Wednesday, August 31, 2016

LOCAL NEWS

Hatch of the day

Researchers in Little Cayman witnessed a rare sight last week as all three species of sea turtles found in the Cayman Islands hatched on the same beach on the same night.

BUSINESS

Lack of correspondent banking seen as threat to Caribbean region

The Caribbean Association of Banks has warned that if no solution to the decline of correspondent banking relationships among financial institutions in the Caribbean is found, “the very livelihoods of Caribbean people will be in danger.”

SPORTS

Rugby 7s host 5K fundraiser

The Borelli Walsh Cayman Rugby 7s team is holding a 5K fun run on Sunday, Sept. 4, starting at 7 a.m. at Camana Bay.

Junior gymnasts prepare for international competition

While Cayman’s Olympic athletes were competing in Rio, two of the islands’ gymnasts were working hard at home, putting finishing touches on routines in preparation for their international debut.

Maples Knights hopeful of playoffs

Following Week 9 of the FLOW 2016 Cayman Islands Flag Football Premier League last weekend, team founder Kevin Solomon, who is also the coach and a player for Maples Knights, said the team has a chance of making the playoffs.

PwC Juniors serve up next round

In Round 5 of the PwC Junior Tennis Circuit Tournament last weekend at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club, the 11-U division featured two juniors who started playing tournaments only this year. They had the opportunity to play against each other.

Cayman volunteer’s Olympics experience

I really hope the world and the media really applaud and celebrate Rio. They have overcome tremendous challenges to make these Games happen.

Record numbers for Stroke & Stride

The Cayman Islands Triathlon Association’s annual Stroke & Stride concluded Wednesday night after three impressive races and some spectacular swimming and running.

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