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Word on The Street

Are taxi service charges fare? After Tourism Minster Moses Kirkconnell announced a shake-up of the country’s taxi system, we took to the streets to find out what you think of the service provided.

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Cancer screening saves lives

By Lindsey Turnbull A joint presentation between the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and the Miami Cancer Institute (part of Baptist Health, South Florida) focusing on the importance of cancer screening for women brought a packed audience of mainly female guests to Luca restaurant on April 19 to hear a presentation …

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Cayman hosts NORCECA again

The Cayman Islands Beach Volleyball Tournament, second stop of the 2017 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit was another fabulous weekend of thrilling action at Public Beach. It featured 12 pairs of each gender including the champions from La Paz, Mexico two weeks ago. The pearly-white sands of the Seven Mile Beach …

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Chamber offers Internet Marketing Programme

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce and the Internet Marketing Association have forged a partnership to enable the Chamber to run the Certified Internet Marketing programme. “As the IMA connects its professional network, internationally, it is with excitement we announce our partnership with the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, which …

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Chamber raises $25,000 reward for armed robbery convictions

The Chamber of Commerce has raised $25,000 from members as a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects behind the robbery at Foster’s Food Fair, Dorcy Drive, on Saturday, April 8. One suspect was detained by the police in connection to the crime – in …

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CUC employees take children to work

Employees at Caribbean Utilities Company got the chance to share their work day with their children during the Easter Holiday break. It was the company’s first “Sons and Daughters to Work Day” and is part of CUC’s commitment to create a caring, family-friendly culture. In the financial services department Renee, …

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Customs increases detection rates

To meet the ever expanding and diverse threats to Cayman’s borders, the Customs Department has increased its border protection efforts to prevent and disrupt illicit activities. Substantial investment in personnel, technology and infrastructure, particularly during the past several months, has facilitated successes in the detection and arrest of persons for …

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Depression in young discussed

By Lindsey Turnbull Exploring the topic of depression was the theme of a recent seminar hosted by the Health Services Authority to mark World Health Day. Dr Toni-Ann Heron, child psychologist at the Health Services Authority, focused on how this illness affected young people. Heron said that people often asked …

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DG’s 5K Challenge on Brac done

The 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge got off to a great start with the first part of the event being held on Cayman Brac on Sunday, April 23. Almost 150 people took part in the walk/run, including a number of participants who travelled from Grand Cayman for the occasion. The …

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Garden Club thank Dr Tomlinson

The recent Garden Club of Grand Cayman 60th anniversary was a stunning display of flowers and plants. Dr. Steve Tomlinson was the main sponsor of the weekend-long event in South Sound from April 1-2. Here Dr. Tomlinson is presented with a lovely painting by Elza Oda by The Garden Club …

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Government recruiting ombudsman

By Charles Duncan The Cayman Islands government is hiring an ombudsman to head a new office charged with being the “independent watchdog” over government, including investigating complaints against the police. Candidates for the new job need 10 years’ experience as a senior manager in law or public administration, preferably with …

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Health City releases conservation report

To coincide with this year’s Earth Day on Saturday, April 22 Health City Cayman Islands has released its 2016 Conservation Report, highlighting results including significantly reduced electricity demands, limited waste output and efficiently recycled rainwater and sewage, culminating in a small environmental footprint for the facility. Health City was built …

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Hurricane Hunter visits Grand Cayman

A Hurricane Hunter aircraft and its intrepid crew are in Grand Cayman this week, as part of a regional tour to educate and prepare people for the 2017 hurricane season. The visit is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s and the United States Air Force Reserve’s annual tour …

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Joshua faces brutal test

The biggest boxing event in Britain is staged this weekend when International Boxing Federation heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua defends his title against the formidable former undisputed champion Wladimir Klitschko. The pair will battle it out in front of 90,000 spectators at Wembley Stadium with millions watching on TV globally. The …

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Kante is Premier League’s best

Chelsea’s N’Golo Kanté was named the Premier League Player of the Year for 2017 and he beat off a host of brilliant players to get the coveted award. The tenacious midfielder got the award at the annual Professional Footballers Association awards on Sunday night. Kanté was rewarded for a superb …

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