August 17, 2018

End Orphanage Child Trafficking

From Freedom United August 2018: We have reached out to Global Vision International, Go Overseas, WorkAway, Love Volunteers, African Impact and Plan My Gap Year calling on them to join organizations such as Volunteer Service Overseas who have taken a stand against orphanage placements, publishing a statement on their website in 2016. Traffickers and dishonest children’s homes are […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands; East End District Community Meeting Thursday, 30 August The RCIPS will be holding a District Community Meeting in East End on Thursday evening, 30 August. The meeting will be held at 7:00PM at the East End Presbyterian Church Hall. The […]

Cayman Islands: Watler & Hislop Services Ltd to upgrade dining area at Miss Nadine’s Pre-school

The students of Miss Nadine’s Pre-School can look forward to an improved dining area thanks to the generous community sponsorship of heavy equipment and drilling contractors Watler and Hislop Services Ltd. Miss Nadine’s Pre-school is currently managed by the National Council of Voluntary Organizations (NCVO), one of Cayman’s longest running charities. NCVO Director Angela Sealey […]

RCIPS community officers host outreach event at Cayman Islands Frances Bodden Home, 10 August

This past Friday, 10 August, officers from the Bodden Town Community Policing Department joined with the children and staff of the Frances Bodden Children’s Home for a BBQ and day of fun at the home. The event was put together by PC Norice Artwell and AC Tameka Joseph-Ricketts who organized food and activities for the […]

Juul, the vape

New York Teens Created the Biggest Vape Trend (and Now They’re Over It) By Lauren Levy From The Cut By now you’ve probably heard of the Juul, the vape that looks like something between a USB drive and a pack of Doublemint gum. It’s used with pods that are filled with an e-liquid, which delivers […]

Last week to help Stuff The Bus

It’s the last week to help  “Stuff The Bus” – Saturday August 18th will mark the close of the three week long school supply drive that is spearheaded by Caribbean Alliance Insurance Company and media partner Z99. The community is still encouraged to keep donating supplies this week so that coordinators can get as many […]

Final rosters announced for the 2018 Scotiabank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League

Sixteen clubs from 10 Concacaf Member Associations will participate in the annual youth competition Miami (Tuesday, August 14, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today made public the official rosters for the sixteen clubs that will participate in the 2018 Scotiabank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League. The fourth edition […]

Antigua: Businessman out on bail in alleged underage sex case

From Antigua Observer A popular businessman accused of having sex with two 13-year-old girls is to return to court for committal on November 7. This is when he is expected to be told whether he will face trial in the High Court before a judge and jury. Specifically, the man is facing two counts of […]

Guyanese CSEC students, others has performed better this year

By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian A larger number of Guyanese students and their Caribbean counterparts has done much better at this year’s CSEC examinations when compared to last year. At a ceremony held in Grenada earlier today to reveal the collective results of this years CSEC, the Caribbean Examinations Council has presented figures which suggest […]

Little girl on her first day of kindergarten is all of us realizing summer’s pretty much over

BY XAVIER PIEDRA From Mashable With the school year just around the corner (or, in some places, fully here,) kids and parents across the U.S. are mentally preparing themselves for another year of homework, projects, and exams. But this little girl finishing up her first day of kindergarten is already over it. Twitter user @PonyGinuwinemp3 […]