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Fireworks erupt at Camana Bay on Monday night as part of the celebrations for the Constitution Day public holiday.
A number of events will be held this weekend in relation to visiting dignitaries for the International Trade Summit and Celebrate Cayman’s Constitution anniversary celebrations, leading police to advise about possible road closures and potential delays.
Those who are not away for the public holiday weekend can head to Camana Bay on Monday evening.
A group of international all-star football legends from Europe and the Caribbean, including former Chelsea footballer Gianfranco Zola and former Newcastle United goalkeeper Shaka Hislop, will play a charity exhibition match in Cayman over the Constitution Day holiday weekend.
As a consolation for neither of their teams qualifying for the World Cup, Canadians and Americans will soon be able to get back into the celebratory spirit.
On this three-day weekend, amid family visits, barbecues and trips to the beach, we hope readers will make time for a few "higher-order" thoughts in honor of Constitution Day.
Another public holiday – Election Day – has been declared for the Cayman Islands in 2017. Governor Helen Kilpatrick has approved the Elections Office’s schedule for the general election on May 24, 2017.
Next year’s public holidays begin with a long weekend for the new year, with Jan. 2 designated as a holiday, as Jan. 1 falls on a Sunday.
As lovers of liberty, we regard the upcoming three-day holiday weekend in almost reverential fashion.