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Internet companies blocking pirated content

At least two Internet companies in the Cayman Islands are now preventing customers from streaming movies, television and other content not licensed for broadcasting in the Cayman Islands.

CarePay trial: Prosecutors detail payments to Watson from AIS-CarePay account

Attempting to prove Cayman Islands businessman Canover Watson personally benefited from the CarePay hospital patient swipe-card contract, Crown prosecutors on Monday detailed a number of payments made to Watson or his relatives from the bank account set up to handle profits from that contract.

Tour the lights with National Trust or solo

If you weren't lucky enough to get a seat on the National Trust's bus tour of Christmas lights, just jump in the car with friends and family to do the tour yourselves.

Miss Lassie's House gets a festive sprucing up

One of Cayman‘s treasures recently got a traditional Caymanian sprucing up and festive makeover.

VIVO offers flavor-packed food filled with goodness

Delicious, good-for-you fare is on the table at newly opened VIVO Cafe

The Brooklyn offers American-Italian favorites

The newly opened The Brooklyn Pizza + Pasta, Camana Bay, offers delicious comfort food, chic decor and more.

Liberty Global to buy Cable and Wireless

Liberty Global has agreed to buy Caribbean telecommunications company Cable and Wireless Communications for US$5.3 billion.

How to make: Peppermint Candy

This recipe for peppermint candy was recently tested out by the students at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School in West Bay.

911 outage for FLOW/LIME cell phones

After an outage Friday morning, emergency 911 calls are working again for cell phone customers with FLOW, formerly LIME.

Flow forms educational partnership

Cable & Wireless, operator of the Flow and LIME brands, has signed a five-year partnership with One on One Educational Services aimed at offering Caribbean students greater access to a range of study materials for GSAT, CSEC and CAPE examinations.

Fifty years ago: Planned duel in 1770 recounted

In 1770, a duel over West Bay land was averted at the last minute.

Bond evening aims to be an action-packed thriller

If you like your martinis shaken, not stirred, you'll want to reserve your tickets for the special Spectre dinner being hosted by the Grand Old House on Nov. 7.

Coconut festival goes nuts

Anything and everything you can imagine coconut-related will be made or displayed at a coconut festival on Saturday.

Flow’s World Cup coverage kicks in

Flow TV has signed an exclusive deal to bring live coverage of the CONCACAF 2018 Russia World Cup qualifying matches to viewers across the Caribbean.

Mouthwatering libations

Camana Bay has created a list of the town restaurant's signature cocktails making it easier to pick your libation of choice.

Batabano race is favored as riders have to swerve Cost-U-Less

The cycling community turned up on Lime Tree Bay, beside Governors Square, for the annual Cost-U-Less race, but had to find an alternative route because there was a cancer fundraising walk/run organized along West Bay Road.

Report: Frank Sound farm cleared of arsenic poisoning

The Pan American Health Organization has issued a clean bill of health to the 14.5-acre Powell family farm in Frank Sound, declaring arsenic levels in soil and groundwater within acceptable limits.

LIME rebrands as Flow

Telecommunications company LIME has rebranded and launched as Flow in the Cayman Islands.

LIME brings field services in-house

Two years after Cable and Wireless company LIME outsourced parts of its maintenance services to Ericsson, laying off 39 people, the telecommunications provider has announced it is bringing the field services back in-house.

Flavors of Indian cuisine showcased at Icoa

Icoa is taking diners on a delicious tour of India with its weekly Thali night.

Cayman community rallies around Dominica

For about three days last month, Martin Royer did not know what had happened to his mother, brother, sister and other relatives on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.

Business in brief

RBC Royal Bank launches private banking; interns get work experience at LIME; Mourant Ozannes expands Hong Kong practice; Appleby acted for holdings firm in Hong Kong listing

Cayman donates cash, volunteers planes for Dominica recovery

Cayman donates cash to tropical storm victims in Dominica.

Text help available for storm-torn Dominica

LIME users in Cayman can now help people in Dominica after the island was devastated by Tropical Storm Erika last month.

Tiebreaker needed for Agua's second sommelier standoff

Ross Chernin defeated Brandon Copico in a tiebreaker in the second Sommelier Standoff at Agua Restaurant & Lounge.

Cayman Islands Gaelic teams in US

The Cayman Islands Gaelic Football Club is sending two men’s and a women’s team to Chicago this weekend to compete in the 2015 North American Championships.

5K walk/run fundraiser to benefit halfway house

Recreational runners, athletes in training and supporters of a good cause are invited to take part in the Hope Foundation’s Walk/Run for Recovery on Sept. 27.

Digicel files for IPO on New York Stock Exchange

Digicel filed for an initial public offering recently with the New York Stock Exchange.

Business in brief

A roundup of local business briefs.

Digicel denied access to LIME network

The telecome authority rejected Digicel's bid to access LIME's physical network.

Business in brief

A roundup of local business briefs.

CUC files lawsuits against cable firms

A dispute over hanging cable lines on utility poles may head to the courts.

Internet speeds increase but lag behind competitors

A survey on Internet download speeds show home Internet connections are getting faster.

Gaelic football winners crowned

Gaelic Athletic Association games

Queen's birthday brings much-merited recognitions

Across the world, British subjects marked the official birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with parades, pageantry and awards ceremonies. The celebrations had a particular added significance for those in the Cayman Islands who received special honors and recognitions.

Alessandro Michele brings Gucci Resort to downtown New York

Like fellow luxury brands Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Dior, Gucci chose to present its Resort 2016 Collection in a fresh new location.

'Casa 43' offers authentic taste of Mexico

Mexican classics, from delicious tacos and enchiladas, to mouthwatering quesadillas and freshly made tortilla chips are on the menu at newly opened restaurant "Casa 43."

Survey: Cayman Internet fast but expensive

A new survey shows Cayman has some of the fastest and most expensive Internet access in the Caribbean.

Severe weather warnings for Grand Cayman

Flooding and high water has affected roads and communities in North Side, George Town and Bodden Town, according to Hazard Management Cayman Islands. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution on the roads.

Heavy rains pound Cayman

Heavy rains soaked Cayman for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, driving some residents out of their homes, forcing motorists to take alternate routes and prompting some schools to close.

Isy B. shoots campaign in Cayman

Local fashion designer Isy Obi recently shot her latest fashion campaign at a stunning North Side home.

Forbes just short of ton

There were plenty of matches in local cricket this week over various age groups and genders and the best performance was provided by Wyvonne Forbes.

Smith reels in gutsy Creasey

The Dew Cycling Classics staged its fourth race of the month with 49 riders competing on Sunday morning.

Marketers award their best

CIMPA helds its first awards dinner, with the Laura Skec earning the Marketer of the Year award and BB&P and Massive Media both winning two awards as well.

More than 100 swimmers take part in 28th LIME Sea Swim

The 28th annual LIME 800-meter sea swim attracted 106 participants, as well as a host of spectators along its new course.

Cable companies welcome copyright

Cayman's cable television providers say they welcome the new copyright regime expected to begin this fall, saying it will make an even playing field to compete for subscribers.

Telecom investments hit new record

Investments in telecom and the number of Internet connections in Cayman hit a new record last year.

Aquatic Club kids excel as waves of personal bests achieved

The Camana Bay Aquatic Club headed into the Highlander Invitational Long Course Meet in Orlando, Florida ready for a great performance from its swimmers last weekend.

Cayman Islands Fashion Week rocks the island

The fifth Cayman Islands Fashion Week was a whirlwind of celebrity events, including Saturday’s “Fashion Rocks” catwalk show hosted by Caymanian TV actress Grace Gealey and photographer and former model Nigel Barker.

Cubans give fans golden cheer

The NORCECA Beach Volleyball season has for the last seven years started in Grand Cayman – mainly because it is by consensus the best organized and most picturesque venue on the circuit – and on Sunday it wrapped up with a surprising men’s winner.

Power failure interrupts schools, businesses

Widespread power outages in Grand Cayman resulted in most public schools closing early Tuesday.

Cable and Wireless and Columbus complete merger

Cable and Wireless Communications announced Tuesday that the company, which operates as LIME in the Cayman Islands, has completed its US$1.85 billion acquisition of all of the equity of Columbus International Inc.

Easter treats, Cayman-style

Weekender continues its series exploring how to make Cayman candies and sweets that will evoke a feeling of nostalgia. This week its peppermint candy.

Smith dominant again, but women take it to the wire

Cycling champ Michele “Mitch” Smith won the Cost U Less Circuit Race comfortably on Sunday, two weeks after easily winning the time trial along South Sound.

Walkers admits three new Caymanian attorneys

Walkers announced the admission of three new Caymanian attorneys.

Sweet Easter treats, Cayman-style

Enjoy the sweet and sour splendor of tamarind balls.

Slow Food Day offers a true taste of Cayman

Slow Food Day 2015 featured local farmers teaming up with local chefs to create dishes.

Smith is in Paradise after timely ride proves he is still champ

Cycling’s busy calender continued with the 10 mile time trial from Paradise Restaurant and Bar, along South Sound to Hurley’s and back on Sunday.

Crown closes case in CNB robbery trial

The prosecution concluded its case Thursday afternoon against four men accused of robbing a branch of Cayman National Bank in June 2012 and stealing half a million dollars.

Business in brief

A roundup of local buisness briefs.

Auditor's office wins health challenge

Several teams from across the civil services competed to see who could take the most steps in three weeks.

Wolf Tones prowling for top spot

Gaelic football action resumes this weekend at the Camana Bay International School field after an eventful set of matches two weeks ago.

Business in brief

A roundup of local business briefs.

‘Fashion for the Animals’ benefits furry friends

A sold-out audience of 500 enjoyed the Fashion for the Animals fundraiser for various charities on island that rescue and care for animals.

Business in brief

A roundup of local business briefs.

God's plan versus the planning board

“We are a Christian nation.” — That’s Gospel in the Cayman Islands. … But is it true?

LIME warns of email scam

LIME is warning customers to beware of a phishing email that is circulating.

Church denied planning approval

Plans for a new church in Savannah have been denied planning permission after neighbors complained that it would bring down property values.

FTI grabbed Gaelic showpiece

The Gaelic football season is about to start, and as a warm-up, a mixed 9s tournament at the Cayman International School field in Camana Bay was held on Saturday.

2014 Year in Review

A month-by-month review of the Cayman Islands' top new stories in 2014.

Bodden outburst linked to phone charges

Cabinet Minister Osbourne Bodden's profanity-laced tirade directed at his former chief officer, Jennifer Ahearn, was caused by her not agreeing to have government reimburse him for charges on his personal telephone.

E-government chief starts work

Former LIME executive Ian Tibbetts will be Cayman's e-government chief.

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