Saturday, June 23, 2018

Cayman Islands News

News feed courtesy of the Cayman Compass.

  • Mail Call: Sargassum summer
    by Staff on June 22, 2018 at 9:25 pm

    Sargassum. It is quickly becoming a dirty word here in the Caribbean, as massive floating mats of the stuff inundate our shores. […]

  • Weekender Spotlight
    by Staff on June 22, 2018 at 9:12 pm

    This weekend offers plenty of fun, including Celebrate Cayman and KidFest at Pedro Castle on Saturday. Movie-goers will have the chance to see Jean-Michel Cousteau's "Secret Ocean" at Camana Bay. And don't forget to pick up some local mangoes while they're in season! […]

  • Clearing sargassum comes with environmental risks
    by James Whittaker on June 21, 2018 at 11:59 pm

    As thick mats of yellow seaweed continue to invade Cayman’s beaches, canals and harbors, environment officials are warning the cure could be worse than the problem. […]

  • Caribbean community discovers Cayman’s heritage
    by Jewel Levy on June 21, 2018 at 11:58 pm

    Delegates from the Caribbean community discovered Cayman’s cultural heritage on display at Nurse Josie’s Heritage House in Bodden Town Thursday. […]

  • UCCI nursing building to be delayed
    by Mark Muckenfuss on June 21, 2018 at 11:58 pm

    Plans for constructing a nursing building at the University College of the Cayman Islands have been delayed due to a planned road widening that will take away space needed for student parking. […]

  • Prisons seeking extra space to house inmates
    by Brent Fuller on June 21, 2018 at 11:57 pm

    Cayman Islands public prisons facilities will need more available space, both immediately and in the longer term to keep up with current and future demands, local law enforcement officials acknowledged this week. […]

  • Young musicians head to prestigious summer camp in New York
    by James Whittaker on June 21, 2018 at 11:57 pm

    With no cellphones and no internet, the Luzerne Music Center might not be the summer vacation destination of choice for many youngsters. […]

  • Chess champ Hou Yifan wins 22 games at once
    by Staff on June 21, 2018 at 11:55 pm

    Four-time women’s world chess champion, Hou Yifan, took on 22 challengers in the Cayman Islands this week and emerged victorious in every game. […]

  • Clifton Hunter publishes student newspaper
    by Mark Muckenfuss on June 21, 2018 at 11:55 pm

    A broken-down bus led to the first publication of a student newspaper at Clifton Hunter High School, which came off the presses on Thursday, just in time for graduation ceremonies. […]

  • New UCCI vice president and provost announced
    by Staff on June 21, 2018 at 11:55 pm

    The search for a new president for the University College of the Cayman Islands continues, but the school has named Livingston Smith as its first vice president and provost. […]

  • Rotary promotes awareness about disabled parking
    by Staff on June 21, 2018 at 11:55 pm

    Rotary Central Cayman Islands launched a national awareness campaign, “Not Your Spot,” on June 14 to educate the public of the proper and improper use of designated disabled parking spots, as well as their importance to disabled members of the local community. […]

  • Local church reaches silver anniversary
    by Staff on June 21, 2018 at 11:53 pm

    Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church celebrated its 25th anniversary on June 17 with a Silver Anniversary Mass officiated by the Rev. Devon Nash, and assisted by the Rev. Suresh Rajaian and the Rev. Naveen D’Souza. […]

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