March 19, 2018

Cayman Islands: 2018 ECAP application process-FINAL

From Cayman Islands Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands Cayman Islands Government Application Process for Early Childhood Assistance Programme Funding The Ministry of Education provides financial assistance through the Early Childhood Assistance Programme (ECAP) fund for young Caymanian children, who are between 3 and 4 years of age before 1 September 2018, to […]

This baby trying pizza for the first time ever resembles an epiphany

BY ISOBEL HAMILTON 9 HOURS AGO Theologians can keep arguing about what constitutes a religious epiphany, but we’re pretty sure this is the next best thing. Podcaster Jody Avirgan tweeted a picture of his young daughter after trying pizza for the first time. The picture is… iconic. View image on Twitter Jody Avirgan ✔@jodyavirgan My […]

Cayman Islands police & Black Pearl Skate Park youth outreach initiative resumes

This past Saturday, 24 February, the RCIPS Community Policing Department along with the Cayman Islands Skateboard Association and Hurley’s hosted an afternoon of fun and games for kids at the Black Pearl Skate Park. The event was open to children from age 5 to 17 and included free admission to the park, free rental of […]

Cayman Islands: LIFE breaks last year’s book donation record

Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS) recently accepted a donation from Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) of over 4300 reading books, which exceeds last year’s largest recorded gift of reading materials, 3500. The contribution was organised by the literacy-focused charity and the books were collected from various private firms and schools island-wide. The majority […]

The extreme security measures taken at “America’s Safest School”

BY RAIN NOE From Core77 In the 1950s, American schoolchildren were shown a training film called “Duck and Cover.” Fear of a Soviet nuclear attack meant that students had to practice air raid drills. Times have changed and the air raid drills are long gone. Where schools once worried about us being killed by them, […]

2018 Cayman Islands Football Association Youth Leagues resume

The 2018 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues resumed this past Saturday, February 24 following a two-week school break with a full schedule of games in the boys and girls leagues In the Boys Under 11 league, Jaxon Cover grabbed a hat-trick as Sunset Warriors edged-out Sunset Rockets 3-2 in the ‘Sunset FC derby’. […]

YMCA and Cayman Islands Little League find synergy in mission and purpose

The YMCA of the Cayman Islands (“the Y”) and the Cayman Islands Little League (CILL) have agreed to take their collaborative relationship to a new level. The deeper partnership will result in a combining of resources, allowing two of the oldest and largest providers of youth programmes in the world to unite in a shared […]

Cayman Islands: 2018 Inter-Secondary Track & Field Meet

The Ministry of Education and the Department of Education Services, in partnership with the Department of Sports, are excited to host the 2018 Inter-Secondary Track & Field Meet at the Truman Bodden Sports Centre (TBSC) on 1-2 March.  This annual event will feature participants from nearly every secondary school in the Cayman Islands.  For the […]

National Cook-Off Champions crowned at Cayman Islands Agricultural Sh

John Gray High School students Joshua McLean and Diandra Thompson cooked up a storm to win the 2018 National Youth Cook-Off final at the Agricultural Show on Ash Wednesday (Wednesday, 14 February). The 14-year-old amateur chefs, from George Town, trained with Chef Sierra from the Ritz-Carlton, and impressed judges with their pan seared snapper fillets […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Cayman Islands Red Sky at Night Red Sky at Night at the Cayman National Cultural Foundation is on Saturday 3 March at the Harquail Grounds. The event runs from 4 p.m. to midnight. CANADA: Trudeau’s dinner invite to Khalistan separatist revoked A day after Justin Trudeau assured Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh that Canada […]