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Pop art will have Cayman feeling Stoak’d

Art comes in many forms and guises. The list, it seems, is endless. Modern, classical, abstract, conceptual to name but a few. One of the more modern versions is pop art, made famous in the 1960s in Great Britain. Ensuring the legacy of the likes of Andy Warhol lives on, …

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Security – electronic systems versus physical security guards 

In this edition of Security Matters, we will look at some of the basic differences between electronic security systems – and security guards – and explore how to use these security options.   Most readers will be familiar with a range of electronic security – such as intruder alarms, CCTV camera systems …

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Put your best feet forward

 It may be an early start, but at 6 a.m. Sunday morning there’s only one place you should be – and it’s not in bed!  For the fifth year in a row, the Walk/Run for Recovery takes place at Seven Mile Public Beach.  Money raised for the event will help the resident of …

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Turtle tragedy – better lighting would save baby greens

  Scores of baby turtles found dead on West Bay road over the weekend has seen fresh calls for better lighting to avoid such tragedies. On Friday, more than 60 endangered baby green turtles were confused by lights and many were found dead on West Bay Road close to Cemetery Beach. After hatching, the …

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What are the odds?

Fate really is a wonderful thing. Whether you’re a believer or not, there’s got to be something a little more than just coincidence things that happen that make you say out loud… What are the odds? Like the puppies born with markings to tell them apart, 1, 2, 3. Or how about …

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Body of man found near Eden Rock

Police have confirmed the body of a man has been found near Eden Rock. A little after 3.30 a.m Wednesday, officers were called to the waterfront dive shop after a man was found unresponsive. A spokeswoman for the RCIPS said: “Just past 3.40 a.m on 20 September, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre received a …

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Family Fun Day packed a punch

The Cayman Islands Boxing Association held the first of their new format Family Fun Day events at the Dalmain Ebanks gym on Saturday. The event saw nine bouts demonstrating the skills of the newly constituted national team, for most of whom this was their first public boxing performance. The crowd …

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Sir John A Cumber has divine assembly

The principal, members of staff, students and parent, assembled for a special dedication ceremony at the beginning of Sir John A Cumber’s primary school year in West Bay. Some members of the clergy from the community were present and participated on Sept. 15 in the ceremony which began with a …

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Fair helps people beat cancer

Hundreds gathered at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Saturday to take the opportunity to get the state of their health measured and to gen up on how to beat cancer, at the Cancer Society’s biennial Conquering Cancer Fair. The free event offered health screenings for people, such as …

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Happy birthday Rubis

Photos: Diana Duffield [email protected] Five years and going strong. That’s the message from Rubis who celebrated their anniversary of providing fuel in Cayman. Staff from many of their outlets, along with invited dignitaries raised a glass to mark the milestone at the National Gallery last week. Earlier that evening, Rubis …

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Jena’s prize is 13-mile run!

Jenavieve Van den Bergh will be running her first ever half-marathon on Sunday, Dec. 3 and is busy training for the long run with a lot of support along the way from members of Cayman’s health and fitness community. Van den Bergh is the winner of the Intertrust Cayman Islands …

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Cayman Prep girls are CUC champs

Cayman Prep secured the first silverware of the 2017 primary football season this past Saturday at the TE McField Annex Field as they won the 2017 CUC Girls’ Primary Football League Opening Rally title with a 1-0 victory over Cayman International School. Cayman Prep’s Kayden Coles was the heroine in …

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Cayman National sprint meet

The Cayman National Fall Sprint Meet plans to open the 2017-18 competitive age group season with a splash. Stingray Swim Club of Grand Cayman is staging the event at the Lions Aquatic Centre on Sept. 23 and swimmers from Stingray Swim Club, Seven Mile Swimmers and Special Olympics Cayman Islands …

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Brain surgery with patient awake 

In a first for the English-speaking Caribbean, neurosurgeons at Health City Cayman Islands have successfully performed another advanced procedure by surgically removing part of a brain tumour while the patient was awake. The procedure – known as awake craniotomy or awake brain surgery – enables the surgeons to remove, partly or …

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Role models promote reading  

  By Lindsey Turnbull Following on from their dress up day last Friday, George Town Primary School continued on in their literacy month celebrations for September by inviting prominent leaders within the community to come and read to students last Friday. The initiative, organised by the school’s lead literacy teacher, Trista Welcome, vice president …

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