Christmas on Cardinall draws festive crowd

Musicians, clowns and a magician entertained hundreds of holiday revelers on Cardinall Avenue as they gathered for the annual Christmas on Cardinall event hosted by Kirk Freeport on Saturday.

50 years ago: Life saved by air-sea rescue

In the Nov. 15, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, the following story appeared on the front page:


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UK water company issues $163 million in bonds via Cayman

About three weeks after announcing that it plans to close its two Cayman-domiciled subsidiaries, the U.K.-based Thames Water Utilities Ltd. issued roughly $162,500,000 in bonds through one of those entities, Thames Water Utilities Cayman Finance Ltd.

The illustrated boy

Henna artist Shilpa Tagalpallewar paints a dragon on the face of Oliver Colgate, during an artisans fair held on Friday at the National Gallery.

Jury notice

All Grand Court Jurors who are in the October – December session are advised that the report date of Monday, Dec. 18 has been changed and they are no longer required to attend court for the remainder of the session.

Toy drive brings cheer to sick children

Students at Montessori by the Sea are spreading Christmas joy by donating toys to sick children at Health City Cayman Islands.

Judge imposes 12, 13 years for nightclub shooting and assaults

Two men were sentenced to 12 years imprisonment on Thursday for causing grievous bodily harm to Carlney Campbell, who was shot in the early hours of Saturday, Feb. 4, in the vicinity of Fete nightclub along West Bay Road.

UCCI board: Education ministry threatens college’s independence

University College of the Cayman Islands officials are concerned about their independence as an institution and what it might mean for the way other colleges and universities view the students it graduates.

Police report two dozen burglaries in two weeks

Since Dec. 1, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has investigated 24 burglaries, the majority of which have occurred in West Bay and Bodden Town districts.

Months-long delays for driving tests

Those seeking new Cayman Islands drivers’ licenses are being told they may have to wait between two and three months before they can take a road test at the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing on Grand Cayman.

Charity spreads Christmas kindness

For Shirlene Zelaya, Christmas will be a little less stressful this year. Miss. Zelaya took delivery of a $500 Foster’s grocery store gift voucher yesterday, part of charity Acts of Random Kindness’ Feed Cayman Christmas campaign.

Government inks $5.9 million deal for new emergency radio system

Government has signed a $5.9 million contract with Motorola Solutions to provide the territory with what officials say will be “the most advanced and modern radio system in the Caribbean.”
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