April 3, 2020

Cayman: Vet Clinic announces changes due to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are implementing the following changes to protect our employees, our clients and the wider community: Effective today, March 19th 2020, our doors will be locked and we will be providing services through drop-off and parking lot waiting. We ask that upon your arrival for your appointment, you please call […]

Martin: Show some love to egg farmers and hens at Easter

By Melissa Martin Show some love to egg farmers and hens at Easter Easter eggs are a part of our annual holiday tradition. Boiling, coloring, decorating, hiding, hunting, and eating. It’s egg-citing! So, let’s show appreciation for farmers and chickens. Egg-cellent work between humans and hens.  Eggs are Popular What is World Egg Day? It […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: CISA Social cancelled Sat March 14 2020 The Cayman Islands Seafarers Association will be closed for the next 2 weeks with cancellation of the upcoming March Social on Tuesday.  The President on behalf of the Association will keep all its members up to date, be in touch by phone and extend our prayers for […]

Caribbean countries discuss National Blue Economy Priorities

New GEF-Funded Multi-country Blue Economy Initiative Gets Underway in the Caribbean BELIZE CITY, 4 MARCH 2020 (CRFM)—A new US$46 million initiative to promote Blue Economic priorities in the Caribbean, in support of the sustainable use and conservation of the region’s vast and diverse marine ecosystems and resources, gets underway with a two-day inception workshop on […]

Cayman: Green sea turtle nesting numbers at all time high

Cayman Turtle Centre: Island Wildlife Encounter is thrilled with the latest news, that the total number of turtle nests in all three Cayman Islands is 675 for 2019 nesting season. The results show that it’s the highest number of nests in Grand Cayman (468) and the highest number of Green turtle nests (342) observed by […]

Cayman: Batabano adds turtle-themed float competition to parade

Spectators encouraged to wear turtle-themed accessories Community groups and businesses on Grand Cayman are being invited to join in the celebration of the start of another turtle nesting season this May, by entering a float in this year’s Batabano parade on May 9, 2020. The Batabano float theme is “Islas Tortugas” and trophies will be […]

Annual survey of breeding turtles at the Cayman Turtle Centre

The mature turtles of the Cayman Turtle Centre’s Breeder Pond mate and lay their eggs in the sandy “beach” area at the pond side, during their nesting season which lasts from April through to November. These turtles are all very important to the Centre’s conservation programmes, and great care is taken to ensure that they […]

Scientists: Snake venom may be key to curing cancer

By Zoe Papadakis From Newsmax Scientists at the University of Northern Colorado believe snake venom can be the key to finding the cure for cancer.  Dr. Stephen Mackessy, professor at UNC’s School of Biology, has been analyzing the compound and proteins from the venom in different snakes, and is finding it can attack human cancer cells, reported CBS4.  Mackessy […]

How much would you pay for a streaming service for your dog?

BY STACKCOMMERCE MASHABLE SHOPPING From Mashable TL;DR: Keep your pup entertained with a 2-year subscription to Relax My Dog Video Streaming for $39.99, a 52% savings.  Long before Spotify released pet playlists, the geniuses at Relax My Dog were creating YouTube videos and music compilations specifically for your anxious or hyperactive four-legged friends. But unlike Spotify’s playlists, which have no […]

Cayman: McTaggart rides towards CAC Goal

On Sunday, Cayman’s elite dressage athlete, Jessica McTaggart took an important step on the road to international competition when she rode her horse Loris 7 in the FEI Intermediate 1 test for the first time ever, scoring an impressive 65.23% at the first National Dressage Show of the season, which was held at the Equestrian […]