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 […]

Cricket: Wehby to head task force on corporate governance reform

From Windies ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies announced today that Jamaica senator Don Wehby has been appointed chairman of a Task Force on Corporate Governance Reform. The purpose of the Task Force is to help ensure that the organization reforms its governance to achieve greater transparency and accountability to shareholders, as well as […]

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, […]

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 […]

Concacaf: Club Franciscain, Robinhood advance to 2019 Caribbean Club Shield Final

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao.-  Club Franciscain of Martinique and Robinhood of Suriname are through to the final of the 2019 Caribbean Club Shield following Saturday’s semifinal action. Club Franciscain doubled up hosts Jong Holland of Curacao 4-2, while Robinhood cruised past Weymouth Wales of Barbados 3-0. Braces from Stephane Abaul (20’, 90+4’) and Djenhael Mainge (60’, 67’) […]

Concacaf: Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis roll in CU17 Qualifying

BRADENTON, Florida – Group D of 2019 Concacaf Under-17 Championship Qualifying resumed on Thursday with Puerto Rico and Saint Kitts and Nevis taking home clean sheet victories. The Boricuas got a score in each half to top Martinique 2-0. Jose Luis Lopez broke the deadlock in the 27’ before Leandro Antonetti doubled the margin in the 47’ to polish off the scoreline. In the day’s […]

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 […]

The Esports industry – analysis and forecast

Esports (also known as electronic sports), is a type of sport played on an electronic system in which all the functions of the sport are performed by professional gamers who are usually a part of sporting organizations. Although you may jump to the conclusion that esports is a virtual variant of physical sports, that’s not […]