July 22, 2018

Caribbean Sports – Caribbean medal count surpasses 40 at Commonwealth Games

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Sat. April 14, 2018: With just one more day to go before the conclusion of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, the Caribbean region’s combined medal haul has reached a whopping 41 as of today. That includes 13 gold medals from the region’s stalwart athletes. Jamaica is holding […]

Cayman Islands team welcomed at XXI Commonwealth Games

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The Cayman Islands delegation of athletes, coaches and team officials was given a warm welcome to Gold Coast, Australia, for the XXI Commonwealth Games. “I know you’ve worked hard and dedicated an immense amount of time into your training to make it here to represent your country,” said CG2018 Games Village Co-Mayor Sara Carrigan at […]

Commonwealth Day Message of Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth

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We all have reason to give thanks for the numerous ways in which our lives are enriched when we learn from others. Through exchanging ideas, and seeing life from other perspectives, we grow in understanding and work more collaboratively towards a common future. There is a very special value in the insights we gain through […]

Cayman Islands sending four swimmers to Gold Coast

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BY LORETTA RACE from Swim Swam The Cayman Islands has announced its selected athletes set to compete the 2018 Commonwealth Games. this April. Of the 22 athletes selected across 7 sports, 4 swimmers will be headed to the Gold Coast. Both David Ebanks and Lauren Hew competed at the 2014 edition of the Games, with Ebanks’ highest finish […]

The ‘world’s first’ sand hostel is accommodation made of well, you can guess

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BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable At this place, the last thing you can do is complain about the sand in your shoes. The world’s first sand hostel has opened up on the beaches of the Gold Coast, Australia, allowing guests to stay over and admire the sand beneath their toes. Uh, did we mention there’s […]

Queen’s Baton – Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will arrive in Cayman Islands

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Queen’s Baton relay – Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games The Cayman Islands Olympic Committee (CIOC) is excited to announce that the Queen’s Baton for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will be arriving in the Cayman Islands July 14-17, 2017. The CIOC wish to extend an invitation to the public of the Cayman Islands… At 3:30pm […]

Interior designer jailed in Cayman Islands

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By PETER DEVLIN DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA From Mail Online ‘If I do have sex with him, I want some serious compensation’: Interior designer who robbed Gold Coast property developer of $4m jailed in the Cayman Islands Michelle Bouchard, 55, found guilty in the Cayman Islands Grand Court Stole almost $4 million from retired property developer […]

Charges dropped against Amber Heard for bringing dogs to Australia with Johnny Depp

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By Joshua Robertson From UK Guardian The actor Amber Heard, who was prosecuted for illegally bringing her and husband Johnny Depp’s dogs into Australia, has emerged from the country’s highest profile criminal quarantine case with no conviction and a glowing character assessment by a magistrate. The Hollywood couple have apologised for their terriers’ unauthorised foray down […]

Movie monkey not exempt from quarantine laws, threatening Aussie shoot of Pirates of Caribbean 5

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From news.com.au Australia’s tough biosecurity laws are threatening to delay production of the big budget Pirates of the Caribbean 5 movie due to start shooting on Queensland’s Gold Coast in February. One of the key characters — a capuchin monkey called Jack — could be tied up in quarantine for over a month unless the […]