Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Cayman Islands News

News feed courtesy of the Cayman Compass.

  • Music at the Library concert showcases young talent
    by Kayla Young on June 24, 2019 at 12:02 am

    A group of 12-year-old students from John Gray High School brought some serious soul to the George Town Public Library Thursday evening. […]

  • Free HIV tests this week
    by Staff on June 23, 2019 at 11:11 pm

    Cayman Islands healthcare officials are offering free HIV tests this week to mark HIV Testing Week, and in support of National Testing Day and Regional HIV Testing Day which are observed on Thursday, 27 June. […]

  • New air arrival record set in month of May
    by Michael Klein on June 23, 2019 at 11:09 pm

    Cayman’s tourism sector saw another record in May with 40,591 air arrivals for the month. It was the first time Cayman exceeded 40,000 passengers in May. […]

  • Extended hours for Elections Office
    by Staff on June 23, 2019 at 11:08 pm

    The Cayman Islands Elections Office is extending its office hours so people can verify their signatures on the cruise port petition. […]

  • Olympic Day runners enjoy friendly competition
    by Jewel Levy on June 23, 2019 at 11:07 pm

    About 250 people turned out early Saturday morning to the Truman Bodden Sports Complex to support the Olympic Day 5K Run/Walk. […]

  • Government: Civic centre is ‘short-term solution’ for migrant housing
    by Kayla Young on June 23, 2019 at 11:07 pm

    Nearly seven weeks after opening the East End Civic Centre for migrant detentions, government has provided details about its housing plan for the Gun Bay facility. […]

  • Trial involving rape of minor begins
    by Spencer Fordin on June 23, 2019 at 11:06 pm

    The Grand Court trial of a George Town man accused of raping his stepsister multiple times when she was between the ages of five and 15 began Friday with a summation of the facts by crown counsel Darlene Oko. The trial is being conducted by judge alone in the courtroom of Justice Roger Chapple. […]

  • Police issue warning about unsafe driving
    by Staff on June 23, 2019 at 11:04 pm

    The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has issued a reminder to the public of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving without due care and attention, after recording 23 motor vehicle collisions between Sunday, 16 June, and Thursday, 20 June. […]

  • St. Ignatius breaks ground on $5 million sports hall
    by Mark Muckenfuss on June 23, 2019 at 11:04 pm

    Father Suresh Rajaian said he began working on bringing a gymnasium to St. Ignatius almost as soon as he came to the Cayman Islands to lead the parish and school six years ago. On Friday, a ceremonial groundbreaking marked the start of construction on the $5 million multipurpose sports hall. […]

  • Visitor dies in water-related incident on seven Mile Beach
    by Staff on June 23, 2019 at 11:03 pm

    A 77-year-old man died in a water-related incident along Seven Mile Beach on Friday afternoon. […]

  • Library readies for Summer Reading Challenge
    by Staff on June 23, 2019 at 11:03 pm

    Registration forms are now online for the Summer Reading Challenge at the Cayman Islands Public Library. The challenge is designed to develop lifelong readers. […]

  • Governor’s Conservation Awards winners announced
    by Staff on June 23, 2019 at 11:01 pm

    The winners of the 2019 Governor’s Conservation Awards were announced Thursday night at a ceremony at Government House. […]

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