April 24, 2018

Cayman Islands March 2018 funerals

Jan Elin Panton – 1 Mar 2018 Gun BayLionel Elmore Scott 5 Dec 1940 – 2 Mar 2018 Watering PlaceAmelia Marie Cunningham – 5 Mar 2018 Watering PlaceCharles A Brown – 16 Mar 2018 ProspectVivion Burowise Ebanks – 21 Mar 2018 HondurasSeth Reese (Boosie) Arch 11 Aug 1943 – 29 Mar 2018 DixieRuth (Bodden) Moncrieffe […]

UK: C of E bishops want immigration amnesty for ‘Windrush generation’

By Harriet Sherwood From The Guardian Petition calls on government to fix anomaly that has left many longterm Caribbean immigrants denied status and services Four Church of England bishops have joined a call for an immigration amnesty for people who moved to the UK from the Caribbean decades ago but now face uncertainty over their […]

Easter Cantata

The Cayman Islands Male Voice Choir Georgina Wilcox The Cayman Islands Male Voice Choir put on another of their excellent Easter Cantatas on Good Friday March 30th at Elmslie United Memorial Church. Although two of their regular members were missing due sadly to illness it did not stop the choir from performing with power and […]

Long-maligned Mary Magdalene now seen as stalwart disciple

From The Canadian Press MAGDALA, Israel — If there’s a feminist figure from the Bible for the #MeToo era, it could very well be Mary Magdalene. The major character in the life of Jesus was long maligned in the West and portrayed as a reformed former prostitute. But scholars have adopted a different approach more […]

Talent, perseverance and belief in yourself

From South Florida Caribbean News You probably have some values according to which you take your decisions in life. All of them are important for you. Let’s take three aspects – talent, perseverance and belief in oneself – and try to discuss their importance. What is more important: talent, perseverance or belief in yourself? Which […]

Colombian Church donates 250,000 Communion wafers to Venezuela

From Jamaica Gleaner A Colombian church has donated 250,000 wafers to Venezuela’s Catholic Church, which has struggled to buy its own because a shortage of flour. The diocese of the city of Cucuta, which is on the border between the two countries, donated the wafers ahead of Easter celebrations. The wafer is used to celebrate […]

The Editor Speaks: What did Easter mean for you?

Did you celebrate Easter by going to church? I hope you did. If you didn’t, what did you do? Easter is supposedly a celebration of Christ’s Resurrection. Therefore, being in a Christian country, shouldn’t appearing in a Christian church over the last four days (and I am not including the Holy Christian Maundy Thursday as […]

Pope calls for Peace in Easter Message: ‘Hope and Dignity’

From Newsmax On Christianity’s most joyful day, Pope Francis in his Easter Sunday message called for peace in a world marked by war and conflict, “beginning with the beloved and long-suffering land of Syria,” and extending to the entire Middle East, the Korean peninsula and parts of Africa affected by “hunger, endemic conflicts and terrorism.” […]

“He is risen”

By Georgina Wilcox The First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman’ s Sanctuary Choir were in their normal good form when they presented their Easter offering “He Is Risen” last Sunday (25th). This was an encore performance after the one on Friday (23). It was a powerful presentation with strong singing and outstanding vocalists leading a […]

A Very Happy Easter and some Easter facts

Everyone here at iNews Cayman wishes our loyal readers a Very Happy Easter. We must all know that Easter is a Christian celebration that marks the end of the Holy Week, an event that commemorates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. What you may not know is all of these funny, curious and interesting […]