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Southern Cross sweeps awards at cook-off

Cayman’s top chefs gathered for the 17th annual Sister Islands Cook-off on Nov. 15. The premiere culinary event was hosted by the Southern Cross Club in Little Cayman.

Authority seeks to preserve public service television in Cayman

Certain types of programming – deemed to be public service broadcasting – will be retained in any new formula for ensuring viewers have access to local content on television.

Cable & Wireless shareholders approve Columbus merger

Shareholders of Cable & Wireless Communications plc, the parent company of LIME, voted in favor of a merger with Columbus International Inc.

Regulator announces new safety guidelines for telecoms

The Information Communications Technology Authority has released new safety guidelines for telecommunications workers laying cables on electricity poles.

Regulator gets tough on dropped 911 calls

Regulators will compel Cayman Islands telecoms companies to upgrade their networks as a matter of “national security” following a series of connection failures that prevented emergency 911 calls from getting through.

Icoa charts new territory with dinner menu

Icoa restaurant has recently transformed itself into an evening haunt for tourists and residents, alike.

Jingle Bell Run limbers up

The charity fun run of the year will bring plenty of Christmas cheer.

Anchor & Den Inspired by island living

The Marriott Beach Resort has opened its doors following an extensive re-design with an exciting new dining concept, "Anchor and Den."

Fiber networks expand across Cayman

Competition among cable and Internet providers is pushing into a new phase with the roll out of fiber networks.

High-speed cables: Lifelines for Cayman’s economy

While not as photogenic as a beachfront luxury resort or sparkling office tower, ongoing telecom projects are just as important, economically, as any singular concrete-and-asphalt project in the Cayman Islands.

LIME acquires Columbus

Cable & Wireless Communications PLC, the parent company of LIME, announced the acquisition of Columbus International Inc., operators of Flow Jamaica.

Athlete hit by car continues racing

Organizers of the Cayman Islands Triathlon will press for a section of road on which the race portion is run to be closed after a champion athlete competing in Sunday’s event was struck by a car.

Miss Lassie’s house – a cultural gem

Miss Lassie's home a cultural gem.

NCVO telethon seeking public support

A number of local musical acts are set to take the stage at Prospect Playhouse on Sat. Oct. 25, 2014 for the National Council of Voluntary Organization’s 35th annual telethon, which broadcasts live on Cayman 27 and Radio Cayman.

Anti-bullying events to be held this week

The Family Resource Centre is hosting its anti bullying conference: “Take a Stand” at the George Town library on Wednesday.

Moxam: Population growth will help economy

Chamber of Commerce President Johann Moxam says in order for Cayman’s economy to thrive, its population must grow, even if that means increasing the numbers of work permit holders.

Tibbetts-Lund run attracted hundreds

The annual Brenda Tibbetts-Lund Memorial 5K walk/run was staged by the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens in Grand Cayman over the weekend and hundreds turned out in support.

Tibbetts-Lund events this weekend

The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens stages the annual Brenda Tibbetts-Lund Memorial 5K walk/run over two days this weekend.

Derek Haines, HospiceCare approach $1 million finish line

The Cayman Islands' own "Marathon Man" Derek Haines is gazing down the homestretch of his monumental effort to raise $1 million to build a new facility for Cayman HospiceCare.

Haines fund reaches $700,000

Derek Haines is well on his way to the magic $1 million mark after the summer lull, with two marathons to go.

Recovery run raised $2k

The Walk for Recovery 5 kilometer run/walk was held on Sunday, starting and finishing at Public Beach and was won by Devon Giscombe.

Power failure knocks out Digicel network

The Digicel mobile phone network temporarily failed on Wednesday afternoon.

Cool donation for new HospiceCare facility

GeoCayman, a division of NCB Group has committed their support to Derek Haines fund raising challenge to donate the plans, installatin services and proved the gothermal cooling systems at cost, for the new 5,000 sq. Hospicecare facility.

Contenders in four divisions will vie to show their special touch

The climax of the Summer Mixed Touch Rugby League 2014 season takes place this Saturday as both the Competitive Division and the Social Division titles will be decided.

A culinary adventure Cambodia, crunchy insects and more

In the fourth in a five-part series, Mizu's Cxecutive Chef, Dylan Benoit, shares his culinary adventures in Asia. This week, Cambodia

Jobs lost at WestStar following takeover

At least 12 people, including some senior managers, have been made redundant as a result of the takeover of cable company WestStar by rival telecommunications firm Logic, the Cayman Compass has learned.

Haines grateful to Androgroup

Androgroup is the latest of a number of local companies that have offered to help Derek Haines in his six-marathon challenge to build a new hospice facility.

Disruption to 911 calls linked to network issue

A connection failure disabling emergency calls could happen again, warns the Department of Public Safety Communications.

Gaelic lovers tackle American competition once more

Gaelic football in the Cayman Islands will showcase its talents abroad.

LIME to fix fibre broadband

LIME has announced plans to upgrade its fibre broadband Internet service after customers complained about service outages.

A culinary adventure Vietnam

In the first in a five-part series, Mizu's executive chef, Dylan Benoit, shares his culinary adventures in Asia. This week, Vietnam

Zolfo Cooper and GCM socially have the best touch

The 2014 Corporate Summer Touch Rugby League is now two-thirds of the way through the season and in the Social Division two teams are dominating.

ICTA approves WestStar transfer

The ICTA has given its consent for the transfer of WestStar.

RCIPS calling: Answer on the first ring

We are quite pleased to learn that the police have adopted a new policy where officers will keep victims of crime updated as to the status of investigations.

Third annual Walk for Recovery

The Hope for Today Foundation will host its third annual Walk for Recovery next month.

Jamaica recognizes two for contributions to society

The Jamaican Consulate has recognized Aldingtion Stephenson (aka, Banny) and Danielle Ashley Boothe for their contributions to Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.

Residential homes, SMB condos drive market increases

The overall market increase in Cayman has been driven significantly by two sectors: Seven Mile Beach condominiums and residential homes.

Logic to acquire WestStar

Bermuda-based KeyTech Group of Companies, which owns Logic in Cayman, has announced plans to purchase the parent company of WestStar.

LIME warns customers about fake email

LIME warns users against a phishing email.

San Francisco next for Haines

Derek Haines takes on the fourth of his six marathons as part of a bid to raise $1 million for a new building in Camana Bay for Cayman HospiceCare this weekend.

Online Poll: Cable television most popular

Cable service is the most common method of television reception in the Cayman Islands, according to the results of a Cayman Compass online poll.

4th July means barbecue

America's Independence Day often features barbecue and Michael's Genuine Food & Drink will offer several American barbecue classics at its Bourbon & BBQ Bash on July 4th.

Summer’s a great time for lime

After surviving the 'limepocalypse' of 2014, we have been reunited with this small but intensely tasty fruit.

Online poll Tackling Cayman’s growing hospital bill

The $70 million in bad debts owed to the Health Services Authority needs to be clawed back by any means necessary, according to the majority of respondents to our latest poll.

Haines had to dig deep to finish

Derek Haines completed the Pamplona Marathon in Spain but had to overcome the after-effects of a cold to do so.

How to throw a Canada Day party

Calling all Canucks of Cayman! If you’re feeling a little homesick or want to showcase your patriotic pride, then consider hosting a Canada Day party on July 1 to commemorate Canada’s birthday. Throwing one is as easy as a hat trick.

Haines bonds cell phone firms

Derek Haines has thought up another revenue stream to achieve his $1 million Cayman HospiceCare target and in the process has united the island’s two main telecommunications companies.

Haines gets $100k again

Derek Haines is a step closer to reaching his $1 million challenge with a new donation of $100,000 donation.

Feel the heat on Father’s Day

Feel the heat this Father's Day by learning the hierarchy of the mighty chili, and enjoy a dad friendly pulled beef recipe

Miss Teen pageant slated for August

The future of the Miss Cayman beauty pageant may be in doubt, but its younger sister the Miss Teen Cayman Islands competition is set to go ahead this summer – though it faces challenges of its own.

Prospect relying on dynamic duo

This could be the year that John Gray High School dominates the Mourant Ozannes sponsored Secondary Schools Under-15 competition.

Soggy wickets have decimated season

Unusually heavy rains have played havoc with the local cricket season but that has not prevented the players - especially the up and coming ones - from displaying their talents. Sir John A Cumber remain undefeated in the LIME Primary Schools competition although they got a scare from unknown East End last week.

MLA ‘climbing backwards’ on open records process

An independent MLA asks if government is obfuscating the territory's open records process.

Crabbing season begins

Land crabs make a tasty, albeit messy, treat.

Cable & Wireless increases investment expenditure

CWC plans to invest more than US$1 billion in its fixed and mobile networks over the next three years.

Race to the finish for TV competitors

Cayman’s four telecommunications companies are in the midst of an infrastructure race to build “fiber to home” networks that will enable them to offer high-definition television and high-speed internet to customers across Cayman.

Abbott circuits faster than rivals

Steve Abbott won the second of the May Classics cycle races, the Cost U Less Circuit, to add to his third place the week before in the time trials.

Courtis maintains family rivalry

The open water swimming season began with a great turnout for the LIME 800 meters sea swim. It was the 27th staging of the LIME 800m, the first Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association event of the year and went with a resounding splash as 129 swimmers entered the water at Public Beach on Saturday.

Harding’s Iron will is finest asset

The old adage is that life begins at 40 and for Donna Harding that is evidently the case because just days after reaching that milestone on May 4 she is embarking on her first Ironman, a super-scary triathlon involving a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike topped by a full marathon run of 26.2 miles.

Changes at the top at television center

The CEO of WestStar has left his post with the company in the midst of the television company’s expansion into high-speed Internet services.

Pineapple: The princess of fruits

Referred to as the 'princess of fruits', the pineapple has become a symbol of hospitality as well as a versatile ingredient.

LIME creates first dip

The LIME 800m Sea Swim, the first Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association open water event of the year, is on this Saturday.

Track stars here for Invitational

Veronica Campbell-Brown and Allyson Felix head the array of world-class performers competing at the third annual Cayman Invitational on Wednesday.

Hew needs to dig deep again

Cayman’s young swimmers take the plunge again in the LIME 800 meter sea swim this weekend.

Hurdlers will get hearts leaping

Organizers of the Cayman Invitational are thrilled to be able to present a star studded line up of top international athletes at next week’s track and field meet.

Young duo will spike NORCECA gains

Two of Cayman’s best young volleyball players will soon showcase their potential on home soil.

Caymanian roasted snapper an Easter treat on the table

Delicious fresh roasted snapper is a traditional Caymanian dish at Easter.

Fight night raised $1,000 for show

Cayman’s amateur boxers seized on the chance of promoting their next show in a few weeks by attending two TV screenings of the Manny Pacquiao points win over Timothy Bradley on Saturday night.

Spikers set for region’s best

Local volleyball is showcasing some of its best players on the beach.

Regulators could change local television broadcast service

The ICTA has released its calls for input paper to help define industry regulations on local content.

Man ‘makes up’ money for cancer patients

Richard 'Grizz' Adams sported a face full of makeup to raise money for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.

Track stars sprint to Cayman

Some of the top figures in the world of athletics will be heading to Cayman next month to compete in the third Cayman Invitational athletics track meet.

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