July 18, 2019

Cayman: Miss Cayman Universe confirms contestants, sets pageant date

The Miss Cayman Islands Universe committee is pleased to announce that its annual pageant is set for Saturday, 17 August at the Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman. This year will see six contestants vying for the crown to compete at the prestigious Miss Universe pageant. “We are very excited to launch this year’s events and to […]

Researchers identify 6 factors crucial for senior sex

From Newsmax More than biology is at play when it comes to why older women have less sex as they age. A number of psychological factors contribute to the drop in libido, a new study claims. Researchers identified six factors crucial for seniors to have an active sex life. Those factors include body image concerns, […]

Soccer: The Women’s World Cup final got bigger US TV ratings than the 2018 men’s final

By Travis Clark From Business Insider Fox’s broadcast of the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday was watched by 14.3 million viewers, according to Nielsen. That’s up 22% from last year’s broadcast of the men’s final. Sunday’s game is the most watched soccer telecast since 2015’s Women’s World Cup final, which is the highest-rated women’s […]

Get the Look: Everything You Need to Know About Beauty Treatments

Did you know that women in the United States spend approximately a quarter of a million dollars on enhancing their looks throughout their lifetime? Men are not far behind. On average, they spend about $175,680 in their lifetime. But where exactly does all this money go to? Well, the rise in popularity of beauty treatments is a major contributor. […]

Did you know slavery is involved in bringing us the World Cup?

From Freedom United The Women’s 2019 World Cup is drawing to a close and many of us are now looking forward to the Men’s 2022 World Cup – but not at the expense of workers’ freedom. Migrant workers in Qatar, some of whom are involved in construction projects for the World Cup, are alleging labor abuses that amount […]

Why Janet Jackson is pop’s most underrated legend

By Nick Levine From BBC With a Glastonbury show and a Las Vegas residency, the singer is back in the limelight – which is good reason to celebrate her as the pioneer she has been, writes Nick Levine. Janet Jackson’s upcoming appearance at this year’s Glastonbury Festival has already made headlines. When the singer tweeted the […]

ECLAC subregional meeting examines progress and challenges in the Caribbean in preparation for the XIV Regional Conference on Women

Government officials and experts from across the Caribbean participated in the subregional preparatory meeting of the XIV session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean, an ECLAC subsidiary body, held in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on 18 June 2019 to examine progress as well as obstacles for advancing […]

Study: Black women born in U.S. have more aggressive breast cancer

By Tauren Dyson From UPI June 13 (UPI) — Black women born in the United States have a higher rate of triple-negative breast cancer than black women who are U.S. citizens born in Eastern and Western Africa, and the Caribbean, a study says. This research, published Thursday in the journal Cancer, suggests not all black women have disproportionately […]

Women in travel: How to protect yourself when travelling for work

From HYRDE Business travellers, specifically women, are very exposed to different threats that can affect their well-being during and even after the trip. That’s why it is only wise for them to learn the different ways on how to protect themselves when they are travelling for work. Being proactive and aware of the unique travel-related […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) Closing Early The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) would like to notify the public that their office will be closed on Monday, 17 June 2019 at 3 p.m., to facilitate a staff meeting. DCI will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, 18 June 2019.  DCI staff […]