May 29, 2017

Cayman Islands National Culture & Heritage Policy Booklet printed

The Ministry of Health and Culture proudly revealed the country’s first printed copy of the National Culture & Heritage Policy and Strategic Plan on Monday, 22 May 2017. Hon. Minister for Culture, Alden McLaughlin, noted: “This policy and strategic plan is an expression of this Government’s belief that we need to adopt and implement a […]

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 […]

The Progressives: STRONGER

From The Progressives 2017 Manifesto A STRONGER CAYMAN BRAC & LITTLE CAYMAN Our vision for Cayman Brac & Little Cayman includes a development plan that encourages economic growth based on the preservation of the environment, culture, and traditions of the Sister Islands. Development must be sufficient to allow Brackers to be able to make a […]

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands to host The Business of Art • Symposium with guest presenter NAGB Director, Amanda Coulson

Join the NGCI for a full day of presentations and workshops that explore how artists and creatives can build a business around their talent, from initially developing a presence in the art world through to learning to sell your work directly to the public or finding suitable representation. Among the topics surveyed will be: starting […]

CAYMAN ISLANDS PROGRESSIVES: Healthcare & Environment

From The Progressives 2017 Manifesto ACCESS TO QUALITY, AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE The current system of accessing healthcare and health insurance needs reform. Private sector insurance providers too often treat our older persons and those with long term conditions unfairly, either charging them unaffordable premiums or denying them coverage all together. These vulnerable members of our community […]

ISIL in the Caribbean: Why Trinidadians fight in Syria and Iraq

By Juliana Ruhfus From AlJazeera How did the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago become the nation with the highest number of ISIS recruits per capita in the Western Hemisphere? Caribbean to Caliphate – there are few films I have made that received similar, curious interest from friends and colleagues. Usually after a few seconds […]

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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 CayFilm Festival to flaunt local fashion

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Local designers Isy Obi, Olivia B and Kenzie Rose will be bringing their unique styles and fashion flair to the red carpet during the 2017 CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival which takes place from 30 June to 3 July at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman. The trio will also be hosting […]

Public Lecture to be given by Chris Cozier in Cayman Islands

From The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands Actions Between Territories   Friday, 19 May 2017, 6:00 PM at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands About the Lecture Cozier’s lecture, titled Actions Between Territories, will discuss the potential free/play spaces that Caribbean artists are constantly imagining, constructing, and navigating, including in his own creative […]

From The Progressives 2017 Manifesto for the Cayman Islands #1

A Message from the Political Leader HON. ALDEN MCLAUGHIN, MBE, JP LEADERSHIP MATTERS Four years ago, our country was in a mess. The economy was stagnant and Caymanian unemployment stood at a high 10.5 %. At a time when Cayman needed strong Government, we were experiencing political instability and scandal. Government finances were seriously depleted […]