August 20, 2019

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: Office Closures: Needs Assessment Unit The Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) wishes to advise the public that its offices in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac will close from 3 p.m. on Thursday, 29 August 2019, for a staff meeting. Normal office hours will resume on Friday, 30 August. The NAU apologises for any inconvenience the closures may […]

Caribbean Airlines is the official airline of the World Interhash “CARNIVAL OF HASHES” 2020

Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I., August 16, 2019 — Caribbean Airlines is the Official Airline for the World Interhash 2020, which will take place in Trinidad and Tobago from April 23-26, 2020. The airline will welcome over 4,000 visitors to Trinidad and Tobago from over 250 Interhash chapters across 75 countries worldwide who will participate […]

STAY IN THE LOOP – Week ending 9 August 2019

In this episode, Communications Officers at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms Jascene Dunkley-Malcolm and Ms Michelle Nurse, present a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community. Highlights: 00:00:45:19 – Crime and Violence Initiative continue00:05:09:00 – Dr Wayne Wesley, New CXC Registrar/Chief Executive Officer00:06:10:11 – CARICOM, OAS, The Commonwealth in Joint Special Mission to Dominica00:07:24:06 – Slavery Reparations: The University […]

2,000-year-old Roman war arrow discovered in N. Israel

From China.org Israeli archaeologists found a nearly 2,000-year-old Roman arrow in northern Israel, the Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee said on Sunday. According to the researchers, the arrow was fired in the year 67 AD from a Roman military shooting device (catapult) during the Roman siege of the city of Yodfat. Earlier that […]

Legendary Hollywood diva Faye Dunaway being sued for calling assistant a ‘Little Homosexual Boy’

By Ryan Lattanzio From Indie Wire The Academy Award winner is once again in hot water amid the unfolding disaster of her busted Broadway bow in “Tea at Five.” Faye Dunaway is having a rough summer. Once called the worst person in Hollywood by Bette Davis, the Academy Award winner is once again in hot water amid […]

Cayman: Family Fun at the National Gallery SAT 17

NAN’s CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 14, 2019

from NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Wednesday morning August 14, 2019: Roberto Ulpiano and Omar Rodriguez, owners of Caribbean Car Wash of New Jersey, have been hit with a lawsuit from multiple workers who say they […]

Extinct Caribbean bird yields DNA after 2,500 years in watery grave

Florida Museum of Natural History From EurekAlert! GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Scientists have recovered the first genetic data from an extinct bird in the Caribbean, thanks to the remarkably preserved bones of a Creighton’s caracara from a flooded sinkhole on Great Abaco Island. Studies of ancient DNA from tropical birds have faced two formidable obstacles. Organic […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Traffic Advisory for Miss Teen Cayman Motorcade, 17 August The Miss Teen Cayman Islands Motorcade will be taking place on Saturday, 17 August, beginning at 8:00AM at the Lions Centre on Crewe Road. The procession will travel via Crewe Road and Smith Road, making a stop at the Farmer’s Market. They will then travel via […]

Saturday Night Live in GT

Cayman: “Saturday Night Live in GT” Brings Life Back to Capital After Hours First Saturday Night Live in George Town event attracted attention on Saturday, 3 August. Attendees enjoyed local music and food in Hog Sty Bay. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The first monthly Saturday Night Live in George Town event drew crowds to Hog Sty […]