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Mandatory COVID-19 tests for unvaccinated travellers leaving Grand Cayman for the sister islands and strict boating restrictions are just some of the new COVID-19 regulations being implemented this week.
The Little Cayman District Committee of the National Trust for the Cayman Islands has launched a petition objecting to the proposed construction of a resort with overwater bungalows on the island.
Student advocacy group Protect Our Future's latest video campaign is focussing on highlighting Little Cayman as a Mission Blue 'Hope Spot'.
Owners of a beachside property on Little Cayman are seeking planning permission to build a beach resort with overwater bungalows and on-land cottages on the southern side of the island.
The Health Services Authority (HSA) recently presented Little Cayman with its first new and purpose-built ambulance at the Blossom Village Park
Sitting MPs Moses Kirkconnell and Juliana O'Connor-Connolly are both facing off against one opponent each, as they fight to secure re-election to represent Cayman Brac West and Little Cayman and Cayman Brac East, respectively.
The Cayman Islands Government has approved residents of the Sister Islands to self-quarantine at their homes on Cayman Brac or Little Cayman, from 7 Nov.
Most people dream of being stranded on a tropical island, but down-on-his-luck Cal Batten just wants to sell his dad’s ramshackle, football-shaped house; fly...
Tropical Storm Laura is forecast to strengthen to a hurricane by Tuesday, according to the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Centre in Miami.
People visiting the Sister Islands are no longer required to undergo a COVID-19 test prior to their trip.
The Health Services Authority has outlined how people who wish to visit Cayman Brac or Little Cayman can arrange COVID-19 tests before travelling.
It was almost another fisherman's tale of the 'one that got away'. But debris from a rocket found floating off Cayman Brac has been rediscovered by one of the same anglers.
Within minutes of Premier Alden McLaughlin announcing on Tuesday that Little Cayman’s hard and soft curfews were being lifted, boats were already heading out to sea.
Cayman has three new cases of COVID-19, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee announced as he revealed the latest test results from a batch of 224 samples Tuesday at the daily briefing.
Residents on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman have been meeting with health and government officials to discuss coronavirus preparedness.
The Sister Islands rock iguana on Little Cayman has been tagged “critically endangered” after the most recent survey taken by the Department of Environment.
Sister Islands residents share their stories of Tuesday's earthquake.
Mechanical problems caused the pilot of a Cayman Airways Twin Otter aircraft to abort the flight from Cayman Brac to Little Cayman on Sunday morning, temporarily stranding travellers from the Sister Islands.
Tanja Laaser says people in Little Cayman were surprised when more than two dozen red stakes marking the spots where rock iguanas had been killed on the roads there appeared in April.
The Department of Environment offered a $200 reward for anyone who located a satellite tag that dislodged from a Caribbean reef shark off Little Cayman on Thursday night, but the tag was found in the end by one of the department’s own officers.
Divetech’s annual dive event ‘Innerspace’ is typically held on Grand Cayman, but organisers wanted to go somewhere unique for the event’s 15th year.
A 48-year-old man was arrested in Little Cayman on Saturday on suspicion of possession of cocaine and ganja.
Large crowds do not often assemble on Cayman Brac, but hundreds gathered Thursday on the island’s Bluff to see Prince Charles cut the ribbon on the new 25-metre swimming pool – his first task upon arrival in the Sister Islands.
The new police area commander appointed to the Sister Islands says he would like to see a larger police presence on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.
The Boeing 737 MAX 8 took a ‘sightseeing tour’ of Little Cayman and the Brac before setting down at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport
On Dec. 7 and 8, the Cayman Culinary Society, in conjunction with the chefs of Little Cayman, will host the first Sun, Sand & Supper weekend on the smallest Sister Island.
A woman in Little Cayman who sustained a head injury following a motorcycle accident was evacuated early Thursday morning to Grand Cayman by the Air Operations Unit.
The Cayman Islands Department of Environment is hoping to head off a green iguana population explosion in Cayman Brac and Little Cayman like the one seen on Grand Cayman, where it is estimated there are more than 1 million of the invasive reptiles.
In 1977, after a very long absence, pirates once again landed on the shores of Grand Cayman, zealously disembarking their ships and trawling the streets of George Town, swords raised.
Children at Cayman’s public primary schools are being challenged to show their creativity to win a class field trip to the Central Caribbean Marine Institute on Little Cayman.
Feral cats pose a threat to rare seabird populations on the Sister Islands, according to researchers who worked on a two-year study of nesting colonies.
Blossom Village Community Park’s laid-back atmosphere will be transformed into a marketplace of garden plants and various competitions for everyone to enjoy when the annual Little Cayman Agriculture Show kicks off Saturday.
The Cayman Islands is scheduled to take delivery this week of a new communication system for future disaster-related emergencies.
Moments after his arrival on Cayman Brac on Wednesday, March 28, the Cayman Islands’ new governor, Anwar Choudhury, found himself shaking hands with John Gayle, 13, a member of the Brac’s cadet corps.
New Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury spent Wednesday getting an introduction to Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.
All the feral cats I find on my property, I will give them to the government.
Lionfish are being hunted by native predators on Cayman’s reefs at much greater rates than previously imagined – an encouraging sign that nature may provide a solution to the problem of invasive species.
In reference to the Nov. 9 article (“Planning statistics show ‘explosion’ in development”) and Nov. 14 editorial (“Planning for – and embracing – a trajectory of growth”), regarding the “explosion” of development in Grand Cayman.
Pirates stormed Cayman Brac at the Nov. 4 weekend, turned their sights on Grand Cayman over the long holiday weekend that started on Nov. 11, and last weekend was the turn of Little Cayman, which got the final taste of this year’s Pirates Week swashbuckling and marauding.
A tiny turtle hatchling negotiates a minefield of plastics and other debris as it makes its journey toward the sea. The image, snapped by a visiting media crew on a Little Cayman beach, demonstrates the threat posed by carelessly discarded trash to the island’s marine life.
A 184-foot-long research and exploration vessel, complete with submersibles capable of reaching depths of more than half a mile, called in to the Sister Islands this week.
Hurricane evacuees who have come to Cayman from the British Virgin Islands and other eastern Caribbean financial services centers can receive reduced-price or even free temporary work permits, after their initial permission to stay on island has expired.
Two Little Cayman residents dug an adult female sea turtle from underneath the deck of a home last week when it became apparent the turtle could not free itself.
Muffled shouts of glee bubbled through dive masks in Little Cayman as scientists witnessed a spectacular display of viability by the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s coral nursery. For the first time since its establishment, the nursery’s staghorn and elkhorn coral synchronously spawned in late August.
This Image of Blossom Village, downtown Little Cayman, goes back to 1974, when approximately 25 people lived on the island. There were but a few weekly flights via an old DC-3 aircraft. This photographer remembers stopping by “WeOne,” a tiny grocery store owned by Douglas Chisholm.
In the Aug. 9, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, the following article appeared: “Forty-one divers from Missouri, recently spent an active week of scuba diving in the Cayman Islands."
Nearly 70 percent of Cayman’s small Venezuelan population voted Sunday in opposition of President Nicolas Maduro’s plan to rewrite their nation’s Constitution.
Jonathan Meredith visited Little Cayman only once, but it made an impression to last a lifetime. Mr. Meredith, the son of actor Burgess Meredith, visited Little Cayman in 1970 as part of a class project. He shared his memories with the Cayman Compass. Only 17 people called Little Cayman home when Jonathan Meredith visited, and he said his father made only a few visits to the little house he built on the north side of the island.
In the June 21, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, reporter R.M. Walters wrote the following: “The Cayman Islands Police, under command of Chief of Police Mr. R.S. Besant, are stepping up investigations into the mystery of the human skeleton in Little Cayman."
Nineteen loggerhead turtle nests and another 21 "turtle related activities" were verified recently on Little Cayman by Department of Environment turtle conservation intern Lucy Collyer.
Proposals for a new road in Little Cayman could open up 200 acres of “pristine primary habitat” to potential development, the Department of Environment has warned.
Youngsters in Little Cayman got an up-close encounter with the National Gallery’s permanent collection in early April, thanks to a new program that takes artwork on the road.
Debbi Truchan, owner of D’Art of Living, is offering “life-clarifying” retreats on Little Cayman.
Cayman Airways is advising the public, particularly residents in Little Cayman, that the airline will be conducting a full-scale emergency exercise at the Edward Bodden Airfield on Little Cayman on Tuesday, April 25.
Little Cayman’s marine research center has received a major boost in the form of an anonymous US$500,000 donation to support its research on coral reefs. Unusually, the donor asked for no publicity of its large cash gift, requesting that the focus be placed on the work being done at the Central Caribbean Marine Institute. Carrie Manfrino, president and director of research and conservation at CCMI, said large donations of that kind were the “life blood” of nonprofit organizations.
In the March 1, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, news from the Sister Islands included: “Just after 10 a.m. on Thursday last, after a delay to change a spark plug, the DC-3 left for the Lesser Islands with MLAs and their wives who were paying an official fact-finding tour to Cayman Brac and Little Cayman."
Little Cayman’s Booby Pond on the island’s south side is among six sites on the island nominated for Protected Area status under Cayman’s new National Conservation Law. According to the Department of Environment website, Booby Pond is the Cayman Islands’ only Ramsar site – a designation it received in 1994 as a wetland of international importance.
Little Cayman’s Tarpon Lake is among six sites on the island recently slated for consideration as protected areas under the National Conservation Law, which provides for the establishment of new protected areas and expansion of existing protected areas.
Little Cayman’s marine research center aims to take classrooms under the water in a new initiative that will allow scientists to broadcast lessons to classrooms around the world from beneath the waves.
A new business in Little Cayman is offering yoga on-the-go.
The government has extended a 15 percent import duty rate on building materials imported to Grand Cayman until Dec. 31, 2017.
A U.K. pension administrator is suing Crown Acquisitions Worldwide, alleging the real estate developer took its money for several land lots in a Little Cayman subdivision and failed to transfer the land or get plans approved for homes.
There were plenty of fantastic costumes and floats and lots of children at the Little Cayman Pirates Week festivities over the weekend of Nov. 4-6. The parade was a big draw for the island and there were some impressive costumes.
Swashbucklers swarmed Little Cayman as Pirates Week officially got under way in Little Cayman over the weekend. Crowds gathered for a flotilla parade on Saturday, when pirates and other patrons enjoyed a costume competition, a pirate dance, food and drinks.
Little Cayman’s Pirates Week events begin this weekend with a full schedule of fun.
It might be the off-season for the Central Caribbean Marine Institute, but things are far from quiet. The sounds of hammers, saws and grinders have replaced the laughter, lectures and sounds of children and researchers at the Marine Institute.
All residents, visitors and ghosts are invited to the 2016 edition of the Spooktacular Fun Run in Little Cayman.
The Hoegh Trooper, a 656-foot-long cargo ship, rerouted to pass close to Cayman Brac last week and blew its whistle 10 times to honor Little Cayman’s Mary McCoy, a pioneer in tourism on Little Cayman who passed away last month. Raymond Scott organizes ships to pass by the islands whenever a seaman or his wife dies, and blow the whistle in their honor.
The invasive green iguana species has successfully bred with the indigenous rock iguana on Little Cayman, creating a hybrid offspring scientists had thought was not possible.
Researchers in Little Cayman witnessed a rare sight last week as all three species of sea turtles found in the Cayman Islands hatched on the same beach on the same night.
Little Cayman’s marine research center has suspended its lionfish tagging program while it waits to see if it will get grant money to continue its groundbreaking research on the invasive species.
An educational trip to Little Cayman has proved to be truly memorable for a group of George Town students.