New plan under way for youth detention center

A new secure facility for young offenders is planned on the site of the Bonaventure Boys Home in West Bay at an estimated cost of around $2.5 million. The proposal aims to bring Cayman’s prison system into compliance with human rights legislation, which requires youth to be housed separately from adults.

Cayman Enterprise City announces conference

Cayman Enterprise City and the Internet Marketing Association will host the Impact Cayman 17 conference from April 26-28 at the Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa on Seven Mile Beach. “We are gearing up for another impressive experience.”

Swimmers get tips from Olympians

Three Olympians taught performance-boosting techniques to Seven Mile Swimmers this month during a team-building session. Cayman siblings Lara and Geoffrey Butler also talked about their experience at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil, and the necessary training to get there.

Junior golfers tee up for double-header

Junior golfers teed up for a double-header with the third round of the National Team Qualifiers on Jan. 14 and the third round of the Digicel Junior Golf Series on Jan. 15. High winds posed challenges for some of the golfers in this qualifying tournament, shaking up the field after the first two rounds.

Primary Football League: Battle for semifinal spots narrows

Facing brisk northwesterly winds and threatening skies, the young stars in the 2016/2017 CUC Primary Football League and Girls Primary Football League left it all on the field as they competed for a top-four spot in the respective divisions and a place in the semifinals.

Olympic long jump medalist coming to Cayman

Olympic gold medalist and Olympic record-holding long jumper Robert “Bob” Beamon is coming to Cayman this week for Special Olympics Cayman Islands’ signature fundraising golf tournament and awards evening.

Evert to replace injured Seles in Legends

Monica Seles, who was slated to appear in this year’s Legends tennis event in Grand Cayman, has pulled out due to injury and is being replaced by 21-time Grand Slam winner Chris Evert, organizers announced Friday.

Former world record triathlete to attend Cayman’s Mercuryman

A former holder of the Ironman triathlon world record is slated to take part in the Generali Worldwide Mercuryman triathlon on Jan. 22.

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