1. Longtime owner and publisher of the Cayman Compass and media pioneer, Brian Uzzell, died last week at age 82.
  2. The two-day Joint Ministerial Council meeting between British Overseas Territories and the U.K. government took place this week in London. Premier Alden McLaughlin hosted the environmental workshop and took part in meetings regarding constitutional reform and public beneficial ownership registers.
  3. The Cayman National Cultural Foundation will this year present the traveling Cayman Christmas Comedy Show, featuring popular entertainer Matt Brown, award-winning performer Rita Estevanovich, along with other local talent.
  4. The Ritz-Carlton officially unveiled its Christmas gingerbread and chocolate display on Wednesday featuring Santa’s workshop, elves, reindeers and a sleigh.
  5. Congratulations to everyone involved in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon on Sunday, a huge achievement for those brave enough to take on the challenge. Registrations are already open for 2019!