December 13, 2018

Brazil shooting: Campinas cathedral gunman ‘mentally ill’

From BBC Police investigating a deadly shooting in a cathedral in the Brazilian city of Campinas have identified the gunman. Euler Fernando Grandolpho opened fire in the Metropolitan Cathedral after midday Mass on Tuesday. Four people were killed and four more injured before the 49-year-old turned the gun on himself after being shot by police. […]

Guyana: Satanic bandits attack church – carted off millions in donations

By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian Hundreds of Children and their families who usually relies on receiving toys, clothing and other goodies from the Salvation Army each Christmas season here in Guyana may not be so lucky this holiday. This is because a group of bandits had attacked the religious organization’s property at South Road […]

Cayman National Choir & Orchestra presents ‘All is Calm’ Tue & Thu 11 & 13

Caribbean ‘frontier societies’ like St Vincent are defined by the ever-present interplay between the civilised and the wild

By Philip Nanton From LSE Historical shifts and contemporary changes in St Vincent and the Grenadines reveal how the frontier between the wild and the civilised is ever-present and continually shifting in the Caribbean and beyond. Colonisers once recoiled from untameable peoples and landscapes, as did the establishment from “out of control” self-organising religious movements like the […]

US: Two new lawsuits filed against Catholic Church over abuse

By Eric T. Chaffin from The Legal Examiner Pittsburgh Sexual abuse victims have filed two new national lawsuits against the Catholic Church. According to the Washington Post, both suits were filed on November 13, 2018, and both name as defendants the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. One is a class-action lawsuit, and also names the Holy […]

Male Voice Choir Xmas

Cayman Islands Male Voice Choir presents: “A Christmas Concert” The Cayman Islands Male Voice Choir were once again in great voice a week Sunday (2) at their ‘home” Elmslie Memorial Church, on the waterfront  in George Town. There was a very good crowd in attendance that were appreciative of the powerful men’s voices that rang […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Information on Scheduled Outage on Grand Cayman Area : Date : Time : West Bay Wednesday, December 12, 2018 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. CUC advises customers in West Bay between the Hell Gift Shop on Hell Road east to and including Dill Lane on Reverend Blackman Road, and south on Town Hall Road to […]

GT Tree lighting

The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman’s 53rd Annual Christmas Tree lighting celebration took place in front of a huge audience of children and adults at Heroes Square in the centre of George Town last Monday (5). For a full story of the event go to “Cayman Islands Rotary’s Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration was a huge […]

Cayman Islands Rotary’s Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration was a huge delight

The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman’s 53rd Annual Tree Lighting Celebration took place last Monday (3) in Heroes Square, George Town. It was one of the biggest crowds I have ever witnessed at this event and I have been to the last 36! I well remember the ‘bent’ Christmas tree that stood majestically before Heroes […]

Sinead O’Connor converts to Islam and changes name to Shuhada’

By Bard Wilkinson, From CNN October 26, 2018 (CNN) Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has announced her conversion to Islam, changing her name to Shuhada’ Davitt. “This is to announce that I am proud to have become a Muslim,” she wrote on Twitter on October 19. “This is the natural conclusion of any intelligent theologian’s journey. […]