Flags at the Government Administration Building in Grand Cayman were flown at half-staff Thursday to mark the death of the world’s longest-reigning monarch, Bhumibol Adulyadej, the king of Thailand.

The Union and Cayman Islands flags will remain at half-staff Friday as part of an observance by the British government around the world in honor of the king, who died Thursday at the age of 88, after a 70-year reign. For more, see page 19.

– photo: Taneos Ramsay