October 23, 2017

Archives for September 21, 2017

Jamaican in Cayman Islands seeks to prevent deportation

From RJR news A Jamaican wanted man who fled to Cayman is seeking to prevent his deportation, claiming that his right to life may be in danger. According to records filed this month, 29-year-old O’Brian Ellis, who was imprisoned in Cayman following his arrest for illegal landing, is seeking a court declaration that an order […]

Cayman Islands: Fidelity Run Series continues

The Fidelity Rùn Series for 2017 continued in fine  shape as Week 2 finishers topped the 180 mark. Few changes were noted among the fastest males,who were agaìn led by Will Edwards,with Okeve Hamilton,Levi Superville,Sherlock Brooks,and Juan Pablo Valerio comprising the first handful across the line. For the ladies,Tiffany Cole again took top honors,followed by […]

Cayman Islands Community Affairs Chief Officer retires

After 32 years as a civil servant the Ministry of Community Affairs Chief Officer, Ms Dorine McGee (nee Whittaker), will retire at the end of September 2017. A former educator Ms. McGee joined the ministerial level of government as an assistant secretary in 1996. She went on to serve as senior assistant secretary and deputy […]

Cayman Islands boxers enjoy Family Fun Day

The Cayman Islands Boxing Association held the first of their new format ‘family fun day’ event on Saturday 16th September. The event saw nine bouts demonstrating the skills of the newly constituted national team, for most of whom this was their first public boxing performance. The crowd were entertained by athletes from just 12 years […]

The Editor Speaks: Too many charities?

In iNews Cayman today and over the past weeks we have published many charities appealing for funds to help the victims of the hurricanes that have devastated especially the Caribbean. We are very happy to do this but I have to ask the question are their too many charities attempting to do the same thing […]

Cayman National Sprint Meet

The Cayman National Fall Sprint Meet plans to open the 2017-2018 competitive age group season with a splash. Stingray Swim Club of Grand Cayman is staging the event at the Lions Aquatic Centre on September 23. Swimmers from Stingray Swim Club, Seven Mile Swimmers and Special Olympics Cayman Islands will compete in a number of […]

Powerful global coalition to boost equal pay for women at work

New initiative will support innovative and effective equal pay policies and practices around the globe. NEW YORK (ILO News) – One of the most persistent barriers to women’s success at work and to economic growth, unequal pay, will be actively challenged by a new global partnership, the Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC). With the launch […]

Cayman Islands CTMH Doctors Hospital Pharmacy – Hurricane Relief – Anguilla

The Cayman Islands Government has arranged Hurricane Relief for our Caribbean neighbors in Anguilla who experienced extensive damage during Hurricane Irma. CTMH Doctors Hospital Pharmacy was contacted by HSA asking to contribute medical supplies and medication for the people of Anguilla. Our materials management team (Naomi Clery & Damion Tomlin) stepped into action arranging medical […]

Report: Manafort offered ‘private briefings’ to Russian billionaire during election

BY KATIE BO WILLIAMS – From The Hill President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort offered to provide “private briefings” on the 2016 race to a Russian billionaire with close ties to the Kremlin, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Less than two weeks before Trump cinched the Republican presidential nomination, Manafort offered the briefings to […]

ALA Disaster Relief Fund to support Caribbean islands, Mexico, Puerto Rico, library rebuilding efforts

CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) and the library community are supporting response and recovery efforts for libraries damaged by Hurricane Maria and the recent earthquake in Mexico through the ALA Disaster Relief Fund. “We extend our thoughts and prayers to everyone who has been affected by Hurricane Maria and the earthquake in Mexico,” […]