September 17, 2019

NYC’s W. I. parade

NYC’s West Indian parade brings cultural pride to rainy day From Herald-Whig NEW YORK (AP) — Steel bands and revelers sporting elaborate feathered costumes, Caribbean flags and some rain ponchos marched and danced Monday in a West Indian American Day Parade dampened by weather and awash in cultural pride. The annual parade in Brooklyn is […]

Memories and feelings

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Last night at dinner, Terri put on a copy of Cold Play’s A Rush Of Blood To The Head album. Instantly, I was immersed in not a rush of blood to the head, but a rush of memories and feelings of the night they played live at Red Rocks in Colorado. […]

KABOO Cayman will NOT be returning in 2020

From KABOO “After careful deliberation, the partners behind KAABOO Cayman regret to announce that the event will not be returning to the Cayman Islands in 2020, as originally planned. The KAABOO Cayman partners are arranging for all blind-sale passes and corporate partnerships that were sold earlier to be fully refunded.  The success of KAABOO Cayman in 2019 as a multi-day, premium music, […]

Pirates Week: A connection to Cayman culture

Pirates Week 2019: Shipwrecked Thousands of people line the streets to watch the spectacle of the Pirates Week “mock invasion”  and its good-natured fun which boasts a new twist every year. This year’s theme is Shipwrecked and will highlight the cultural importance of the Cayman Catboat (a boat first designed and built by Daniel Jervis in 1904 […]

“Jamaica Live” to the world

From South Florida Caribbean News KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s newest reggae music package being offered to the world took off in Kingston on Saturday August 17 at Serengeti, Hope Gardens, called Jamaica Live. Jamaica Live is a monthly musical concert series featuring mainly Reggae artistes, with some Hip Hop and R&B artistes, along with special fusion […]

Cayman: MURDER!!

Last Friday August 30th 2019 at 7PM a death occurred. It was, without any doubt, murder. The murder was watched by over a thousand people. The culprit(s) should be brought to justice but won’t. Twenty seven years ago a baby was born. Twenty seven years later its life was snuffed out. At the television studios […]

Notting Hill Carnival

UK: This Is What Carnival Looks Like in London Captured by photographer Alice Zoo By Lee Musho Photographs By Alice Zoo Every year, during London’s annual August bank holiday (British for “long weekend”), over a million people gather in Notting Hill for Carnival, a celebration of Caribbean culture. And for two days, the neighborhood, known as […]

Reverend, Soca Artiste and “Father of the Internet Search Engine” among 10 to receive UWI Honorary Degrees

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. August 27, 2019. Ten persons will receive honorary degrees during the 2019 graduation ceremonies at The University of the West Indies (The UWI). The honourees, approved by the University Council, are recognised for making significant contributions to the region and the wider world in their respective fields of expertise, including the Arts, […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: Planning Department to host session on application and permit process The Department of Planning in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure will host an information session on the planning application and permit process at the Family Life Centre on Thursday, September 5, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The aim of the session will be […]

The Publisher speaks: CITN/Cayman27 10th Anniversary

By Joan Wilson – written then with much love and re-published today with much sadness. CITN’s 10th ANNIVERSARY Oh wow! – My goodness! It’s so nice to see you all here Our friends and subscribers from far and near Ten years seems like only yesterday Since switching on with colour bars – making history in […]