November 14, 2018

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce: Mentoring Cayman receives record enrollment

High school can be one of the most challenging periods of any student’s life. Peer and parental pressure and the stress of maintaining good grades can sometimes lead to unintended consequences for even the most talented and goal-oriented students. Mentoring Cayman, a partnership between the Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, […]

Cayman Islands Under 20s fall to El Salvador in tournament opener

The Cayman Islands Under 20 Men’s National Football Team lost their opening Group F game to El Salvador 1-3 on Sunday evening at the CONCACAF Men’s Under 20 Championships at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Although the official CONCACAF record books will show the score to be a loss for the Cayman Islands, what […]

Jamaica Combined Cadet Force keen on steering youth from crime

By Rosheika Grant From JIS The Jamaica Combined Cadet Force (JCCF) is aiming to tackle crime by engaging the nation’s youth and diverting them from becoming involved in illicit activities. Addressing a Jamaica Information Service (JIS) Think Tank at the agency’s head office in Kingston, JCCF Adjutant Training Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Simoan Foster, said the […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands Police Request Public Assistance in Identifying Stolen Items, The police are requesting public assistance in identifying several items that are believed to have been stolen.  Officers, in the execution of their duties, seized several items (some of which are attached), […]

Cayman Islands: Ackeem Hyde training with San Antonio FC

Nineteen year-old Under 20 national team and Future SC defender Ackeem Hyde is currently on a professional tryout with United Soccer League (USL) team San Antonio FC in Texas in the United States. San Antonio FC play in the Western Conference in the USL, which is the world’s largest Division II professional soccer league with […]

Applications open for the World Bank Youth Summit 2018

World Bank Group Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — The annual World Bank Group Youth Summit will be held in October 2018 under the theme “Unleashing the Power of Human Capital”. The event which seeks to empower youth to find their own innovative ideas for development and provide a platform for dialogue, will gather attendees from over […]

Young people are the loneliest age group but smartphones aren’t to blame

BY LAURA BYAGER From Mashable Youth is a period most often associated with great promise, many possibilities, and an overall sense of freedom. But, youth can also be a time in life when many of us feel very lonely. A new major survey of over 55,000 people conducted by the BBC found that the loneliest […]

Fake marriage to child on April Fools Day, lands man in jail

By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian A 46-year-old man with Guyanese roots was remanded to prison yesterday in neighbouring Trinidad, after he was hauled before the court for conducting a fake marriage to a 15-year-old child on April Fools Day, and then sexually assaulting her under the pretext that he was her husband. The court […]

Cayman Islands: School buses and other road safety tips

Schools across the Cayman Islands have just completed their first month of the fall term; most motorists have noticed a tremendous increase in traffic around the island, especially in the before- and after-school hours.  Police have noticed and received reports of some dangerous behaviour on the road, especially around school buses. The RCIPS would like […]

Cayman International School and Sir JAC open the new season

The 2018 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons began this past Saturday with games at various venues across Grand Cayman. In Group A at the Dart Field, Cayman International School and Sir John A. Cumber Primary opened the new season with three entertaining games. In the PFL Under […]