Government allocates $5 million for Smith Cove

Government agreed Monday to take $5 million from the Environmental Protection Fund to buy part of Smith Cove to protect it from development.

Brac Autumn Festival offers cultural cornucopia

The second Brac Autumn Festival brought a variety of arts and cultural events celebrating Cayman’s creative community.


Cancer walk/run donates to charities

The Cayman Islands Cancer Society and Cayman Islands HospiceCare each received $15,000 from the Lions Club of Grand Cayman as part of the proceeds raised by walkers and runners during the club’s Prostate and Colon Cancer Event three-day walk and run campaign, known as PACCE.

Vernon Jackson, Cayman icon, 1928-2016

Vernon L. Jackson, marriage officer, educator and longtime civil servant, passed away on Sunday. He was 87.

Track association accused of election impropriety

The former president of the Cayman Islands Athletic Association has won a temporary injunction to prevent the organization from holding its annual general meeting and elections amid allegations of discrepancies in the voter rolls.

NCVO telethon raises more than $130,000

The National Council of Voluntary Organisations took over the Prospect Playhouse Saturday night and raised $132,000 in pledges during the five-hour radio and telethon fundraiser Saturday night.

Cayman firm protects presidential candidates from criminal drones

A Cayman Islands firm deployed new surveillance technology to keep the air space around the U.S. presidential debates safe from a potential new security threat – criminal drones.

Cut-a-thon raises $9,000

Eclipze Hair Design’s Cut-a-thon over the weekend so far has raised $9,000 for breast cancer awareness.

ATM thief sentenced to 20 months

A man who pleaded guilty to thefts and attempted thefts from the ATMs of two local banks was sentenced on Monday to 20 months’ imprisonment.

Teams must qualify to bid on new mental health facility

Consultants interested in designing the $16 million mental health facility will have to pre-qualify before bidding opens next month.

Doctor: Insurers must incentivize healthy habits

Bringing down booming healthcare costs will involve a proactive approach with the focus on wellness rather than illness, according to a speaker from the Cleveland Clinic, Florida, one of several presenters at last weekend’s health conference in Grand Cayman.

Psychiatrist to speak at breast cancer survivors breakfast

Dr. Geetha Nampiaparampil, a psychiatrist from the Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, will be the featured speaker at an invitation-only breakfast for breast cancer survivors on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Westin resort.
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