June 29, 2022

Third spot for Cayman Squash team in Caribbean Championships

Cayman finished the Senior Caribbean Squash Championships with third place in both the Women’s and Men’s singles and third overall in the team section. Barbados finished first overall with 25 points, and although Jamaica came second with 22 points, Cayman came close behind the other two with a respectable 20 points. The OECS (Organisation of […]

Taxing time for those with US links

Tax lawyers have warned that an end-of-month deadline could place thousands of people in the Cayman Islands in legal jeopardy with US authorities for failing to report local bank accounts. Under new US tax requirements, anyone with an income from US sources must report their bank accounts to the Internal Revenue Service by the end […]

NO BODY FOUND: Cops say BBM rumours are just malicious

Rumours that the body of missing doctor’s assistant, Kerran Baker, has been found, have been dismissed by the police. BBM’s, text messages, and telephones calls, claiming that the police have found the missing woman is complicating matters and hurting family and friends, according to the police. And they  said that such false allegations are hampering […]

Treasure’s jewel in the crown

Caymanite artist Horacio Esteban’s work is now on show in the lobby of Treasure Island. The spectacular earthy colours of the semi-precious sculptures can be seen throughout his work and also in the hand made jewellery that is available to buy. As well as his unique pieces of art on display, the exhibit is also […]

CARNAGE ON THE ROADS: Pregnant woman And unborn child Killed in car smash

A pregnant woman and her unborn child have died following a car crash in East End. Karen Edwards was thrown from the mangled wreckage during the smash and rushed to Cayman Islands Hospital. She was pronounced dead on arrival and despite the best efforts of surgeons they were unable to save the child’s life. Two […]

GUNNED DOWN: Jeremiah shot dead trial hears

Devon Anglin shot dead four year old Jeremiah Barnes at point-blank range, narrowly missing intended target, father Andrew Barnes, as he drove away from a West Bay petrol station, prosecutors told the Grand Court on Friday. Opening a three-week murder trial before Justice Cooke, prosecutors spun a graphic and grisly tale of the February shooting […]

Robbers strike again in George Town

The owner of the auto store that was the latest victim of armed robbery says there are a number of factors as to why the current crime rate is so high. Keith Parker says although Thursday’s robbery at his store on Eastern Avenue wasn’t the first theft, it was the first time a gun was […]

Fraser brothers going for gold

Brothers Shaune and Brett Fraser prepare to head to London for the 2012 Olympics. The swimming pair are excited and looking forward to the challenge. This will be Shaune’s third Olympics and Brett’s (pictured above) second. The boys are ready and raring to go, they’ve already started training and both are confident that they’ll be […]

$2.4 million per year for juvenile rehab centers

A ministerial youth consultant claims the approach now being used at the juvenile rehabilitation centres on the Island are costly and ineffective. Michael Myles, Programme Coordinator and Liaison Officer for At-Risk Youth claims that the budget distribution for the homes is top heavy with more spent on administrative and managerial provisions than on therapeutic and […]

NEW RUNWAY, EH? Canada reveals plans for massive airport expansion

The Canadian government will send a team to Cayman in the next few weeks, talking to Airports Authority officials about redevelopment of both the Owen Roberts and Gerrard Smith terminals and runways. The group arrives in the wake of the 1 August Memorandum of Understanding between the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) and Ottawa’s Canadian […]