Work permit numbers stabilize at about 24,000

The number of foreign workers on work permits in the Cayman Islands leveled off during the latter part of 2016, with just less than 24,000 non-Caymanians employed here as of early December.

Marriott, Baraud scoop top employer awards

The Marriott Beach Resort and recruitment firm Baraud won the top employer awards in the large and medium/small business categories at the Cayman Islands Society of Human Resources Professionals gala on Dec. 1.

Local swimmers turn in personal bests in Canada

On the opening day of swimming at the FINA World Championships (25m) on Dec. 6 in Windsor, Ontario, all three of Cayman’s swimmers – Lauren Hew, Alison Jackson and Alexander McCallum – were in the water.

Three local boxers head to Caribbean championships

Cayman Islands National Amateur Boxing team members Dariel Ebanks, Hopkin Ebanks and Alexander Smith left Monday for Barbados to compete in the Caribbean Boxing Championships.

Exciting matches highlight Primary League playoffs

The first round of the CUC Primary Football League and Girls’ Primary Football League playoffs concluded on Saturday at the Annex field with a number of thrilling matches, organizers said in a press release.

Marathon winner finishes in under three hours

Steve Speirs of Virginia, USA, won Sunday’s Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon with a time of 2 hours, 58 minutes and 48 second. He was second in the 2015 marathon, when he finished about 30 seconds faster.

More than 1,200 registered for Sunday’s marathon

Organizers of this weekend’s marathon say more than 1,200 people are already registered for Sunday’s run. The 14th annual Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon will start at 5 a.m. on the waterfront in George Town, then around South Sound and return via Walkers Road.

Golf association awards President’s Trophy winners

Isabel Mendes won the ladies competition and Andrew Linford won the men’s championship in the 2016 Cayman Islands Golf Association’s annual President’s Trophy contest at the North Sound Golf Club on Saturday.

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