Cayman’s international soccer programme is going through a renaissance. After playing only one match in five years, the national squad face Montserrat in a Nations League match Friday evening in what will be their sixth international encounter in as many months. The Under-17 national team will be in action in a World Cup qualifier in Florida on the same day.
Armed police fired on drug smugglers during an extended boat chase in Cayman’s waters. Around 900 pounds of ganja, worth more than $800,000, was eventually seized and three men, from Jamaica, were arrested.
Cayman Airways will continue to operate its new Denver route despite taking the decision to ground its long-range Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in the aftermath of the crash that killed 157 people in Ethiopia on Sunday.
Cayman Airways has canceled a planned “christening” event to celebrate the arrival of its second Boeing 737 Max 8 jet and temporarily grounded the aircraft amid safety fears following the second fatal crash of the model in less than six months.