December 3, 2023

Rihanna sued over bill for grandmother’s funeral

From Caribbean 360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Wednesday November 13, 2013 – The company that handled funeral arrangements for Rihanna’s beloved grandmother Clara “Dolly” Brathwaite is suing the Barbadian songbird for Bds$202,214. After Mrs Brathwaite lost her long battle with cancer in June last year, her famous granddaughter threw her a lavish, no-expense-spared funeral in Barbados, complete […]

African Movie Awards opens its doors to Caribbean filmmakers

From ebuzzafrica Organisers of the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) met with Caribbean filmmakers over the weekend in a latest bid to strengthen their relationship in the film world. Hot on the heels of the recent Toronto Film Festival, where they held a business roundtable with the cream of the film industry in attendance, the […]

No turtle release but Cayman Turtle Farm conservation concerns remain

From WSPA Every year, the Cayman Turtle Farm releases a handful of baby turtles into the wild in celebration of Pirates Week festival. From the outside it looks like a great conservation project but, sadly, it does more harm than good. The news that this year’s release has been cancelled is therefore a victory for […]

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Cuban Migrants – Update

From RCIPS Wed Nov 12 2013 at 9:02 At approximately 6 pm on 11 November 2013 a report was received that Cuban migrants were sighted in the vicinity of Scotts Dock. Police and Immigration responded. There were 28 men and three women on board (previously reported as 29 men). One male migrant was taken to […]

Team Diabetes from Canada will be here again for Cayman’s Marathon

Team Diabetes is a fundraising programme for the Canadian Diabetes Association where people can walk, run, hike, or bike in events in British Columbia, across Canada or around the world. And around the world includes the Cayman Islands. Team Diabetes brought a contingent of 100-plus runners with their supporters last year to the Intertrust Cayman […]

Last chance to register for Goats Workshops

This month (November 2013) the Department of Agriculture will host a series of workshops that will focus on the different facets of owning and raising goats in the Cayman Islands. The three part Goat Workshop series is targeting local livestock farmers. Each course will take place at the Upstairs Pavilion on the Grounds at Lower […]

Bahamas Brass Band performs in Cayman Islands for Remembrance Service

From The Bahamas Weekly Bahamas Brass band performed in the Cayman Islands on Sunday November 10th. Photos seen here were provided by Leon R. Williams. The Bahama Brass Band of the Church of God of Prophecy [COGOP] played at the Veterans / Poppy Day Service for the Government of the Cayman Islands on Sunday morning. […]

Corey Smith’s hat trick seals win for St. Ignatius’ Under 11s

The 2013/2014 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) resumed this past weekend following the mid- term break with a number of games played at various venues across the Island. In the feature game in Group A, St. Ignatius Prep travelled to the Dart Field to tackle the lively youngsters from Cayman International School. In the Under […]

iNews Briefs

Cabinet receives report from ICTA regulator Kurt Tibbetts, Minister for Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure, ordered a report into the circumstances surrounding the alleged manipulation by the Information and Technology Authority (ICTA) to the recruitment process in two posts. One of these posts concerned a work permit holder who was given the job before deadlines […]