August 20, 2019

Cayman: Man seriously injured in incident on North Sound Road

From RCIPS Shortly after 8:45PM on Sunday night, 18 August, officers responded to a report of an altercation at a business towards the east end of North Sound Road. A security guard had come upon four young males who were using a pool facility that was not open to the public at that time. The […]

Government of Mexico scholarships open to citizens of OECS Member States

Monday, August 19, 2019 — The Government of Mexico, through the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID), has announced the 2020 Call for Merit Awards for International Students. The scholarship is open to nationals from OECS Member States who are interested in studying a specialisation, masters or doctorate degree; conducting graduate or postdoctoral research; as well as mobility […]

Cayman: Family Fun at the National Gallery SAT 17

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Traffic Advisory for Miss Teen Cayman Motorcade, 17 August The Miss Teen Cayman Islands Motorcade will be taking place on Saturday, 17 August, beginning at 8:00AM at the Lions Centre on Crewe Road. The procession will travel via Crewe Road and Smith Road, making a stop at the Farmer’s Market. They will then travel via […]

Little League’s Award

Cayman: Gerry Kirkconnell receives Little League’s George Rivers Award Local businessman and community leader, Gerry Kirkconnell, was surprised to hear his name called at a recent Cayman Islands Little League (CILL) reunion event where he was watching kids play a spirited game of baseball. The person calling his name was JC Calhoun and the reason […]

Student volunteers join OECS and CCRIF SPC to continue flood mitigation works in the Malgretoute community, Saint Lucia

Mango, Cocoa and Chestnut trees were planted along the Fond/Malgretoute riverbank to prevent further soil erosion Wednesday, August 14, 2019 — The OECS Commission and the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF SPC) are continuing efforts to reduce flooding and strengthen resilience in the community of Malgretoute, in Micoud, Saint Lucia. This latest effort facilitated the planting of […]

Why reinventing your mobile storytelling matters and how to do it

By Sahar Amwe From Reuters Community With a rise in users engaging with news on smartphones, news publishers are rethinking their mobile storytelling strategies. Findings from last year’s Digital News Report, found that 62% of smartphone users were accessing news through their devices. With the number of smartphone users expected to rise to 2.5 billion in 2019, […]

EasyJet stewardess ‘threatens to fine family £100 for cleaning’ if they ‘can’t control your child and stop him standing on the seat’ in video shared by Apprentice star Luisa Zissman

By Alexander Robertson From Daily Mail UK Apprentice star Luisa Zissman hits out at ‘jobsworth’ easyJet stewardess  She posted an image of the woman on Instagram claiming she yelled at family  Luisa said the family had ‘limited English’ and called the stewardess an ‘idiot’ She said she was on a ‘disgusting power trip’ after yelling […]

Cayman: NCVO and 3 Girls & a Kiln launch “Love Banks” project

Grand Cayman— — The NCVO and 3 Girls & a Kiln are teaming up to decorate ‘Love Banks’ to help raise the 1.6 million needed to operate by October 2019. The event will take place on 22 August from 6pm-8pm, and for a CI$65 donation, attendees will be able to glaze a ‘Love Bank’ while […]

Bill Clinton visited Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘Pedophile Island’: Unsealed Court Documents

By Zachary Stieber From Epoch Times Former president Bill Clinton visited the Caribbean island owned by Jeffrey Epstein known by locals as “pedophile island,” according to court documents unsealed on Aug. 9. The documents included a 2016 deposition of Virginia Giuffre, who has said she was a sex slave of Epstein’s and made to have sex with a number […]