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 Ender Stella Welcome recently joined a distinguished group, celebrating her 100th birthday on Oct. 30.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sir John A. Cumber students spent three days on Little Cayman attending a marine ecology course learning about ocean ecosystems.
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.