June 25, 2018

Steve Brady on leaving Moorlands [moving to First Baptist Church in the Cayman Islands]

:I didn’t want to be the Arsene Wenger of Bible Principals By Cara Bentley From Premier UK Dr Steve Brady told Premier it was time to pass the baton on to someone else. He reflected on leading the Bible college in the West Country for almost 20 years: “It’s just been a wonderful long-term joy […]

Jewish life grows on the Cayman Islands

By Ashira Weiss From Chabad Lubavitch Opening of new Jewish Community Center marks milestone of growth on the Caribbean Island For long time Caymanians and the Islands’ newer Jewish immigrants, the recent opening of a new Chabad House represents a noteworthy milestone. Steve Cummins is a local Jewish businessman who grew up attending the Isaac […]

Bermuda legalizes same-sex marriage — again

By Brooke Sopelsa and Ariel Jao From NBC The island’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a gay marriage ban that was signed into law just four months ago. / Bermuda’s Supreme Court on Wednesday legalized same-sex marriage in the British island territory again — overturning a ban that was signed into law just four months […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices World Ocean Day Presentation today [Sat 9] at Cayman Islands GAB Entrance Today at 12.30 pm, at the GAB entrance, Minister of Environment, the Honourable Mr Dwayne Seymour will be accepting from students of Cayman Prep & High School, Cayman International School, […]

US preacher asks followers to help buy fourth private jet

From BBC A US televangelist has asked his followers to help fund his fourth private jet – because Jesus “wouldn’t be riding a donkey”. Jesse Duplantis said God had told him to buy a Falcoln 7X for $54m (£41m). He added he was hesitant about the purchase at first, but said God had told him: […]

U.S. says Rastas face discrimination in these Caribbean countries

By NAN News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. May 30, 2018: The U.S. State Department on Tuesday said Rastafarians in some Caribbean countries are still facing varied forms of discrimination. In its latest ‘International Religious Freedom Report for 2017,’ the US government said that Rastafarians claim they continue to face various forms of social discrimination in […]

Latin American, Caribbean theologians strengthen collaboration

From World Council of Churches Over 30 representatives of several theological institutions connected to the World Council of Churches programme of Ecumenical Theological Education (WCC-ETE) are gathered at the Faculty of Theology of the Methodist University of São Paulo, from 14-18 May, for the first Meeting on Ecumenical Theological Education of Latin America and the […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Unveiling of plaque and ribbon-cutting ceremony of Mobi-Mat WHO: The National Council for Persons with Disabilities WHAT: Unveiling of plaque and ribbon-cutting ceremony of Mobi-Mat for use by residents and tourists with mobility impairments and or who are wheelchair users. WHEN: Saturday, […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below Cayman Islands: Witness Appeal: Fatal Accident in North Side, 29 April From RCIPS Traffic officers are interested in speaking with anyone who may have witnessed the fatal traffic collision which occurred in North Side on Sunday, 29 April (see previous release), involving a Honda […]

The Salvation Army continues long-term hurricane response in the Caribbean

From Relief Web The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season was one of the worst in living memory. Major damage was recorded in Mexico and central America, and across the southern states of the USA but perhaps the most significant devastation was seen on some of the Caribbean islands. The Salvation Army’s Caribbean, Latin America North and […]