Yearly Archives: 2008

Crash kills one, snarls traffic

Drivers from Grand Cayman's Eastern Districts were held up in long traffic snarls this morning following a fatal crash in Prospect.

Digicel customer wins big

Janet Martinez emerged as the lucky winner of the Digicel Christmas Money Tree promotion when walked-away with $40,000 in one of the company's biggest promotions for 2008.

Funds conference next week

There should be no shortage of topics for conversation for the delegates at the 2nd annual International Funds Conference when it returns to the Cayman Islands for a one day event on 9 January.

Station draws fans from the Arctic Circle

Local rock station, 96.5 CAYROCK is extending its global reach and bringing its overseas fans out from the cold thanks to the internet. In fact three of its listeners regularly tune via online streaming all the way from the Arctic Circle.

Big values at GT Auto

Even in the present economic conditions, GT Automotive can make the prospect of buying a new car for the new year an actuality rather than fantasy.

Water Authority to host BAH

The Chamber of Commerce and the Water Authority invites members, guests and Water Authority customers to attend a special Business After Hours to celebrate 25 years of service.

Today’s Editorial for December 31: Don’t end 2008 on a sour note

We've almost made it through what has been a very challenging year in the Cayman Islands. the challenges look like they'll continue in 2009, we hope everyone ends 2008 on a good note, enjoying New Year's Eve.

Hurricanes slam Sister Islands

In late August, Hurricane Gustav appeared to head directly toward Grand Cayman as a Category 1 storm before it turned to the north to pass between Grand Cayman and the Sister Islands.

Court of Appeal enters new era

The end of an era came in August 2008 when the first president of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal retired.

Auditor General stays in the spotlight

As has been the case for the past several years, Auditor General Dan Duguay was featured in several news stories in 2008 and he attracted a certain amount of controversy.

New licence for CUC in 2008

It took several years to get there, but 3 April 2008 marked the date that the Caribbean Utilities Company finally signed a new licence to generate and distribute power in Cayman.

An important year for legislation

The Legislative Assembly passed a number of significant pieces of legislation during 2008, some of which have proven to be highly controversial in the community as well as outside the country.

Robinho fear over City form

Robinho reckons the threat of the axe is affecting the form of Manchester City's stars.

Giants are bookies’ best bet

Las Vegas sports books favour the New York Giants to win the Super Bowl

Vaughan must get runs

Michael Vaughan must begin next summer with a blaze of runs to have any chance of facing the Aussies.

Haye’s ‘so disgusting’

David Haye has been branded 'disgusting' by WBA world heavyweight champ Nikolay Valuev.

Liverpool so confident

Albert Riera has fired a chilling warning to Liverpool's title rivals.

Mayhem on the roads

A deadly car accident involving a man who worked in the Immigration Department's accounting office was one of six crashes which occurred in Grand Cayman between midnight and 10am Tuesday.

Christmas retail sales came late

It was a case of 'better late than never' this year for Cayman Islands retailers when it came to Christmas sales.

CNB credit/debit card issue resolved

LIME and Cayman National Bank issued a joint press release Monday stating they had worked together to resolve an issue concerning the use of CNB credit and debit cards on Christmas Eve.
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