January 18, 2020

Cayman December 2019 Funerals

Shaquille Demario Bush         24 Feb 1995 – 12 Nov 2019   Boatswain Bay Hannah Joan (Jackson) Parchman          29 Jun 1924 – 1 Dec 2019    Creek Florence Elizabeth (Ebanks) Pottinger    25 Jul 1926 – 17 Dec 2019   Garden of Reflection Durney Loxley Ebanks            […]

Cayman: YMCA Leaders for Youth Conference THIS Saturday (18)

From Cayman YMCA The final schedule for Saturday’s conference is attached below.  We will have Councillor Barbara Connolly from the Ministry of Education joining us for the official opening which begins at 8:30am.  NOTE: It is St. Ignatius School Hall for the opening and the various sessions will take place in the classrooms and on […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Coco Fest at Pedro St James The Management and staff of Pedro St James invite the public to the fifth annual Coco Fest set for Saturday 8th February 2020 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Pedro St James National Historic Site, Pedro Castle Road, Savannah. Coco Fest brings together local cooks, craftsmen, producers, […]

The Oldest Book in America

From I Love Typography Printing was introduced into the Americas by the Italian Giovanni Paoli, better known as Juan Pablos. The first book issued from his press in Mexico City was Doctrina breve, a Spanish handbook of Christian doctrine, written by Juan de Zumárraga, Mexico’s first bishop, and printed in 1539 — making it the Western Hemisphere’s first printed book. […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

CISA General Meeting “The Cayman Islands Seafarers Association wishes to inform all Members that there will be a General Meeting, on Tuesday 21 January at 7:30 PM. in the Seafarer’s Hall, 11 Victory Ave. Prospect. Please note, Nominations are being held for Council 2020-2021. 3 Buses from West Bay Town Hall at 6:00 pm”. Barnes […]

T&T: Pastor charged with kidnapping, trafficking in persons

From Guardian, tt Pas­tor and ex-con­vict Glen Awong, the man who op­er­at­ed Trans­formed Life Min­istries in Arou­ca, where po­lice raid­ed and res­cued 69 peo­ple last year, has been charged with kid­nap­ping, false im­pris­on­ment and traf­fick­ing in per­sons. Awong was charged at the Ari­ma Po­lice Sta­tion Thurs­day night, hav­ing ini­tial­ly sur­ren­dered to po­lice at the Arou­ca […]

Regional rejection of Judicial Activism by Belizean Court of Appeal in changing “sex” to “sexual orientation”

January 6, 2020:  The Caribbean CAUSE, a regional group consisting of individuals and groups from fourteen (14) Caribbean territories including Belize, note with alarm that the Appeal Court of Belize has supported Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin’s unilateral alteration of the content and intent of the Belizean Constitution in changing “sex” to “sexual orientation”. We argue that […]

The ISIS phenomenon in Trinidad and Tobago

By CIJN STAFF WRITERS AND CONTRIBUTORS Trinidad and Tobago is a twin island republic known as the birthplace of steelpan and calypso. The oil-rich nation of Trinidad and Tobago is the western world’s highest per capita supplier of ISIS recruits. What would cause so many to leave this tropical paradise for a war zone? RIO CLARO, […]

The Editor speaks: Happy New Year

A very happy and blessed New Year from Joan, myself, Colleen and Georgina. I leave you with the following prayer and video link from the singer Sissel. PLEASE click the link at the end. You will be rewarded. The New Year lies before you, like a spotless tract of snow.Be careful how you tread on […]

Christianity Today Editor-in-Chief to retire Friday

By Thodore Bunker From Newsmax The editor-in-chief of Christianity Today, Mark Galli, will retire this Friday, a few weeks after penning the editorial calling for President Donald Trump’s removal from office. “Well, my retirement is a couple of days away,” Galli tweeted on Tuesday. “Will be posting here more often now that I have more time on […]