ARTICLES BY MARK MUCKENFUSS
The movement started in Katrina Jurn’s living room: six people gathered together after work because they didn’t like what they were hearing about a proposed cruise ship berth being built in George Town Harbour.
The first class of 25 students has completed a set of introductory code courses as part of a partnership between Cayman Enterprise City, the University College of the Cayman Islands and Code Fellows.
Four new members of the International Scuba Hall of Fame were announced over the weekend.
A donation last week of US$12,600 will pay for a neonatal transport incubator for the Cayman Islands Hospital.
Teachers and administrators at Sir John A. Cumber Primary say implementing the new school curriculum has gone relatively smoothly.
A crowd of more than 200 people filled much of Celebration Park in downtown George Town Wednesday night as the Cayman Port Referendum group held its first rally in the runup to the 19 Dec. vote.
Capt. Dave Scott, vice president of flight operations for Cayman Airways, said he believes its 737 Max 8 planes, that have been grounded since March, will be ready to fly soon.
The 20-foot high wall of rock that faces the jagged remnants of the Balboa -- a ship that was damaged beyond repair in 1932’s major hurricane and was later broken up with explosives -- runs for a good 100 yards and is infused with brightly coloured orange and purple sponges, green and gold corals, moray eels, lobsters, crabs and a host of vibrant fish.
An outage of service at Cayman National Bank over the weekend coincided with a major data breach at the bank’s sister company in the Isle of Man. CNB officials say the two incidents are unrelated and local customers should not be affected by the overseas event.
Coralgene Myrie has been running the John Gray textiles programme for three years. It is the only government high school to offer such a programme.
A new Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing office in West Bay, improved transportation and enhanced cybersecurity were among the items Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure Joey Hew touched on during his address to the Legislative Assembly Wednesday.
A third-quarter unaudited financial report shows the Cayman Islands government had greater revenue and spent less than its projected budget.
Tanja Laaser doesn’t have a cape or a spandex outfit, but when the green iguana hotline rings on Little Cayman, she answers the call.
A tugboat helped move a drifting cruise ship back into position in George Town harbour on Saturday.
A crowd of several hundred, including the uniformed brigades from the police service, Cadet Corps and other organisations, marked the 100th anniversary of the annual memorial that honours those who lost their lives in military conflicts.
Cayman's scalawags brought a revised scenario to their annual Pirates Week landing.
An extension of the runway at Owen Roberts International Airport has been approved by the Central Planning Authority.
A remodelled classroom at the University College of the Cayman Islands is opening a new door on the digital world, officials said.
An anticipated infusion of $1.3 million from the Ministry of Education is allowing the University College of the Cayman Islands to end its year with a balanced budget.
Solar panels and low-energy LED lights have become fairly common home features on the island, but some newer developments are including such energy-saving elements as increased insulation, recycled materials, sustainable woods, battery storage of solar-generated electricity and geothermal cooling.