December 5, 2020

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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CAYMAN ISLANDS: George Town Clinic Closures The George Town general practice clinic will be undergoing necessary infrastructural repairs beginning onMonday, 13 March through to Sunday, 26 March. Normal functioning will resume on Monday, 27 March 2017. As a result, there will be no appointments during that period. Acute care services (walk-in clinic) will continue as usual, although patients may not have […]

Alligator gobbles turtle

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Big-ass alligator gobbles big-ass turtle at Florida golf course By Sam Laird From Mashable Image: Myakka Pines Golf Club, Facebook In March 2015, we brought you the story of the big-ass alligator that took over a Florida golf course. Now that same course has shared another run-in with a gargantuan gator, this time showing the […]

Caribbean governments advised to decriminalize prostitution

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From Power-J IAC BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday March 31, 2016 – An international academic is recommending the decriminalization of prostitution in the Caribbean. Professor Kamala Kempadoo of York University suggests this would help the region get a handle on the sex trade, protect at-risk groups, and fight stigma and discrimination against those engaged in the practice. “The […]

CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinal Schedule Amended –UPDATED–

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First leg matchups involving Alajuelense-DC United and Olimpia-Herediano Switch Dates Miami, FL (Wednesday, December 3, 2014) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today issued an amended schedule for the quarterfinals of the 2014/15 edition of the CONCACAF Champions League, the region’s premier competition for clubs. The quarterfinal round is […]

UWI defends doctor who performed C-section resulting in death of baby

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From Caribbean360 PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thursday March 13, 2014, CMC – The doctor who performed the C-section which led to the death of a baby at the Mt. Hope Maternity Hospital on Carnival Saturday has the backing of the University of the West Indies (UWI). On Wednesday, the University issued a statement in which it insisted […]

World Kidney Awareness

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World Kidney Day – Thursday March 13 – Dialysis Unit Open House at  Cayman Islands HAS   The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority invites you to join in celebrating World Kidney Day, Thursday March 13th.   Stop by to take a tour of the dialysis unit at the George Town Hospital and learn more about […]

St Vincent police to investigate woman’s death following raid by lawmen

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From Caribbean360 KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Thursday March 6, 2014, CMC – Police Commissioner Michael Charles says an investigation will be launched into the death of a 49-year-old woman, who died at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH) one day after lawmen raided her home in search of illegal weapons last week. Charles told reporters that […]