July 18, 2019

Translators of Jewish texts

10 unforgettable translators of Jewish texts By Yehuda Shurpin From Chabad Moses Not only did we receive the Torah from G‑d through Moses, but our sages tells us that Moses was the first one to translate the Torah as well. Just weeks before his passing (on his 120th birthday), on the first day of the 11th month (Shevat), Moses reviewed […]

STAY IN THE LOOP – Week ending 12 July 2019

From CARICOM STAY IN THE LOOP In this episode, Communications Officers at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms Tusankine English-Francis and Ms. Michelle Nurse, present a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community. Highlights: 00:01:07:27 – Never too late to talk – PM of Barbados, the Hon. Mia Mottley00:02:09:02 – Strengthening capacity to move CSME forward00:03:38:21 – Free […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: Only a handful of slots left at UCCI STEM Camp HURRY! ONLY A HANDFUL OF SLOTS LEFT!!! Cayman: George Town Revitalisation Initiative Public Town Hall Meeting WHO:                       Colin Lumsden, George Town Manager & Revitalisation Initiative Coordinator. WHAT:                    An interactive public town hall meeting. WHEN:                    Thursday, 18 July 2019 at 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. WHERE:                  Constitution Hall, […]

Leadership Cayman celebrates 10th Annual Graduation

A total of 26 participants recently celebrated their graduation from the 2019 Chamber of Commerce Leadership Cayman programme, at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman. The participants came together to celebrate the end of a six-month intensive programme, designed to give participants a well-rounded view of the Cayman Islands community; a detailed understanding of the islands’ history; […]

‘The Business of Carnival’ returns for a second season

Article Courtesy Loop, TT There is a multitude of people who exist within the Carnival sphere, ranging from soca artistes to band leaders to costume designers. While they are all skilled in their respective careers, a good number are still unclear about how to go about handling the business side of their affairs. That’s where […]

Cayman: BritCay Scholarship helps Caymanian student

Twenty-year-old Jacie Mascarenhas is a step closer to reaching her career goal after receiving a USD $25,000 scholarship from British Caymanian Insurance Company Limited (BritCay). “This scholarship allows me to continue my tertiary education at Texas Christian University, a place which I can call home,” said Jacie. “With this education, I am closer to reaching […]

Your mom would be proud: A kitchen cleaning guide for a spotless space

Beware, readers — you’re not going to love what you’re about to hear, but you need to hear it. About 10% of kitchen sponges house Salmonella. There’s likely more E. coli in your kitchen sink than in your toilet. And your kitchen counters are probably not as clean as you think they are — especially if you’re […]

Cayman: Maples Group mentors award-winning High School students in Young Entrepreneur Programme

George Town, Grand Cayman | Twelve Maples Group employees volunteered as business mentors to local high school students in the 2018 / 2019 Junior Achievement programme. During the 18 week programme, local high school students formed small businesses, created and produced their own products with the assistance of corporate volunteers who act as business mentors […]

Code Cayman launches free Summer computer programming course for local students

Grand Cayman, 11 July 2019: Code (Cayman) is launching Youth Code (Cayman) 2019, its first one-of-a-kind computer programming course that will inspire Cayman’s next generation to break into the technology by learning to code. Code (Cayman) is a learning and support network dedicated to supporting the growth of the local technology industry, and ensuring the […]

Digital health is growing fast — but at what cost?

By Chris Hogg From TechCrunch Silicon Valley is obsessed with growth. And for digital health startups, that obsession is not only misguided, but dangerous. The prevailing idea in the tech industry is that to succeed, you have to be ready to sell your idea, no matter how far along your idea really is. You’re encouraged […]