April 24, 2019

NAN: CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – APRIL 23, 2019

From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. April 23, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this Tuesday morning, April 23, 2019: The Caribbean nation of Jamaica has recorded a murder rate of 406 in just 110 days of 2019, officials say. An investigating judge has cleared […]

Windermere Prep’s Gunnar Studenhofft represents Cayman Islands on national soccer team

From Orange Observer By Troy Herring, Observer Preps Windermere Observer The junior forward has spent years playing for his country before arriving in Windermere last year. During Windermere Prep’s Spring Break toward the end of March, many students went off to enjoy some down time. Gunnar Studenhofft, a junior, could have been one of them, […]

Cayman Islands: Camana Bay Corporate League results

With the Camana Bay Corporate volleyball championships in sight, there was a lot at stake as the four teams warmed up for the semifinal matches on Wednesday, April 10th. At this stage in the league all the teams had already played each other once, so the teams knew the key players to watch out for […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Support our athletes at Carifta 2019! From Cayman Islands National Museum Cayman Islands FRC Holds Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme (DVITP) next month. The training will be held at the FRC’s offices at 77 Walkers Street, Mary Street, […]

US/Cayman Islands: 24-hour paddle in Wrightsville Beach to benefit families fighting cancer

By Terry Lane From Lumina News From 8 am Saturday through 8 am Sunday morning, 40 volunteer teams of paddlers will take part in a nationwide 24-hour paddle to raise money and show support for local families affected by cancer. The 24/Go Because You Can paddle goal is simple: Do something that you love to […]

SLAA: 5 newcomers in 9 member Saint Lucia CARIFTA Track Team

By Anthony De Beauville From The Voice St Lucia SLAA: Five Newcomers in 9 Member Saint Lucia CARIFTA Track Team By Anthony De Beauville From The Voice St Lucia Five newcomers have won favour with the Technical Committee of the Saint Lucia Athletics Association chaired by Henry Bailey, following last weekend’s National Junior/CARIFTA Trials track and […]

Cayman Islands: “Delivering Government’s Priorities”

2020/2021 Strategic Policy Statement “Delivering Government’s Priorities” By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 12 April, 2019 Mr. Speaker, the Honourable Minister of Finance and Economic Development earlier today laid on the table of this Honourable House, and spoke to, this Government’s 2020/2022 Strategic Policy Statement. Mr. Speaker, with your permission, I will read […]

Dive Pirates Foundation exploring Grand Cayman’s Cobalt Coast

By John Liang From Deeper Blue The Dive Pirates Foundation this week is exploring Clearly Cayman’s newly acquired Cobalt Coast as a location for seasoned adaptive divers to continue enjoying great Caribbean diving. According to foundation President Sophie Wimberley: “Cayman Brac will always be our home for our yearly trip with new adaptive divers, and with our longstanding relationship with Cayman Brac […]

Bermuda and Turks & Caicos cautiously optimistic about CARIFTA 2019

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Bermuda and the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are expressing cautious optimism going into the 48th CARIFTA Games which take place over Easter weekend at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. Bermudians were hoping Sakari Famous would win a brighter colour medal for them at this year’s Games but Famous, who […]

NORCECA Beach Volleyball

Cayman Islands teams announced and DART commits NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament The Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation (CIVF) has announced the teams that will compete for Cayman in the upcoming NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament which takes place from 26 to 28 April at Seven Mile Public Beach. In addition, the event itself has also received a […]