July 16, 2018

Hundreds of sharks and fish discovered tangled in ‘ghost net’ drifting across Caribbean Sea

By Tom Embury-Dennis From Independent UK ‘I jumped in the water first and was shocked at what I saw. It took my breath away’ Hundreds of dead fish and sharks have been discovered by divers tangled in a huge, abandoned fishing net drifting off the coast of the Cayman Islands. The floating “ghost net” has […]

Social movements and other allies from the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Europe condemn the political persecution and threat of imprisonment against Lula

TO: Brazilian Government Brazilian Politics Society and Economy From Friends of the MST Social movements and other allies from the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Europe condemn the political persecution and threat of imprisonment against Lula, the leading candidate in Brazil’s October presidential election. Brazil’s weakened democracy is at stake. The intensifying political persecution […]

Restricted intake of construction debris and vegetative waste at Cayman Islands landfill

From Cayman Islands Department of Environmental Health The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has temporarily halted the intake of construction debris and vegetative waste at George Town landfill due to equipment failure. The service was suspended on Monday, 26 March 2018 and is expected to resume on Thursday, 29 March 2018. Vegetative waste refers to […]

Russia vows to retaliate as US, Europe order diplomats out Read Newsmax Article: Russia Vows to Retaliate as US, Europe Order Diplomats Out | Newsmax.com

Russia vowed to retaliate in kind for the decisions by the U.S. and 14 of its European allies to expel scores of Moscow’s diplomats in the wake of the nerve-agent attack on a former spy in the U.K. “This unfriendly step by this group of countries won’t pass without impact and we will respond,” Russia’s […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  New Cayman Islands Student Video! Who’s There? Check out this new video produced by UCCI students taking “MSF 101: Videography I.” New work coming out of UCCI’s first Videography course Students at the University College of the Cayman Islands have recently had the opportunity to take an array of courses in video production, including […]

The Editor Speaks: If the host of Rooster’s Cayman Cross Talk would be removed would the government return to their air waves?

This is a hypothetical question but nearly each day Premier Alden McLaughlin’s government is being slammed since they cancelled their weekly appearances on Cross Talk. The general consensus why this is, that host Woody DaCosta, does not decry and even adds to fuel to this along with returning co-host Elio Solomon, is the government ministers […]

Cayman Islands Lobster Season closes 1 March 2018

The Department of Environment (DoE) reminds the public that the closed season for lobster begins on 1 March and runs until 30 November. During the closed season, it is illegal to take, purchase, receive or possess lobster originating from Cayman Islands waters. “The closed season is designed to give the local lobster population a break […]

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 […]

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 […]

Investing in rural people is central to building peace and stability around the world

IFAD annual meeting on 13-14 February 2018 Rome, 8 February 2018 – Against a rising tide of people living in increasingly fragile situations, the 41st session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will feature international personalities and heads-of-state who will discuss how investing in sustainable rural livelihoods is central to […]