December 14, 2017

SFCN’s National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight: Taj Hunter Waite

From South Florida Caribbean News National Entrepreneurship Month Powered by Art Africa Miami Arts Fair SOUTH FLORIDA – November is National Entrepreneurship Month and our National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight is Taj Hunter Waite, Creative Consultant for Art Africa Miami Arts Fair.  National Entrepreneurship Month and an ideal occasion to celebrate the successes and honor the […]

Lena Dunham defends ‘Girls’ writer accused of rape

BY SASHA LEKACH From Mashable “Girls” creator Lena Dunham and her co-producer and writer Jenni Konner have defended a writer from the HBO show who was accused of raping a 17-year-old actress. He was 35 at the time of the alleged assault. The allegations against writer Murray Miller, now 40, were reported Friday byThe Wrap. […]

Plant pots made to repel mosquitoes have one cool detail painted on them

BY YVETTE TAN From Mashable This mosquito repellent is definitely unlike any other. Ad agency TBWA and insurance agency Manulife have dubbed this plant pot the “life-saving pot,” and they claim that it’s the first that doubles as a mosquito repellent. The pots are coated in paint that contains permethrin, a non-toxic insecticide that repels […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands: Coe Wood Beach Operations Lead to Arrest, 15 November From RCIPS Officers have been continuing operations in the Coe Wood Beach area of Bodden Town in response to community complaints about disturbances and anti-social behaviour. As a result of these operations police arrested a man, aged 47 of George Town, yesterday, 15 November, […]

Cayman Islands new stamps feature Christmas vignettes

The Cayman Islands Postal Service has already begun spreading Christmas cheer this year, with the issue of a colourful set of seasonal stamps. Four stamps and a first day cover that showcase local Christmas decorations comprise the Cayman Islands Christmas 2017 issue. It features the decorations put up each year by the Bodden sisters on […]

CNCF: Dance Performances Postponed

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) announces the postponement of the free Indian classical dance recitals by a visiting troupe from India that were scheduled for 14 and 15 November 2017 at the Harquail Theatre. “Due to unfortunate circumstances beyond their control, the dance troupe from New Delhi is unable to visit at this time,” […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” Buy this Cartoon’s […]

The Cayman Islands National Gallery celebrates 20 Years

This year marks The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) 20th Anniversary. Over the past two decades, the country’s leading public visual arts organization has welcomed over a quarter of a million visitors, produced countless world class exhibitions, and provided up to 60 monthly educational programmes for the community. Throughout this time the organization […]

Why George Orwell is returning to the BBC

By Vincent Dowd From BBC The BBC headquarters in London has got a new resident: he’s tall, bronze and likes a smoke. A statue of novelist George Orwell now adorns the exterior of New Broadcasting House, a few minutes from where Orwell worked as a radio producer during World War Two. But what was the […]

Cayman Islands new Blue Marlin coin series revealed

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA” or “the Authority”), together with Scottsdale Mint, is proud to reveal a new coin collection series named the Cayman Islands Atlantic Blue Marlin Coin, of which, only the 1 ounce .999 fine silver bullion has been issued so far. Inspired by the Blue Marlin, the design features the effigy […]