April 24, 2018

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below Hedge fund accountant Rob Patraulea fights for license in Cayman Islands By David Marchant From OffshoreAlert Robert Patraulea v. Council of the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants: Notice of Originating Motion Canadian hedge fund accountant Robert Patraulea, who has worked in Cayman since at […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below   Cayman Islands: Suspected Arson in Bodden Town Friday, 20 April From RCIPS On Friday, 20 April, just after 11AM, police and fire officers responded to a report of a fire on Nettie Levy Close in Bodden Town that had caused significant damage to a […]

Roger Federer just smashed yet another tennis record

By Alan Dawson From Business Insider Roger Federer just smashed yet another tennis record. The 20-time tennis major champion has now spent 700 weeks — or 13.4 years — ranked in the top four male players in the sport. Something tells us Federer is not done yet. Roger Federer is a record-breaker. The 36-year-old has […]

Hundreds of sharks and fish discovered tangled in ‘ghost net’ drifting across Caribbean Sea

By Tom Embury-Dennis From Independent UK ‘I jumped in the water first and was shocked at what I saw. It took my breath away’ Hundreds of dead fish and sharks have been discovered by divers tangled in a huge, abandoned fishing net drifting off the coast of the Cayman Islands. The floating “ghost net” has […]

4 NCAA tournament teams headline strong  Cayman Islands Classic Basketball Tournament

GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS — Caymax Sports Ltd., in conjunction with Global Sports Management, has announced that Clemson, Creighton, Georgia State and St. Bonaventure, which competed in the 2018 NCAA Tournament, will headline the second annual eight-team Cayman Islands Classic college basketball invitational Nov. 19-21 2018. Akron, Boise State, Georgia and Illinois State also will […]

Caribbean Club Shield – Day two tables and results [Cayman’s BT top Group C]

From CONCACAF SOURCE: http://www.concacafleague.com/en/article/caribbean-club-shield-day-two-table-and-results After two days played in the inaugural edition of the Caribbean Shield Cup 2018, Concacaf.com presents the standings and scorers of the tournament.     Group A GP W D L GF GA GD Pts 1.- INTER MOENGOTAPOE 2 2 0 0 10 0 +10 6 2.- UNITE SAINTE-ROSIENNE 2 1 […]

Team Cayman Islands athletes hailed for their efforts in Australia

The 21 athletes, who represented the Cayman Islands at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia from 4-15 April have all packed up and returned home being told despite not winning any medals, they are still winners. “The greatest honour for an athlete is to be selected to represent their country internationally, and you […]

Wins for Bodden Town [Cayman Islands], Inter Moengo, USR and Real Rincon on Caribbean Shield opening day

CONCACAF: April 15, 2018 – There were opening day victories for Bodden Town FC, USR Saint-Rose, Inter Moengo Tapoe and SV Real Rincon as the inaugural CONCACAF Caribbean Shield got underway in Santiago, Dominican Republic on Friday. Powering their way to the biggest win on the day were Inter Moengo of Suriname as they whipped […]

Caribbean Sports – Caribbean medal count surpasses 40 at Commonwealth Games

From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. April 14, 2018: With just one more day to go before the conclusion of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, the Caribbean region’s combined medal haul has reached a whopping 41 as of today. That includes 13 gold medals from the region’s stalwart athletes. Jamaica is holding […]

Jamaica Government facilitating access to sport for all

By Chris Patterson From JIS Story Highlights Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia Grange, has reiterated the Government’s commitment to make sport accessible to all. “Studies have shown the importance of engaging in regular physical activity from a young age, which means that physical activity not only produces an immediate benefit, but […]