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‘Refugee’ bird lands in Cayman

‘Refugee’ bird lands in Cayman

| 19/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS local life): A marbled godwit (Limosa fedoa) has been spotted in the Cayman Islands for the first time in 27 years. Experts at the National Trust said this bird may be a refugee from Hurricane Dorian, as the last time one was seen here was the end of August 1992, when Hurricane Andrew also […]

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School football league targets 1,000 players

School football league targets 1,000 players

| 13/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A new football league has been created that will enable students to compete against each other in school teams, with around 1,000 players from 22 schools expected to take part. The new Cayman Youth Football League (CYFL) will take over the administration of the CUC Primary Football League, which has been running for over […]

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Local coffee shop driven out of George Town

Local coffee shop driven out of George Town

| 13/09/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The George Town branch of Cafe del Sol will be closing at the end of this month after the landlord declined to renew the coffee shop’s lease to make way for another jewellery store. On social media Wednesday, the owners of the popular cafe, who were also forced to close their Camana Bay shop […]

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Prince’s blue encounter leads to donation

Prince’s blue encounter leads to donation

| 10/09/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has received a donation from Prince Charles for the Blue Iguana Recovery Programme. While he and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, were visiting the Cayman Islands earlier this year, Prince Charles had an encounter with an iconic blue at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park. […]

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DoE recycles over 300lbs of fishing line

DoE recycles over 300lbs of fishing line

| 10/09/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Since the Department of Environment (DoE) installed fishing line recycling bins around the Cayman Islands at dive shops, docks and boat ramps, the team has collected more than 300lbs, saving many miles of the nylon twine from hurting the local marine life. The line is then shipped overseas for recycling with help […]

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Cayman nets important wins in Nations League

Cayman nets important wins in Nations League

| 09/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Fresh on the heels of the Cayman Islands national football team’s 2-0 victory over the US Virgin Islands on Friday, the team netted a fantastic win over much tougher opponents Barbados on Sunday night. The 3-2 victory took place in front of a home crowd at the Truman Bodden stadium in George Town. Jorrell […]

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West Bayer takes local Miss World crown

West Bayer takes local Miss World crown

| 09/09/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Jaci Patrick from West Bay was crowned Miss World Cayman at the Harquil theatre on Saturday night by the outgoing title holder Kelsie Woodman-Bodden. By winning the latest local beauty pageant, the 24-year-old UCCI graduate has qualified to represent the Cayman Islands at the international contest, which will take place in London […]

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Bodden Towner crowned Miss Cayman Universe

Bodden Towner crowned Miss Cayman Universe

| 20/08/2019 | 14 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Kadejah Bodden, 24, almost swept the board of pageant prizes when she took the Miss Cayman Universe crown on Saturday night. The latest local beauty queen may be at home on the pageant stage winning the titles for Best in Gown, Best Legs and Best Smile but Bodden also has a master’s […]

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Impaled driver fully recovers from freak injury

Impaled driver fully recovers from freak injury

| 06/08/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Nicholas Connor (30) sustained a dramatic freak injury during a car crash earlier this year after he was impaled on a steel pole but amazingly walked out of the hospital just a week later. Connor had smashed into a chain link fence and one of the poles holding up the fence went […]

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Philippines wins Miss Universe

Philippines wins Miss Universe

| 17/12/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Catriona Gray (24), representing the Philippines, claimed the Miss Universe crown for 2018  in Thailand Sunday night beating contestants from 93 other countries including Cayman’s own Caitlyn Tyson. Gray, the fourth woman to take home the crown from the Philippines, pipped South African Demi Leigh Nel-Peters, who was first runner up, and Miss Venezuela […]

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