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Grand Cayman runway temporarily closed – UPDATE reopened

UPDATE: Update 10 February 2020: The runway at Owen Roberts International Airport has been reopened this evening, Monday, 10 February 2020, with a redeclared distance, which allows for limited flight operations, after it was temporarily closed earlier this afternoon as a result of damage to new pavement that was placed last night as part of […]

The Editor speaks: Where hate is protected. Here in the Cayman Islands?

Since my condemnation, in a recent Editorial I wrote, against MLA Anthony Eden’s attempt (that succeeded) in linking one of the reasons for our recent earthquake to God’s vengeance on the LGBTQ brigade, I have been taken to task myself for condemning him. Here is some more fodder to be used against me… There is […]

Nigeria militants burn to death motorists as they sleep in their cars

From BBC Suspected militant Islamists have killed at least 30 people and abducted women and children in a raid in north-eastern Nigeria, officials say. Most of the victims were travellers who were burnt to death while sleeping in their vehicles during an overnight stop, officials added The attack took place in Auno town on a […]

Cedric Stephens | Passing storms can still spike your insurance

From Jamaica Gleaner ADVISORY COLUMN: INSURANCE HELPLINE My plan to offer readers some viewpoints for property insurance rates in 2020 was almost foiled. None of the intended local sources – one, a vice president in the country’s biggest non-life insurers, the other a broking executive – played ball. As I debated options, the Insurance Association […]

British cruiser Aurora arrives in Progreso for the first time

From Yucatan Times As part of its 55-day tour of the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, the luxury cruiser Aurora, which departed on January 4th from Southampton, England, arrived this week for the first time to Progreso with 1,748 passengers and 850 crew members. On behalf of Governor Mauricio Vila Dosal, the head of […]

Memorial for travel exec, Dinaz Boga Kaprielian

From New York Daily News Friends, colleagues and others will be gathering at the United Nations in Manhattan on Thursday 2.13 to celebrate the life and accomplishments of travel industry professional Dinaz Boga Kaprielian, who died unexpectedly on Nov. 18 in Orlando, Florida. She was 77. Remembered as a “creative force and disciplined marketer,” she […]

2020 Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship Schedule confirmed

The competition will qualify two teams to the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020 Tickets for all matches are on sale at www.ticketmaster.com.mx Miami (Monday, February 10, 2020) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today confirmed the schedule for the 2020 Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. The men’s under-23 tournament will […]

Cayman Islands School of Hospitality Studies students visit Brasserie Restaurant

Students from the Cayman Islands School of Hospitality Studies (SHS) enjoyed a visit to the Brasserie Restaurant, George Town. Featuring celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn, first chairman of Washington DC’s Food Policy Council  and probably best known as the fifth place finisher in season four of the hit TV series Top Chef. SHS students were given […]

Cayman: CBAC swimmers break 15 meet records at international swim meet

Seventeen amateur swimmers representing the Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC) dominated against a strong regional presence at the recent Karl Dalhouse Memorial Invitational Swim Meet 2020 held at the National Aquatic Centre in Kingston, Jamaica, January 31 – February 2. CBAC swimmers set a total of 15 meet records, with siblings 13-year old Jillian Crooks […]