Friday, July 29, 2016

LOCAL NEWS

Taste trials take iguana from tree to plate

Tukka bar and restaurant on the oceanside in East End has garnered a reputation as a place where people go to try new things – kangaroo filet mignon, an ostrich steak, a lionfish taco.

BUSINESS

EU authority delays decision on passporting

The European Securities and Markets Authority decided this month to delay a recommendation to the European Commission on whether to grant a third country passport to Cayman Islands Alternative Investment Fund managers.

SPORTS

Cayman takes third place in Caribbean junior squash league

For the first time in years, Cayman is in the top ranks of the Caribbean’s junior squash league.

Cayman juniors successful in Jamaica tournaments

Six out of the nine junior tennis players from Cayman who competed in Kingston, Jamaica, earlier this month returned home with trophies.

NBA star at summer youth camp

Portland Trail Blazers starter Al-Farouq Aminu, front row, center, was the special guest coach at the Camana Bay Basketball Camp, which ended July 22.

World-class action at karate training camp

Karate junior world champion Dante Rodrigues made a welcome return to the Cayman Karate Academy recently, spending a couple of weeks passing on tips to eager students.

Cayman’s Under-17 World Cup journey ends in disappointment

The Cayman Islands Under-17s dream of advancing to the final round of the Caribbean Football Union Under-17 World Cup qualifiers in Trinidad and Tobago as Group 2 winners ended on Sunday evening with a 2-4 loss to defending champions Haiti.

Running for Red 5K and 10K next month

The Running for Red 5K and 10K run/walk at the North Sound Golf Club will be held on Saturday, Aug. 27.

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