Yearly Archives: 2009

Police confirm shooting, seek bike

Royal Cayman Islands Police have confirmed that Fabian Powell, whose body was found on Tuesday morning in Sound Way, George Town, died of gunshot wounds.

Diver death reported

Investigations begin into the death of a 52-year-old diver.

Import duties rise Monday

Importers are advised that the Customs Tariff (Amendment) Law, 2009 comes into effect on Monday, 4 January.

Armed robbery – North Side

Bodden Town detectives are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery in broad daylight at a North Side liquor store today, Wednesday 30 December.

Another terror threat foiled

MOGADISHU, Somalia - A man tried to board a commercial airliner in Mogadishu last month carrying powdered chemicals, liquid and a syringe that could have caused an explosion in a case bearing chilling similarities to the terrorist plot to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner, officials told The Associated Press.

Christmas sales satisfy retailers

Despite the struggling economy, most retailers seem satisfied with the sales during the Christmas season, even if the figures were slightly lower than last year.

New Year honourees named

Five Caymanians have been awarded Certificate and Badge of Honour for New Year 2010.

Stingray City bar protest planned

A protest against the new Stingray City 'floating bar' boat is to take place in Heroes' Square, George Town on Monday.

Dominica mourns Grayson

The West Indies Cricket Board has paid tribute to former West Indies fast bowler Grayson Shillingford, who died on Christmas Eve from cancer, aged 65.

Local champs kept gloom away

It's been another great year for Cayman sport despite the recession. Focusing on health and fitness issues obviously helped dispel economic woes.

Shaune joins the elite

Olympic swimmer Shaune Fraser's future is assured as he trains for the 2012 London Games.

So many sports made progress

Most times it's easy to overlook the fact that Cayman boasts over 30 active sports.

Under-17 girls stole the show

The Cayman football scene was another moment us one in 2009 with the highlight, of course, being the girls Under-17s national side qualifying for the next stage of the World Cup qualifiers.

Celebs enjoy coming here

As these pages will tell many popular faces came to Cayman with a link to the local sports scene.

Net gains for all

Local sports had a great year in 2009. In the face of a global and island-wide recession many disciplines made great strides for 2010 and beyond.

Forbes is resolved to improve

For most people the next 24 hours marks a time when goals are set for the coming year.

Steelers really sparked a storied flow

This year represents a number of things in international sports.

Appleby’s star b-ball youngsters

Local youth basketball saw many star talents. Recently all were rewarded for their stellar play.

Jack Rose was Cayman’s last commissioner

Anyone who thinks Stuart Jack was a controversial governor should look at what has been written about Cayman in 1962.

DUI charges rack up

Since Monday, 21 December, 44 people have been breath tested - and 10 of those now face court on charges of DUI.
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