Sunday, February 14, 2016

LOCAL NEWS

CIFA members involved with CarePay pharmacy deal

At least three members of the Cayman Islands Football Association, including Canover Watson and Jeffrey Webb, intended to benefit from the creation of a new pharmacy business.

BUSINESS

SEC, Caledonian agree to settlement

Caledonian Bank and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission have agreed to a settlement that permanently bars the Cayman bank and its subsidiaries from trading in penny stocks and imposes a $25 million fine, though the U.S. regulator says it will forgo the payment so Caledonian can pay its creditors.

SPORTS

Rumble on the Rock a sellout

Lillie’s nightclub will be transformed into a kickboxing arena Saturday night as the Cayman Fight Factory hosts what it hopes will be the first of a series of public fight nights.

Late comeback seals President’s Cup win for Roma

Roma United snatched a dramatic last gasp victory to claim the President’s Cup in front of a packed house at the Annex on Wednesday.

National swim championships being held this week

Swimmers hoping to qualify for CARIFTA will be taking part in the Cayman Islands National Swim Championships from Thursday to Sunday at the pool at the Camana Bay Sports Complex.

Designers dig getting route ready for Off the Beaten Track

The team designing and mapping out this year’s Off the Beaten Track have quite literally been cutting out the route for the challenging race later this month.

MDR A-team wins Cross Island Relay

Ninety-five teams turned out for Sunday’s 42nd Cross Island Relay, which was won by the MDR A-Team who led from the start.

Kanuga triumphs in Brazil ultramarathon

Ultramarathoner Kerri Kanuga has done it again. Last month she conquered the brutal 160-mile race over the most challenging segment of the Caminho da Fe (Path of Faith) in the Serra da Mantiqueira mountains of Brazil, a sub-range of the Andes.

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