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Pet on Parade

Please meet Autumn! If you are looking for a cute little redhead then look no further than this beauty. Small for a Cayman dog, she has a huge heart and a lot of loving to give. Autumn has a wonderful, gentle, and sweet nature. She is a delight to walk …

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Spring time treats

By Joanna Lewis Joanna@caymanreporter.com Easter is now done and dusted and spring is officially here. Cayman may not have four seasons, but that doesn’t stop residents from celebrating and jumping into spring with enthusiasm. Here are our favourite spring time treats to see you through the season. Lilly Pulitzer Nothing …

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Word on The Street

After a recent robbery that saw a security guard shot at a busy supermarket, we asked the public do they think crime is a problem in Cayman and what can be done to stop it.

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$26m tourism boost in Eastern Caribbean

Tourism dependent communities in Grenada, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines will benefit from better connectivity, better infrastructure, and improved tourism market development as a result of a US$26 million regional project approved by the World Bank. Tourism accounts for 61 percent, 50 percent, and 45 percent of …

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Bad parkers being exposed

By Paul Kennedy paul@caymanreporter.com Cayman’s bad parkers beware; you are being outed. Motorists who are parking badly are finding themselves named and shamed on social media. The Facebook page Cayman’s Worst Parking already has more than 1,000 members, many of whom regularly post on a daily basis. Nobody it seems …

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Caribbean tops for luxury travellers

The Caribbean’s appeal for luxury travellers continued to grow last year. That was the finding of Expedia group, the world’s largest online travel agency, which reported that travel demand to luxury properties throughout the Caribbean increased in 2016. When compared to 2015, overall demand for four and five-star rated properties …

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Cayman Airways supports NORCECA

Cayman Airways continues to show its support for the Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation by sponsoring this weekend’s annual NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament at Public Beach. Olivia Scott-Ramirez, marketing and public relations manager for Cayman Airways, said the airline has been a proud sponsor of the tournament for many years. “The …

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Bodden seeks U.K. ancestors

By Ron Shillingford ron@caymanreporter.com The news that the Cayman Islands has launched an appeal to try to trace the descendants of their Cornish founding fathers with the aim of flying them to meet their distant relatives has sparked interest in Boddens living in Cayman. Two weeks ago, Eric Bush, Cayman …

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Cayman less likely to see Cuban migrants

By Paul Kennedy paul@caymanreporter.com An expert in Cuban policies said he believes Cayman could see fewer migrants in our waters as relationships between the United States continue to improve. Last week a boat load of Cubans got into difficulties off East End and two had to be rescued from the …

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Cricket tournament raises community funds

  Large crowds flocked to the George Town Cricket Field on Easter Sunday, April 16, attracted by the T20 cricket tournament and the various fish dishes cooked up by the volunteers of the Kings Adventist Church’s Community Services Department. Kings Church Community Services Department, with the support of the Adventist …

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Jamaican now world’s oldest

Jamaican now world’s oldest A Jamaican woman has become the oldest person in the world. Violet Mosses Brown, a resident of Duanvale, Trelawny is now the world’s oldest person. Brown was born in Jamaica on March 10, 1900, making her 117 years and 42 days old. Emma Morano, who died …

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Jamaica prepares for mega-ships

In anticipation of larger cruise vessels coming to Jamaica, US$14 million has been allocated to improve port facilities in Ocho Rios, said Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett. Bartlett said that two mega liners, one from Carnival and the other from Norwegian Cruise Line, are slated to call on Jamaica in …

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Dominican novelist wins award

Dominican Republic author Rita Indiana Hernández was awarded the Grand Prix Littéraire Région Guadeloupe at the fifth Caribbean Writers Congress hosted by the Guadeloupe Regional Authority for her novel “La Mucama de Omicunlé”. Hernández was born in Santo Domingo in 1977. A writer but also singer-songwriter, she started writing in …

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DG’s 5K Challenge is open to all

Franz Manderson, the deputy governor, is inviting as many people as possible to take part in the 2017 DG’s 5K Challenge in the coming days. The annual walk/run takes place on Cayman Brac on Sunday, 23 April and Grand Cayman on Sunday, 30 April. Manderson leads the biggest wellness event …

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Logic helps Humane’s thrift shop

Cayman telecommunications company Logic provided the newly opened Humane Society thrift shop, located at the Venetia Plaza, with free internet and wi-fi last month. The Cayman Islands Humane Society is dedicated to promoting the welfare of companion animals in the community by sponsoring spay and neuter programmes, placing homeless animals …

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