Mark Muckenfuss, Journalist
Mark Muckenfuss.

Mark Muckenfuss


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Baptist Health unveils new PET scan service

Baptist Health International officials said a new PET/CT scanner they expect to have installed and ready to operate in the coming weeks will mean many Cayman Islands cancer patients will no longer have to travel abroad to access the diagnostic tool.

Trek to South Pole to benefit Cancer Society

Guy Manning has scaled the highest peaks on all seven continents. He’s cycled the length of Great Britain and was part of a four-man team that crossed the United States.

UCCI President Bodden honored as emeritus

In a more than three-hour ceremony, J.A. Roy Bodden, =president of the University College of the Cayman Islands, was praised for his nine years at the helm of the school

UCCI launches adult learning program

Karen Powery-Ebanks believes she’s finally on the cusp of being able to pursue her bachelor’s degree.

Brian Uzzell, longtime owner and publisher of Cayman Compass, passes on at 82

Brian Uzzell, who spent 40 years in the Cayman Islands newspaper business and was former owner of the Cayman Compass, died Friday following a long illness. He was 82.

Local designer outfits Cayman’s Miss Universe candidate

Preparing for the Dec. 17 Miss Universe pageant, Ms. Tyson, who was crowned Miss Cayman in August, needed a national costume, one of the contest’s requirements. The costume must reflect something about the culture or character of the contestant’s country. In past years, outfits have been made to reflect various Cayman themes, such as fire coral, an orchid and, most recently, a green parrot.
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Remembering legal and financial pioneer Arthur Hunter

Noted attorneys and Cayman Islands legislators were among those paying tribute to Arthur Hunter over the past week, following his sudden death.

John Gray swimmers head to Jamaica

Thirteen swimmers from John Gray High School left Wednesday to compete in Jamaica’s Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association’s High School and Tertiary Institutions Swimming Championships, which takes place Friday.

Exploring the many wonders of the continent Down Under

Let me start by saying Sydney, in fact, Australia itself, was not high on my list of travel destinations. But when my son headed down under for a semester of study in Australia’s largest (barely) city, it seemed worthy of a visit, if for no other reason than to spend some bonding time adventuring in the Outback.

HospiceCare will now be known as ‘Jasmine’

Cayman HospiceCare is getting a name change. The long-standing Cayman Islands nonprofit that provides hospice services and more is becoming Jasmine.

Creighton wins Cayman Islands Classic

John Gray High School gym was reportedly packed with 2,000 basketball fans Wednesday night for the championship game of the second annual Cayman Islands Classic basketball tournament.

Crisis Centre unveils new helpline for kids

Cayman kids who need an ear for their troubles have a new place to go.

First Christmas trees arrive on island

Hurley’s market will be bathed in the scent of pine as Christmas trees arrive at the store this weekend, after the trees are inspected for bugs and cleared.

KAABOO adds local bands to festival lineup

Derrick McKay thinks KAABOO will be good for his punk band and a handful of other Cayman-based groups that were chosen last Saturday to perform at the two-day festival in February.

Romaine lettuce pulled from shelves

An E. coli alert has been issued by Centers for Disease Control for romaine lettuce.

NCAA teams face off in Cayman

Harold Lingard only has time to catch a little bit of basketball during the daytime hours, squeezing it in during his lunch hour, but he still bought a pass to this week’s Cayman Islands Classic basketball tournament. The quality of play is that good, he said, and as a former North Carolina resident, he’s a big Clemson University fan.

Government moves high school project forward

The slow process of completing the new John Gray High School has taken another step forward.

UCCI set to unveil new degree program for working adults

University College of the Cayman Islands President Roy Bodden believes the country’s adult population is an untapped resource for college study.

Local documentary marks International Men’s Day

The Family Resource Center is marking International Men’s Day on Monday by premiering a locally produced documentary on men’s issues. The film, “Men’s Voice,” will be screened at Camana Bay Cinema at 6 p.m. and is free to the public.

Football community pays tribute to coach Chung Fah

Winston Chung Fah, a well-known soccer coach who helped raise the level of play in the Cayman Islands and who encouraged young players to pursue sport scholarships at American universities, died Nov. 8 in a Miami-area hospital near his home. He was 78.
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