March 21, 2018

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 […]

Cayman Brac Spring Weekend 9 – 10 March 2018

Brac Spring Weekend is back and will take place from Friday to Saturday (9 -10 March 2018). The Youth Service Unit (YSU) is putting together a lively weekend in Cayman Brac for teenagers and young adults (13-18-year-olds). It will include a Brac Youth Forum, basketball and dominoes tournaments, as well as a scavenger hunt. The […]

Backyard pirate ship is sanctuary for San Marcos girl fighting leukemia

By Deborah Sullivan Brennan From The San Diego Union -Tribune Saturday afternoon Leona Evans took the helm of her own backyard pirate ship, starting a new passage in her journey through childhood leukemia. The 5-year-old San Marcos girl received the custom playhouse through Make-A-Wish San Diego, which grants the wishes of children with critical illnesses. […]

Preventing Childhood Obesity in the Caribbean – Civil Society Action Plan 2017 – 2021

From Healthy Caribbean Coalition The Healthy Caribbean Coalition’s (HCC’s) Civil Society Action Plan 2017-2021: Preventing Childhood Obesity in the Caribbean was developed to guide the response of Caribbean civil society to global, regional, and national recognition of the increasingly heavy burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and upward trends in the prevalence of overweight and obesity […]

Colorado residents can buy Girl Scout cookies in front of weed dispensaries now

BY MORGAN SUNG From Mashable There’s good news for Colorado residents prone to munchies: as of Friday, you only need to make one stop to get both Girl Scout Cookies and weed. Girl Scouts of Colorado updated its cookie sales policy to allow Girl Scouts to sell their boxes outside of cannabis dispensaries. This is […]

CDB, UNICEF partner to improve quality of early childhood education in the Caribbean

From CARICOM Today February 15, 2018, ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda– International and Regional academicians, researchers and practitioners have convened in Antigua and Barbuda to discuss opportunities and plans for improving the quality of and access to early childhood education for Caribbean children ages zero to five. The three-day Early Childhood Development Regional Research Conference, […]

UPDATE: FOUND – Cayman Islands police request public assistance to find 11-year-old girl missing from home since 9 February

11-year-old Girl Safely Located – The RCIPS can confirm that the whereabouts of the 11-year-old girl reported missing yesterday are now known, and that she is in good health. We thank the media and public for their assistance.  From RCIPS Today, 16 February, around 3pm, police received a report that Azaria Jackson, age 11, of […]

Cayman Islands: A 57 year old George Town man is sentenced in child sexually transmitted infection case

From Radio Cayman A 57-year-old George Town man is sentenced to 4 years and nine months in prison for giving a 7-year-old girl a sexually transmitted infection (STI),  Radio Cayman’s Andrel Harris reports. In December, a grand court judge convicted Devon Alanzo Stewart of indecent assault of a minor.   Stewart was accused of giving a […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Ruth Bodden remembered Remembering our dear sister celebrating her birthday in heaven today (Sat Feb 17 ). Joan and Helen   Cayman Islands police respond to three vehicle fires, 14 February On Wednesday, 14 February, police responded to three reports of vehicle fires: Shortly after 1:20AM, officers responded to a report of a vehicle on […]