Blowholes site revived

For some time, the popular East End tourist stop known as the blowholes had been neglected and left with no attendant to answer questions about the gush of salt spray that has attracted tourists and locals to the site for decades.

East End's oldest resident turns 100

East Ender Stella Welcome recently joined a distinguished group, celebrating her 100th birthday on Oct. 30.

Brac focuses on Remembrance Day rather than pirates

This year, the Cayman Brac Pirates Weekend and Heritage Week Committee is choosing to focus on remembering those who died in war and in celebrating the island’s culture and history rather than on pirates.

50 years ago: Agriculture on the Brac

In the Oct. 27, 1965 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a predecessor of the Cayman Compass, Cayman Brac correspondent Lilian Ritch reported on the visit of United Nations agricultural adviser Enrique Labarthe and his assistant Mr. Bernard.

Green Iguana B'Gonna

Little Cayman’s Mike Vallee is committed to protecting Cayman’s environment, both on land and at sea. These days, along with fellow Little Cayman resident Ed Houlcroft, Mr. Vallee’s current focus is on eradicating a certain wily invader that has successfully made itself at home on Grand Cayman with the launch of a new program called Green Iguana B’Gonna.

Helping hand for nesting birds

Many types of birds make their nests on Cayman Brac’s cliffs and rocky shores, but due to an unfortunate chance convergence of ocean currents, its rugged coastline also accumulates masses of floating garbage.

Little Cayman hosts annual foodie fest November 14

Tiny Little Cayman, only 10 square miles in size and with a permanent population of about 150, is nonetheless home to a high-caliber cooking competition that draws chefs from far and wide.

West Bay kids make splash in Little Cayman

Sir John A. Cumber students spent three days on Little Cayman attending a marine ecology course learning about ocean ecosystems.

From the Publishers: Compass launches daily ‘District Days’ pages

We are pleased to announce that beginning today – and every day of the weeks going forward – the Cayman Compass will be publishing a new feature called “District Days,” which will focus on the unique diversity, history and culture of all our districts.
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