Mark Muckenfuss, Journalist
Mark Muckenfuss.
Journalist

Mark Muckenfuss

Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
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Grand Cayman KY1-1108

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ARTICLES BY MARK MUCKENFUSS

Cayman officials looking for additional helicopter

A new police helicopter may be coming to Cayman, but how and when will not be known for at least several weeks.

Turtle found in net euthanised due to injuries

A juvenile loggerhead turtle found floating in a net off Barkers Beach had to be euthanised because of its injuries, the Department of Environment said Thursday.

Government failing to track outside spending

Perhaps the most striking sentence in the newly released auditor general’s report, ‘Government’s Use of Outsourced Services,’ is the one that starts the Key Messages section: “The government does not routinely monitor and report how much it spends on outsourced services.”

New cars let tourists scoot around Cayman

They look like toy cars. Something you might leave under the Christmas tree for a 10 year old.

Holness celebrates Cayman/Jamaica bonds, wary of future

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness tempered his celebratory remarks about Cayman’s 60th anniversary of its constitution on Saturday by discussing some of the challenges faced by his country and of other Caribbean nations.
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UPDATED: Royal Fleet makes annual beach landing

Governor Martyn Roper only had to step outside his door Friday morning to see his beach being invaded.

Cayman fighters split bill with Trinidad

A crowd of about 200 people cheered on a group of Cayman fighters at the first international boxing event to be held in the country in two years Saturday night at the D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing Gymnasium.

British Navy lands at Governors Beach

The British Navy landed at Seven Mile Beach on Friday morning.

Cayman fighters to face off against Trinidad and Tobago

Six fighters from the Cayman Islands National Amateur Boxing team will go up against some of Trinidad and Tobago’s best Saturday night in the first international boxing event in Cayman in two years.

Fashion students get high-end showcase for their designs

Rochelle Ebanks, 14, is excited and nervous about debuting some of her designs in a fashion show Friday evening at The Ritz-Carlton when the InStyle fashion event kicks off.

Cayman chefs excel in Caribbean competition

Cayman’s Bradley McLaughlin had used squid as fishing bait, but he had never had to clean and sauté the mollusc before Tuesday, during the Junior Chef of the Year competition at the Taste of Caribbean event in Miami, Florida.

Iguana cull numbers pass 750,000 mark

Figures for culled green iguanas have reached more than three quarters of a million.

Postal officials working on quicker package notification

Cayman postal service officials say they are aware of problems with package notifications and are working to correct them in the coming days.

St. Ignatius breaks ground on $5 million sports hall

Father Suresh Rajaian said he began working on bringing a gymnasium to St. Ignatius almost as soon as he came to the Cayman Islands to lead the parish and school six years ago. On Friday, a ceremonial groundbreaking marked the start of construction on the $5 million multipurpose sports hall.

Second population of rare flower being protected

The discovery of a second population of a rare flower found only in Grand Cayman has altered plans for a residential development in order to protect the species.

Collective takes Art Nest to next level

In the past few months, Saucha Conscious Living opened its Conscious Cafe inside the Art Nest entrance and Avril Ward moved her Awardart Gallery to the site.

Delayed mental health facility moving forward

The chairman of the Cayman Islands Mental Health Commission says while plans for a new inpatient mental health facility in East End have been delayed, they are still moving forward and he is hopeful the project could be completed within the next year.

Self-help author speaks to Cayman business crowd

Cayman’s business community packed the ballroom at the Kimpton Thursday morning for the quarterly breakfast sponsored by employment agency SteppingStones and to hear a talk by motivational speaker Floyd Woodrow.

Newly opened The Space to host art party

Sonia Sajnani said she is not sure what The Space will become, but it will open with what she hopes will be a bang on Saturday night from 8-10pm.

Government will examine free childhood healthcare

The Legislative Assembly has unanimously approved a motion that directs the government to consider how it might provide free healthcare for Cayman’s children.
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