April 24, 2019

Meiling will be ‘Dressed Up’

Caribbean Fashion Icon Meiling to make NYC debut with ‘Dressed Up’ New York, NY (Sonique Solutions) – As anticipation builds for the launch of ‘Dressed Up’ (the soon to be opened dress-specialty shoppe), the buzz has gone into high gear with the announcement that the novel garment-exclusive concept will feature the dress collection styles of […]

The return of the Cold War in the Caribbean

By Scott B. MacDonald From Global Americans The Cold War is back in the Caribbean, but this not your father’s Cold War. While many of the actors are the same, the roles and motivations have changed. China has filled the void left by the Soviet Union as the main challenger to U.S. hegemony. Beijing’s goals […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Drama Society Presents “Proof” Start Date 09 May, 2019 End Date 25 May, 2019 Location Prospect Playhouse Start Time 7:30 PM End Time 10:00 PM Cayman Islands: 2005 Mercedes Benz SUV Reported Stolen, 22 April Police have received a report of a black Mercedes Benz SUV, registration #96296 which was last seen at about […]

Cayman Islands’ best kept secrets and gems

The Cayman Islands are situated in the western Caribbean Sea. This territory comprises the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. These islands are very exotic. A lot of people from all over the world go to the Cayman Islands to relax and have a nice time. It’s a perfect place for both […]

Cayman Islands DCFS partners with SDA to host Spiritual and Wellness event

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Older persons, attending the “Faith in Life’s Journey: A Spiritual and Wellness Programme” on Monday, 15 April 2019, celebrated and reflected on the Easter season and its promise of renewal. Organised by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) in partnership with the Cayman Islands Seventh-Day Adventist Church, the event featured […]

Martin: Celebrate National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

By Melissa Martin Start planning a party for the 2019 National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. Listen to the sounds of reggae, meringue, calypso, rumba and zouk music during the merrymaking. And dance. Sip a tropical concoction and feast on seafood. Caribbean Heritage Month commemoration was adopted by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2005 to recognize the […]

Good Friday

Good Friday marked around the world From BBC Striking ceremonies have been taking place around the world as many Christians marked Good Friday. Jesus died on the cross on Good Friday, the Bible says, and was resurrected on Easter Sunday. Images show people taking part in processions and re-enactments of Jesus Christ’s last journey before […]

Sir George Alleyne, an Icon and the telling of an important story

By Basil Roman From The New York Caribbean News He was once called the “little doctor boy.” At least, that was the way Lady Bustamante, wife of Sir Alexander Bustamante, Jamaica’s first Prime Minister, described George Alleyne to his wife, Sylvan Chen, more than half a century ago. Back then, the Bajan was a newly […]

‘Guava Island’

REVIEW: ‘Guava Island’ Is a Pretty Postcard That Distances Itself From Cuba’s Political Baggage By Monica Castillo From Remezcla Guava Island, the movie-meets-visual album from Childish Gambino a.k.a. Donald Glover, dropped on Amazon Prime after the artist’s Coachella set Sunday night. It’s a playful riff on movies like Black Orpheus, the French-Brazilian film about a popular […]

Council of Ministers’ Meeting for Environmental Sustainability to be held in Martinique

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 — The 6th Meeting of the Council of Ministers on Environmental Sustainability (COMES 6) of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will take place in Martinique from 15-17 May 2019, under the theme “Towards a Sustainable Caribbean Society.” WHAT The 6th Council of Ministers on Environmental Sustainability Meeting brings together Government Officials, Representatives of International and Regional […]