January 18, 2017

Butterfield bank: Cayman Islands charity chosen for Irish Jog

Cayman Islands Special Needs Foundation to receive this year’s Irish Jog funds (Grand Cayman – 17 January, 2017) The Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC) will receive the funds from the 25th annual St. Patrick’s Day 5k Irish Jog, hosted by Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited (“Butterfield”) and Dart Enterprises Ltd in 2017. Numerous charities answered the […]

Cayman Islands PFL/GPFL Playoffs: Fourth round review

PFL and GPFL semis set for Saturday Facing brisk north westerly winds and threatening skies, the young primary school stars participating in the 2016/2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and the Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) playoffs left it all on the field this past Saturday as schools competed for a top four spot in […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Community Affairs, Youth & Sports to expand its Youth Facilities

Minister for Community Affairs, Youth and Sports, Hon. Osbourne Bodden has commenced with a project to construct a much-needed secure building for high-risk boys and girls from his Ministry’s 2016/17 budget. The proposed facility will accommodate approximately 10-12 children, between the ages of 13 to 18 years old, who have been placed on youth rehabilitation […]

Awesome lunch bags

Artist father designs awesome lunch bags to help son make friends BY CHRISTINA CAREAGA From mashable We’ve got a very early contender for father of the year.Imgur user DomZombie shared an incredible post showing readers the custom lunch bags he creates for his son every day to help him break out of his shell in […]

US: 12-year-old girl live streams her suicide in front yard

By Katelyn Nicole Davis from New York Post NY POST – A tormented Georgia girl hanged herself in her front yard and live streamed it — and local police say they are powerless to take down the disturbing, now-viral footage. Katelyn Nicole Davis, 12, filmed her suicide outside her Cedartown home on Dec. 30 after […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Cayman Islands PFL/GPFL Playoffs: Third Round review – schools edge closer to semi final spots

The 2016/2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (PFL) playoffs resumed this past Saturday, January 7th at the Annex Field following the Christmas break. With just one more playoff day scheduled for next Saturday, January 14 prior to the semi finals and finals, schools battled for maximum points as they edged […]

Cayman Islands police contracts officers from U.K. to conduct in-depth case review and investigations

From RCIPS RCIPS Contracts Officers from U.K. to Conduct In-Depth FSU Case Review and Investigations Tuesday, 3 January, the RCIPS welcomed three officers from the UK with extensive expertise in child abuse investigations and child protection to conduct a full review of all open investigations currently assigned to the Family Support Unit (FSU).  In the […]

Cayman Islands: PFL/GPFL Playoffs: Third Round Preview

CUC Primary League Football playoffs resume this Saturday After a few weeks of deserved rest for players and coaches, the 2016/2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (PFL) playoffs resume this Saturday, January 7 with the third round of games at the Annex Field beginning at 9:00 a.m. PFL Under […]

Caribbean children victims of human trafficking

By Nelson A. King A new United Nations report says that a significant number of children in the Caribbean and Central America are victims of human trafficking. The report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), released at the UN on Wednesday, states that, while worldwide 28 percent of trafficking victims are […]