December 14, 2017

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 […]

Caribbean British Overseas Territories will discuss hurricane relief with UK

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands –The Premier, Hon. Alden McLaughlin returned from Miami over the weekend after chairing a special meeting of elected Heads of Government from Caribbean British Overseas Territories.  Hon. Tara Rivers who has Ministerial responsibility for Hazard Management Cayman Islands also attended. Other Heads of Government  in attendance included Chief Minister of Anguilla, […]

Cayman Islands sculptor detained, later charged with obscenity

From FREEMUSE  Defending Artistic Freedom Sculptor Ronald “Foots” Kynes, based on Cayman Brac, was charged on 16 October 2017 under section 157 of the Penal Code for “displaying an obscene object for public exhibition and intending to corrupt morals”, related to some of his artwork displayed on his property, reported Cayman News Service. The sculptor, […]

Mysterious rock art uncovered in caves on uninhabited Caribbean island

By James Rogers From Fox News Experts have uncovered a vast array of mysterious pre-Columbian rock art in the caves of a remote uninhabited Caribbean island. Archaeologists explored around 70 cave systems on Puerto Rico’s Mona island. The thousands of designs, created centuries ago, comprise the largest concentration of indigenous pre-Columbian rock art in the […]