December 13, 2019

Cayman Turtle Centre to celebrate World Sea Turtle Day with releasing turtles into the sea

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The Cayman Turtle Centre spent World Turtle Day, May 23rd, much the same as they do every other day of the year, working tirelessly to save sea turtles through conservation and educational efforts. World Sea Turtle Day is June 16th and The Centre will celebrate with a special Turtle Release on Governor’s Beach that same weekend.   […]

Cayman Islands DOE Fact Sheet re turtle nesting and genetics

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The Department of Environment (DoE) would like to thank all participants in the two-year Darwin Grant-funded study, including the University of Barcelona, the University of Exeter, the Cayman Turtle Centre and our volunteers and visiting scientists. For ease of reference, DoE is providing the following background facts and an accompanying chart reviewing turtle nesting numbers […]

Cayman Islands Pirates Week/Turtle Centre – Turtle release and contest

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The National Festival of the Cayman Islands, Pirates Week, in partnership with the Cayman Turtle Centre, one of Cayman’s leading attractions is pleased to announce the return of the annual Turtle Release. This tradition, spanning over 30 years, has returned and will be taking place at the Spotts Public Beach, on Sunday November 11th at 10 […]

UK: MP visits Cayman Islands

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From The Enquirer The Romford MP Andrew Rosindell has lead a delegation of MP’s to the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands, last weekend. During his trip, the MP was asked to give a speech and also had the incredible opportunity to release a young turtle into the ocean as part of the conservation […]

UK MPs welcomed to Cayman Islands with reception

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin welcomed four Members of Parliament from the United Kingdom to the Islands with a private reception Thursday night. The MPs – Andrew Rosindell, Henry Smith, Col. Bob Stewart and Martin Vickers, all members of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Cayman Islands – […]

Cayman Enterprise City teams with Tower

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Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), an award winning special economic zone, has announced a new partnership with leading local communications agency, Tower. CEC is focused on attracting knowledge-based and specialised-services businesses to set up a physical presence in the Cayman Islands. Included within CEC are Cayman Tech City, Cayman Commodities & Derivatives City and Cayman Maritime […]

Breaking the Cycle

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Cayman Islands: HMCIPS ROTL – Breaking the Cycle In a continued effort to reduce recidivism, Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service welcomed the first graduating class from the Release on Temporary License (ROTL) rehabilitation programme. Family, friends and HMCIPS staff recently celebrated the achievements of 24 graduates, and recognised the hard work of four former […]

The Editor Speaks: It’s not too soon to announce candidacy for 2021 election

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Johany Ebanks has already announced he will be standing in North Side for election to the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly in 2021 just a few month after the last election. In a release to Cayman’s media he has sent us two emails. The first is a list of questions he is asking North Side’s long […]

The Editor speaks:Norman failed to conquer

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I was so sad to learn yesterday (11) that Norman, the red-footed booby bird rescued by wildlife volunteers in the UK, had died. Norman was discovered on a southern English beach Sept. 4, 2016, some 5,000 miles from his nearest Caribbean habitat. It was first recorded sighting of the species in Britain. Named Norman by […]

Controversial Cayman Turtle releases should end says WAP

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The Cayman Turtle Centre’s resumption of its controversial wild release programme is a clear and present danger for turtles across the world. December 19 – Leading global animal welfare charity World Animal Protection has condemned the Cayman Turtle Centre (formerly the Cayman Turtle Farm) for placing wild turtle populations in jeopardy by continuing with its […]