November 15, 2019

Cayman: Camana Bay is the home of the holidays this festive season

Camana Bay is the home of the holidays, and this holiday season families and friends are encouraged to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Camana Bay with a range of annual traditions, weekly festivities, giveaways and opportunities to give back. The season starts with the annual Tree Lighting and holiday market, a […]

OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme: Changing lives and improving the reading levels of children in the OECS!

By Tracey Warner-Arnold OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — In June of 2019, the United Nations indicated that the world is about to fall severely short  of its education commitments and needs to implement drastic measures to improve literacy rates. The OECS Commission has long since recognized literacy as a […]

Healthy sleep for children: Everything you need to know

From Bed Rating A growing body of scientific literature is highlighting the negative effects of inadequate sleep. A survey carried out in Japan concluded that “shortened nocturnal sleep is a growing social phenomenon in industrialized countries.”Another study published in the Sleep Journal states: “It is widely recognized that sleep is important for children’s health and well-being and that […]

Episcopal Relief & Development launches Million Dollar Match campaign

New York, NY (November 7, 2019): Episcopal Relief & Development is kicking off its annual holiday match, offering supporters and donors the opportunity to double their impact with a donation. Thanks to a generous group of donors, for the second year in a row, contributions that Episcopal Relief & Development receives between now and the end […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

The University of the West Indies: Small States In Global Governance Cayman: Registration for NiCE Project Winter 2019 The National Community Enhancement (NiCE) Winter Project 2019 registration is on Wednesday, 13 November in the Lions Centre, at 9 a.m. Late-comers will not be allowed to register. The sign-up and orientation session ends at 12 noon. Unemployed […]

Mexico ambush: Boy, 13, walked 23km for help after gun attack

From BBC A 13-year-old survivor of the attack by suspected Mexican drug cartel gunmen on a convoy of US Mormons hid six siblings in bushes before walking 23km (14 miles) to get help, his family said. Eight children survived Monday’s attack in northern Mexico in which three women and six children were killed. Five of […]

Design of the week

How a Ukrainian NGO is Improving Post-Soviet Children’s Hospitals Through Design DESIGNER: CUBA BUBA CLIENT: post-soviet children’s hospitals in Ukraine From Core77 For The Vlada Brusilovskaya Fund, contemporary interactive design is a way to improve service of post-Soviet children’s hospitals. The charitable foundation has been collaborating with both young and experienced Ukrainian designers for three […]

Cayman: DCFS sprint ahead with plans for Universal Children’s Day Race

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is holding a Universal Children’s Day 5K Run/Walk Sunday, 24 November 2019, 6 a.m., at Dragon Bay (formerly Safehaven). The theme of the family-friendly event is “I Have a Voice, Hear Me Roar” with all funds raised going to local families in need. Open […]

A fabulous Christmas

It’s the most FABULOUS time of the year! John Barrowman is heading out on a Christmas UK Tour From British It’s the most FABULOUS time of the year! Entertainer extraordinaire John Barrowman will be celebrating the festive season with fans as he returns to the UK with a dazzling new Christmas tour.  The eight-date JOHN BARROWMAN […]

Kix Brooks’ Arrington Vineyards hosts The World Orphans Day Summit Proclamation Ceremony

The Stars FoundationTM, a Nashville based 501©3 entertainment organization, is pleased to announce The World Orphans Day Summit being staged in Nashville, TN on November 11-12, 2019. The World Orphans Day campaign brings awareness to the plight of over 140,000,000 displaced and orphaned children who are the most marginalized children in the world. The Summit […]