November 20, 2017

SFCN’s National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight: Taj Hunter Waite

From South Florida Caribbean News National Entrepreneurship Month Powered by Art Africa Miami Arts Fair SOUTH FLORIDA – November is National Entrepreneurship Month and our National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight is Taj Hunter Waite, Creative Consultant for Art Africa Miami Arts Fair.  National Entrepreneurship Month and an ideal occasion to celebrate the successes and honor the […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands: Coe Wood Beach Operations Lead to Arrest, 15 November From RCIPS Officers have been continuing operations in the Coe Wood Beach area of Bodden Town in response to community complaints about disturbances and anti-social behaviour. As a result of these operations police arrested a man, aged 47 of George Town, yesterday, 15 November, […]

Cayman Islands Pirates Fest District Float Parade winners

From Pirates Week Pirates Week district float parade winners See below result for the 2017 Pirates Week float parade. This year’s theme is “Treasure of Change” 3rd Place – Bodden Town 2nd Place – East End 1st Place – George Town George Town/East End  – Float Design explanation attached. Bodden Town – Float Design explanation […]

Cayman Pirates Fest Districts

The attached photos are from the Cayman Islands Pirates Week Festival Combined District Days. IMAGE Credits: Cayman Islands Pirates Week        

How gendercide fuels trafficking of brides to China

The Economist From Freedom United As a result of gendercide in China, the country is facing a new problem. A severely skewed sex ratio means there are far more men than women — making it harder to find a wife. As the demand for brides increases, traffickers are looking to China’s northern and southern neighbors.The […]

Tri-Continental Nations support Caribbean quest for reparations

By: Earl Bousquet From telesur The symposium was very deep and wide in its breadth of topics and discussed the matter of reparatory justice from almost every angle. Caribbean, North and South American, African, European and Jamaican advocates for reparations were heard louder than they had bargained for when they addressed a very wide range […]

CNCF: Dance Performances Postponed

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) announces the postponement of the free Indian classical dance recitals by a visiting troupe from India that were scheduled for 14 and 15 November 2017 at the Harquail Theatre. “Due to unfortunate circumstances beyond their control, the dance troupe from New Delhi is unable to visit at this time,” […]

The Cayman Islands National Gallery celebrates 20 Years

This year marks The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) 20th Anniversary. Over the past two decades, the country’s leading public visual arts organization has welcomed over a quarter of a million visitors, produced countless world class exhibitions, and provided up to 60 monthly educational programmes for the community. Throughout this time the organization […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands Press Statement on EEPS Incident on Thurs. 9 Nov East End Primary School Update On 9 November, the Ministry of Education and the Department of Education Services (DES) were notified that East End Primary School’s (EEPS) gate was locked and students and staff were unable to gain access. The Director of the DES, […]

Caribbean islands reveal a “Lost World” of ancient mammals

From Stony Brook Newsroom Published review points to human activity as a lead cause of mass extinctions STONY BROOK, N.Y., November 6, 2017 – Although filled with tropical life today, the Caribbean islands have been a hotspot of mammal extinction since the end of the last glaciation, some 12,000 years ago. Since people also arrived after that time, it has been impossible to determine […]