June 12, 2021

Spotts Jetty work faces further delays

Construction of the new Spotts Jetty has been delayed indefinitely, pending completion of contracts and final plans for the project. Both builders and government officials have declined to name a date for groundbreaking. Reversing earlier statements that pegged late July for the start of construction of the two-berth cruise-ship bad-weather dock, Premier McKeeva Bush yesterday […]

Snow white among the other turtles

Everything’s all white with this unique new arrival at the Turtle Farm. For the first time in three years an albino sea turtle has been born. And although the baby is too young to determine its sex, it still hasn’t been given a name. The turtle like all other Green Sea Turtle’s is fed a […]

BLOOD FOUND: Police also find missing Kerran’s discarded key

Police have found a discarded car key and dried blood on the rocky shoreline as part of a search of the Pedro Castle area for missing woman Kerran Natalee Baker. Chief Superintendent John Jones, head of operations for the RCIPS, said yesterday that a Tuesday-evening search of the area had uncovered a car key “found […]

Former beauty queen returns to Cayman with exciting kids stories

After a period of extensive travel, Cayman Brac native, Rabia Abdul Akim has returned to Cayman to share her worldly experiences through her new books. The intrigue of foreign cultures has inspired the Caymanian writer, former beauty queen, tae kwon do champion, businesswoman and mother of six to write The Kaa Kaa & Tokyo series […]

Are Jamaicans still proud of their independence?

Prima facie, independence boasts an attractive menu for political profiling, but is it practical? Pundits employ the Jamaican example to measure the benefits and likelihood of a successful Caymanian independence, without much success. Although miniscule, opinions that Jamaica would be much better off, had it not been for their independence, are intermittently expressed. Prior to […]

Further wait for crew of stricken vessel

The crew who were miraculously rescued at sea when their boat sank still face an anxious wait before they can be reunited with their families. Miss Janice got into difficulties five hours after setting off from Cayman, heading to Honduras. And after the boat sank, the six-man crew drifted on life rafts for nine days […]

Sanchez back in the dock

Three men appeared in court yesterday, charged variously with assault and firearms offences, one of whom, Jose Sanchez, was acquitted just last week in the March 2010 West Bay murder of Alrick Peddie. In a hearing before Chief Magistrate Margaret Ramsay-Hale, Mr Sanchez 24, was charged with possession of an imitation firearm, while brothers Robert […]

STILL MISSING: Police release CCTV footage of Kerran, 25

These are the last images of missing 25 year old Kerran Baker. The Jamaican born woman has not been seen since Saturday. Her car was found abandoned on wasteland near Pedro’s Castle. Last night police released CCTV footage of Kerran, known as Kerry, shopping at  Fosters Food Fair in the Airport . But senior detectives […]

Search for missing Kerran

Detectives searching for missing Kerran Natalee Baker were carrying out a detailed search of the area near where her car was found. Her white Honda Civic was discovered abandoned on waste ground near to Pedro’s Castle yesterday afternoon. Scenes of crimes officers were analysing the vehicle in the hope of finding clues as to where […]

Artist Charles Long prepares for new exhibition at West Lane

Charles Long is one of the few – possibly the only Cayman based artist, who has made a living more or less exclusively from his paintings, consistently for nearly four decades. Originally from England, Mr. Long pursued an art foundation course at Farnham College for two years before joining his parents in the Cayman Islands […]