5 things you need to know this week – 30 August

  1. After nearly three decades of providing breaking news and up-to-date information to Cayman, Cayman 27 will officially sign off today at 6pm.
  2. A new public health initiative in Canada has taken a provocative approach to educating the public about the dangers of cocaine in a “Take the Coke Challenge“.
  3. We are saddened to hear that John Bonwell McLean Sr. one of Cayman’s most influential politicians and a former Member of the Legislative Assembly, passed away this past Saturday.
  4. Wishing our Florida neighbors all the very best as the prepare for Hurricane Dorian which is currently expected to strengthen to be a Category 4 storm before it makes landfall on late Monday or Tuesday.
  5. The Cayman Islands Humane Society announced on Wednesday it will be forced to close its doors to more furry friends due to overcrowding issues. If you are interested in making a new addition to the family, help the Humane Society and adopt today!