March 27, 2017

This amazing mom used extreme couponing to help 30,000 people

By Susmita Baral From The Kitchn Extreme couponing can change the world and the lives of the people in it. No, really! Just ask Lauren Puryear, an extreme couponer who has fed over 30,000 people with her savviness and desire to help others. The 29-year-old set a goal for herself this year: to feed 30,000 […]

Jason Crabb returns to Cayman Islands

[AWARD WINNING GOSPEL SIGNER RETURNS TO PEDRO CASTLE TO PERFORM FOR HIS 40TH BIRTHDAY] [Savannah, Grand Cayman, March 10, 2016– Jason Crabb is coming back to the Cayman Islands on Sunday, March 19 for another electric and soul-filled performance at Pedro Castle! Join Jason as he celebrates his 40th birthday with an amazing line up […]

The man behind a bold new movie exposing Scientology was physically threatened by the church

By Jason Guerrasio From Business Insider Since the release of Alex Gibney’s Emmy-winning documentary “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief” and the A&E series “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath,” fascination over the Church of Scientology has been at an all-time high. Now the church is being examined through the unique style of […]

‘Becoming Kareem’: An NBA legend talks about his new book, activism and what Islam means to him

BY SAM LAIRD From Mashable People in the streets. A government in turmoil. Social unrest — and activism — everywhere you look. It all rings a bit familiar to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The man who’s scored more career points than anyone in NBA history (more than Jordan, more than Chamberlain, more than anyone) converted to Islam […]

A journalist alleges that Scientology covered up sexual-assault allegations against ‘That 70s Show’ star

By Maane Khatchatourian, Variety From Business Insider The Los Angeles Police Department is conducting an ongoing investigation on sexual assault allegations against “That ’70s Show” star Danny Masterson. According to journalistTony Ortega, best known for his extensive reporting on the Church of Scientology, the Church allegedly covered up the allegations — stemming from the early 2000s. The LAPD didn’t […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

CAYMAN ISLANDS: George Town Clinic Closures The George Town general practice clinic will be undergoing necessary infrastructural repairs beginning onMonday, 13 March through to Sunday, 26 March. Normal functioning will resume on Monday, 27 March 2017. As a result, there will be no appointments during that period. Acute care services (walk-in clinic) will continue as usual, although patients may not have […]

The Editor Speaks: Shrove Tuesday

Today (Tue 28) is Shrove Tuesday, also known as Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras in French It is the day before the Lenten Season of 40 days and 40 nights begins and traditionally it is the day you eat as much as you can because you are supposed to almost starve yourself for the next […]

A master networker explains how to make your nerves work for you in any situation

By Richard Feloni From Business Insider Jon Levy is constantly putting himself into uncomfortable situations, from something as simple as asking a celebrity he never met before to join his “Influencers” group or running with the bulls in Spain. Levy founded the Influencers six years ago as a way to establish a TED Talk-type of […]

Fat Tuesday or Madis Gras soon here

5 FACTS ON MARDI GRAS From dreamstime Are your costumes ready? Here are 5 facts to know before you put on your beads and masks and go celebrate. What does Mardi Gras mean? It’s in fact French for Fat Tuesday. It is believed to have arrived in North America in the year 1699, on March, […]

Cayman Islands church staffer achieves academic heights

The 44th Commencement Ceremony (9 February) of the International College of the Cayman Islands was an especially providential day for Diane Ricketts, Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-day Adventist accountant and its health and nutrition store manager. Mrs Ricketts not only graduated with a master’s degree in management but also earned the institution’s Board of Trustees’ […]