June 17, 2021

Meet the Cayman Islands finalists of Proud of Them: David & Kasinda

David Forbes David Forbes, 18, is an exemplary student who already has a string of major awards and personal achievements under his belt. His record of academic success began early in life, when he was named the Head Boy at Savannah Primary School. During his time at Savannah Primary he was awarded the Joanna Clarke […]

OK, let’s talk about sex at the Rio Olympics

BY SAM LAIRD From Mashable Olympians are doin’ it, doin’ it and doin’ it well, to paraphrase one LL Cool J. We’re talking about sports, of course. But the same applies to sex at the Games. Ten-thousand of the world’s most finely tuned athletes are living in dorm-style housing for the Rio Olympics. They’re swiping […]

“Stuff the Bus” partners with Hurley’s Media and invites other Cayman Islands businesses to get involved in the B

Stuff the Bus, an annual community wide initiative, hosted by Caribbean Alliance Insurance kicked off last week with the aim of helping hundreds of students returning to classes at the end of this month. The goal of the community drive is to fill a big yellow school bus full of donations with basic school supplies […]

2 Bios of Cayman Islands “Proud of them” youth

Here are the first 2 of the individual bios from the Proud of Them (PoT) reception held at the George Town Yacht Club on Wednesday, 3 August 2016.   Youth Minister Osbourne Bodden and Education Minister Tara Rivers presented the 12 young people with certificates as well as $500 cash stipends. See also iNews Cayman […]

News Briefs & Community Events

Belize Bank seeks to satisfy $27M judgment against Belize Gov’t From OffshoreAlert Following a recent appeals court ruling in Washington, D.C., British businessman Michael Ashcroft’s Belize Bank is attempting to find and seize assets in the United States that belong to the Belize Government in order to satisfy a $27 million judgment that was entered […]

The Washington Post is handing its Olympic coverage to a robot reporter

By Luke Dormehl, Digital Trends From Business Insider The Olympics is all about humankind’s ability to triumph over its naturally-imposed limitations and the world around it. So why, then, has the highly-respected Washington Post announced that it is handing much of the reportage of individual events over to Heliograf, its robot reporter? Rather than sitting in […]

Improved budgeting process on the horizon in Saint Kitts and Nevis, as ECLAC wraps-up training

A recent training workshop facilitated  by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has “opened the eyes” of the Ministry of Finance of Saint Kitts and Nevis on how budgeting can be done “better”, according to Mr. Calvin Edwards, Deputy Financial Secretary in the Ministry of Finance. […]

Human climate influence means we’re skipping an ice age

By Andrew Tarantola From engadget NO GLACIERS FOR YOU! COME BACK, 100,000 YEARS! According to a new study published in Nature, human-generated climate change — specifically the massive additions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses to the atmosphere — is causing the Earth to effectively delay the start of the next ice age by […]

CARICOM Caribbean Community : Modify, modernise in current realities – CARICOM Assistant Secretary-General

The ever-changing internal and external realities have made it imperative for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to modify and modernise its approaches, operations and frameworks. This is the message Ambassador Colin Granderson, CARICOM Assistant Secretary-General, Foreign and Community Relations, took to a new corps of Guyanese diplomats late in July at the Foreign Service Institute in […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Grand Cayman: Road closure Friday, 5 August, in central GT Please be advised that all of Cardinal Avenue in Central George Town (from the junction with Edwards to Harbor Drive) will be closed tomorrow, from 7AM – 4PM, for a celebration of Jamaican Independence being organized by the Roma United Sports Club.   Cayman Islands’ […]