June 25, 2018

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands: DOI early closure The Department of Immigration Headquarters, including the Visa Office, Enforcement Section, as well as the Passport and Corporate Services front counters will close to the public at 2:00p.m. on Thursday, 28 June 2018. Normal office hours […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices RCIPS Community Officers to Host Community Engagement Day at Locations Throughout the Islands, 23 June On Saturday, 23 June, RCIPS community police officers will be hosting a day of community engagement at different locations throughout the islands. Community officers from each of […]

Cayman Islands: KIDS FUN DAY

Looking for a family friendly event this weekend?   Pack up the car and come out to Pedro St. James from noon to 4pm this Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 ️    All kids and their families are invited to come to the beautiful venue of Pedro St. James to enjoy an afternoon of fun.   In […]

First-ever Cayman Islands student volunteer fair launches thismonth

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Youth Services Unit (YSU) is hosting the Cayman Islands’ inaugural Student Volunteer Fair on Friday, 22 June 2018. Twenty-three charities and non-profit organisations have signed up to display booths at the event. The fair will allow students (Years 9 through 13) the chance to speak directly to volunteer organisations, and […]

Cayman Islands observes World Sickle Cell Day 2018

From Cayman Islands Public Health Department The Cayman Islands joins the United Nations in observing World Sickle Cell Day on 19 June 2018. In December 2008, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that recognizes sickle cell disease as a public health problem, and the World Sickle Cell Disease World Day was first observed […]

Divi Resorts sponsors Aruba’s 12th Annual Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival

Continuing its yearly tradition, Divi Resorts on Aruba are once again sponsoring the soulful, show-stopping Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival taking place September21-22, 2018. Now in its 12th year, the Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival is one of the islands most renowned cultural events, and artists selected for this year’s event include Sister Sledge, Jorge Celedón, Eric […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands: Rescheduled Council for Older Persons BT District Gathering The Council for Older Persons is holding its rescheduled Bodden Town district gathering on Saturday, 9 June 2018. The district’s senior citizens and interested family members are invited to attend. The meeting, […]

Message by Cayman Islands Minister of Health Hon. Dwayne Seymour to mark World No Tobacco Day 31 May 2018

Another World No Tobacco Day is here. Every year on 31 May the Cayman Islands joins countries around the globe to shine a spotlight on health and other risks associated with tobacco use. This year’s observance focuses on tobacco as a leading cause of heart and cardiovascular diseases (CVD) —connections of which many are unaware. […]

New privacy law forces some U.S. media offline in Europe

From Newsmax Major U.S.-media outlets including the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune were forced to shutter their websites in parts of Europe on Friday following the roll out of stringent new privacy regulations by the European Union. The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on Friday, forcing companies to be more […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Unveiling of plaque and ribbon-cutting ceremony of Mobi-Mat WHO: The National Council for Persons with Disabilities WHAT: Unveiling of plaque and ribbon-cutting ceremony of Mobi-Mat for use by residents and tourists with mobility impairments and or who are wheelchair users. WHEN: Saturday, […]