July 23, 2018

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 […]

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 […]