August 20, 2019

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: Office Closures: Needs Assessment Unit The Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) wishes to advise the public that its offices in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac will close from 3 p.m. on Thursday, 29 August 2019, for a staff meeting. Normal office hours will resume on Friday, 30 August. The NAU apologises for any inconvenience the closures may […]

Cricket: Bermuda captain forced out of ICC Twenty20 World Cup Qualifier after concussion

From Caribbean National Weekly HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – Bermuda captain Dion Stovell has been ruled out of the quadrangular ICC Americas Twenty20 World Cup Qualifier starting in Bermuda this weekend because of a head injury. Officials said on Wednesday that 35-year-old Stovell had been declared unfit to participate in the week-long tournament because of a […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Traffic Advisory for Miss Teen Cayman Motorcade, 17 August The Miss Teen Cayman Islands Motorcade will be taking place on Saturday, 17 August, beginning at 8:00AM at the Lions Centre on Crewe Road. The procession will travel via Crewe Road and Smith Road, making a stop at the Farmer’s Market. They will then travel via […]

Little League’s Award

Cayman: Gerry Kirkconnell receives Little League’s George Rivers Award Local businessman and community leader, Gerry Kirkconnell, was surprised to hear his name called at a recent Cayman Islands Little League (CILL) reunion event where he was watching kids play a spirited game of baseball. The person calling his name was JC Calhoun and the reason […]

Team Cayman wraps up at the 2019 Pan American Games

August 11 2019 – Lima, Peru – The XVIII Pan American Games Lima 2019 has drawn to a close, as thousands of athletes and spectators witnessed a magical night of pure ‘Peruvianness’. Held at Lima’s National Stadium, the two-hour-long ceremony called “Dance of Diversity” took the crowd on a trip along Peru’s coast, over its mountains […]

Pan Am games update

Pan Am games update Aug 9 From Jade Webster Brett Fraser has made it into the Final B for the Men’s 50m freestyle with a time of 22.74, a season-best time. Brett just missed qualifying for the Final A by 0.04.   Lauren Hew was unable to qualify into the finals for the Women’s 50m […]

Cayman: John Bodden – Men’s 1500m Free (Pan Am Games)

From Jade Webster John Bodden has done it again and PB’d in the Men’s 1500 m freestyle with a time of 16:16.31.  John cut 20 seconds off of his original time, coming in second in his heat.  A third heat, Final 3, will be held this evening (Sat 10). At this moment we are unable […]

Cayman: Anti-Corruption Commission charges Blake, Watson

On 8 August 2019, following a complex and protracted investigation, Investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission charged Mr. Bruce Blake and Mr. Canover Watson with the following: Blake, Bruce: One Count of Secret Commissions contrary to s.21(1)C of the Anti-Corruption Law 2008; Two counts of Acquiring or Retention of Criminal Property (Money Laundering) contrary to s.134(1) […]

PanAm Games Cayman Update August 8

UPDATE: Brett Fraser finished 8th in Men’s 100m free the Final A with a time of 49.97.Brett and Lauren will swim tomorrow in the 50m free. Brett’s time of 49.68 in the Men’s 100m freestyle has earned him a B cut time for the Olympics. Brett will also be in the Men’s 100m free Final […]

Soccer: Canadian men to face Cuba in Cayman Islands due to stadium issues in Havana

From TORONTO — Canada will play a scheduled CONCACAF Nations League away match against Cuba next month in the Cayman Islands rather than in Havana. “The CONCACAF Nations League match between Cuba and Canada will not be played in Havana, Cuba because the Pedro Marrero Stadium does not meet the minimum requirements set by CONCACAF […]