Press Releases

Wed, December 21, 8:50 AM

The Marine Conservation Board has extended the grouper fishing ban in spawning areas during the spawning season.

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Mon, December 5, 1:51 PM

Minister of Youth, the Hon.

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Mon, December 5, 12:37 PM

Following the ground-breaking success of last year’s plastic bag reduction campaign, Cayman BECOME is now embarking on another round of campaigning to further reduce the use of

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Tue, November 15, 10:32 AM

This year’s World Diabetes Day campaign marks the third year of the International Diabetes Federation's five-year focus on diabetes education and prevention. It is also a landmark year for the over 300 million people and their families who are living with diabetes as the United Nations hosted its first-ever High Level Meeting on Non-communicable Diseases in September.

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Tue, November 15, 10:30 AM

Minister of Health the Hon. Mark Scotland put his money where his mouth is this weekend by shaving off his moustaches in support of the Cayman Islands Cancer Society's Movember campaign. Here is the full story courtesy of the Caymanian Compass:

More than 250 men surrendered their hirsute faces to the barber’s razor this month to prepare to grow some impressive and often outrageous moustaches for MOvember.

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Thu, November 3, 1:14 PM

Not even five feet tall and barely in high school 13-year-old Sebastian Martinez is blazing a trail for Cayman youth as he takes up an 18-month contract with Swindon Town Football Club in Swindon, UK.

Wasting no time making his mark, Sebastian, playing for the U13 development team, has already scored his first goal for the club in a game against Bournesmouth.

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Fri, October 28, 1:31 PM

Local jet-ski riders made more than just waves this month at the International Jet Sports Boating Association (IJSBA) 2011 World Finals at Lake Havasu City with some stellar performances.

Riding for Yamaha’s Riva Racing/Dean’s Team, Jordan McLean nabbed his first world title as he continued his winning streak in the Pro Runabout Limited class, claiming first place in every competition in his class on the national tour this summer, according to an article in Best of Boating.

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Fri, October 28, 1:25 PM

Minister for Sports the Hon. Mark Scotland congratulated the Fraser brothers as the pair made international headlines this week after their tour de force at the Pan Am Games in Mexico.

Sharing the podium, Brett won the 200m freestyle race with Shaune pocketing a silver medal in the same race, a feat a Reuters headliner called “remarkable”.

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Tue, October 11, 12:09 PM

The Cayman Youth Sailing Team excelled at the recent Bahamas National Optimist Championships.

The team have been sailing Optimists for less than a year and are used to racing against just a handful of others. Coach Raph Harvey felt that they had been training hard and the time was right to test them against the more rigorous challenges posed by an overseas regatta. “There is a huge difference between racing against six other people that you know well, and starting a race with 80 other boats that are unknown to you”.

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Mon, October 10, 9:38 AM

Seasoned archaeologist Dr. Margaret E. Leshikar-Denton has taken the reins at the Cayman Islands National Museum.

While only in the Director’s chair for a week, Dr. Leshikar-Denton is no stranger to the Museum. Before her latest appointment, she has worked there as an archaeologist for 16 years doing research and developing displays. In addition, she made invaluable contributions to the Cayman Islands’ shipwreck register and was instrumental in developing the maritime trail.

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