Spencer FordinSpencer Fordin

Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
PO Box 1365 GT
Grand Cayman KY1-1108
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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

Chicken Election yields results

An interesting survey has hatched and separated Cayman opinions from shell to yolk.

Cayman sparkles on final day of Special Olympics

Cayman punctuated the final day of the Special Olympics World Games with a slam dunk.

Local student aces Cayman Water World Water Day poetry contest

Water is not just a building block of life and a precious natural resource. In this case, it has also served as an inspiration for Cayman’s best students.

Cayman cruises to another gold at Special Olympics

Cayman swimmer Alec Brice Cox just would not be denied. Cox, who had finished fourth in one event Monday, came back to swim his way to a gold medal in the 800-metre freestyle on Tuesday at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi.

Cayman shines in Special Olympics competition

Cayman came away with four golds and a bronze in Monday’s competition at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, and two other Cayman athletes finished fourth in their events.

Competition under way at Special Olympics World Games

Cayman athletes have picked up a slew of medals over the first few days of competition at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi.

Hazard Management stages tsunami drill

What would happen if a gigantic wave was barrelling toward Grand Cayman and there were only two hours to prepare for its arrival? Hazard Management Cayman Islands tackled that scenario on Thursday, when it participated in the regional Caribe Wave Tsunami Exercise.
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Rousing opening for Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi

The eyes of the world are on Abu Dhabi. The Opening Ceremonies for the Special Olympics World Games took place Thursday evening Abu Dhabi time – which is six hours ahead of Cayman – and Cayman’s delegation was one of more than 190 nations involved in the spectacle.

Cayman Water adds new plant at Abel Castillo Water Works

Cayman Water has opened a new plant at its Abel Castillo Water Works facility located off the Esterley Tibbetts Highway in West Bay, adding another million gallons of production per day with a chance to double that output.

Pet owner disputes account in case of euthanized dogs

A local pet owner is disputing the account of the Department of Agriculture regarding an incident this week in which three dogs were seized and ultimately euthanized.

New acting fire chief, deputies named

The Cayman Islands Fire Service has new leadership. Brevon Elliot has been named as the acting chief fire officer and the deputy chief fire officer for aviation.

Youth Parliament takes center stage

The ideas are the same but delivered with the force of youthful exuberance.

Man sentenced to additional bike theft

Alvin Shaquille Ebanks, who was sentenced in December for a motorbike chase in which he led police on a 30-minute pursuit around West Bay, was sentenced for an unrelated case on Tuesday.

Court hears employer has made restitution

The Summary Court heard Tuesday that an employer has made substantial progress in reconciling charges against his company for failing to pay overtime and public holiday remuneration.
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Cayman’s Special Olympians feted at Government House

A coalition of Cayman’s most beloved athletes are traveling across the world to compete on a global stage.

Surgeons save man impaled in car crash

Somewhere between Bodden Town and East End, a driver had the darkest chapter of his life.

Sentencing delayed in Customs officer’s cocaine case

Sentencing was adjourned in the cocaine importation case of Customs officer David Karl Lobo on Wednesday due to the delayed arrival of social inquiry reports and sentencing submissions.

Promises, delays mark court’s online records efforts

The Cayman Islands Judicial Administration has been working toward digitalizing its court records for more than two years, according to a Freedom of Information request conducted by the Cayman Compass, and has entered into contractual obligations worth more than US$150,000 in order to make it happen.

Youth mental health takes center stage

The state of mental health in the Cayman Islands came under close scrutiny on Saturday, when concerned adults from all walks of life met at the Marriott for the second annual Mental Health Symposium.

Local students flock to library’s literacy competition

The enthusiasm for reading among Cayman children is spreading like wildfire.
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