Kayla YoungKayla Young

Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
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Grand Cayman KY1-1108

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ARTICLES BY KAYLA YOUNG

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‘Greased lightning’ strikes Cayman

Forty years after the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies first gyrated onto the big screen, summer lovin’ is back at Prospect Playhouse.
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World Class winner snags a ‘heavenly’ victory

Returning for a second year to Cayman’s World Class Cocktails finals, bartender Fede Gisbert Johnson sat on a cloud nine of his own making this time around.

Royal fascination and fascinators hit Cayman

None were impervious to the royal wedding fever Saturday, as millions set their gaze on Windsor Castle to view the highly anticipated nuptials between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
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World Poetry Day: UCCI professor shares Caribbean tradition

Writers across continents will celebrate World Poetry Day Wednesday, March 21, marking a time of dialog, recitals and recognition of the arts.
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Reagan’s Honey takes guests off the beaten track

Away from the resorts of Seven Mile Beach and the rapid development of George Town, there is a corner of Grand Cayman that remains wild.

Cuban detainee granted asylum after nearly 2 years

A Cuban man detained in George Town’s Immigration Detention Centre for nearly two years has been granted asylum and released to temporary government housing in Grand Cayman.
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Review: ‘Barefoot in the Park’

Anyone looking for an entertaining night out should see the Neil Simon comedy “Barefoot in the Park,” which opened at the Prospect Playhouse Theatre on Thursday.

Bill Hrudey, Cayman’s renowned solar astronomer, dies at 76

The Cayman Islands has lost one of its greatest and most dedicated advocates for the sciences. An astronomer, builder, surgeon and visionary, Dr. Bill Hrudey, 76, died Thursday evening, following a brief, incapacitating battle with cancer.
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California winemaker partners with Caribbean foodies

The tropical evenings of the Cayman Islands may not have much in common with the cool, dry nights of California’s Monterey Bay, but as Slow Food South Sound members were recently reminded, Cayman’s warm nights and ocean views pair well with a chilled glass of Californian Sauvignon Blanc.

Cuban migrants step up appeals, despite barriers

A Cuban asylum seeker detained in George Town for more than a year will take his case to the Grand Court, contesting what he believes to be a legally flawed rejection of refugee status by the Immigration Appeals Tribunal.
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Taste of Cayman turns 30

Celebrating 30 years, Taste of Cayman hit the Camana Bay festival green Saturday evening with one of its largest showings to date.

Cuban migrant granted asylum after year-long detention

A Cuban migrant detained in the Cayman Islands since December 2016 was granted asylum Wednesday by the Immigration Appeals Tribunal, concluding a year-long legal battle in Cayman’s legal system.
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Cayman Cookout celebrates 10 years

International chefs descended on Cayman once again for the 10th annual Cayman Cookout, marking one of the largest productions of the islandwide festival to date.

Cold front brings rain, cool breezes to Cayman

A cold front from the southern United States lingered over the northern Caribbean, bringing choppy waves and sending Cayman Islands temperatures to some of the lowest experienced all year.

Rain postpones family fun day; rescheduled for 2018

A new YMCA ropes course, planned for completion early next year, began teaching team-building and problem-solving skills ahead of schedule this weekend.
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Cayman’s marathon man makes final push for CCMI

Between active volcanoes in Guatemala and reckless drivers in Cayman, marathon runner Derek Haines faced some close encounters this year.

Catch holiday spirit at ‘Playhouse Family Christmas’

The return of writer and director Sue Howe’s “A Playhouse Family Christmas” is like stepping into a holiday dream. Singing reindeer invite you to take a sleigh ride. Pajama-clad Three Wise Men whisk you into a sugar-plum fantasy.

Students learn online safety tips

For an upcoming generation of digital natives, life online often blends seamlessly with the physical world. Conversations with friends flow freely between the classroom and the chatroom. An afternoon spent with classmates can just as easily mean meeting in an online gaming forum as at the movie theater.

‘Retired Toddlers’ come to Grand Cayman

Toddlers Jagger and Henley Schomp are fulfilling a dream many work a lifetime for: the opportunity to retire on the Caribbean’s white sand beaches.

Movember kicks off for men’s health

Moustaches, goatees and beards were flying and the smell of aftershave filled the air, as men sacrificed their facial hair for the “mopening” night of Movember at the King’s Head bar in Camana Bay.
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