May 27, 2019

Cayman Islands’ first mental health peer support group for young adults, a success

From Alex Panton Foundation 23rd May 2019 George Town, Grand Cayman: The Alex Panton Foundation (APF) announced this week that the Cayman Islands’ first mental health peer-led support group for young adults, which was launched in April, is a success. The group welcomes young persons between the ages of 18 and 25 who are living […]

Cayman Islands Teen Panel shares underlying causes of stress and anxiety

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), organisers of Teen Panel 2019, underscored this year’s Child Month theme of ”Be Strong! Be Bold! Be You! by asking the forum to discuss how to cope with stress while commenting on its root causes. Held at George Town, Town Hall, the event was […]

Digicel, NBA to hold basketball camps across Caribbean

From telecompaper Digicel and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced plans to hold joint basketball camps for children across the Caribbean for the fifth consecutive year. Starting on 18 May in Trinidad and Tobago, the NBA Digicel Jumpstart Basketball Camps will also feature stops in Jamaica and Barbados. The three camps will be divided into […]

Cayman Islands HSA offers free evaluation for children and adults with speech and language disorders

With speech and language disorders ranking among the most common disabilities in children, parents and caregivers are encouraged to learn the signs and seek evaluation at the Health Services Authority’s (HSA’s) Speech Therapy Open House this month if they have concerns about their child’s ability to communicate. Complimentary developmental screenings for children and cognitive-linguistic screenings […]

Cayman Islands: Teen panel to discuss dealing with stress and anxiety

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Child Month’s Teen Panel meeting tomorrow (Thursday, 16 May 2019) is seeking adolescents’ views on how they cope with stress caused by a variety of factors including the peer pressure surrounding social media, societal expectations, self-esteem issues and exams.             The panelists from government and private high schools are between 14 and […]

Draw reveals Groups for the 2020 Concacaf Women’s Under-17 Championship

The youth competition will qualify the top three finishers to the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2020 Miami (Thursday, May 9, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) conducted the official draw for the 2020 Concacaf Women’s Under-17 Championship, at the Concacaf headquarters, in Miami, FL. The draw, which […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands Seafarers Association General Meeting The Cayman Islands Seafarers Association wishes to inform all Members that there will be a General Meeting, on Tuesday 21 May at 7:30 PM. in the Seafarer’s Hall, 11 Victory Ave. Prospect. 3 Buses from West Bay Town Hall at 6:00 pm”. Barnes Bus – GT Public library parking […]

Cayman Islands Child Month Church Service calls on community’s support

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – This year’s Child Month awardees, Tiann Scott and Julius Smith, were announced during the Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) Child Month Church Service at First Baptist Church, George Town (Sunday, 5 May 2019). Eleven-year-old Tiann, was honoured as an outstanding scholar, artist and all-star communicator. The Lighthouse school student’s character […]

Turtling at Junior Batabano

Cayman Carnival Batabano pays homage to Cayman’s turtling heritage at Junior Batabano Junior Batabano is set to hit the streets of George Town on Saturday May 11, 2019 with the theme “Once Upon A Turtle”, which pays homage to Cayman’s turtling heritage. “One of our new marketing initiatives for Cayman Carnival Batabano overall going forward […]

Excellence in Teaching STEM Award celebrates Cayman Islands educators

The Dart Minds Inspired Award for Excellence in Teaching STEM was held on May 2 at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands to recognise outstanding educators in the subjects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics – collectively known as STEM. Dart Education Programmes Senior Manager Glenda McTaggart says the Award for Excellence in Teaching STEM is Dart’s way […]