Saturday, December 15, 2018

Cayman Islands News

News feed courtesy of the Cayman Compass.

  • St. Ignatius prize winners announced
    by Staff on December 14, 2018 at 12:12 am

    St. Ignatius Catholic Church and School has announced the winners of prizes from this year’s Christmas concert and fundraisers. […]

  • Barkers National Park: A series of false starts
    by Mark Muckenfuss on December 14, 2018 at 12:09 am

    Confusion over Barkers National Park boundaries, a lack of a cohesive development plan and poor management have left the peninsula at the northwest tip of North Sound arguably worse off than it was when Prince Edward attended its dedication ceremony in 2003. […]

  • Barkers in the balance
    by James Whittaker on December 13, 2018 at 11:36 pm

    Jutting like a crooked finger into the North Sound, Barkers peninsula offers a glimpse of what Grand Cayman might have looked like to the first settlers – the verdant island set in blue Caribbean sea, exalted in our national song. […]

  • Compass Marathon booth winners announced
    by Staff on December 13, 2018 at 11:35 pm

    Three half-marathon runners in bright, Christmassy running gear were the winners of this year’s Cayman Compass Marathon photo booth competition. Photos were taken after the race on Dec. 2. […]

  • A taste of a Taste of Cayman
    by James Whittaker on December 13, 2018 at 11:34 pm

    The return of Taste of Cayman was announced Wednesday during an islandwide restaurant tour that provided a preview of the main event. […]

  • 3 years for stealing first governor’s war medals
    by Spencer Fordin on December 13, 2018 at 11:32 pm

    Mitchum Kenjo Wood was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday on a Grand Court burglary charge stemming from an incident in which the war medals of Cayman’s first governor, Athelstan Charles Long, were stolen in September last year. […]

  • Local cellist wins spot at prestigious UK music school
    by Mark Muckenfuss on December 13, 2018 at 11:31 pm

    At 13, Dequan Smith was mastering the piano and the trumpet, working toward top grades on international exams. He could also play the euphonium and a few other brass and wind instruments. But he’d never touched the strings. […]

  • Recycling bins added for expected holiday increase
    by Staff on December 13, 2018 at 11:31 pm

    Anticipating higher holiday volume, the Department of Environmental Health has added a combined total of three new recycling containers to two of its supermarket recycling depots. […]

  • Public reminded about rules for drones, fireworks, other holiday celebrations
    by Staff on December 13, 2018 at 11:30 pm

    As the holidays approach, the Civil Aviation Authority has released a reminder for those who want to celebrate by flying drones, putting on fireworks and light displays, and releasing sky lanterns. […]

  • Adventists recognize volunteers with day out
    by Staff on December 13, 2018 at 11:30 pm

    A ceremony was held at North Side’s Kaibo beach to recognize Seventh-day Adventist church volunteers last Sunday. […]

  • Museum unveiling coat of arms exhibit on Saturday
    by Staff on December 13, 2018 at 11:29 pm

    The nearly yearlong 60th anniversary celebration of the territory’s coat of arms is nearing its end, but not before the Cayman Islands National Museum and Celebrate Cayman hold an event on Saturday that will feature local food, traditional crafts, festive fun and entertainment. […]

  • Christmas crime warning after burglary spree
    by James Whittaker on December 13, 2018 at 11:24 pm

    Police are warning homeowners not to leave Christmas presents under the tree until the last minute amid concerns over a spree of burglaries in the run up to the festive holiday. […]

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