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Easter auction planned on LC

Saturday will be hopping on Little Cayman as the National Trust stages its annual Easter Auction.

Election officials in training

The first round of training sessions for election officials in 2005 was completed last week, on a district by district basis.

No UHF signal in the Sister Islands

It will be at least two or three more months before residents in Cayman Brac and Little Cayman will be able to receive CITN's channel 27 television broadcasts on UHF signal, the station's manager Mike Martin said on Monday.

Legislative Assembly adjourns

With a resounding chorus of "ayes" followed by handshakes and hugs across the aisle, the fifth meeting of the 2004/05 session of the Legislative Assembly came to an end Wednesday evening.

Govt housing Brac bound

A Government affordable housing scheme in Cayman Brac will begin soon said the Minister of Planning Julianna O'Connor-Connolly in the Legislative Assembly on Monday.

Electric bill benefits Sister Islands

The new Electricity Regulatory Authority Bill will benefit Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, Sister Islands MLA Lyndon Martin said.

Condos, hotels await guests

A strong message has been shouted to the world from New York where Leader of Government Business McKeeva Bush told a press briefing that 35 per cent of Grand Cayman's 3,388 hotel and condo rooms are open.

Ecstasy added to LC boat case

Four persons charged in connection with the importation of ganja after their vessel ran aground off Little Cayman returned to court this week to face a new charge - importation of Ecstasy.

Today’s Editorial: Support for Sisters

Close to home. Far from expected. Thats what one sees when the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism website is opened.

DoT visits Cayman Brac

Fifteen staff members from the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism visited Cayman Brac at the weekend to familiarise themselves with the island post-hurricane Ivan.

Sisters offered helping hand

MLA Lyndon Martin emphasised the economic contribution of his constituency, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, in his debate on the Extraordinary Expenditure Bill on Wednesday night.

Postal ballot users could increase

Voters displaced from their homes by Hurricane Ivan could swell the numbers of persons applying to vote by postal ballot this year.

Fat Tuesday in Little Cayman

Little Cayman residents and visitors paid tribute to Mardi Gras last Friday. It's an annual event that brings just about everyone on the Sister Island together.

Elections launched

The formal process leading to General Elections was launched Friday when the Governor, Mr. Bruce Dinwiddy, issued writs in the name of the Queen to Returning Officers for Cayman's six electoral districts.

Mardi Gras faithful parade through LC

There may be more people in the parade than lining the streets but that's what makes Little Cayman's annual Mardi Gras Festival so unique.

M/V Valhalla returns to Cayman

A new tourist attraction sailboat, the M/V Valhalla is making its way to Grand Cayman in the next few weeks.

Maritime Authority Bill

A bill to establish the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands was unanimously passed into law by Legislative Assembly members last Thursday and Friday.

SITA elects newest members

At the recent SITA meeting held on Little Cayman the new President and Committee were elected into office.

Nesting turtles dwindling

Hurricane Ivan dealt a harsh blow to the nesting turtle population in the Cayman Islands.

CAL increases cargo services

The national flag carrier, Cayman Airways, is increasing its cargo services to respond to the high volume of items that need prompt shipping to the Cayman Islands.

ELECTIONS 2005: Nomination Day venues set

With General Elections scheduled for 11 May, the date for nomination of candidates has been set for Wednesday, 16 March.

Cayman has an ice hockey team

Picture this: you are living in the world's most idyllic Caribbean island of Grand Cayman and daydreaming while sitting on the patio of your Ritz-Carlton condo watching another perfect sunset over the pristine Seven Mile Beach and azure waters of the Caribbean Sea.

CNB elected to executive committee

The Caribbean Association of Indigenous Banks recently announced that Cayman National Bank was elected to the 2004/2006 Executive Committee of CAIB.

Cayman’s largest butterfly found nowhere else

Cayman's largest butterfly, the abundant Cayman Swallowtail (Heraclides andraemon tailori), is an endemic subspecies which flies on Grand Cayman and nowhere else in the world.

A marriage made in Ivan

Hurricane Ivan would not have been the most romantic of times for most people, but for one couple the storm created their most romantic moment ever.

Ag show goes on

A scaled-down version of the Agricultural Show will be held this year.

CCMI recruitment campaign begins

The Cayman Islands Central Caribbean Marine Institute's has begun recruiting and preparing for its sixth year of marine conservation and marine biology activities in Little Cayman for Caymanian High School students.

Cubans travelled to Brac on holidays

The flow of Cuban migrants in and out of the Sister Islands did not stop for Christmas and the New Year.

Port Authority recovering

As a good performance in 2002 is reported for the Port Authority, that vital facility finds itself facing challenges after the passage of Hurricane Ivan.

Digicel throws Brac party

In the first quarter of 2005, Digicel plans to extend pre-paid roaming to other countries, including the US, according to CEO JD Buckley.

Heaven finds its place with Sisters

Its a new catchphrase for radio: 'This is Heaven 97, the Sister Islands station'.

Brac gets new truck, facilities

CAYMAN BRAC - There is to be no alcohol in Pop-a-Top Park, a favourite watering hole in Watering Place.

Available rooms booked up for Christmas

There are 536 rooms in licensed accommodations available to tourists in Grand Cayman for the holidays and these are pretty much fully booked for the Christmas period.

American friends pitch in

Through the generosity of some friends of the Cayman Islands, presents and gifts from as far away as Toledo, Ohio will be added to the gifts distributed in the Noahs Ark Travelling Christmas Celebration to the children of Grand Cayman this Christmas.

Guilty plea in Little Cayman ganja

In Summary Court on 20 December, a Dutch national admitted possession of the 300 pounds of ganja fond aboard a vessel that sank last month off Little Cayman (Caymanian Compass, 10 December).

Migrants don’t get far

A makeshift vessel with 14 Cuban migrants aboard that left Cayman Bracs Creek Barcadere late Monday afternoon is now on the reef at the western tip of the island, having travelled a distance of about 10 miles.

Air service to Chicago resumes

Cayman Airways non-stop jet service to Chicago will commence 18 December 18 following almost a three-month suspension of this service.

Cubans flood Sister Islands

Weary officials on Cayman Brac are struggling to keep up with the rising tide of migrant arrivals from Cuba.

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