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A local rum distillery has announced it is looking to expand with a new building.

Butterfield adds to asset management

Butterfield announced the appointments of Dennis Govan as head of asset management in the Caribbean and Michael Neff, executive vice president and head of group asset management in Bermuda.

Hazel’s Chi will help in the toughest race here

Off the Beaten Track preview

Get crafty with Juliette Medeiros

Juliette Medeiros is the featured craftsman this week on Cayman Brac.

Agriculture reaping benefits

Agriculture gaining ground

Royal wedding’s other perfect match

In possibly the least unexpected announcement in advance of April's royal wedding, Clarence House has announced that Prince Harry is to be the best man at his older brother Prince William's marriage service and Kate Middleton has asked her younger sister Philippa - known to her family as Pippa - to be her maid of honour.

Heart Fund welcomes Butterfield’s sponsorship

Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited has signed on to be the 2011 platinum sponsor of the Cayman Heart Fund.

BBC Caribbean 
ends radio service

Radio station BBC Caribbean has decided to shut down.

Brac Catholic church dedicated

Stella Maris, the first catholic church in Cayman Brac, was dedicated on Saturday in the presence of over 200 well-wishers.

Busy Jervis is always revved up

Motorsports profile

Seven years for wounding

Albert Orlando Seymour, 24, was sentenced on 1 February to seven years imprisonment for wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. After trial in December, a Grand Court jury found him not guilty of attempted murder but guilty of the wounding charge.

Human Resource auditors say accuracy compromised

  Staff at the Legal Department did not participate in interviews conducted as part of a Human Resources audit, which was undertaken across all government departments in 2010. All other departments participated in the interviews.

Queensland survives Yasi


Australia's north eastern state of Queensland appears to have escaped the worst of Cyclone Yasi, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded.

Breaking ground for the arts

The National Gallery has broken ground on its new permanent home.

‘Quarry’ plan rejected

The Central Planning Authority on Wednesday turned down an application to remove 295,000 cubic yards of fill from the Beach Bay area in Lower Valley, much to the relief of local residents.

New leader in Egypt’s future

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has vows to quit after polls.

Yasi strikes

The destructive core of a massive cyclone battered Australia's northeastern coast early Thursday, wrenching roofs off buildings and cutting power to tens of thousands of homes.

Move over cash, mobile phones are taking over


Paying for a sandwich will soon be possible via a mobile phone as operator Orange rolls out what it claims is the UK's first mobile payments service.

Barclays hit with another blow

Barclays bank is shedding jobs as it continues to be hit with fines.

Ganga pays tribute to Carew

Trinidad celebrate C20 win

Caledonian boosts Project 365

The Caledonian Group supports Project 365.

Calendonian supports youth development programme


The Caledonian Group has announced that it is the biggest sponsor of the Cayman Islands Youth Development Consortium Youth Transitions After-School Programme.

Online Poll: Running, jogging are favourites

Running and jogging is the favourite form of exercise for respondents to a caycompass.com online poll.

CARIFTA’s not on track

CARIFTA is in danger of not being run this year

Greenlight adds
 new underwriter

Greenlight Re has appointed Jim Ehman as vice president and senior underwriter.

High schools’ 
design amended

Describing the original designs of Cayman's new high schools as a "futuristic experiment", education minister Rolston Anglin outlined modifications that would bring them in line with more traditional planning.

Airport technology investment rises


Airports are investing in technology worldwide.

Walmart clears South African hurdle

A South African chain's shareholders have overwhelmingly accepted Wal-Mart's offer to buy 51 per cent of their company.

Flooding investigation launched down under

An investigation into the chain of events leading up Australia’s devastating floods has been launched.

CCMI welcomes two new interns

New interns at CCMI in the new year.

Open letter to Premier

An open letter to Premier McKeeva Bush.

Year in review: Five missing boaters never found


The Cayman Islands saw a grim start to 2010 with a marine tragedy believed to be one of the worst in the country’s history.

Strauss wants proper thrashing

Strauss wants to destroy Australia this week.

Facebook nets $500 million investment, report says

Social networking behemoth Facebook has raised $500 million from Goldman Sachs and a Russian investment firm in a deal that values the company at $50 billion, The New York Times reported.

Building duty, fee breaks begin this week


Import duty reductions and planning fee deferrals aimed at stimulating the local construction and development industry will begin this week.

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