December 16, 2018

Cayman Islands police informs the public about boating safety during the holidays

The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit would like to remind the public to be safe over the holidays when engaging in water activities especially boating and diving. This time of the year, from November through April we can experience strong winds; weather that will affect person’s ability to go out on their boat. These changes in […]

The Editor speaks: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Everywhere you go Take a look at the roundabouts Lit up once again With candy canes and silver lanes aglow It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Toys in every store But the purdy-est sight to see Is the white sand and lights by your own […]

“Work begins on Botanic Park Children’s Garden”

. [Education Centre is first phase of Children’s Garden’s Construction][Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – December 14, 2018] The Queen Elizbeth II Botanic Park has commenced the construction of the Rotary Education Centre, which sits on the site of its newest attraction, the Children’s Garden. The projected construction time for the Rotary Education Centre will be […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands Customs extends hours for Imports during December 2018 To facilitate imports, Customs will be extending opening hours at their Collection office only during the last week before Christmas (17 to 21 December 2018), and again after Christmas (27 and 28 December 2018).  To better serve customers, Customs will be open to the public […]

Cayman Islands to host international fishing tournament with over US$520K in potential prizes

y Hurleys’ Media, Dart and The Residences at Seafire have teamed up to host Cayman’s most sought out international fishing tournament, Cayman Billfish Rundown, which will take place May 14 – 17 2019. This inaugural multi-day fishing tournament will have one of the largest guaranteed prizes of the region’s competitive fishing circuit with a guarantee […]

Nat Geo’s 2018 photo finalists

Nat Geo’s Incredible 2018 Photo Contest Finalists (Which Can Be Downloaded as Free Wallpapers, BTW) By Rain Noe From Core77 Here’s our ten favorites, with commentary National Geographic’s photo contests always draw incredible submissions from around the world, and this year is no different. Perhaps the best part is that entrants willingly yield the rights […]

Destinations of the week

15 Best Places to Visit in Northern Portugal By Gary Arndt From Everything-Everywhere Apart from Porto, Northern Portugal is often forgotten by international tourists. However, as Portuguese who traveled extensively in our country, we know that northern Portugal is probably the most authentic region, with a wide range of interesting destinations. If you are planning a […]

UK: Chester Zoo staff ‘devastated’ after fire

From BBC Chester Zoo staff say they are “devastated” some animals died in Saturday’s fire. The blaze broke out in the Monsoon Forest area, leading to an evacuation of visitors. Orangutans, macaques, gibbons and larger birds were saved, but some frogs, fish, insects and small birds were lost in the fire. Cheshire Fire said the […]

Concacaf Statement re-Ottawa Fury Football Club

From Concacaf Miami (Thursday, December 13, 2019) – Concacaf typically does not comment publicly on sanctioning matters, but due to the lack of clarity regarding the state of the process and the unilateral statements from various parties in regard to the Ottawa Fury Football Club (Ottawa Fury) participating in the 2019 season of the United Soccer […]

Practically imperfect? Critics are divided on ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

By Alison Foreman From Mashable Ranging from “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” to “meh,” critical reactions toMary Poppins Returns are all over the place. Some early audience members delighted in the revamped world of color, propriety, and nostalgia. While other critics, like Mashable’s Angie Han, say the sequel feels contrived, forced, and thoroughly unimaginative. Starring Emily Blunt, Mary Poppins Returns takes viewers back […]