November 15, 2019

Cayman: Rundown time again!

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – It’s Rundown time again! Cayman’s most hilarious comedy show is back for its 27th season with its usual disclaimer “If You Don’t Laugh, Sue Me”. However, neither the performers or the organisers – Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) – should be in any danger of legal action because attendees are […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: CBC Public Auction Notice The public is hereby notified that a Public Auction will be conducted by the Customs and Border Control Service (CBC), on undeclared and seized goods.  The following category of goods will be auctioned from 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Saturday, 23 November 2019, in the parking lot of CBC Headquarters, located at 42 Owen […]

Cayman: Bodden Town wins District Heritage Ambassador Costume Competition

DISTRICT HERITAGE AMBASSADOR COSTUME COMPETITION SET FOR HOLIDAY MONDAY [George Town, Grand Cayman, ] – The Tourism Attraction Board and the Pirates Week Festival Office are pleased to announce the annual District Heritage Ambassador Costume Competition (DHACC) will take place at ‘Culture Shop’ on Monday 11th November. The competition starts at 5:00 pm on the […]

Cayman: Swanky at District Heritage Day events

Swanky Kitchen Band (guardians of our musical culture) will be performing at the districts. See below: Tuesday 12 November                                  East End Heritage Field, Seaview Road                   EAST END                           8:15 PM Wednesday 13 November                           West Bay Heritage Field, Birch Tree Hill Road       WEST BAY                           8:15 PM Friday 15 November                                       Nurse Josie’s Senior Centre, Gun […]

1956 TV footage of iconic lounge chair

The Original 1956 NBC TV Footage of Charles & Ray Eames Debuting Their Iconic Lounge Chair By Rain Noe From Core77 This is so cool! In the 1950s NBC had the Today show and The Tonight Show, as they do today. But they also had a show in between them called Home, hosted by Editor-in-Chief […]

Cayman: Governor and Deputy Governor on passing of Premier’s Father

Disseminated on behalf of The Governor’s Office Statement by HE the Governor on the Passing of the Hon. Premier’s Father, Mr McNeeMcLaughlin I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of the Hon. Premier’s Father Mr McNee McLaughlin. Mr McLaughlin had a varied career over many years; teaching on the Brac and in West […]

The Editor speaks: Now the red poppy we wear is controversial

There is something very wrong in this world when a single red artificial poppy that has stood as a mark of respect for all those who have lost their lives fighting on behalf of their country, and to raise money for those whose lives have been affected by war, is now controversial. The arguments against […]

The Jewish pirates who ruled the Caribbean

By Andrew Paul From Mental Floss As European nations pushed westward in a mad dash for colonies from the 16th to 18th centuries, the Caribbean became a pirate’s paradise. Legendary sailors like Edward “Blackbeard” Teach and William “Captain” Kidd famously stalked the waters in search of vulnerable trading vessels. What’s less well known is that […]

The Editor speaks: Both sides win and lose

I don’t suppose either side of the court battle over same-sex marriage will be one hundred per cent pleased with the verdict from the Court of Appeal in favour of the Government who were against the Chief Justice’s decision to allow them. Within minutes of the decision announced today by the Appeal Judges chief campaigner […]

Community, culture, and good food: Time Out’s diversification model

By Sahar Amer from Reuters Community Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2019 found that publishers implementing paywalls, membership schemes and digital subscriptions over the last few years have not yet had substantial impact. It is not a new phenomenon that publishers have incorporated various revenue sources, such as events, branded content and ecommerce as part of their business models in order […]