Court of Appeal: Insurer can avoid payout in fatal 2011 crash

A vehicle owner’s previous traffic charges, which were not disclosed to her insurance company, permitted the insurer to avoid any right of recovery of funds in connection with a 2011 crash on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, the Court of Appeal ruled.

Cayman officials discuss bank de-risking in the US, Bahamas

Officials from the Ministry of Financial Services and the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority held a second round of talks in Washington, D.C., in December about the danger of U.S. banks severing their business ties with banks in the Caribbean.

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.

Horse show beats the holiday rush

More than 60 riders participated in the Cayman Riding School’s Christmas Horse Show on Jan. 8. The show is purposely held after the holiday rush, a press release states. “Our Christmas Horse Show is very special and is planned months in advance,” said Tracey Surrey.

National flag football teams head to Florida tournament

The Cayman Islands Flag Football Association’s women’s and men’s national teams are competing in the United States Flag and Touch Football League (USFTL) championship in Plant City, Florida from Jan. 12-16.

Maples wins Gaelic Football trophy

Maples snatched victory in the dying minutes to be crowned this year’s winner of the Pete O’Neill trophy in the Cayman Gaelic Football Mixed 9s Tournament over the weekend. Thirteen teams faced each other over two days at Cayman International School in Camana Bay.


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