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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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Design fails – back to the drawing board for these guys 

Someone needs to sack the designer here. Or designers rather. Talk about fail! The guys responsible for some of these catastrophes need a lot more than just the boot. They need to go back to school and start over. There’s stairways to heaven, but not to the doors they are meant to lead to. Toilets that are impossible to use, and how …

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From small acorns grow healthier kids 

  As the saying goes, mighty oaks from little acorns grow.  And although the children at Red Bay Primary School won’t see an oak tree grow in their grounds, they can expect an apple tree.  To mark Caribbean Wellness Day health experts are encouraging youngsters to not only eat healthier, but …

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Three arrested for drug smuggling

Three people were arrested Friday after police smashed a drug smuggling gang allegedly trying to take cocaine and ganja to Cayman Brac. A man and a woman were arrested at Owen Roberts Airport as they tried to fly to the Sister Island. Customs officers then searched a house in West …

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Woman arrested after North Side murder

A man young man was stabbed to death Sunday night at his home in North Side. Police are questioning a woman, thought to be his girlfriend, on suspicion of murder. A spokeswoman for the RCIPS said: “Just past 5.20 p.m. Sunday, 17 September, police, fire and emergency services were dispatched by the …

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Primary girls rally kicks off

The 2017 CUC primary school football season kicks off this Saturday, Sept. 16 with the CUC Girls’ Primary Football League Opening Rally at the traditional home of local football, the T.E. McField Sports Field (Annex) in George Town beginning at 9 a.m. The boys kick off their season with the …

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Somewhere, beyond the sea…

Photos by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith OK, so maybe not beyond the sea, but certainly in the sea, is where you’ll find award-winning photographer Susannah H. Snowden-Smith. And what better place is there to showcase your talents than right here in Cayman. “Every day in the water is exciting and different …

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