July 22, 2018

This Caribbean born teacher’s dream is multiplied

From NAN News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Weds. May 9, 2018: A Caribbean born teacher’s dream of expanding child literacy in the region is being multiplied, thanks to a new partnership. Seasoned North York, Toronto elementary school teacher and Jamaican-national, Myrna Gabbidon is getting a boost from Sunwing Foundation which flew in just under 3,000 new […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below Cayman Islands: Witness Appeal: Fatal Accident in North Side, 29 April From RCIPS Traffic officers are interested in speaking with anyone who may have witnessed the fatal traffic collision which occurred in North Side on Sunday, 29 April (see previous release), involving a Honda […]

Author Ryan Holiday on “the nature of world-altering success”

From TechCrunch It could be said that the first few years of this current tech boom were fueled by mostly harmless, relatively easy products—websites for sharing your photos, for looking up stuff, for connecting with old friends. And the people who made them were seen as mostly good people. Yet this feel-good perception has slowly […]

Me Too movement founder among women for WOMI Award

By TANGERINE CLARKE From Caribbean Life Founder of the Me Too movement, activist Tarana Burke will be among several Guyanese women, who will receive the Women of Mission International (WOMI) Award for meritorious contributions they have made through their professional duties and service to their community. WOMI — a Brooklyn-based non-profit that empowers women and […]

YouthFlex hosts Poetry Slam Final this May

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Def jams and monster slams will be showcased to listeners when the New Self Help Community Foundation’s Poetry Slam Final airs soon on Radio Cayman. The Youth Services Unit (YSU), which coordinates the weekly YouthFlex radio show, will host the finale of the lyrical competition on Wednesday, 2 May from 4 […]

NY Times bans ‘Killing the Deep State’ from Bestseller List

From Newsmax Jerome Corsi’s red-hot new book “Killing the Deep State: The Fight to Save President Trump” is a runaway bestseller — but you’d never know that from reading The New York Times. “Killing the Deep State” debuted last week at No. 10 on the non-fiction hardcover list compiled by Nielsen BookScan, the book industry’s […]

Nigel Barker on planning family trips and taking better vacation photos [after Cayman Islands trip]

By Charles Thorp From Men’s Journal Nigel Barker may be famous for shooting models for magazine spreads, but his personal favorite subjects to photograph are his family on one of their many adventures together. Recently the crew returned from a weeklong excursion to the Grand Cayman, spending time with the native wildlife and eating the […]

World Poetry Day 21 March

From United Nations Poetry reaffirms our common humanity by revealing to us that individuals, everywhere in the world, share the same questions and feelings. Poetry is the mainstay of oral tradition and, over centuries, can communicate the innermost values of diverse cultures. In celebrating World Poetry Day, March 21, UNESCO recognizes the unique ability of poetry to […]

Cannabis Wire launches new publication on blockchain-based journalism Platform Civil

From WN Cannabis Wire, a new trade publication dedicated to covering the growing marijuana industry is launching a newsroom using the blockchain-based journalism platform, Civil, according to CoinDesk. The announcement published on the blockchain-based site described how Cannabis Wire’s newsroom will cover different type of content that will cater to both individual consumers and organizations […]

Cayman Islands: LIFE breaks last year’s book donation record

Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS) recently accepted a donation from Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) of over 4300 reading books, which exceeds last year’s largest recorded gift of reading materials, 3500. The contribution was organised by the literacy-focused charity and the books were collected from various private firms and schools island-wide. The majority […]