February 15, 2019

Shamima Begum: IS runaway teen ‘could face prosecution in UK’

From BBC A British woman who ran away to Syria as a schoolgirl to join the Islamic State group has been told she could face prosecution if she returns home. Shamima Begum, now 19 and pregnant, told the Times she had no regrets but wanted to have her baby in the UK. She said she had heard […]

The Editor speaks: Hunger strikes

With so many millions of people starving (according to United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in 2016 815 million people of the 7.6 billion people in the world), why do persons go on hunger strikes? Well, Ghandi did it, suffragettes in the UK did it, Republican prisoners in Northern Ireland did it and here, just […]

The hour of courage – Let Cayman [Islands] arise

From The Angillian Hurricane Ivan devastated Cayman in 2004. Yet despite a crushing sense of abandonment the resilient spirit of Caymanians defied doom, and from despair and ruins Cayman, Anguilla and other BOTs arose. But today the storm that looms over Cayman ominously dwarfs Ivan. Two women are determined to “marry” on Grand Cayman. The […]

Cayman Islands Governor Roper speaks at Prayer Breakfast

Honourable Premier, Honourable Speaker, Ministers, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen First let me thank the Honourable Speaker for inviting me to this parliamentary prayer breakfast. Could I thank everyone for the wishes and congratulations I have received since confirming publicly that my appointment as Governor is permanent. My wife Lissie and I are thrilled to […]

MLAs Annual Prayer

Cayman Islands MLAs Gather for Annual Prayer ·        Annual Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast is held for 23rd time. ·        HE the Governor leads the roster of invited guests. ·        Pastor Alson Ebanks is the guest speaker. Grand Cayman (GIS) – Cayman Islands’ legislators joined community members in giving praise and thanks to God in song, prayer and scripture readings at the […]

Dr. Dobson condemns NY abortion legislation

By Dr James Dobson From Family Talk Dear Friends, I write you today to express my great alarm for this nation on many levels, especially related to a bill that was passed by the New York state legislature on January 22nd, the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The new law is called the “Reproductive […]

US: Dems seek to remove ‘God’ from House Committee Oath

By Jeffrey Rodack From Newsmax Democrats are pushing to eliminate a reference to God from the oath witnesses take in front of the House Committee on Natural Resources, Fox News reported. Witnesses would be asked this question before testifying: “Do you solemnly swear or affirm, under penalty of law, that the testimony that you are about to […]

Tribute by St Kitts & Nevis Prime Minister Harris to the late Ivan Charles Buchanan, C.B.E., J.P

Tribute by Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister, at the Funeral Service of the late Ivan Charles Buchanan, C.B.E., J.P. on Monday, January 28, 2019   Today, this 28th day of January, 2019, which would have seen Ivan Charles Buchanan CBE, JP celebrate his 98th birthday, we pause to commemorate the remarkable life of a truly great, iconic man […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands National Heroes Day Celebration 2019 National Heroes Day 2019 celebration will take place in Heroes Square, George Town, on Monday, 28 January 2019. Everyone is invited to attend the national event, which this year will shine a light on the Vestrymen and Justices of the Peace who were instrumental in the creation of […]

Cayman Islands YMCA Leaders, Soldiers for Youth

This past weekend the YMCA of the Cayman Islands hosted its 4th Annual Leaders for Youth Conference, which brought together near 150 YMCA staff, volunteers, teen leaders and community partners, to learn from each other and grow as leaders in their community. The event featured workshops led by local community partners: the National Drug Council, […]