community for the Community” is hosting its annual departmental six (6) versus six (6) football competition. The main goal of the competition is to continue to build […]

St. Maarten judge delivers ‘verdict’ on Caribbean hospital [Health City Cayman Islands]

PRESS RELEASE – Retired St. Maarten Judge Reuben Essed has received a lifesaving pacemaker for his heart in the Cayman Islands. Judge Essed, one of an increasing number of patients from St. Maarten to receive tertiary care at Health City Cayman Islands, has had a preventative pacemaker implanted by doctors at the Joint Commission International-accredited […]

ILO to implement training programme on Strengthening Trade Unions’ Understanding and Application of Research Methodology

PORT OF SPAIN, (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization, through a European Union funded Project, is to implement a training programme on “Strengthening Trade Unions’ Understanding and Application of Research Methodology”. It will be held in collaboration with the Caribbean Congress of Labour (CCL) and the Hugh Lawson Shearer Trade Union Education Institute (HLSTUEI). […]

Total community involvement essential to fighting the Aedes aegypti mosquito

By Caribbean Public Health Agency PRESS RELEASE – “Community participation is critical to the success of any programme designed to eliminate breeding sites of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. Efforts are doomed to failure if even one household is negligent.” So said Dr C James Hospedales, Executive Director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), as […]