December 18, 2018

Archives for August 28, 2017

NCAA College Basketball coming to Cayman Islands

Eight top NCAA Division 1 Men’s college basketball teams from the U.S. will descend on Grand Cayman in November for the inaugural Cayman Islands Classic, a NCAA Men’s Basketball Preseason Tournament that is being hosted by Caymax Sports Ltd and sponsored by the Mountain West Conference.  The Cincinnati Bearcats, Iowa Hawkeyes, Louisiana at Lafayette Ragin’ […]

Cricket: Cayman Islands to play Qatar in opener in SA

Qatar reach SA for ICC WCL Division 5 challenge From The Peninsular Qatar Qatar national cricket team yesterday arrived in South Africa to take part in the  ICC World Cricket League – Division 5 tournament. The tournament will be held from September 3 to 9 and will see eight nations vying for honours. Qatar have […]

The Editor Speaks: Do we really need a new courthouse?

I was under the impression we most definitely do. It has been a case of ‘soon come’ that means ‘no time soon’. Chief Justice Anthony Smellie has long advocated the need for a new courthouse. Back in 2013 when the Chief Justice gave his Grand Court Opening Address he said: MR CROWLEY REMARKED ON THE […]

Guy Harvey Research Institute tagged tiger shark breaks distance record – and is still going!

Satellite tag shows tiger shark “Andy” has travelled more than 33,000 miles in three years FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A tiger shark named “Andy,” tagged in Bermuda in 2014 by the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) at Nova Southeastern University (NSU), has broken the record for distance travelled by a GHRI tagged shark, covering 33,820 […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Boycotted for a knighthood

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean News Now Geoffrey Boycott is a BBC cricket commentator. He was an England cricketer for 24 years. Over that period, he scored 8,114 runs in 108 Test matches for England and was the first England cricketer to pass 8,000 Test runs. For this accomplishment, he received the award of […]

UNWTO Global Conference to highlight sustainability, investment and linkages

The hosting of the inaugural United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Global Conference on Tourism Development and Sustainability, in Jamaica this November, takes place at a time when tourism around the globe is outperforming growth recorded in the financial and business services, manufacturing, public services, retail and distribution, as well as, transport sectors. “The conference […]

Floyd Mayweather beats Conor McGregor after delivering boxing masterclass against valiant UFC star

By Luke Brown Las Vegas From The Independent UK The Irish UFC star, boxing for the first time as a professional, was stopped in the tenth round as the American extended his unbeaten record to 50-0 For two ridiculous rounds at least, it looked as though the freak show was going to have a suitably […]

New York: Real estate exec kills his family in double-murder suicide

By Shawn Cohen, Carl Campanile, Alex Taylor and Ruth Brown From New York Post August 25, 2017 A Westchester dad fatally gunned down his wife and teen daughter and then killed himself inside their mansion Friday morning, police sources said. The bodies of New York City property manager Steven Dym, 56, Loretta, 50, and Caroline, […]

Caribbean Tourism progress hinges on smarter partnerships

From South Florida Caribbean News CHTA points to progress, but government and private sector stakeholders must exercise greater prudence in managing communications and resolving challenges MIAMI – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) applauds efforts being made by the region’s public and private sectors to grow tourism, but cautions against the inherent risks if […]

Racism is inherently Un-American

Plantation – The Broward Black Republican Club releases the following statement on racism in America: We cannot turn a blind eye nor be silent about the hate and violence that continues to divide our country. Racism has no place in a society that aspires to achieve tranquility and justice for all. Any person who chooses […]