May 27, 2019

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Application Processing Delays – Cayman Islands Department of Planning Staff at the Department of Planning would like to apologise to its valued customers for a delay in processing applications. This is due to network connectivity issues. The Department is working hard to ensure prompt service will return as soon as possible. Partial Road Closure on […]

Cayman Islands: Bounce magazine is now out

(George Town, Grand Cayman) Bounce, Cayman’s first lifestyle magazine dedicated to helping readers live their best life is now out. Packed with more than 100 pages of engaging and lively content Bounce raises the bar for magazines in Cayman which are specifically tailored towards the island’s residents. Printed perfect bound on high-quality paper Bounce’s editorial categories cover beauty, fitness, […]

Hollywood’s role in spreading the Spanish black legend

By Vicente G. Olaya From EL PAIS When he reached the top of the hill, future US president Theodore Roosevelt “shot at the retreating Spaniards, watched one drop to the ground, and though unsure whether it was he who had killed him, boasted, ‘I killed a Spaniard like a rabbit with my own hands’,” Never […]

Fascination with 16th-century Spaniards, pirates leads prof to research on supply chains

From HAYS POST FHSU University Relations State-of-the-art supply chain and logistics best-practices can trace their origins to the Spanish monarchy that established dominance in the Caribbean and South America in the 16th and 17th centuries, according to a new book chapter written by Dr. Robert Lloyd, assistant professor of management at Fort Hays State University. […]

TT’s Kevin Adonis Browne wins OCM Bocas Prize

From NewsDay AN innovative hybrid book combining essays and memoir with photography has been named the winner of the 2019 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature. High Mas: Carnival and the Poetics of Caribbean Culture by Trinidadian writer and photographer Kevin Adonis Browne is the first non-fiction book to win the most prestigious international award […]

Hitting the books

How calculus is helping unravel DNA’s secrets By Andrew Taritola From engadget It’s not just for the hard sciences anymore! Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we’ve done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on […]

Wash your hands immediately after touching these 8 things

by Zoe Papadakis From Newsmax From a young age we’ve been told to wash our hands often and it turns out there is a good reason why parents and teachers are so insistent on this. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted that many diseases and illnesses are spread simply by not washing hands with soap […]

Sir George Alleyne, an Icon and the telling of an important story

By Basil Roman From The New York Caribbean News He was once called the “little doctor boy.” At least, that was the way Lady Bustamante, wife of Sir Alexander Bustamante, Jamaica’s first Prime Minister, described George Alleyne to his wife, Sylvan Chen, more than half a century ago. Back then, the Bajan was a newly […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Support our athletes at Carifta 2019! From Cayman Islands National Museum Cayman Islands FRC Holds Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme (DVITP) next month. The training will be held at the FRC’s offices at 77 Walkers Street, Mary Street, […]

What is Game of Thrones’ Legacy in Epic Fantasy?

By Tad Williams From Vulture “The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.”―J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring “The things we love destroy us […]