November 14, 2018

Archives for June 3, 2018

Cayman Islands teachers are the centre of attention at emotional 2018 Golden Apple Awards

12 influential teachers were recognised for their outstanding contributions to the Cayman Islands’ education system at the 2018 Golden Apple Awards on Saturday, May 26. Almost two hundred people congregated at the Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman to support teachers from local public and private schools, including business and community leaders, and government representatives. “Education is […]

Cayman Islands HSA offers Mental Health First Aid training course

Care for patients with mental illness in the Cayman Islands received a significant boost recently with the training of 60 professionals as Mental Health First Aiders. The training course, facilitated by the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA), has equipped these professionals with the knowledge and confidence necessary to recognise those crucial warning signs and […]

Cayman Islands DEH announces winner of school jingle competition

Jingles by primary school students urging residents to “reduce, reuse, recycle” began airing on Radio Cayman (Wednesday 30 May). The musical stylings are the work of finalists in the recent School Jingle Competition organised by the Department of Environmental Health (DEH). St. Ignatius Catholic School placed first ahead of other finalists, Edna M. Moyle Primary […]

The Editor Speaks: Biggest trial ever heard in the Cayman Islands gets world wide attention. Insane.

It was like a John Grisham novel after reading the summaries provided to the media and published here on iNews Cayman on May 31 2018 (http://www.ieyenews.com/wordpress/cayman-islands-hon-chief-justices-jugement-on-the-ahab-v-sicl-and-others/). It was a landmark case and followed a 10-year dispute played out in international courts between the Al Gosaibis and Maan Al Sanea over who was to blame for […]

Wind of Hope 5k nets CI$5k for Cayman Islands foster home

On Sunday 27th May over 300 people came together to take part in the 4th instalment of the Wind of Hope Walk/Run bringing in over $5,000 in support of healthy eating habits of children living at the Nadine Andreas Residential Foster Home. The Wind of Hope (WHO) is a charitable organization founded in March 2014. […]

Nominate someone today for the Cayman Islands 15th Annual Stingray Tourism Awards

*UPDATE: We have recently announced an extension to the deadline, moving it from the 8th to the 15th of June   Nominations for the 2018 Cayman Stingray Tourism Awards are open and the deadline for submissions is midnight on Friday, 8thJune* [now 15th]  2018.  Gaetan Babin, CITA Events Planning Committee member and Director at the […]

The Cayman Islands launches Worry Free Hurricane Guarantee

From Travelweek Group GRAND CAYMAN — The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism is promoting a ‘Worry Free Hurricane Guarantee’, with on-island partners vowing to cover any cancellations made prior to arrival and compensation if vacation time is cut short due to inclement weather during a Cayman Islands getaway. The destination says it wants to put […]

Cayman Islands University issues statement re-sexual harassment

A Statement from the Office of the President and the Senior Management Team The University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) is committed to the stewardship of Cayman’s youth and remains steadfast in exercising a zero tolerance policy toward sexual harassment and any other sexual impropriety. The University College is cognizant of the impact that […]

US: California adds Oklahoma to State Travel Ban List

By Sandy Fitzgerald From Newsmax California is continuing to ban state-funded travel to places with laws perceived to discriminate against gay or transgender people, adding Oklahoma as the ban’s ninth state, Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced in a press release on Friday.The restrictions on Oklahoma were added after the state adopted  a new law in […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Foreign Policy lessons from Rastafarian Resistance

By Sir Ronald Sanders Franki Tafari – making history at the Organisation of American States The use of force is still very much a part of the foreign policy and diplomatic considerations of all states, even small ones. In the latter case, what they consider is not using force themselves, but force being used against […]