January 24, 2018

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands: Teenager absconds from school, RCIPS requests public assistance in locating her Hayleigh Sciamonte, age 13, absconded from school on Friday, 19 January, and the RCIPS is requesting the public’s assistance in locating her. A picture of Hayleigh is attached. Hayleigh attended John Gray High School last Friday, but absconded from the school sometime […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Cayman Islands: Bubbles is missing from Marina Drive, across from Orange Drive. Missing since 9pm Wednesday 17 January. Update-FOUND UPDATE: Bubbles has been found and in good health. This 15-year-old pup is blonde, 8lbs, no ID but has a little bump on her right shoulder blade. She looks like a puppy but she is […]

Cayman Islands Arts Festival to take place February 1st to 10th.

The Cayman Arts Festival (CAF) 2018 will showcase world-class performers, including Classical Mayhem, Romanian cellist Andrei Ioniţă, the duo of the Myriad Song, Christopher Gould and Geraldine McGreevy, and also celebrated talent KT Sullivan and four of her New York Cabaret colleagues, Carole J. Bufford, Eric Yves Garcia, Natalie Douglas and Jon Weber. This year, […]

New Orleans’ Caribbean chefs give Jerk Chicken Fest authentic flavor

By Ann Maloney From NOLA NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune In an ideal world, jerk chicken would be grilled over an open fire scented with pimento wood, the sounds of sizzling meat mingling with the gentle lapping of waves and a favorite reggae tune. These days, Clinton “Johnny” Haughton of Montego Bay, Jamaica, owner of Johnny’s […]

Justice Minister shares Georgian reforms with Caribbean Sea countries

From Agenda.ge, 17 Jan 2018  Tbilisi,Georgia Today Georgia has 21st century e-governance and we are pleased to share it with all interested countries, Georgian Justice Minister Thea Tsulukiani said at a high-level summit of the Caribbean Sea countries in Antigua and Barbuda. Sharing Georgia’s e-governance system with the participants of the summit, Tsulukiani spoke of […]

Geneticists reconstruct the DNA of a slave born into a Dutch colony in the Caribbean who escaped to Iceland –

By CHEYENNE MACDONALD From DAILY MAIL UK – even though he died 200 years ago and his body has been lost Researchers reconstructed the maternal genome of escaped slave Hans Jonatan He was born in the late 1700s on the island of St Croix, and died in 1827 As a young man, he was brought […]

It’s not all black and white

BY TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER From Caribbean Life “So You Want to Talk about Race” by Ijeoma Oluo c.2018, Seal Press $27.00 / $35.00 Canada 248 pages It’s all there in front of you. Plain as day. Plain as the nose on your face with nothing left to tell, it’s all in black and white — or […]

The prevailing relevance of dependency theories in Caribbean development

By Tina Renier From Global Research The governments of the Caribbean have been experimenting with several models of development in order to balance dual priorities of economic growth and human development. However, the discourse and practice of development continue to be centred around the “logic of the free market”. Although, varying degrees of liberal models of […]

Ocean Blue World actively at the helm of Mexico´s renowned 2017 Caribbean Polo Open

hLOS CABOS, Mexico, Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Early December, almost a thousand polo enthusiasts gathered together at El Rey Polo Country Club in Cancun, Mexico, for the third edition of the Mexican Caribbean Polo Open. Presented by IN Media Group, this elite tournament reveals the most professional and recognized polo players in the country, […]

Feeling the carnival spirit all over again [Cayman used as blueprint]

By Nadia Hall From Royal Gazette Jason Sukdeo wants Bermuda to feel the carnival spirit all year long. There are about 8,000 people who’d likely agree. At least that many hit St David’s for Bermuda Heroes Weekend’s Parade of Bands last year. A fête, an industry-led panel and a black-tie gala to get them revved […]