Cuban migrant granted asylum after year-long detention

A Cuban migrant detained in the Cayman Islands since December 2016 was granted asylum Wednesday by the Immigration Appeals Tribunal, concluding a year-long legal battle in Cayman’s legal system.

Gaelic football: Align Mixed 9s Tournament

The 2018 Cayman Islands Gaelic football season kicked off with the Align Mixed 9s Tournament Friday featuring teams from Dart, DMS Governance, F45, FTI, Harmonic, Kalo Advisors, KPMG, Maples and Calder, MUFG, PwC, Rawlinson & Hunter, and Scimitar.

Junior golf qualifiers, round 2

Cayman’s junior golfers teed up at the North Sound Golf Club for the second round of the National Team Qualifiers Sunday.

Adult equestrians tie for top honors

Equestrians competed over the weekend in the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation’s second National Dressage Show of the season.


  • Federal responsibility in nuclear attack alerts is unclear
    HONOLULU (AP) — A timeline shows Hawaii officials botched efforts to immediately correct a false missile alert over the weekend, taking more than 20 minutes to contact federal authorities for approval they didn't need and then taking another 15 minutes to cancel the alert that was sent to mobile devices statewide.
  • Haitians face hurdles after protected status renewal delays
    BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status, Haitian community leaders and immigrant activists say.
  • Trump to Pennsylvania, but don't call it a campaign trip
    President Donald Trump is tiptoeing around the first congressional election of the new year as he heads to southwestern Pennsylvania on Thursday to hail the Republican tax cuts he signed last year.
  • Pope wraps up Chile stop with visit to migrants, on to Peru
    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis wraps up his Chile visit Thursday by meeting with members of the South American nation's booming immigrant community, who are flocking to the region's strongest and most stable economy but are increasingly the focus of political and social discontent.
  • Grandparents shocked by reports of 13 starved grandchildren
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The grandparents of 13 starved and tortured children say their son's family looked happy and healthy when they last visited California six years ago.


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