April 24, 2019

NAN: CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – APRIL 23, 2019

From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. April 23, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this Tuesday morning, April 23, 2019: The Caribbean nation of Jamaica has recorded a murder rate of 406 in just 110 days of 2019, officials say. An investigating judge has cleared […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Drama Society Presents “Proof” Start Date 09 May, 2019 End Date 25 May, 2019 Location Prospect Playhouse Start Time 7:30 PM End Time 10:00 PM Cayman Islands: 2005 Mercedes Benz SUV Reported Stolen, 22 April Police have received a report of a black Mercedes Benz SUV, registration #96296 which was last seen at about […]

Cricket: Wehby to head task force on corporate governance reform

From Windies ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies announced today that Jamaica senator Don Wehby has been appointed chairman of a Task Force on Corporate Governance Reform. The purpose of the Task Force is to help ensure that the organization reforms its governance to achieve greater transparency and accountability to shareholders, as well as […]

Windermere Prep’s Gunnar Studenhofft represents Cayman Islands on national soccer team

From Orange Observer By Troy Herring, Observer Preps Windermere Observer The junior forward has spent years playing for his country before arriving in Windermere last year. During Windermere Prep’s Spring Break toward the end of March, many students went off to enjoy some down time. Gunnar Studenhofft, a junior, could have been one of them, […]

Cayman Islands: Camana Bay Corporate League results

With the Camana Bay Corporate volleyball championships in sight, there was a lot at stake as the four teams warmed up for the semifinal matches on Wednesday, April 10th. At this stage in the league all the teams had already played each other once, so the teams knew the key players to watch out for […]

Cayman Islands: Walkers Road-Olympic Way Connector Road gets underway

Access to UCCI and Truman Bodden Sports Complex from Walkers Road will be easier and quicker. NRA has prepared route ahead of the CARIFTA Games (20-22 April). Full construction works will begin after the Games. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Motorists seeking access to University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) and the Truman Bodden Sports Complex […]

Concacaf announces details for the Preliminary Rounds of the Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifiers

The qualification phase will kick off in 2019 with regional qualifiers in Central America and the Caribbean Miami (Tuesday, April 16, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced details for the preliminary rounds of the Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. Regional qualifiers will begin this summer, with […]

Team Jamaica expects to lead the medal count at CARIFTA 2019

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Several of Jamaica’s top athletes will miss the 48th annual CARIFTA Games, but the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) is confident the team will once again top the medal standing when the meet takes place this Easter weekend (20 to 22 April) at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. The country, […]

US/Cayman Islands: 24-hour paddle in Wrightsville Beach to benefit families fighting cancer

By Terry Lane From Lumina News From 8 am Saturday through 8 am Sunday morning, 40 volunteer teams of paddlers will take part in a nationwide 24-hour paddle to raise money and show support for local families affected by cancer. The 24/Go Because You Can paddle goal is simple: Do something that you love to […]

SLAA: 5 newcomers in 9 member Saint Lucia CARIFTA Track Team

By Anthony De Beauville From The Voice St Lucia SLAA: Five Newcomers in 9 Member Saint Lucia CARIFTA Track Team By Anthony De Beauville From The Voice St Lucia Five newcomers have won favour with the Technical Committee of the Saint Lucia Athletics Association chaired by Henry Bailey, following last weekend’s National Junior/CARIFTA Trials track and […]