April 25, 2019

Cayman Islands: World Health Day screenings set for East End

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The theme for World Health Day 2019 is Universal Health Coverage, with a focus on access to Primary Health Care. Universal health coverage enables everyone to access the services that address the most important causes of disease and death, and ensures that the quality of those services is good enough to improve the health of […]

2019 Cayman Islands FA Youth Football Leagues: George Town’s U11 Boys score first win of the season

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Focus resumed on the Boys and Girls Under 11 age-groups as the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues continued this past Saturday, February 16 with a full schedule of games at the Annex Field. After opening the season with two losses in the Boys Under 11 league, George Town SC I secured their first […]

Cayman Islands police: George Town man charged with 12 offenses including Arson and Assaulting police/Woman charged for drug offenses following search in EE

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From RCIPS George Town Man Charged with 12 Offenses Including Arson and Assaulting Police, 11 February A man, age 21 of George Town, has been formally charged with 12 offenses including: ·         Two counts of Causing Fear or Provocation of Violence, in relation to incidents on 5 and 13 October, 2018; ·         Dangerous Driving, Driving Without Being […]

Cayman Islands NHDT breaks ground in East End

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From GIS WHO:                                      The Housing Ministry and the National Housing Development Trust WHAT:                                   Groundbreaking for the Affordable Housing Initiative in East End. WHEN:                                   Thursday, 16 January 2019, 10.00 a.m. WHERE:                                 Affordable Housing site off John McLean Drive, behind East End Primary School. PARTICIPANTS:                   Housing Minister Dwayne Seymour, NHDT Chair George Powell, NHDT Board Members, NHDT General Manager Julio […]

Water-related death involving child near East End

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From RCIPS On Friday, 4 January, just before 6PM, police responded to a residence off Austin Connolly Drive in East End regarding a report of a missing young child.  Shortly after arrival police were informed that the child had been found by a family member in the water along the shoreline. The child, a girl, just […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Cayman Islands swimming coach and special education teacher loses battle with cancer It is with much sadness to have to report that Penny McDowall, former special education teacher and founder of the Special Olympics swimming programme in the Cayman Islands, has died. Mrs. McDowall has been fighting cancer for over six years but sadly passed […]

Cayman Islands: Fatal kite surfing incident in East End/32 motor vehicle collisions over a 3 day period

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Fatal kite surfing incident in East End From RCIPS Dec 28 2018 Just after 1PM Thursday, 27 December, police and other emergency personnel were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a location off Austin Connolly Drive in East End, where it  was reported that a man was kite surfing and was swept away by […]

Cayman Islands November 2018 funerals

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Eric James Bergstrom                                    14 Oct 1933 – 13 Oct Dilson Barbosa Silva                                26 Jan 1958 – 27 Oct 2018   Prospect Richard Christiansen              16 Sep 1930 – 2 Nov 2018   East End Carol Mae (Benedict)  Mascarenhas     28 Feb 1967  – 5 Nov 2018   Prospect Clara Estelle Bush                        8 Nov 1913 – 14 Nov 2018   Boatswain Bay Donald George […]

Ride Out Cayman, a Legal Motor-biking Event, Sunday, 25 November

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From RCIPS The RCIPS has granted a procession and road closure request to the organizers of Ride Out Cayman (ROC), a motorbike ride that will take place this Sunday, 25 November, from approximately 12PM to 3:30PM. The procession will begin in Industrial Park at 12PM and proceed to East End, then North Side, back through […]

Cayman Islands Funerals September 2018

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Rhonda Lue Ebanks        – 19 Sep 2018   Garden of Eden Rose Vernice Ebanks      – 26 Sep 2018 West Bay                                                 – Hafford Duel Rivers – 28 Sep 2018 – Boatswain Bay O Jackson Newball      – 28 Sep 2018 >Oswald Barrington Charles Gregory              –  22 Sep 1953  – 2 Sep 2018   Prospect Hebe Georgiana McKenzie      16 Sep 1917 – 10 […]