September 19, 2018

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Managing Trademark Assets Europe heads to London on 28 January Managing Trademark Assets Europe 2019 Hear how in-house counsel are cost-effectively managing trademark portfolios World Trademark Review (WTR) is delighted to announce that Managing Trademark Assets Europe will be heading to […]

Singjay, Hessnce releases tribute song to Yetanya Francis

By Howard Campbell From South Florida Caribbean News KINGSTON, Jamaica – The gruesome murder of Yetanya Francis, a teenaged girl in Jamaica has sparked outrage among politicians and civic groups  throughout the country. Hessnce, a singjay, is equally incensed. Last week, Hessnce released Pray in tribute to 14-year-old Yetanya Francis whose burnt body was found in an […]

Cayman Islands Rotary Club’s gifts back to school supplies to students

24 students started the new academic year with “bags” of confidence thanks to the generosity of Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise. The service club donated a carful of colourful backpacks with school supplies for distribution by the Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) to deserving students. “Rotary Sunrise knows how important having the […]

Cayman Islands Rotary Club’s gifts back to school supplies to students

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – 24 students started the new academic year with “bags” of confidence thanks to the generosity of Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise. The service club donated a carful of colourful backpacks with school supplies for distribution by the Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) to deserving students. “Rotary Sunrise knows […]

Belize: Chief Ed. – Nazarene High students should not have been sent home

From 7News Belize Earlier this week, we told you all about the two dozen or so students that were locked out of Nazarene High because their hair wasn’t short enough. It’s sparked a lot of debate in the public on whether the school went too far in enforcing its code for dress and appearance. But, […]

Cayman Islands Stingray swimmers had a busy Summer

The annual banquet is a time when Stingray’s family – current and alumni – come together (away from the pool deck) to socialise. Once the important work of eating is complete the swimmers, volunteers and coaches are recognised. Award categories and those recognised at the 2018 Banquet are: Stingray’s wildly popular ‘Paper Plate’ Awards are […]

Cayman Islands’ young footballers make move to England

Three young Caymanian footballers who have sharpened their skills under the tutelage of coaches at Excel Sports Management Ltd. (ESM) are taking the next step in their development as they move to Ipswich, England to attend St Joseph’s College. Justin Byles (13), Immanuel Duran (13), and Jackson Kirkconnell (15) will be attending the prestigious boarding […]

OECS launches new youth platform: OECS YES In Action

Monday, August 27, 2018 — The OECS Commission is pleased to launch a new youth-centered initiative, OECS YES In Action, that provides a platform for knowledge sharing and inspiration to the region’s aspiring young professionals. OECS YES In Action, is an extension of the OECS YES Campaign created to foster the development of a Youth […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands: Media Studies @ UCCI: Video Editing 1 Check out the media studies courses being offered at UCCI this fall! Media Studies courses at UCCI This fall UCCI is offering several courses in Media Studies, including Video Editing 1, Videography […]

End Orphanage Child Trafficking

From Freedom United August 2018: We have reached out to Global Vision International, Go Overseas, WorkAway, Love Volunteers, African Impact and Plan My Gap Year calling on them to join organizations such as Volunteer Service Overseas who have taken a stand against orphanage placements, publishing a statement on their website in 2016. Traffickers and dishonest children’s homes are […]