June 25, 2018

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands: DOI early closure The Department of Immigration Headquarters, including the Visa Office, Enforcement Section, as well as the Passport and Corporate Services front counters will close to the public at 2:00p.m. on Thursday, 28 June 2018. Normal office hours […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices RCIPS Community Officers to Host Community Engagement Day at Locations Throughout the Islands, 23 June On Saturday, 23 June, RCIPS community police officers will be hosting a day of community engagement at different locations throughout the islands. Community officers from each of […]

‘We have hit an all-time low as a people and a country’

From Jamaica Observer Caribbean-American congresswoman outraged over separation of children from parents at US border NEW YORK, USA (CMC) — Caribbean-American Congresswoman Yvette D Clarke has joined intensified outrage in the United States over the Trump Administration’s decision to separate migrant children from their parents at the US border. “There is no act lower than […]

Cayman Islands: KIDS FUN DAY

Looking for a family friendly event this weekend?   Pack up the car and come out to Pedro St. James from noon to 4pm this Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 ️    All kids and their families are invited to come to the beautiful venue of Pedro St. James to enjoy an afternoon of fun.   In […]

8 children among those roasted to death in Caracas club inferno

By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian (Guyana Guardian) – Venezuela’s Interior Minister Nestor Reverol has confirmed that eight minors were among the 17 people who were roasted to death in the “Los Cotorros” club fire, which occurred during a school-closing celebratory party in central Caracas several hours ago. In an email exchange with the Guyana Guardian last […]

Cayman Islands Butterfield 800m Sea Swim makes a big splash

The open water swim season continued this past weekend with the annual Butterfield 800m Sea Swim which attracted 128 competitive and non–competitive swimmers.  The event, which is organised by the Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA), took place at Governor’s Beach on Saturday with 51 female and 77 male swimmers participating.  First across the line […]

Father’s Day Quotes

From Greeting Card Poet The Best Quotes for Father’s Day We never know the love a parent till we become parents ourselves. Henry Ward Beecher One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. George Herbert My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, “You’re […]

All to play for in the Cayman Islands Youth FA Cups

With the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues all but completed and preliminary rounds in the girls and boys youth FA Cups decided, semi final games were the focus of attention this past Saturday, June 9. Globally, the FA Cup is a very famous annual event, the showpiece of a nation’s favourite pastime signifying […]

Schools urge Cayman Islands Government to ban single-use plastic

On Friday, June 8th, in support of World Oceans Day, the schoolchildren of Cayman delivered letters to the Minister of the Environment, the Honourable Dwayne Seymour JP, MLA, urging the Cayman Islands Government to take a stand against plastic pollution by banning single-use plastics. Kindly also in attendance were Councilor for the Environment, Capt. A […]

Cayman Islands: Mimi’s Happy Cart launched in honor of five-year-old brain cancer survivor

Paediatric patients at the Cayman Islands Hospital can expect a more pleasant and exciting experience during their visit, thanks to the charity of a five-year-old brain cancer survivor and her family. On 31 May, Mechon and Tommy Ebanks, parents of cancer survivor Skylar May “Mimi” Ebanks, spread awareness of childhood cancer and gave back to […]