Teacher on trial for indecent assault of three students

The trial began this week of a John Gray High School teacher who has pleaded not guilty to three charges of indecently assaulting three female students. After a jury of six men and one woman was chosen Monday, Crown counsel Toyin Salako opened the prosecution’s case on Tuesday.

Cayman rises 13 spots in Global Financial Centre Index

The Cayman Islands has risen 13 spots in the latest Global Financial Centres Index, released this month. Cayman ranks 28th, ahead of Bermuda and the British Virgin Islands in 35th and 36th position, respectively.

Ironwood to continue Arnold Palmer legacy

The developers of the Ironwood golf course in Grand Cayman hope to make the resort a final tribute to Arnold Palmer, the course’s designer and a legend of the sport, who died this week at the age of 87.

Prospect Primary wins first Girls’ Opening Rally title

The female players from Prospect Primary ‘A’ created their own piece of history Saturday at the Annex Field as they won the inaugural 2016/2017 CUC Girls’ Primary Football League Opening Rally.

RBC golf tournament raises more than $50,000 for Red Cross

RBC Royal Bank’s latest golf tournament raised more than $50,000 for the Cayman Islands Red Cross.

Elite recruiting football players

Elite Sports Club is recruiting football players for the upcoming season.

Stingray Swim Club celebrates 20 years

Stingray Swim Club turns 20 this year and is marking the event with a celebratory gala recognizing its swimmers, families, friends and supporters – past and present.

Record scores for Cayman gymnasts at championships in Bolivia

Gymnasts Samantha Peene and Raegan Rutty competed last week at the Junior Pan American Gymnastics Championships in Sucre, Bolivia. Peene placed 24th and Rutty placed 27th in a field that boasted the top junior talent from North, South and Central America.


  • House aides: Deal reached to keep US government running
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, top House aides said Wednesday, clearing the way for a spending bill needed to keep the government running until December. The spending measure also would provide long-delayed money to fight Zika.
  • Clinton seeks campaign lift from Sanders, Michelle Obama
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton sought Wednesday to build on her widely praised debate performance by making a direct appeal to younger voters whose enthusiasm drove Bernie Sanders' unlikely campaign.
  • Officials: US to send more troops to Iraq to help with Mosul
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is preparing to send an unspecific number of additional troops to Iraq to help reclaim the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group.
  • Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres' funeral
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations for a funeral that is expected to bring together world leaders and dignitaries.
  • AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases
    DENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press investigation has found.


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