James Whittaker, Journalist
James Whittaker, Journalist

James Whittaker


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

T: 345-815-0003
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No solution in sight for iguana control

It will take a dedicated commitment of money and resources to control or eradicate Cayman’s green iguana population, according to Department of Environment experts.

Alcohol and anxiety meds lead to driving ban for judge

A Grand Court judge “unconsciously” drove for several miles in her night clothes before crashing her car into a concrete barrier, a court heard.

‘All they have to do is move one dotted line’

On South Sound Road, a broad, well maintained path provides easy access to a crescent-shaped beach that curves toward the horizon.

Beach lighting concern for sea turtle health

The instinct of sea turtle hatchlings to wander toward the brightest horizon has ensured the survival of the species for millions of years.

Sexual predator threat under investigation

Police have warned a “sexual predator may be at large” after reports that a man attempted to take a 7-year-old girl from her own yard in West Bay, Saturday.

Changes to liquor law coming

Government is planning changes to the Liquor Licensing Law to deal with inconsistencies over who can sell beer, wine and spirits on Sundays.

Congestion in the skies amid influx of aircraft

Three planes were diverted to Jamaica and at least two others were held on the tarmac in Miami and Tampa on Saturday afternoon because Grand Cayman’s airport was too busy for them to land.

Dart tunnel extension approved

The Dart group’s plans to extend the new West Bay Road underpass have been approved at the second attempt – paving the way for a five-star hotel project that could bridge the road.

Cayman’s cricketers advance in World Cup qualifier in Argentina

Cayman’s cricketers returned from a triumphant tour of Argentina this week and immediately set their sights on the next destination – Australia in 2020.

After loss of baby, couple opens hearts to Cayman community

For Sean and Ailian Evans, it is the simple memories they will treasure the most – the first time their son Nolan saw the outside of a hospital room, his first Christmas, his first trip to the beach.

Billboards, sirens proposed for emergency alerts

A combination of electronic billboards, text messages and radio and television intercepts has been proposed to help alert the public in emergency scenarios.

Cayman progresses in T20 World Cup qualifier

Cayman’s cricketers are through to the next round of the Twenty20 World Cup qualifiers after an impressive performance in Argentina last week.

Tourism business development fund proposed

A scheme much like ABC’s reality TV series “Shark Tank,” designed to help budding entrepreneurs make their business dreams a reality, is part of government’s plans for the future of the tourism industry.

Witnesses sought in police shooting

Police have impounded a burgundy SUV believed to have been used as a getaway vehicle in the robberies that sparked a shoot-out between gunmen and armed officers in Grand Cayman, Saturday.

Gunmen fire on police officers after two armed robberies

A pair of suspected armed robbers exchanged gunfire with police officers pursuing them through the back streets of Prospect Saturday night.

Students launch subs at robotics challenge

Young engineers from John Gray High School continued their winning streak at the SeaPerch science and technology challenge Saturday.

Compass investigation: 99 suspects on police bail without charges

Prominent members of the Cayman Islands criminal justice community, including the police commissioner and director of public prosecutions, have acknowledged concerns about the use of “police bail” after it emerged that nearly 100 criminal suspects had restrictions placed on their freedom – many for more than a year – without facing any official charge or form of court oversight.

Tourism plan outlined in Red Bay

Tourism officials highlighted some of the industry’s recent successes and outlined a plan to build on that growth over the next five years at a public meeting in Red Bay Wednesday night.

Unlimited police bail could face legal challenge

Criminal suspects kept on police bail, with significant restrictions on their freedom for extended periods of time, could seek judicial review or a declaration of wrongful imprisonment, according to two senior attorneys.

Rum Point luxury condo project aims to tap into island’s eastern promise

A luxury condo project planned for Rum Point could lead a new wave of tourism development in the eastern districts, according to developer Joe Imparato.
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