November 15, 2019

Caybrew makes shark donation

The Cayman Islands Brewery presented a $3,306 cheque to the Department of the Environment (DoE) on Wednesday night, supporting a three-year project to survey and manage Cayman’s shark and dolphin population. The donation came as the fulfillment of the brewery’s pledge to donate 5¢ to the department’s preservation project from the sale of 66,123 cans […]

Community coordinator says farewell

After 26 years as a public servant, the time has come to say goodbye. Community Development Co-ordinator Zemrie Thompson, MBE announced her retirement from the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), effective 1 January 2012. Having worked with the Department of Immigration, the Department of Education and DCFS, the retiree paid her dues to […]

Appointment of magistrate

His Excellency the Governor, Duncan Taylor, CBE, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Kirsty-Ann Gunn as Cayman’s newest permanent Magistrate. Mrs. Gunn is currently employed as a Crown Counsel (Specialist) with the Government of Bermuda, a post she has held since September 2010. She has been appointed on the advice of the Judicial […]

Police officer recognised in New Year’s Honours

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has recognised Detective Inspector Adeniyi Collins Oremule in her 2012 New Year’s Honours List. Detective Inspector Oremule receives the Colonial Police Medal (for Meritorious Service) (CPM) in recognition of being an exceptional investigator with an outstanding commitment to helping and supporting victims and witnesses of crime. He is cited as […]


China deals moved a step closer Negotiations with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) about port redevelopment are nearing completion as Cayman officials huddle with the company for two days of talks in Jamaica. Meanwhile, Capt Bryan Ebanks, leading advocate for an alternative cruise-berthing site in Red Bay, issued a sunset plea for the proposed South […]

iNews “1/2 year” in review: June 15 – 30, 2011

ACTION NEEDED NOW: Meeting planned to put stop all the senseless deaths

Most locals know the risks, says land owner At a top-level meeting tomorrow, government officials will seek to discourage divers from cliff jumping near Pedro Castle, hoping to avoid further tragedies after last weeks two drownings. Included in the Friday gathering at the Crighton Building offices of the Tourism Attraction Board (TAB), which owns Pedro Castle, […]

Essential services get Lions gift

The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens (LCTG) brought season’s greetings and Christmas cheers to employees of the essential services.  Early Boxing Day morning (December 26), club members came out in their numbers to deliver 25 baskets filled with goodies to the staff of the Health Services Authority (Maternity, Pharmacy, Medical, Pediatric, Surgical, Emergency, Security), Chrissie […]

Bad weather means Spotts storm

By: Christopher Tobutt and Tad Stoner Cruise-ship passengers overran Spotts Landing on Tuesday as foul weather prevented tendering in George Town, sending most ships past Cayman altogether, choking off still more tourism revenue. High winds drove at least two Carnival ships past Cayman, leaving transport companies to tender thousands of passengers from two other ships […]

Watch Night Service at Elmslie Church

“The Moment,” was the focus of Elmslie Memorial Church’s Watch Night service. The congregation all joined together for the first hymn, ‘Saviour Like a Shepherd Lead Us.’ Joan Wilson read the scripture, from the New Testament, 1 Corinthians Chapter 13, verses 4-13: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not […]