Spencer FordinSpencer Fordin

Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
PO Box 1365 GT
Grand Cayman KY1-1108
T: 345-815-0007
E: [email protected]

Spencer Fordin holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Florida and spent 16 years writing for MLB.com prior to moving to Grand Cayman. Fordin, a native of Port Washington, NY, has worked in New York, Baltimore and Toronto before relocating to Cayman in 2017.

ARTICLES BY SPENCER FORDIN

Man pleads guilty for cocaine, dangerous driving

A man pleaded guilty on Thursday to possession of cocaine and dangerous driving for an April incident in which he drove a Toyota Camry into North Sound.

Trio pleads guilty to selling lottery tickets

Three people pleaded guilty to selling lottery tickets Thursday stemming from an incident in October.

Jamaica’s commissioner of police urges regional cooperation

The Caribbean encapsulates many nations of different sizes and cultures, but when their police commissioners get together, they can count on a common language and a shared set of goals.
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.

Hurley’s drops plastic bags

Hurley’s has taken a step towards making its shopping experience more environmentally friendly.

Old Dominion spoiling for high quality opponents

Old Dominion will do anything and go anywhere to play some high calibre opponents.

Kanuga ramps up training for 4th Badwater

The challenges keep getting tougher, and Kerri Kanuga keeps finding greater reserves of strength.

Defendant Matthew Anthony Whittaker acquitted in Northward firearm case

A Grand Court jury found Matthew Anthony Whittaker not guilty Tuesday of possessing an unlicensed firearm and ammunition outside Northward Prison in May of 2017.

Guilty plea in Further Education Centre burglary case

Meshach Vernon Ebanks pleaded guilty to a count of burglary Thursday for an incident involving a break-in at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre.

Man pleads guilty to lottery offences

Abijah Uhuru Ramoon pleaded guilty to a number of offences on Thursday including separate instances of selling lottery tickets and taking part in a public lottery. Ramoon, who has a separate matter awaiting sentencing in Summary Court, pleaded guilty Thursday to cases that date back to May 2018.

Cruise berthing facility recruits another benefactor

Cayman’s potential cruise berthing facility came one step closer to reality Wednesday, when Premier Alden McLaughlin announced that MSC Cruises has made a financial commitment to the project. Royal Caribbean, Disney and Carnival had previously signed on to help build the facility in George Town.

Ramblers coming to Cayman on a winning roll

The adrenaline still has not worn off from one of college basketball’s best rebounds.

New Mexico State: Aggies point towards starring berth in Cayman Classic

The college basketball season is currently in a dead zone, but New Mexico State University coach Chris Jans has his players looking forward to November. New Mexico State, the dominant programme in the NCAA’s Western Athletic Conference, will be one of the headline teams at the third annual Cayman Islands Classic on 25-27 Nov.

Cayman bids to host Rugby World Cup Sevens

The Cayman Rugby Union has launched an expression of interest to bid to host the 2022 Rugby World Cup Sevens.

Haines prepares for latest trek for charity

Haines, an avid distance runner and fundraiser, is inviting the public to his final fundraiser on Thursday, 23 May, at Abacus restaurant in Camana Bay in support of his eight-week quest across the Pyrenees mountain range from Hendaye to Banyuls-sur-Mer, France, in support of the Special Needs Foundation Cayman.

UPDATE: Cayman Islands Classic returning for third year

The field has been set for the third edition of the Cayman Islands Classic, and it includes eight geographically diverse teams that have been to the biggest stages in college basketball.

Pirate couple celebrates Batabano

How do you top getting married at Pirates Week? By cheering on the passing parade at Batabano.
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Batabano delivers carnival flair

The vibrant colours and pulsating percussion of Batabano rocked Seven Mile Beach on Saturday, featuring thousands of costumed dancers and revellers, as well as spectators lined up along the side of the road to cheer them on.
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.

Euthanasia of dogs and cats drops significantly

Euthanasia of dogs and cats in Grand Cayman has been reduced by 75% over the last four years according to figures analysed by the Cayman Compass as part of an open records request.

Study finds heartworm disease common in Cayman cats

A new study led by Caymanian veterinarian Dr. Brandy Darby indicates that heartworm disease is very common and a legitimate threat to cats living in the Cayman Islands.

Defendants plead guilty in dog-burning case

Andrei James Challenger and James Rolin Challenger, who were charged with offences related to the wounding of a dog named Dora in May 2017, pleaded guilty to a pair of crimes on Tuesday.
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