ARTICLES BY KAYLA YOUNG

Cayman’s cocktails come of age

With Blue by Eric Ripert set as center stage, mixologists from Jacques Scott provided a taste of Cayman’s incipient cocktail scene on May 11. While Grand Cayman enjoys a world-class food offering, the island has yet to reach its full cocktail potential, argued Jacques Scott brand manager Simon Crompton.

International forum tilts focus toward Caribbean artists

Caribbean art and artists took center stage before an international audience of museum curators Thursday at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands. The gallery played host to the third annual “Tilting Axis” conference, an effort between ARC Magazine and Fresh Milk Art Platform to turn the spotlight on Caribbean creatives

Cayman magazine imports have issues

Magazine lovers in the Cayman Islands missed their regular editions this month as the islands’ leading magazine importer, Hobbies and Books, ceased shipments in April. Hobbies and Books confirmed it had stopped imports but declined to comment further. The company has imported magazines to Cayman since 1971 and supplied local retailers.
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Global cyberattack puts Cayman businesses on alert

Cayman Islands IT departments worked overtime during the holiday weekend as businesses scrambled to protect their data against a global ransomware attack that affected an estimated 200,000 victims in more than 150 countries.

John Gray school gymnasium completed within $8.8M budget

The new John Gray High School gymnasium has been handed over to the school after a decade of construction and in time for year 10 and 11 exams.

Rescue dogs return for second Rum Tails

Cayman’s rescue dogs strutted their talent Saturday afternoon, competing for treats and accolades at the second annual Rum Tails Dog Show.
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Yogis pay homage to India under the moonlight

A full moon illuminated Bliss Living Yoga’s rooftop terrace in George Town on Wednesday evening as yogis centered their minds on chilled-out beats and supporting a charitable cause.

Online petition takes aim at plastic bags

A change.org campaign that aims to ban plastic bags in the Cayman Islands needs about 200 additional supporters to meet its signature goal.

CIFA training offers opportunity for Northward inmates

Inmates at Cayman Islands men’s prison Northward will soon have access to a new sports rehabilitation program aimed at training participants in football refereeing and coaching.
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

Crime a focus of George Town East debate

Increasing concern about serious crime and illegal firearms marked the opening discussion at a debate among George Town East candidates on Monday night.

Canadian cannabis company begins exports to Cayman

Canada’s medicinal cannabis producers have joined Jamaica in testing the Cayman Islands as an export market.

Local chapter marks World Red Cross Day

While the Cayman Islands Red Cross stays active all year, May offers the organization a chance to step up its activities and raise awareness.
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Tukka wines and dines in East End

Before Penfolds’ signature Grange earned its status as an iconic red wine, the Australian Shiraz almost faded into oblivion.

Derek Haines second in challenging Guatemala marathon

Cayman athlete Derek Haines, 68, took second place in his age group in Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan marathon, considered one of the most difficult races in the world.

Offshore jurisdictions asked to embrace transparency

In a world of data breaches and political unrest, the concept of confidentiality faces a certain death, warned British Virgin Islands lawyer Tim Prudhoe on Tuesday.

Shipping industry braces for uncertainty

An uncertain global trade environment set the tone for the fifth annual Cayman Islands Shipping and Yachting Summit at the Grand Cayman Marriott Resort on Monday.

Independents blast ‘career politicians’

Three of five candidates running for election in George Town South debated healthcare, traffic congestion and a cruise berthing facility, at the South Sound Civic Center on Thursday evening.

Impact17 explores innovation in digital age

Digital disruption and the influence of big data drove conversation at Cayman’s third annual Impact conference Thursday. A fast-paced speaking schedule of international and local entrepreneurs engaged a full ballroom at the Kimpton Seafire Resort.
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‘We have to be ready’: Storm trackers prepare for hurricane season

Storm trackers flew into Grand Cayman on Tuesday on their public awareness tour ahead of the Caribbean’s hurricane season.
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Junior players feel CIFA scandal fallout

Funding cuts to Cayman’s national football program have not spared the game’s youngest players. The junior Under-15 national team has taken on fundraising efforts to allow them to continue competing internationally.
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