April 25, 2018

Cayman Islands: CIFA Youth Leagues resume

Games in the 2018 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues resumed this past Saturday, April 14 with a number of key Under 11, Under 13 and Under 15 match-ups. In the Boy’s Under 11 league played at the Annex Field, Future SCs Nahshon Ebanks and Caleb Fredricks scored four goals each as the boys […]

Minister of Tourism De Weever: FCCA preparing for Foundation‘s Caribbean Children’s Environmental Poster Competition

From SMN News POND ISLAND:— The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) is in the process of organizing its 2018 FCCA Foundation‘s Caribbean Children’s Environmental Poster Competition. This year’s competition, “Weathering the Storm: Disaster Preparation for my Destination”, seeks to promote and stimulate environmental awareness among Caribbean students, while effectively educating the younger generation on the importance […]

Cayman Islands: CARIFTA Swimming Championships 2018

The CARIFTA Swimming Championship is the largest event each year for Cayman’s age group swimmers to compete against the best in the region. Cayman has become a competitive force and a challenger to much bigger teams from bigger islands. With a medal haul of 41 this year and an all-time high of 50 medals last […]

Cayman International School expansion to include new early childhood centre and high school

Dart has submitted planning applications for a new early childhood centre and high school facilities for Cayman International School at Camana Bay.  The US $60 million expansion will almost double the school’s capacity to 1,100 students. In partnership with International Schools Services, a US-based non-profit organisation with a global portfolio of more than 300 schools, […]

Latin America and the Caribbean: a decade lost in ending child marriage

From UNICEF Without accelerated progress, nearly 20 million more girls in the region will be married in childhood by 2030 PANAMA/NEW YORK, 10 April 2018 – Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is the only region in the world where the prevalence of child marriage and early unions has not decreased in the last decade, UNICEF’s […]

Young Caymanian players to train with DC United

Three young Caymanian footballers – Ethan Rivers, Jaden Ebanks and Ciaron Haylock – will be spending a week at Major League Soccer (MLS) outfit DC United in April 2018. With the assistance of and encouragement from the West Bay Sports Foundation, the Cayman Islands Football Association, the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands […]

Pippa Middleton’s father-in-law arrested for allegedly raping teen

By James Cox, The Sun From Page Six Pippa Middleton‘s father-in-law has been held on suspicion of historic rapes of a minor. Millionaire hotel boss David Matthews, 74, faced court on Thursday after cops stopped him at Paris airport. The ‘attack’ is alleged to have happened on the exclusive French island of St Barts — […]

Recruitment for Cayman Islands Cadets now open

Learning valuable life skills, practicing good morals and high standards of conduct are just some of the attributes of a Cadet Corps member. The Cayman Islands Cadet Corps (CICC)  is looking for new recruits between the ages 11 – 16, to join the Band Detachment or the Marine Detachment and School Detachments at John Gray High […]

Enterprise Cayman encourages students to spend a “Summer in the City”

Cayman Enterprise City’s Enterprise Cayman initiative is now accepting applications for its annual “Summer in the City” internship programme. Now in its sixth year the programme aims to place 20+ young people with internship opportunities throughout Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) and the special economic zones (SEZs), which include: Cayman Tech City, Cayman Commodities & Derivatives […]

Youth Parliamentarians lauded

Cayman Islands: Nineteen Youth Parliamentarians were felicitated at a reception. Top performers received awards. Leading public officials attended to encourage the youth. Following their success at the 11th CPA Youth Parliament on Commonwealth Day, 19 local students were celebrated at a special reception held in their honour, where they also got a chance to meet […]