April 26, 2018

Cayman Islands on hunt for $1 billion void in CAMAC’s books

From Africa Intelligence American-Nigerian oil man Kase Lawal‘s legal woes seem to be only just beginning. The liquidation of the Cayman Islands-registered company CAMAC International is being very closely tracked by the financial services division of the country’s Grand Court. On April 9, two of the court’s representatives requested all recorded information relating to the […]

‘Sex cult’ led by Smallville actress Allison Mack ‘held wild parties on Richard Branson’s private Caribbean island in a bid to recruit the billionaire’

From Daily Mail UK Members of Nxivm ‘sex cult’ reportedly held two wild parties on Necker Island Necker is billionaire businessman Richard Branson’s private Caribbean island Members, including co-founder Nancy Salzman, visited island in 2007 and 2010 Former Nxivm publicist Frank Parlato claimed the visits were Nxivm’s attempt to ‘reruit Branson into the organization’ A […]

Ironically enough, the Windrush scandal has brought the British African and Caribbean communities together for the first time

By Funmi Olutoye From Independent UK For decades, British Caribbeans and British Africans have consistently looked down on one another for various reasons, which frankly, are unfounded ‘They were going to send me back to Jamaica. I’ve never been to Jamaica’: son of Windrush immigrant threatened with deportation The Windrush scandal has cut through the […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below Cayman Islands Chief Justice issues statement re – Justice Ingrid Mangatal Chief Justice Anthony Smelliehas issued a statement regarding Justice Ingrid Mangatal’s recent conviction for Driving Under the Influence. He confirmed she will remain on the bench and he was satisfied no further action was […]

Cayman Islands: Robbery on Sunday, 22 April

From RCIPS Yesterday, 24 April, officers received a report of a robbery which had taken place on Sunday, 22 April. A woman reported that she had been walking along South Sound Road at about 11:45PM when she was approached and grabbed by a man who demanded her handbag. The woman threw the handbag down and […]

Caribbean Canadians mark themselves safe amid deadly Toronto incident

From NAN News Americas, TORONTO, Canada, Tues. April 24, 2018: Several Caribbean-born nationals in Canada began using the Facebook activated feature to react and mark themselves safe yesterday afternoon, amid reports of a deadly incident on Yonge and Finch in North York, Toronto. Toronto police have yet to release the names of the victim but […]

Lambeth Council calls for action against Home Office Caribbean discrimination

From Wandsworth Guardian UK Lambeth Councillors have written to the Prime Minister demanding action against discrimination against Caribbean people. This comes after reports people who arrived in the UK as children in the first wave of Commonwealth immigrations are facing deportation. Many of them are were originally from the West Indies but have lived and worked […]

Sebastian Woodroffe: Peru orders arrest of two men over lynching

From BBC A judge in Peru has ordered the arrest of two suspects in the lynching of a 41-year-old Canadian man in the remote Amazon region last week. A video uploaded to social media showed Sebastian Woodroffe lying in a puddle while two men put a rope around his neck and then dragged him along. […]

Cayman Islands: Two burglary arrests made for three separate incidents, 23-24 April

From RCIPS RCIPS Officers made two burglary arrests between 23 and 24 April in connection to incidents which took place in the Eastern Districts. Yesterday afternoon, 23 April, officers responded to a report of a burglary at an address on John McLean Drive, East End. A man had entered the home and was discovered by […]

Update: Cayman Islands water-related death in East End, 20 April

From RCIPS Tue Apr 24 2018 Police can now confirm the identity of the woman who died on Friday, 20 April, after encountering difficulties while scuba diving. She is 70-year-old Beverly Ann Bersano, of Illinois in the United States. The RCIPS offers condolences to the family of the deceased. Sent: Saturday, April 21, 2018 12:54 […]