April 21, 2021

Cayman Islands 1st Tourism Director, Eric Bergstrom, dies

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By Colin Wilson It is with some sadness to announce the death of former Tourism head, Eric Bergstrom. Mr. Bergstrom came to Grand Cayman in 1963 with his wife, Suzy (now Mrs Suzy Soto) to run The Tortuga Club in East End. Three years later he became the first director of the Cayman Islands Tourist […]

Anne Frank is alive and well

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“The Diary of Anne Frank” will entertain, make you laugh, make you cry and is an experience you will remember forever. When I walked into the Prospect Playhouse last Tuesday I was shocked at what I first saw. Instead of the normal seating in tiered rows I saw a bare auditorium littered with cardboard boxes […]

The Editor Speaks: 25 Years ago

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25 Years ago CITN, as Cayman27 was known then, televised the very first NCVO Telethon. In those days the NCVO Radiothon was broadcast separately from the Radio Cayman studios and finished one hour earlier at 11pm. It had different presenters and entertainment. The very first Telethon was broadcast from CITN’s very small studios above Island […]

The Editor Speaks:A rocky evening for a flying cause

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Last Friday (31) I was at the Prospect Playhouse to a full house for a 60’s Rock N’Roll Show! “The Best of the Beach Boys, Beatles and Rolling Stones” was on display through the myriad of talents of Sea N’ B who I have known since my very early days when I arrived here as […]

The Editor speaks: No wake up to Daybreak

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It was with much sadness I read the release we were sent from Hurley’s Media informing us “Local television’s longest running TV programme, the Daybreak morning show, will bid farewell to viewers in February.” When my wife and I started CITN – Cayman International Television (Caribbean) Network (now known as Cayman27) we were very excited […]

Cayman Islands: The Zak Quappe Scholarship Fund donates to Clifton Hunter Flight club

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The Zak Quappe Flight Scholarship (“ZQFS”) made a donation in the amount of Cl $2,500 to the Cayman Airways Flight Club (Clifton Hunter High School Chapter). The CHHS Flight Club will be sending 11 boys and 8 girls to the Florida Institute of Technology’s week long summer flight camp at the end of June. Pictured […]