October 18, 2018

Slavery in the cotton fields still exists

From Debra Rosen, Walk Free You may think forced labour in cotton fields has been consigned to the history books, a relic of the transatlantic slave trade. But in Uzbekistan every year over a million children and adults are forced into the cotton fields by their government to meet daily picking quotas during the harvest […]

UPDATE: Super Typhoon Haiyan Finishes Pounding the Philippines, Headed for Vietnam

By Dr. Jeff Masters From Weather Underground 3:50 PM GMT on November 08, 2013 After spending 48 hours at Category 5 strength, the strongest landfalling tropical cyclone in world history, Super Typhoon Haiyan, has finally weakened to a Category 4 storm. With top sustained winds of 155 mph, Haiyan is still an incredibly powerful super typhoon, […]

Eckstein premiers his new thriller ‘The Final Rule” at Camana Bay

A new thriller movie set in a tropical island by prolific Cayman writer Phillip Eckstein premieres this month at Mizu at Camana Bay. “The Final Rule” was written, directed and produced by Mr Eckstein, who writes under the ghost name of David Bailey. The cast director is well-known Caymanian, Michael McLaughlin, who also plays one […]

First ever LIVE viewing of a coral spawning event!! Cayman Islands

From 3reef The Reefs of the Cayman Islands will be spawning during the next 3 days and will be via live stream from the Caymans. http://www.wildgooseimaging.com/blog…spawning-event Link to Cayman Island Reef Cam this will be a live event for the next three days August 26 to 28 http://teens4oceans.org/index.php/ca…toring-webcam/ For more on this story go to: […]

New White House ‘Butler’ film criticizes Reagan

By Paul Scicchitano Newsmax A biographer of former President Ronald Reagan said some scenes in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” may amount to what he describes as “Hollywood malpractice” if they turn out to be based on anything other than facts. Paul Kengor, who wrote two books about the late president: “The Crusader” and “God and […]

“The 39 Steps” steps up to be another CDS winner

I was present, along with iNews Cayman publisher, Joan Wilson, to watch the Technical Rehearsal of the latest offering by the Cayman Drama Society (CDS), the comedy stage version of John Buchan’s famous spy thriller, “The 39 Steps”. This stage version is based upon the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film and the Broadway production that closed […]

HBO announces its August movie lineup premieres in the Caribbean

    Battlefield America (Cinedigm) – Sean Lewis (Marques Houston), is a young, charismatic, successful businessman who lands a community service sentence and falls in with a group of misfit kids who need mentoring. With the help of professional dance instructor Sara (Mekia Cox), he works to get the kids ready for a big underground dance […]

Agatha Christie’s Marple – Series 6 – 1. A Caribbean Mystery

By Alison Graham From Radio Times Miss Marple has a bad knee and, on the sage advice of her nephew, is on a trip to a lush Caribbean island in the hope that the warmth will ease her aching joints. But we all know that Miss Marple (Julia McKenzie) can never go anywhere without murdered […]


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UPDATE: Oklahoma tornado official death toll is 24 (not 51)

UPDATE: Oklahoma tornado: Search for survivors continues May 21st 2013 From BBC Emergency workers in the US are continuing to search for survivors of the massive tornado that tore through a suburb of Oklahoma City on Monday. Rescuers worked through the night in the rubble of homes, schools and a hospital in Moore, the worst-hit area. […]