90° F
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
GEORGE TOWN

Election Day May 24, 2017 - 7am -

Recent Posts

Crabb plays Pedro Castle

Grammy-winner Jason Crabb is return to the Cayman Islands on Sunday, Mar. 19 for another electric, soul-filled performance at Pedro Castle. The American celebrates his 40th birthday with an amazing line up of music. Crabb was scheduled to play at the national attraction last year, but due to weather conditions …

Read More »

Accountants appoint new council

The Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants recently held its Annual General Meeting to elect a new council and announce its plans for 2017. Elected to serve on the CIIPA council this year are David Walker, Simon Conway, James George, Baron Jacob, Craig Smith, Joel Dodson, Mike Mannisto, Francois Lamontagne, …

Read More »

Democratic Party to hold AGM

The Cayman Democratic Party will host its Annual General Meeting under the theme: “Tomorrow Must Be Better than Today” on the campus of the University College of the Cayman Islands on Saturday, Mar. 25. The AGM will consider several internal party matters, including the ratification of amendments to its structures …

Read More »

Earth Hour Picnic in the Dark returns

The National Trust for the Cayman Islands along with local blogger and environmentalist Laura “Eco Chic” Butz host the third annual Earth Hour: Picnic in the Dark event on Saturday, March 25. It is at Dart Family Park, South Sound from 6-10 p.m. This event will join countries around the …

Read More »

Youth Parliament in LA

  The Cayman Islands Youth Parliament met at the Legislative Assembly on Monday, Mar. 13. Hosted by the Cayman Islands Branch of the Commonwealth Parliament Association, the Youth Parliament, which held its first session in the Cayman Islands in 2001, is made up of students from a range of public …

Read More »

Prep celebrates Cayman Day

By Lindsey Turnbull Cayman Prep and High School students had a first-hand lesson in Caymanian heritage and culture when the junior school celebrated Cayman Day on Mar. 9. Students were encouraged to dress up in Caymanian themed costumes and enjoyed eating delicious Cayman food, singing some old-time songs, creating Cayman …

Read More »

Poinciana hosts pop up art

By Lindsey Turnbull The second annual Poinciana film, music and art festival took place last week and unveiled a treasure trove of artistic talent for the festival’s visual art component. Visitors enjoyed the artwork submitted for a competition, when it was displayed at a pop up exhibition held for two …

Read More »

Internships on offer

The Department of Environment is offering summer internships for students, aged 15 and over, who live in Grand Cayman and are interested in gaining experience in marine science, terrestrial ecology, sustainable development, and related fields. The application deadline is Thursday, Mar. 30 and internships will be offered in July and …

Read More »

Political luncheon attracts movers and shakers

By Lindsey Turnbull In the run up to Cayman’s elections, political culture would be greatly enhanced by giving a stronger voice to independent political candidates who would be free of the binds of a political party affiliation that may make them seek to serve the party before the people. Independents …

Read More »

Dog food reaches a higher level

By Natasha Were Pampered pooches can now eat in both comfort and style, while simultaneously supporting their less fortunate canine relatives, thanks to one enterprising couple’s efforts. Dog Treats Cayman, a non-profit organisation set up by Cayman residents Mark and Heidi Edmunds, is turning used wooden wine boxes into elevated …

Read More »

Dart backs YMCA

The YMCA of the Cayman Islands will be more active in the community now that it is being supported by Dart. The YMCA launched its Corporate Founders campaign in 2016 to increase its community involvement and establish a solid foundation for future success. Funds raised help increase community awareness about …

Read More »

Kittiwake painting on show

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] An artist from Scotland on vacation in Grand Cayman enjoyed his visit so much that he was inspired to create a painting which is now going on exhibition in his home city. Paul Graham visited with his wife Loraine in January for two weeks. Their daughter …

Read More »

Baby death investigated

A six-week old baby has died in West Bay. Just before 3 a.m. Saturday, Mar. 11, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and emergency personnel to a residence where an infant girl was unresponsive. The infant was transported to Cayman Islands Hospital and pronounced dead. The incident is under police …

Read More »

DG’s 5K registration opens

Registration for the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge next month opened on Tuesday, Mar. 14. This year, registration will be online for the first time to make it simple for walkers and runners to sign up for the event. The CaymanActive website is hosting registration, with full details about the …

Read More »

Tsunami response exercise coming

The Cayman Islands will join other localities in the Caribbean as a participant in an annual tsunami response exercise called the Caribe Wave on Tuesday 21, Mar. 17. McCleary Frederick, Hazard Management Cayman Islands Director, said the purpose of the exercise is to evaluate local tsunami response plans, increase tsunami …

Read More »