December 14, 2017

Ground broken for DG’s 5K-Funded Ropes Course

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A ground-breaking ceremony was held today (Saturday. 9 December 2017) for the ropes challenge course being built by the YMCA with funds from the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge.. The event, which took place in April with around 2,000 participants, raised a record $85,000 from the walk/runs held in Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman. “I […]

Cuban migrants land in Cayman Brac

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The Department of Immigration (DOI) has confirmed that three Cuban migrants landed in Cayman Brac on Monday, 4 December 2017 after their makeshift vessel crashed. The three males suffered minor injuries, but their vessel was a complete loss. The group is currently in immigration custody in Cayman Brac and awaiting transfer to Grand Cayman. To […]

The Editor Speaks: The other side of the story

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I have been discussing with a lady from Cayman Brac (who does not want her name disclosed) re artist “Foots” Kynes activities on the Brac that has incited the many locals to act aggressively against him. I have promised to make public “the other side of the story” – her title. The lady sent me […]

YMCA celebrates 5 years in the Cayman Islands!

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Celebrating 5 Years of the YMCA in the Cayman Community The YMCA of the Cayman Islands is celebrating five years of service and commitment to the community this month. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Cayman Y has quickly and significantly made a positive impact on our Islands. Over […]

Cayman Islands Government: Duty concessions extended

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From Cayman Islands Government Ministry of Finance & Economic Development The Government has extended the flat 15% import duty rate on building materials imported to Grand Cayman for a further year, to 31 December 2018. In explaining the reason for the extension of the duty concession, the Minister for Finance and Economic Development, the Honourable […]

Breeze 5K Walk/Run

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Record setting Cayman Islands Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run George Town, GC, : After a highly successful 2016, the Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run has shown little sign of slowing down, with a record setting number of participants taking part in the 11th Annual event. More than 250 Runners and Walkers, comprised of students to senior citizens […]

Cayman Islands Remembrance Sunday Parade and Ceremonies

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On Sunday, 12 November 2017 the Cayman Islands will join nations around the world to pay tribute to those veterans who defended their countries during times of war. The annual Remembrance Sunday ceremony will honour all veterans, including those who sacrificed their lives, to serve their country.   Remembrance Sunday in Grand Cayman Grand Cayman […]

Cayman Islands sculptor detained, later charged with obscenity

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From FREEMUSE  Defending Artistic Freedom Sculptor Ronald “Foots” Kynes, based on Cayman Brac, was charged on 16 October 2017 under section 157 of the Penal Code for “displaying an obscene object for public exhibition and intending to corrupt morals”, related to some of his artwork displayed on his property, reported Cayman News Service. The sculptor, […]

Famous Cayman Brac artist CHARGED

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Man Arrested this 18 July, on Cayman Brac now charged From RCIPS The 63-year-old-man referred to in the below press release has now been charged for displaying an obscene object for public exhibition, intending to corrupt moral, relative to section 157 (1) of the Penal Code (2017 Revision). The man is expected to be in […]

Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run

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Cayman Islands: 11th Annual Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run set for November 4th George Town, GC, October 2, 2017: Coming off of their record setting year in 2016, the annual Breeze Fusion 5K Walk / Run is seeking to exceed expectations this coming November 4th. The event organized by Radio Cayman and Breeze FM, also saw […]