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Archives for March 2013


Cayman goes blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 is World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) and is celebrated throughout the world. The Special Needs Foundation of Cayman (SNFC) is teaming up with Rotaract Blue Cayman to bring autism awareness to the local community. Light is up Blue is an Autism Speaks campaign where buildings and landmarks throughout the world are […]

Woman’s early morning swim leads to air and sea search

A 29-year-old woman’s birthday celebrations could have ended tragically this morning after she decided to go for an early morning swim in rough seas. Shortly after 3.20 am today, Thursday 28 March, police received a report that an intoxicated woman had gone for a swim in George Town Harbour.  Her  friend who saw her enter […]

Record number of candidates to stand in May elections

The full list of candidates to stand in the Cayman Islands May 22nd Elections show a record number of 58 who have put their names forward for election. In George Town 21 people are standing. In West Bay 14 people are standing In Bodden Town 14 people are standing In East End 2 people are […]

Antique pistols and ring stolen during burglary

West Bay detectives are appealing for information after a pair of antique pistols and a diamond ring were stolen from a Seven Mile Beach condominium on Monday. About 9.40 am on Monday, 25 March, police received a report that a burglary had taken place at the Great House Condos on West Bay Road. During the […]

Russian bombers over Guam raise questions about America’s credibility

From Washington Times HONOLULU, February 19, 2013 – America spent a decade mired in bloody pursuit of a ragtag band of insurgents, terrorists and criminals under the assumption that fourth generation warfare would be the wave of the future. Senior officials routinely opined in defense journals that fighterplanes and strategic bombers were irrelevant and wasteful […]

Cayman ride out late Princeton attack

From Cayman Rugby The Cayman National Men’s XV squad put to bed any fears of a 2nd poor show of form against a younger, less experienced US College side when Princeton University came to town last week. This time last year Cayman welcomed Dartmouth College and only the Cayman Select sides (made up of players […]

Global internet slows after ‘biggest attack in history’

By Dave Lee, Technology reporter, BBC News The internet around the world has been slowed down in what security experts are describing as the biggest cyber-attack of its kind in history. A row between a spam-fighting group and hosting firm has sparked retaliation attacks affecting the wider internet. It is having an impact on popular […]

DCFS Senior’s Easter Luncheon

Hundreds of senior citizens travelled from every district to attend the 10th annual pre-Easter celebration at the Family Life Centre, on Monday, 18 March, 2013. Organised by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Community Development Unit, the special occasion celebrated Easter’s true meaning – the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Happiness, praise […]

Can Drones Save the Elephants?

From Mashable This week, 89 African elephants in southern Chad were slaughtered for their ivory tusks, the worst such incident since the killing of 300 elephants a year ago in Cameroon. To stop the massacre of these stately beasts, conservation groups are fighting poachers with eye-in-the-sky drones. These unmanned aerial vehicles — introduced with the […]