Yearly Archives: 2008

Academy are no pushovers

The third and final game of the Cayman Challenge Cup pitted two winless squads against one another, as the Cayman Under 20 Academy took on the might of the Southern Hemisphere.

Elite feed off BK’s generosity

All aspiring athletes know that nutrition is vital to getting the best out of their bodies and Elite Sports Club now have a chance to do so with new sponsors - but they'll have to stay off the naughty food.

Sunset: We’ll eclipse Elite

With still no sponsor on board, the Cayman Islands Football Association Premier League competition moves into high gear this Sunday after the festive break with four games at two venues

New black belts are kickin’

The Cayman Assoicated School of Karate has three new black belt exponents.

Stats tell who’s the best

The Cayman Islands Basketball Association wrapped up its Boys and Girls U-19 Leagues on Saturday with the highly anticipated All-Star games.

Colts and Falcons look Super Bowl bound

The 2008 NFL regular season was a crazy and unpredictable one and its postseason line-up wasn't finalized until the last hour last Sunday.

Poll: Estella’s murder top news story of 2008

In a sign of the deep impact the event had on the Cayman Islands, more than 60 per cent of the respondents of the most recent online poll said the murder of Estella Scott-Roberts was the biggest news story in Cayman in 2008.

Madoff fraud impacts Cayman

A statement released by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority regarding charges of massive investment fraud by Bernard Madoff indicates the authority is following the situation closely.

New fee on outbound international flights

The Cayman Islands Airports Authority is reminding passengers that a new fee of CI$13 will be added to tickets purchased for all outward bound international passengers from the Cayman Islands.

Queen bestows honours

Eziethamae Eleanor Bodden has been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire. She received the honour for her services to the community.

Depression over recession

The global economic crisis dominated news all over the world in 2008, and it was no different in Cayman.

2008 sees dolphins arrive

After a year of preparations, 2008 finished with 10 bottlenose dolphins arriving in the Cayman Islands for the swim-with-dolphin facilities - Dolphin Cove and Dolphin Discovery.

2008 highest year for murders

Cayman saw its highest homicide rate in living memory in 2008 with police investigating seven murder cases throughout the year.

Met investigation stuns Cayman

On 27 March, 2008 Governor Stuart Jack announced to a roomful of reporters that three of the top four commanders in the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service had been placed on leave while allegations of misconduct in a public office were investigated.

Get Out

Get Out is the Cayman Islands' free calendar listing of entertainment and things to do during the week.

Former governor on-island for book signing

Thomas Russell has a well-deserved reputation as the most respected and loved governor of the Cayman Islands.

Feel the breeze with Ocean Drive

Ocean Drive is the newest local band to hit Cayman's music scene.

Rundown soon come

Cayman's popular local comedy revue Rundown will be on stage at the Harquail Theatre for nine performances in February and March.

Live on the Paseo celebrates local talent

Camana Bay has been running its popular Friday-night Live on the Paseo series since 25th July 2008, when it opened with performances by Gary Ebanks and band InTransit.

Today’s Editorial for January 2: Roundabout education

There were two vehicular accidents near roundabouts on Tuesday, one of which proved to be fatal.
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