March 27, 2017

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands Elections Office offering postal and mobile Balloting The Elections Office reminds registered voters that the period during which they may request postal ballots or mobile voting is underway, and will continue until close of business on Friday, 12 May 2017. Persons who will be away from the Cayman Islands on Election Day may […]

Trinis are the happiest islanders in the Caribbean, says UN report

Caribbean360 From iNews  Guyana The United Nations annual World Happiness Report was published on Monday (World Happiness Day), but Caribbean people interested in how their country fared were mostly disappointed, with much of the region apparently escaping the attention of the experts who compiled the report. Of those nations to make it on the 155-strong […]

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Cayman Islands: Flags Lowered for London Victims Flags at the Government Administration Building in Elgin Avenue were lowered to half-mast today (Thursday, 23 March 2017) as a mark of respect for the victims of a terror attack in London, U.K. yesterday. Two civilians, a policeman and the attacker died, while at least 40 people were […]

Syphilis outbreak in Barbados

From Caribbean News Service BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 14 2017 – Health authorities here are reporting an outbreak of syphilis on the island. Senior Medical Officer with responsibility for HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Dr Anton Best said the outbreak was first detected in 2013 and the Ministry of Health immediately put systems in place […]

How the 19th-century flow of indentured workers shapes the Caribbean

From The Economist Sources of tension include child marriage and terrorism. But mostly, people get on fine WHEN Anthony Carmona, the president of Trinidad and Tobago, showed up in a Carnival parade last month wearing a head cloth, white shorts and beads like those worn by Hindu pandits, he was not expecting trouble. Nothing seems […]

The Garden Club of Grand Cayman

The Garden Club was founded on April 16th 1957 with the aim and purpose to promote interest and knowledge in gardening, particularly of our indigenous species. “Keep Cayman Clean and Beautiful.” Is the continuing theme of the Club, and is vital in today’s society, where litter is commonplace and many people have little time to […]

Visit Cayman Islands Magazine launches 2nd issue

The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) and North South Net Cayman Ltd. (NSN) recently celebrated the launch of the second issue of their in-house publication, Visit Cayman Islands. Major stakeholders, representatives from various accommodations and members of CITA’s Board of Directors and Executive staff attended the event held on Thursday, 16th February 2017 at Guy […]

Butterfield : Cayman Islands Young Musician of the Year Finalists

(Grand Cayman – 13 March 2017) The finalists for the annual Butterfield Young Musician of the Year award met for an informal luncheon hosted at Butterfield Place, 12 Albert Panton Street George Town on Monday, 6 March 2017. Now in its 10th year, the Butterfield Young Musician of the Year award showcases the extraordinary young, […]

World Poetry Day- Cayman Islands

From Cayman Literary Development Program Dr. Mervyn Morris has accepted to join us again and celebrate with us World Poetry Day. This time he will be teaching workshops for adults and kids, visiting schools, and leading a poetry recital on Tuesday March 21st at Camana Bay. (Please note that we still have few seats available for the […]

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  Register for the Cayman Islands DG’s 5K Challenge Registration for the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is open on the CaymanActive website www.caymanactive.com/dg5k. Led by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, the event aims to raise $60,000 for the YMCA of the Cayman Islands. The DG’s 5K Challenge is being held on Cayman Brac on Sunday, […]