May 29, 2017

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Ex-Cayman Islands Secretary of CIFA pleads guilty to money laundering Former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) and former business partner and attaché for Cayman islands’ disgraced Jeffrey Webb, Costas Takkas, pleaded guilty to money laundering conspiracy in U.S. federal court last Wednesday. Takkas was a Cayman Islands resident from the […]

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Foster Care Cayman Islands Recruitment Drive at Grand Old House The Foster Care and Adoption Team is holding a Foster Care Recruitment Drive in the Colonial Room of the Grand Old House from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. on Saturday, 20 May 2017. The meeting is for people who want to know more about the […]

Cayman Islands University’s business programmes achieve IACBE accreditation

It took four years and thousands of hours of evaluation, development, and refinement, but the hard work bore fruit this week when the University College of the Cayman Islands UCCI) received the formal communication confirming that the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) has granted UCCI first-time accreditation of the business and management programmes […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Inglorious Empire – Parallels of Indian and West Indian exploitation

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday May 12, 2017 – The yearnings for power and wealth of the stone-cold dead British Empire echoed amongst the older generation throughout the shires of Britain during the BREXIT campaign.  Those yearnings reflected themselves in the support of the older voters to leave the European Union […]

“Her Story is Our History” display at the historic George Town Library

The Ministry of Education, Employment & Gender Affairs (MEEGA) is inviting members of the public to view the display currently at the Historic George Town Library, “Her Story is Our History”. The display features framed replicas of the original 1948 and 1957 petitions signed by the women demanding their voice to be heard and the […]

Canadian debut novel set in Cayman Islands

 Devi Di Guida hopes for success with her first novel called The Cayman HustleBy Mike Cohen From The Suburban Beaconsfield resident Devi Di Guida recently self-published The Cayman Hustle: a novel of romance and suspense. It is presently available onAmazon.com, with proceeds going towards cancer research. You should see it in bookstores by June. The […]

Lorde speaks about how synesthesia helped her write ‘Melodrama’

BY JERICO MANDYBUR From Mashable Who knew “Green Light” was so literal? Unless you’re a loyal fan, you might not realise that New Zealand musician and young genius Lorde has synesthesia. But she does. And it informs her songwriting more than you might think. The 20-year-old Ella Yelich-O’Connor has sound-to-colour synesthesia, otherwise known as chromesthesia. […]

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ALERT: Cayman Islands DOI Phishing Email ***Please be aware of the below email, which has been going out to various clients with the Department of Immigration. Please DO NOT open the link, as it is a form of Malware and will do harm to your computer and possibly the network. The email is originating from […]

American Airlines apologizes for in-flight mag photo of ‘Pilots’ drinking

By Ashlee Kieler From Consumerist American Airlines is apologizing to its employees for running a photo in its in-flight magazine of two guys drinking and serving booze while dressed as pilots. The March issue of American Way featured a profile of an Australian mobile cocktail business that uses trolleys — the thing that flight attendants push […]

DOCKSIDE is released by Cayman Islands author

Book News Desk From Broadway World BWW Sandra van der Bol’s new book Dockside ($16.99, paperback, 9781498495172; $8.99, eBook, 9781498495189) is about love. It is about the surprises, the unfolding, the testing, the joy, the pain, the adventure and the eternal bonds of true love. Not only is it about the love between a man […]