September 16, 2019

Three in Butterfly Race

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Three bright primary school students are the winners in the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise’s story-writing competition. Now as the nominees from the Cayman Islands, they will compete in the Rotary E-Club of the Caribbean 7020 Butterfly Storybook Project. Melissa Bachet, a nine-year-old Year 5 student of George Town Primary School; nine-year-old Christian Berry, […]

iNews Briefs

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Reporting app revealed The Department of Environment (DoE) has announced it is launching an app that will enable people to make reports to staff in real time on their iPads and smart phones whenever they see someone executing infractions in the Cayman Islands marine parks. The new technological development is related to further research being […]

Pirates week say “THANK YOU”

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At the Pirates Week Appreciation Awards  & Dinner event last Saturday (18) at Breezes By the Bay, George Town, the following awards were given out: 2013 Pirates Week Float Parade Winners                                                  […]

Country Star Trace Adkins checks into rehab after cruise ship brawl with impersonator [Ship calling in Cayman]

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The singer has battled addiction in the past…. Country singer Trace Adkins has checked himself into a rehab facility after reportedly getting into a physical fight with a Trace Adkins impersonator on a cruise ship. The singer, who in 2001 went to rehab for alcoholism, has reportedly fallen off the wagon, according to a statement […]

Robbery outside ATM – George Town

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From RCIPS Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 5:01 PM A Caymanian man has been arrested and is currently detained in police custody following a robbery in Fort Street earlier today. About noon today, Thursday 16 January, a 28-year-old woman had just withdrawn some cash from the Butterfield ATM in Fort Street, when she was approached by […]

Cayman Islands Rum Festival | The Premier Rum Experience

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6:30pm until 11:00pm Margaritaville, Island Plaza, George Town, Cayman Islands The Cayman Islands Rum Festival is the premier rum experience for rum drinkers, rum aficionados and rum lovers that have travelled to the tropics to sample the music, the food, the partying and people associated with drinking rum. The Festival aims to teach participants about […]

Cayman Islands Certificate and Badge of Honour

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Dr. Saratchandra (Sarath) de Alwis–Seneviratne The contributions of Dr. Saratchandra (Sarath) de Alwis-Seneviratne to the field of medicine, and to community life, in the Cayman Islands are countless. An indefatigable presence in the Cayman Islands since his arrival in 1994 as Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the George Town Hospital, Dr. de Alwis routinely […]

Unlucky 13 businesses in same GT plaza targeted by thieves

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Although 13 businesses in the same location – Grand Plaza on Howard Street, George Town were unlucky enough to be targeted by thieves during the night and morning of 4th and 5th of January 4 were actually lucky. The thieves tried but were unable to gain access to them. A spokesperson for the Royal Cayman Islands Police […]

iNews Briefs

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Police Stay Alive Campaign Ends  The RCIPS festive road safety drive STAY  ALIVE which commenced on the 29th  November   concluded on the 5th  January 2014. A total of 49 persons were arrested. 32 persons were arrested for Driving under the Influence. The other arrests were for various traffic  offences.  In addition  82 persons were […]

Marjorie Lucille Hurst (she would have been 93 today Jan 3)

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In memory of our dear sister Marjorie Lucille Hurst. Born Jan. 3 1921. Died Sep. 7 2010. From Helen and Joan TRIBUTE TO MY SISTER MARJORIE LUCILLE HURST I was about 5 or 6 years of age as I can recall when I was aware of my sister Marjorie better known as Madge. I have […]