October 16, 2018

Cayman Islands: Sir JAC girls victorious in district rivalry

CUC PFL/GPFL Weekly Review While the rest of the Island bathed in the warmth of the tropical sun this past Saturday, West Bay was experiencing continuing showers as third round games in the 2018 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons were played at venues across Grand Cayman. […]

World Bank says Caribbean could still benefit from Human Capital Index Report

From St. Lucia Online (CMC) – The World Bank Saturday said that the new World Bank Human Capital Index released earlier this week gives policymakers in the Caribbean and around the world compelling evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes of people and of countries with returns […]

International grant benefits Cayman Islands Botanic Park’s Children’s Garden

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The young people of the Cayman Islands are set to benefit from a grant of nearly USD20,000 recently received by the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park. The Botanic Park is a 2018 recipient of the Clarke “One (%) For Tomorrow” Next Gen Award, an international programme that supports non-profits whose efforts […]

Cayman Islands: Volunteers support NCVO through supermarket collections

George Town, Grand Cayman, : Following on from a weekend of supermarket collections last Saturday, NCVO staff along with members of the Pink Ladies Volunteer Corps., Rotary Sunrise and Cayman Imperial Beauties will be out at supermarkets this Saturday 13th October to once again seek funding in the lead up to the NCVO’s Radio/Telethon. Participating […]

Bodden Town CPD officers organize presentation to Cayman Islands Frances Bodden Children’s Home by CNB Staff Member

From RCIPS The Bodden Town Community Policing Department has been conducting an ongoing weekly outreach program for residents of the Frances Bodden Children’s Home since June. This past Wednesday, 3 October, the officers invited a special guest to speak to the young ladies at the home. Doralee Wright is a young Caymanian professional working at […]

Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club welcomes new members to the ‘Halloween COOL Camp’ at Camana Bay

The Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club is thrilled to introduce the addition of another COOL Camp to the calendar: a 3-day camp during the Halloween Mid Term Break from Wednesday 24th October to Friday 26th October at the Camana Bay CIS Football Pitch. Earlier this year we had our February Mid-Term and Easter COOL […]

CUC PFL/GPFL Weekly Review: Cayman Prep snatch victory from CIS

Under threatening skies and through periods of cooling rains, second round games in the 2018 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons were played this past Saturday, October 6. In Group B at the Dart Field, the Under 11 boys from Cayman Prep snatched a late 1-0 victory […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands Police Request Public Assistance in Identifying Stolen Items, The police are requesting public assistance in identifying several items that are believed to have been stolen.  Officers, in the execution of their duties, seized several items (some of which are attached), […]

Cayman Drama Society: What’s on this October – Performance for youths, and free story readings!

We have a lot coming up for youths in the next fortnight: FAIRYTALE SHORTS PERFORMANCE: HANSEL AND GRETEL *Sat 6th October sees a mini-performance of Hansel and Gretel by our adult actors class. There are two showings (11.30am and 12.30pm) aimed at 4-8s but with all ages welcome. Tickets should be purchased in advance at […]

Young people are the loneliest age group but smartphones aren’t to blame

BY LAURA BYAGER From Mashable Youth is a period most often associated with great promise, many possibilities, and an overall sense of freedom. But, youth can also be a time in life when many of us feel very lonely. A new major survey of over 55,000 people conducted by the BBC found that the loneliest […]