December 16, 2017

“FX” artist helps models

He’s more used to dealing with zombies! But now makeup artist Jimmie DeLoach is moving away from the undead and helping make models look even more beautiful! Jimmie, who worked on Zombie Driftwood, has teamed up with Fresh Cayman Couture, a fashion and modeling workshop for the National Cultural Foundation. The “FX” specialist will help […]

Hundreds oppose West Bay Road plans

In an effort that will continue for another two weeks, community activists have already collected hundreds of signatures on a petition to Governor Duncan Taylor, seeking to stop the closure of West Bay Road. A coalition of West Bay residents’ groups are gathering endorsements on the two-page document, asking Mr Taylor “to preserve the West […]

Gala Dinner Tickets on sale now

The National Trust’s Annual Gala Dinner and Auction is back and will be held on October 1. Tickets are $125 per person including three-course-dinner with wine, live entertainment, cocktail reception and the chance to win many auction prizes. Prizes consist of jewellery, an amazing vacation package, signed music and movie memorabilia and the list goes […]

Casting a line for direction

Fishing for Purpose is a new programme for boys from John Gray High School, aimed at finding purpose on life’s journey from older male role models – while having fun fishing. The idea came to Christopher Murray, School Counsellor at John Gray High School, during the summer holidays. “Fishing for Purpose is aimed at having […]

Suicide is so preventable, says expert

Originally from Wisconsin in the US, Licensed Mental Health Counsellor Pauline VanderGrinten currently has an outpatient practice and is the Behaviour Therapist at Hope Academy, a local school that specialises in helping children with above-average IQ’s and who may not receive the help they need in mainstream education. She has also been instrumental in setting […]

Police reveal amnesty arsenal

Detective Superintendent Marlon Bodden holds a powerful shotgun that if it was in the wrong hands could kill in seconds. Thankfully this weapon is clearly in the right hands after it was handed in to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service as part of their gun amnesty. Mr Bodden yesterday said that although the amnesty […]

SPENDING TO BE REVEALED: Financial chief says to expect audit overview

Financial Secretary Kenneth Jefferson said yesterday that the 31 October consolidation of government financial statements would offer the first full, audited overview of official performance in years. The overview is made possible by the submission for the first time in at least eight years of all the annual financial reports from every government entity – […]

Fishing boat rescued, again

A massive police search and rescue operation was launched after a fishing vessel went missing. Teams from the RCIPS Marine and Air Operations Units, along with colleagues from the US Coast Guard desperately scoured the waters for missing fishing boat, the Renegade. It’s the second time the boat has sparked such an operation in just […]

Amnesty door closed, says police chief

Police received more than 900 rounds of ammunition and three firearms during the July and August gun amnesty and “cash for guns” programmes. During the month of July two firearms were handed in and 144 rounds of ammunition were turned over to the police. In the month of August, the RCIPS, in conjunction with HI […]

THIS MUST STOP! Restaurant boss says crime wave is like “a cancer”

Tony Crescente is enraged. Masked gunmen invaded his Casanova restaurant, smashed his computer systems and cash register, stole all the cash and disappeared into the night. “Thank God no one was hurt,” he said, describing himself as “very frustrated” by rising crime and “the growing threat” to tourism, to families and to local businesses. In […]