5 things you need to know this week- September 6

  1. The Cayman Islands’ RCIPS helicopter has been sent to the Bahamas to support relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Dorian.
  2. Social media has been exploding with #SharpieGate memes this week after President Trump doubled down on his inaccurate tweet relating to Dorian’s path towards Alabama.
  3. Keep your eye out for turtle poachers, Cayman Turtle Centre and Cayman Crime Stoppers are offering a $12,000 reward for any information in relation to the recent poaching activity upon our precious sea turtles.
  4. After much speculation, festival organisers announced this week that KAABOO will not be taking place in Cayman in 2020. Even though KAABOO is leaving us, the memories that were made at this year’s festival have left a lasting impression on us all.
  5. Don’t miss the crowning of the 2019 Miss World Cayman Islands, taking place tomorrow at the Harquail Theatre at 6pm.