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Record numbers register to vote

Wanda Zelaya returns her completed correction of address form to Jane Ebanks, Bodden Town Assistant Registering Officer

By Charles Duncan Early numbers from the Elections Office show more than 21,000 voters registered for the May election. A registration push, with elections workers canvassing house to house to sign up voters, got record numbers of voters signed up for this year’s election. Now that the registration drive is …

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Waving gallery waves goodbye

Waving gallery closed on Tuesday

The Cayman Islands Airports Authority marked the closing of the popular waving gallery at Owen Roberts International Airport on Tuesday, Jan. 17 with a two-hour final farewell. Light refreshments were served and the public were given the opportunity to take photos from the waving gallery before the area was closed …

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Premier McLaughlin back at work

Premier Hon Alden McLaughlin

Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin returned to his office at the Government Administration Building on Wednesday, Jan. 18 following surgery at the George Town Hospital on Monday evening, Jan. 9, for the removal of a kidney stone. “I cannot begin to express my gratitude to the doctors and medical staff …

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Cayman celebrates heroes

Statue of National Hero Hon James M Bodden Sr (also known as “Mr Jim”) which stands in Heroes Square across from the Legislative Assembly.”

The Cayman Islands will honour pioneers in tourism at the annual National Heroes Day celebration, at Heroes Square in George Town on Monday, Jan. 23. “On this day, we will come together to pay tribute to the accomplishments and contributions of our tourism pioneers who helped to put the Cayman …

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Conference to attract global interest

Arnold Schwarzenegger

By Lindsey Turnbull Under the theme of “Defying Gravity: The Future of Alternative Investments in Exceptional Times,” the Cayman Alternative Investment Conference is taking place from Feb. 15-17 at the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa and organisers say they have crafted the event to ensure a big shift towards attracting …

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New Sunrise Centre reaches next phase

Minister for Education, Hon Tara Rivers

The Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs has contracted local project development management company Rider Levett Bucknall to develop the Outline Business Case for the new Sunrise Adult Training Centre facility.  The OBC will review the cost implications of available options for a facility in a more centralised location, …

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