Tuesday, July 26, 2016


Baby parrots cause a stir at Cayman Turtle Farm

In mid-May, the Cayman Turtle Farm’s veteran Cayman parrot breeding pair Sweetpea and Leo hatched the second clutch of Cayman parrot triplets ever known to be born in captivity.


New artwork at Turtle Farm

A new art piece is doing its part in welcoming visitors to the Cayman Turtle Farm.

50 years ago: One unlucky turtle meets its fate

“An unusual thing happened in West Bay on Sunday at about 1:30 p.m. A loggerhead turtle crawled a distance up onto the beach and began making a nest. She was sighted by some bathers who called for help and Oriel Hydes turned her over."

NEW: Judge denies request to halt GM mosquito release

A Grand Court judge Monday refused an application for a judicial review to stop the planned release of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in West Bay.

Accountant enters jail ‘early’

Although he has not formally pleaded guilty, Cayman Islands accountant Rob Aspinall agreed to be remanded to Northward Prison on Friday to begin serving time on theft and fraud-related charges.

Gay couple wins work permit appeal

Ruling in favor of a same-sex couple, the Immigration Appeals Tribunal granted Leonardo Raznovich’s application to be added to his spouse’s work permit as a dependent. The decision ends 14 months of applications and appeals to the Immigration Department.

DVDL, police continue probe of vehicle inspector’s crash

The head of Cayman’s Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing said Friday that his inspectors “have and continue to test vehicles on public roads,” in response to Cayman Compass questions about an ongoing investigation into a July 11 auto crash involving a DVDL inspector.

More victims possible in human trafficking case

Toronto police fear there may be more victims after a 21-year-old Caymanian man was charged with human trafficking in connection with allegations he forced a woman into the sex trade.

Veterans remember Gov. Russell

Members of the Cayman Islands Veterans Association gathered Sunday morning to remember former Governor Thomas Russell. Mr. Russell served with the British Infantry during World War II and founded the local Veterans Association in 1978 during his time as Cayman’s governor.

Immigration officer pleads guilty in deadly hit-and-run case

Nicholas Patrick Tibbetts pleaded guilty Friday to one criminal charge against him that resulted from a deadly April 2015 hit-and-run car accident.

Hewitt bankruptcy case delayed until September

On Thursday afternoon the court adjourned bankruptcy proceedings against John Gordon Hewitt and Velma Powery-Hewitt, delaying the hearing until Sept. 12, while the sum at issue has grown to $215,666.
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