Patrick Brendel, Editorial Writer
Patrick Brendel

Patrick Brendel

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‘He’s just a cutie pie’; Meet Dylan, Cayman’s New Year baby

At 12:45 a.m. on New Year’s Day, Dylan Corbin Etherington came into the world, the first child for parents Daniel and Jade, and the first baby born in the Cayman Islands in 2017. “The pregnancy was hard. The labor was hard, but it was definitely worth it.”

International food festival raises funds for St. Ignatius

St. Ignatius church hosted an international food festival Saturday night to raise funds for its planned adoration chapel.

Accounting society welcomes new colleagues with gala affair

CISPA celebrated the achievements of new certified Caymanian professionals and recent accounting graduates.

Opportunity to speak out on liquor licensing

The government wants to hear your thoughts on how alcohol is regulated in the Cayman Islands.

Guns, fast cars for East End?

A new sport shooting complex and racetrack are in the works in East End.

New roads board holds authority’s fate

In a pivotal time, the National Roads Authority has a new board of directors.

Records shed more light on liquor licenses

A member of Grand Cayman's liquor board is also one of its biggest licensees.

Paving equipment staying on Brac

National Roads Authority paving equipment isn't returning from Cayman Brac anytime soon.

Human rights prompt new police jail cells

The modular buildings will be able to hold up to 24 police prisoners.

New US consular agency set to open

The new U.S. Consular Agency office opens to U.S. citizens in October.

Liquor stores get OK for later hours

Liquor store owners say they're now able to stay open until 10 p.m.

Recruiters launch back-to-work program

Baraud is partnering with government to provide employment opportunities to 20 Caymanians, as a start.

Owners seek to increase height of Beach Suites

The owners of Grand Cayman Beach Suites plan to turn the five-story hotel into Seven Mile Beach’s newest seven-story hotel by adding two floors to the building.

Cabinet refuses to disclose records

Secretary says it would be too onerous to redact and release records, even in the public interest.

Liquor leaders unaware of review committee

Government's announcement that it was already reviewing liquor licensing caught industry leaders by surprise.

Conflicts of interest blow up Liquor Board meeting

Conflicts of interest derail a Liquor Licensing Board meeting as majority of board members withdraw, now a "review" of the board is publicly announced.

Record-keeping woes held up Beach Bay ‘quarry’ decision

A lack of written transcript of a Planning Appeals Tribunal hearing held up an official decision being issued for months.

New MRI machine available soon

Current MRI technology could be boon for local patients.

Morritt's on a roll with construction

David Morritt wants everyone to know: “Morritt’s cannot build fast enough.”

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