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UPDATED: Wheely crazy vehicle belongs to Foster’s supermarket

    A Foster’s Food Fair – IGA truck was caught driving wheely crazy by an eagled-eyed motorists who videoed the erratic driving in Cayman. The short clip has been circulated on social media and shows the heavy goods vehicle driving so fast around the Island Heritage roundabout that the …

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Bolt’s fun nature will be missed

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] There is a TV ad in the United Kingdom featuring Usain Bolt driving maniacally in a car. Blink and you’ll miss it, but he is so recognisable that the millions Virgin Media are paying him for that clip make it absolutely cost effective. That is the …

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Cayman best in the region

The Cayman Islands Equestrian Team has proved its strength by winning the adult category and coming second in the children’s division in the 2017 Caribbean Equestrian Association Caribbean Dressage Challenge. The competition, in its 13th year, enables riders from CEA member countries to compete without having to travel. Instead, a …

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Cayman HospiceCare breaks ground

By Joanna Lewis [email protected] It was a time for celebration last Thursday, June 15, when Cayman HospiceCare broke ground on their new facility. Attended by a host of dignitaries, the four-bedroom facility is being built by funds, materials and services donated by the community, including Derek Haines who has raised …

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Cayman upset Mexico

Despite heavy downpours, about 800 people turned out to watch RHSW Cayman National XV historically defeat Mexico on Saturday. It was the Health City Cayman Big Game 8 at Truman Bodden Sports Complex and this win was another sensational one in the rapid rise of Cayman rugby in the past …

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Chicago: Head to the Windy City

By Joanna Lewis [email protected] Fancy a break from Cayman, Head to Chicago, the United States’ third largest city. This fabulous city is perched on the edge of Lake Michigan and is just a few hours plane ride away on Cayman Airways. I’ve been visiting Chicago for the past seven years. …

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CITA worries over crime

The Cayman Islands Tourism Association is worried by the high rise recently in crime and safety. “The matter has escalated in priority for the organisation as it also should for the Cayman Islands Government,” said CITA president, Theresa Leacock-Broderick. “Undeniably, safety is a primary appeal of Cayman as a vacation …

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New thresholds for PR

A recent change to the Immigration Law has resulted in a significant increase in the qualifying sums for persons seeking to make an application to the Cayman Islands Government for permanent residence by independent means. The Immigration (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulations, 2017 (“Amendment No. 4”) were gazetted on May 26 …

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Officers disrupt burglaries

Officers made 26 arrests over the long weekend, with a continued focus on disrupting burglaries as one of the priority policing objectives. In Bodden Town, continued anti-burglary efforts and arrests have reduced burglaries to only two reports during all of last week, a sharp drop from a month ago. “However, …

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Queen’s birthday celebrated in style

  Queen birthday 10: Frances McConvey Certificate and Badge of Honour for services to Education, Arts, Culture and the Community of the Cayman Islands; Keith Parker Tibbetts Certificate and Badge of Honour for services to persons with disabilities in the Cayman Islands; Philip Rankin Certificate and Badge of Honour for …

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Sammy outlines why stars don’t play for West Indies

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] Darren Sammy, the former West Indies captain, says that under the new administration stars like Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard are unlikely to play in international matches. Cricket West Indies only picks players who feature in domestic competitions for internationals which has resulted in …

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Students exhibit art

Students exhibit art The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands and Walkers have organised a vibrant exhibition of student artwork from six Walkers’ Art Clubs. The NGCI afterschool art clubs benefits around 100 participants who are sponsored by Walkers, and include pre-schoolers, primary school students, secondary school students, students from …

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Watler Lyons launches second book

Dalton watler Book This is his second book Caymanian lecturer Dr. Dalton Watler Lyons has launched his second book, Hope and Trust: Politics, Social Development and Sports. The book covers a wealth of information in data format. The author and the contributing authors, Dr. Christopher Williams and Dr. Alexander Bodden, …

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Familiar face takes up new police role

By Paul Kennedy There’s a new face at George Town Police Station – but a familiar one. Veteran detective Malcolm Kay is swapping the shirts and ties of Criminal Investigations Department for regular police uniform as he gets back on the front line, and back where it all began. After …

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Under the sea!

With day-to-day busy lives it’s easy to forget what beauty lies beneath Cayman’s glorious crystal clear waters. Indeed, Cayman offers some of the world’s most stunning marine life. So, this weekend, be sure to head out under the sea. Professional photographer Julie Corsetti has been taking pictures above and below …

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