Basia McGuire

Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
PO Box 1365 GT
Grand Cayman KY1-1108

T: 345- 815-0072
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ARTICLES BY BASIA MCGUIRE

Warning: Cuteness alert

Shining Stars Childhood Care and Education Centre at Pasadora Place held its annual Parade of Little Professionals on Friday, Nov. 25.

Injured Brac owl undergoing treatment

Things are looking up for an injured owl making a recovery at a local veterinary practice.

Coral nursery on Cayman Brac yields promising results

An unusual project taking place in the waters of the Brac is producing some encouraging results. The Cayman Brac Coral Nursery is part of an initiative that the Department of Environment started in May 2015. Permits were issued to dive shops willing to participate in the project, four on Grand Cayman, one on Little Cayman, and one on Cayman Brac, and the nurseries began in early 2016.

Brac examines green iguana invasion

A meeting held on the Brac this week on the green iguana problem gave residents the opportunity to learn more about the status of the invasive reptiles on their island. The meeting on Monday, Oct. 17, at the Aston Rutty Centre was organized by the Department of Environment.

Young Caymanian heads up Montessori

A young Caymanian has recently taken up the reins at a local Montessori school. Briana Bergstrom, 25, now heads the Montessori School of Cayman on South Church Street, succeeding school founder Peggy Anderson. “Peggy opened Montessori School of Cayman in 1988 and brought the Montessori teaching philosophy to the island, after completing her Montessori training in Florida,” explained Ms. Bergstrom,

Cull to tackle Cayman’s 500,000 green iguanas

A weeklong green iguana culling trial kicked off this week in a bid to control the population, which has been estimated to have reached half a million on Grand Cayman.

Massive success for Wesleyan hoops

On paper, the basketball team to beat in the Private School Association League in 2016 was more than likely not the one from Wesleyan Christian Academy.

Bumper lionfish cull during Earth Month

A group of determined divers recently did their part for Earth Month in the waters off the West Bay coast, offering up their skills in the fight against the invasive lionfish.

West Bay rope making lives on

Rope making is one of Cayman’s past industries that is kept alive by organizations like Cayman Traditional Arts, relying on volunteers like West Bayer Billy Banker

Jack the donkey: A Pedro institution

Visitors to Savannah landmark Pedro St. James looking to take in some of Cayman’s history and culture have a special ally in their quest.

Center for special needs adults strives to meet growing demand

West Bay’s hidden corners play host to numerous hotels, residences and restaurants, and along with them, a facility serving a very special segment of Cayman’s population.

House-shaped graves a Cayman curiosity

Early settlers in Cayman built distinctive house-shaped graves that have piqued the interest of historians and visitors for many years.

A home for art in stunning surroundings

The grounds of Savannah’s Pedro Castle, situated on a stunning outcrop overlooking the turquoise Caribbean, are known for their historic importance to the Cayman Islands. Having served as a private home, courthouse and jail in its time, Pedro Castle itself is the site of an 1831 meeting where the Islands’ first elected parliament had its origins.

Plant experts make field trip to Brac

In an exciting development for scientists and local plant enthusiasts, a pair of botanists keen to learn more about Cayman Brac’s unique plants recently paid the island a scientific visit.

North Side author earning accolades

North Side resident Janice Rae Sanders is gaining accolades for her recently published book. “Going Through the Door and Finding Miracles: A Warts and all...

Preparations kick off for Trust annual fundraiser

The Little Cayman District Committee for the National Trust will hold its 24th Annual Easter Auction on Saturday, March 26. Funds from each auction are...

George Town parents are Partners in Print

A series of parent workshops focused on developing literacy skills in Year 1 children at George Town Primary launched on Jan. 12. With support from...

Training & workforce development

Training & workforce development

Growing dms into a lucrative business

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Leadership Cayman seeks applicants

Leadership Cayman is calling for applicants.
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