December 10, 2018

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands: NWDA Holiday Hours 2018  The National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) would like to notify the public of its holiday working  hours and closures for the remainder of 2018. The NWDA office will close at noon on Friday, 14 December 2018, and will resume normal business hours on Monday, 17 December 2018.  The office […]

National Gallery events

Cayman Islands National Gallery news and Event Members & Supporters Christmas Party The holiday season is finally here – and we have something special in store for our loyal patrons.  Join us at the Members and Supporters Christmas Party, 10 December from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Enjoy mulled wine and socialize during the opening […]

Cayman Islands Opposition Leader hosts joint Celebrate Cayman and Thanksgiving Dinner

h North Side MLA the Hon. Ezzard Miller told seniors on Saturday (December 1, 2018) that the most influential of all social media was people “breaking bread” together. Mr. Miller was hosting a joint Celebrate Cayman and Cayman Thanksgiving dinner for seniors attended by some 50 adults at the district’s Craddock Ebanks Civic Centre on Saturday evening […]

OPINION: Is there any hope in Saint Vincent under this dirty leadership?

By Jolly Green If we were ruled by the British today, we would never accept from them what we accept today from the Unity Labour Party in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. You can be sure things would be a million times better. Our roads are full of potholes and in some cases are subject […]

Better governments for better lives: A road map for enhancing Civil Service Management in six Caribbean Countries

By Mariano Lafuente From BID Mejorando vidas High-quality human resources are the centerpiece of state capacity. The ways in which the civil service is managed—human resource planning policies, recruitment and selection, pay, and professional development, among other factors—are critical for attracting, retaining, and motivating the right people. These are the people delivering services to us […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Information on Scheduled Outage on Grand Cayman Area : Date : Time : West Bay Wednesday, December 12, 2018 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. CUC advises customers in West Bay between the Hell Gift Shop on Hell Road east to and including Dill Lane on Reverend Blackman Road, and south on Town Hall Road to […]

You are invited to CELEBRATE CAYMAN Sat Dec 15

On 14th May 2018, we commemorated the 60th Anniversary of the conferral of the Cayman Islands’ Coat of Arms by her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. When examining the history of the Cayman Islands … the grant of the Coat of Arms represents the seminal moment that started the chain of events that placed the Cayman […]

Meet [Miss Cayman Islands] & the 13 [other] breathtaking Caribbean beauty queens at the 2018 Miss World

BY ELIZABETH OFOSUAH JOHNSON, From Face2Face Africa On December 8, 2018, the most coveted beauty pageant in the world, Miss World 2018, will take place in China where the 2017 winner, Manushi Chhillar of India, will crown her successor. Since November 9, 2018, the 118 beauty queens from around the world gathered in China competing […]

Trey Ratcliff’s Burning Man Favs 4

  Trey Ratcliff’s 30 Favorite Photos From Burning Man Part 4 By Trey Ratcliff From Stuck In Customs BULLETIN: I have a few Burning Man pieces going up at an auction soon to raise money for other artists. 100% of the money goes to Burning Man artists (not me, even though I am technically a […]

CASWA celebrates cultural wellness

BY TANGERINE CLARKE From Caribbean Life The Caribbean-American Social Workers Association (CASWA), under the theme: Cultural Wellness — Celebrating Caribbean Food, Music and dance, last Saturday, hosted its 15th Annual Fundraising Breakfast at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, Brooklyn, to continue improving the social status and functioning of people of Caribbean heritage. Festively dressed patrons […]