Monday, July 25, 2016


Veterans remember Gov. Russell

Members of the Cayman Islands Veterans Association gathered Sunday morning to remember former Governor Thomas Russell. Mr. Russell served with the British Infantry during World War II and founded the local Veterans Association in 1978 during his time as Cayman’s governor.


Businesses bemoan immigration complexities

While customer service and friendliness at the Cayman Islands Immigration Department has improved in recent months, complex regulations and administrative practices that serve to stymie local businesses have not, according to a recent survey by the Chamber of Commerce.


Young roller hockey teams return from US tournament as winners

Cayman’s 8-Under team won the Gold Division Championship and the 10-U team were Silver Division Champions and bronze winners in the Gold Division at the North American Roller Hockey Championships.

Kensington Hellcats take down Burger King Panthers

In Week 4 of the Flow Cayman Islands Flag Football Premier League, the Kensington Hellcats defeated the Burger King Panthers 14-6 at Ed Bush field on July 16.

U-19 rugby team in RAN tournament

The Dart Cayman Rugby Under-19 team competed against the best Caribbean rugby nations in the Rugby Americas North (RAN) Championship Tournament earlier this month.

Men’s volleyball team competes in Haiti

Cayman Men lost in three sets to Haiti, Curacao and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the latter in close sets, to finish in fourth place among four teams of the Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association, in the Men’s Group C division of the NORCECA volleyball competition, in Haiti on July 8-11.

Racers make a splash in South Sound

Watercraft racing returned to Cayman’s waters in style on Sunday as speed merchants hit the water for the resumption of a racing series.

Cayman golfer plays in Junior Open

Joe Purton traveled straight from Barbados, where he represented the Cayman Islands at the Caribbean Amateur Junior Golf Championships, to Scotland last week to join 147 other junior golfers from 80 countries around the world.


  • China scores diplomatic victory, avoids criticism from ASEAN
    VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — China scored an unequivocal diplomatic victory Monday, preventing Southeast Asia's main grouping from criticizing it for territorially expanding in the South China Sea, even though some of the bloc's members are victims of Beijing's actions.
  • Democrats seek display of unity despite leadership shuffle
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrats are opening their national convention in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking party united behind Hillary Clinton, but they face lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated rival Bernie Sanders and a fresh political mess of the party's own making.
  • Boos to cheers: Durant heads home to Oakland with Team USA
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in a jersey with "USA" on the chest, Kevin Durant got some boos at Staples Center on Sunday night.
  • Germany: Syrian asylum seekers blows himself up, wounding 12
    ANSBACH, Germany (AP) — A failed asylum-seeker from Syrian blew himself up and wounded 12 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany in what officials said Monday may have been a suicide bombing. It was the fourth attack to shake Germany in a week — three of them carried […]
  • DNC starts in Philadelphia with huge protests, high temps
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Philadelphia on Monday with much bigger demonstrations than the Republican convention and much higher temperatures, as the region copes with an oppressive heat wave.