Yearly Archives: 2009

Police identify shooting victim

Police have confirmed that the man found dead outside a George Town bar on Tuesday morning was Fabian Mark Powell.

West Bay drug arrests

Two men have been arrested for various drugs offences following a police operation in West Bay.

Today’s Editorial for December 31: Community at heart of decision

Giving back is what this season is all about and it seems one group of young people have taken the message to heart.

Local music on the rise in 2009

As well as an impressive roster of visiting artists who have enjoyed immense international success, Grand Cayman played host to a number of rising local acts in 2009.

Hollywood comes to Cayman

This year the Cayman Islands Film Commission officially opened, bringing with it a plethora of opportunities for local talent, whether in front or behind of the camera, and a new source of income for Cayman's economy.

A busy social calendar for 2009

There was no shortage of special events to attend in 2009, and there was no shortage of variety in the offerings either.

Dance and theatre were in the spotlight in 2009

This year a plethora of dance and theatre shows took to the local stage, from Cayman National Cultural Foundation offerings to students taking initiative and staging their own production.

2009’s thriving local arts scene

The local arts scene continued to thrive in 2009.

Restaurants shook things up in 2009

Grand Cayman saw a bevy of new restaurants to dine at in 2009.

Premier’s New Year message

It is with great pleasure, and much thanks from the all-mighty God that I bring greetings for the New Year to all our residents and visitors. I wish for you all a blessed, happy and prosperous year.

Court clarifies rape sentences

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has set out factors to be considered when persons are sentenced for rape.

Drink driving programme saved

A last-minute effort by the Young United Democratic Party organisation will help keep drink drivers off the road on New Year's Eve.

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.

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.

Appleby’s star b-ball youngsters

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

Steelers really sparked a storied flow

This year represents a number of things in international sports.

Forbes is resolved to improve

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

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.

Celebs enjoy coming here

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

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.
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