September 22, 2019

You can E-bank on Kendall!

Kendall Ebanks yesterday set off on an epic journey that could change his whole life. The 20-year-old West Bayer boarded a flight that will eventually take him 7,000 miles to Azerbaijan at the crossroads of Asia and Europe. Once there he will team up with the boxing elite. Kendall was hand picked to receive personal […]

Worldwide flavour at GT Primary

Children from George Town Primary celebrated International Literacy Day. And the highlight was a special visit from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service’s K-9 Unit. The youngsters could see first hand the work of the police dogs and enjoy readings from Minister of Education Rolston Anglin. They were also joined by their parents to learn […]

NO TO NO CONFIDENCE: Bush survives PPM challenge after late vote

In a straight 9-5 party-line vote capping a marathon Legislative Assembly session, United Democratic Party (UDP) lawmakers yesterday defeated an opposition no-confidence motion, a referendum on Premier McKeeva Bush. Starting Wednesday afternoon — and finishing at 2:30am on Thursday – incumbent UDP MLAs and opposition People’s Progressive Movement (PPM) legislators, joined by North Side independent […]

Cayman crushed on road to Brazil

As the saying goes, this really was a game of two halves. After a plucky first 45 minutes, Cayman Islands managed to go in at the break on level terms with El Salvador in this, their second World Cup qualifier in less than a week. But after the interval – with the scores level at […]

Brooke helps keep up with tradition

She may only be 15 years old and still in school herself but Miss Teen Cayman, Brooke Parchment, is already proving to be the perfect role model. After collecting her crown last month, Brooke took time out from her busy schedule to help youngsters immerse themselves in culture. Brooke, pictured above with admiring protégés, joined […]

DART DEAL STARTS: Bush breaks ground for a new highway

The first phase of the billion-dollar Dart development has started. The controversial project to extend Esterley Tibbetts Highway is, according to critics, the first step towards the closure of West Bay Road. But despite hundreds of objections in the form of a petition against the closure, Premier McKeeva Bush has started the ball rolling by […]

“POLICE” ROB GAS STATION: Thieves pose as cops in latest heist

“Cost of living will increase” due to crime, says Mr O’Neill Daring thieves dressed as police officers during the latest armed robbery in Cayman. Wearing black jackets with the word “POLICE” emblazoned on the back, two men threatened staff at the Texaco gas station on Eastern Avenue. Monday night’s heist is the latest robbery to […]

“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 […]

Legendary soccer player scouting in Cayman

Jamaican “Reggae Boy” Fitzroy Simpson, says although Caymanians love football, it’s not yet a way of life. And he says to improve the standard of players here, we must first improve the standards of pitches and training facilities. Mr. Simpson, who was born in Bradford, England, has an illustrious and decorated football career, which spans […]

Cayman Islands football team defeated by Suriname

Eight members of the Cayman under 23 football team stepped up to play for the national side in their World Cup qualifier against Suriname. But despite the gamble of playing the young guns, the brave eleven lost out 1-0 on their road to Brazil. The Cayman Islands National Football Team will now have to rethink […]