Tuesday, August 30, 2016


Large amount of ganja found on BT beach

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service recovered an unspecified amount of ganja from a Bodden Town beach Monday afternoon.


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.”


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.


  • Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria
    BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group's attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations in northern Syria, the group announced Tuesday.
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  • US evaluating Taliban video of captive couple in Afghanistan
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Tuesday it is evaluating a video released by the Afghan Taliban showing a Canadian man and his American wife warning that their Afghan captors will kill them and their children unless the Kabul government ends its executions of Taliban prisoners.
  • An emotional Bill Clinton eyes possible exit from foundation
    WASHINGTON (AP) — When Bill Clinton told the staff of his global charity he would have to step down if Hillary Clinton won the White House, he was vividly clear about how that felt: Worse than a root canal, he said.
  • State: Benghazi emails involving Clinton recovered by FBI
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says about 30 emails that may be related to the 2012 attack on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, are among the thousands of Hillary Clinton emails recovered during the FBI's recently closed investigation into her use of a private server.


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