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Bountiful breadfruit’s colorful history, legendary uses

Breadfruit is rich in dietary fiber and has a surprisingly wide variety of uses, from medicinal to culinary.

Ericsson rehires LIME staff

Fears that LIME employees would lose their jobs have been laid to rest after Ericsson rehired the company's former staff.

Motorcycle group’s food drive a roaring success

A charity ride has collected more than two tons of food to donate to Meals on Wheels.

Cancer Society receives text donations

A social media campaign, NoMakeUpSelfie, has helped raise $2,175 in online donations to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.

Food drive seeks one ton of food

The Cayman Islands Motorcycle Rider's Association is hosting an annual ride for collect food for Meals on Wheels.

Cayman bartenders handed lemons

Sky-rocketing lime prices has driven the fruit out of bar along Seven Mile Beach.

Earthquake hits just south of Cayman

Cayman felt a small earthquake Wednesday morning.

Rivalry escalates between telecommunications giants

A dispute has ignited between telecommunications companies Digicel and LIME after Digicel accused its rival of overcharging its customers.

Ag Show raffle winners announced

The winners of the popular annual Agriculture Show raffle prizes have been announced.

Rum competition serves up winning concoctions

Rum competition serves up winning cocktails.

Online poll: Layoffs are up to 'free market'

The cutting of 39 jobs from LIME in order to outsource some positions to Ericsson was within the company's rights, said the majority of resondents to a poll conducted by the Caymanian Compass.

Road seizures still unresolved

Up to a dozen property owners whose land was taken by government during the first phase of construction of the East-West Arterial highway have still not been paid more than seven years later.

Online poll: Economy to improve, most people think

The majority of respondents in a CayCompass.com online poll are optimistic about the economy.

CEO: LIME outsourcing necessary to 'stay competitive'

Telecommunications company LIME's deal to contract out some of its work to global firm Ericsson is crucial to helping the firm remain competitive, CEO Bill McCabe said.

Bad call 
on LIME deal?

Cayman's private sector cannot operate the way government does.

Ericsson 'must hire' Caymanians

Global communications giant Ericsson “must hire Caymanians” or face having its license to operate in the Cayman Islands pulled, government has insisted.

LIME shake-up impacts 39 workers

Telecommunications company LIME has made 39 people redundant after striking a deal to outsource some of its installation, repair and maintenance work to multinational firm Ericsson.

New airports authority chief named

Albert Anderson, who has had a 34-year career with telecommunications service provider LIME, has been named chief executive officer of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority.

Fidelity returns with Cayman Economic Outlook

The eleventh consecutive CEO: Cayman Economic Outlook will be held on Feb. 20 at The Ritz-Carlton.

A local brew that’s good for you

Local company Saucha is helping people in Cayman embrace a healthy lifestyle

Surf Challenge returns for fun

The annual East End Surf Challenge is on this weekend and although the jet skiing races are on Monday, Heroes Day, all the fun starts on Friday.

Zolfo Cooper are still champs

The Gaelic football season began in style over the weekend with the Corporate CML Mixed 9s Day at the Camana Bay playing field which attracted plenty of supporters as well as players.

Healthy eating Superfood salads, gluten free

Try these delicious, quick and easy, healthy salad recipes

Corporate smash

The new cricket season starts with a difference this weekend with a fun event and a new league.

Gaelic day kicks off season

The Gaelic football season starts this weekend with the Corporate CML Mixed 9s Day at the Camana Bay playing field.

Stingrays got all dressed up

Stingray swimmers ended 2013 with speed, fun and continued hard work - characteristics its members and coach are so well known for.

2013 Cayman news roundup

As 2014 draws to a close, the Compass reviews some of the key events and news stories of the Cayman Islands over the past 12 months.

Champs galore as events pile up

It was another fantastic year of sporting achievement in the Cayman Islands, with many established events attracting some of the biggest names in their respective disciplines.

Picture fuzzy on local TV requirements

Cayman’s television networks are at odds over their obligations to produce local content, with the island’s oldest broadcaster claiming current regulations give its new rivals an “unfair advantage."

Jingle Bell rang up $54k cheer

It was all for a good cause when over 300 entrants hauled themselves for either 5 kilometers or 10km in the Jingle Bell Walk/Run last week.

Swanky Band keeps traditional kitchen music alive and kickin’

National Trust volunteers awarded at Christmas party event held at the Bodden Town Mission House

Bikers ready to rev up for annual Toys 4 Tots weekend events

It's time once again for motorcycle riders to take to the roads of Cayman to support Toys 4 Tots.

Faster mobile data services available

LIME is promising that buffering will become a thing of the past with its 4G LTE mobile data service in the Cayman Islands.  The company last week launched the service, which it says will deliver mobile data speeds of more than 100 megabytes per second.

Corporate wicket fun

A new champion will be crowned and bragging rights reserved when the Cricket Association Annual Corporate Sixes tournament takes place on Saturday.

Digicel launches 4G LTE

Digicel is due to officially turn on its 4G Long Term Evolution network Thursday.

LIME launching faster mobile data service

LIME Cayman Islands announced 4G LTE services will be available from the end of November.

Christmas dishes from around the world: Spicy Asian favorites

Holiday favourites from around the world

Cayman dimmed Stars

Cayman scored an emphatic victory to record back to back success in the LIME Cayman Nations Cup at the Smith Road Oval on Sunday.

Ebanks steers champs back

Defending champions Cayman Islands will face off against World Stars in the LIME Cayman Nations Cup final on this weekend at the Smith Road Oval. Cayman Islands marched to their second consecutive T20 final on Sunday by defeating Jamaica in the first semi-final.

Mixed results reported for Cable & Wireless

Cable & Wireless Communications reported a fall in pre-tax profit in the six months through September as a result of exceptional charges related to the company’s cost reduction program.

Sixth place but will try harder

Cayman’s rapidly growing reputation for hosting major sporting events was amplified over the weekend with the staging of the SteppingStones North America and Caribbean Rugby Association sevens.

Corbin coasts home in a ‘Breeze’

Short distance road races are getting more popular every year and one that has become a firm favorite on the sporting calendar did not disappoint.

UK not budging on wiretap plan

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office minister says Britain's representative in Cayman will control police wiretap warrants.

Panthers pounced on Greenies

An inspired bowling spell from Carneth Thomas who took 3 wickets for 7 runs and ably supported by Desrene Cox who grabbed 2 wickets took Panthers to victory over Greenies in the LIME Women 8- A- Side tournament.

Cayman aims for seventh heaven

Seven-a-side rugby, the sport’s most exciting format, will entertain fans this weekend and possibly see the Cayman Islands booking themselves for future big tournaments including the next Commonwealth Games.

Telecom companies, regulators discuss wiretapping issue

Proposals to change Cayman's wiretapping rules move forward.

Heath aims for final fling cheer

Doing an Olympic distance triathlon is one of the toughest challenges in sport and this weekend months of preparation comes together for the most ambitious weekend warriors in the Cayman triathlon.

Panthers pounce on Islanders

Rains stopped the much awaited semi finals in the LIME Cayman Nations Cup but did not prevent Panthers from continuing their dominance over allcomers in the LIME Women 8–A-Side tournament.

Telecoms slash roaming rates

At a time when the cost of living seems to just keep rising, Cayman's two top telecom companies are providing roaming charges relief.

Cayman may host big swims

A big swim and coaching clinic in the days leading up to it are the exciting events for swimming enthusiasts next month.

KPMG top Ball Bashers at Big Dig

Halloween came early and got a sandy touch at Royal Palms.

LIME unveils investments in updated infrastructure

Mobile data speeds double and will double again before end of the year.

Memo: Telecoms must aid in wiretaps

Legal changes are sought to require local telecommunications companies to help police tap phones.

Grizz glad Lizards were crushed

Cayman’s best rugby players are gearing up for the toughest test of their careers in a sevens tournament at the Truman Bodden Spots Complex next month.

Lions mauled by cubs

Cayman are the defending champions in the LIME Cayman Nations Cup and they showed they will be even harder to beat this season than last after a dominating 20-over win against the British and Irish Lions.

Nobody ever felt out of touch

The KRyS Global Summer Touch Rugby League 2013 ended in style with a Play-Off Finals Day to remember.

Walking for recovery

The second Walk for Recovery has raised funds for half-way homes for recovering drug and alcohol addicts.

A glittery night under the stars

The Estella Scott-Roberts Foundation fundraiser, A Night Under the Stars, is set to be a “glittering” evening on Saturday, Oct. 12.

NCVO telethon appeals for broad support

The National Council of Voluntary Organizations is putting out an appeal in an effort to drum up support for its annual Radio/Telethon next month.

Spikers are setting up for big dig

Local volleyball hopes to invigorate public support for the sport.

Conference set to ‘Take A Stand’ against bullying

Cayman is holding its first bullying awareness month this October.

LIME: Cable ship to fix communications fault

 A cable ship will begin a delicate repair job Friday, Sept. 20, to fix a fault along the Cayman Islands’ primary communications link, the Maya-1 cable. 

Companies: New technology to boost Internet speeds

Consumers can soon expect faster Internet service thanks to new technology being introduced by service providers on island.

Red Cross offices to move

Red Cross management staff will move to the Cayman Corporate Centre in mid-September.

Huta expects a bright Future

Future Sports Club in West Bay has for many years been a conveyor belt of young footballing talent, thanks to the tireless input from technical director Roy “Huta” Ebanks and his dedicated coaches.

Strides help halfway houses succeed

The Hope for Today Foundation is staging a second Walk for Recovery event to assist recovering addicts

Backyard remedies: papaya

Packed with powerful healing properties and great for hair and skin, papaya is a fruit every backyard should be cultivating.

General manager leaving LIME

Tony Ritch is stepping down as head of LIME Cayman.

Trinidad was smashing

Cayman’s juniors did well at the 2013 Junior Caribbean Amateur Squash Association Championships in Port of Spain, Trinidad recently.

Underwater telecom cable back up

Cayman's primary submarine communications cable is back online, but providers are still searching for the cause of the problem.

LIME dives to fix cable

Engineers, including a team of SCUBA divers, are working to find and fix an electrical fault on a key underwater communications cable that has caused Internet connection problems across the Cayman Islands.

Other telecoms rebounded quickly

Cayman's telecom companies review the impacts of the MAYA-1 fault.

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