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Photos: High in the sky

Fancy a different view of Cayman? The Cayman Reporter takes to the skies this issue, offering our readers an alternative view of our beloved isle Cayman. Photos Deep Blue Images

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Academy triumph at Schwan Cup

Talk about needed extra baggage space – Academy Sports Club certainly did after returning from a football tournament in the United States. They won not one, not two but THREE trophies. The Under 10 boys time won the Schwan Gold Cup, the Under 12 girls picked up Silver, while the …

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Perfect touch in New York

  The Cayman Touch Association men’s team swept the Rumble in the Concrete Jungle Touch Rugby tournament last week in New York City for the second year in a row. This tournament in East River Park, Manhattan is fast becoming the premier touch event on the East Coast. This year …

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Wind of Hope donates to Red Cross

A local runner has raised money for the third consecutive year for a local charity, this time the Cayman Islands Red Cross. Paul Williams is the founder of Wind of Hope who raised $4,500 for the Red Cross in a 5k walk/run he helped organise called the Wind of Hope …

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Cayman Finance promotes Cayman in UK

Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott has completed a two week visit to London to promote the Cayman Islands financial services industry and its role within the global financial economy. This visit was the first international joint venture between Cayman Finance and the new Minister of Financial Services, Tara Rivers. “Cayman …

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Summer interns at Immigration

Sixteen Caymanians from various high schools and colleges have joined the Department of Immigration as part of the government’s summer internship programme. The annual opportunity allows the interns to gain work experience and awareness of the DOI operations. They were welcomed by Acting Chief Immigration Officer Bruce Smith. “The department …

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Sign language students graduate

Fourteen government workers graduated from its new Level 1 American Sign Language course on July 5. The six-month course was attended by civil servants likely to liaise with the hearing impaired including Department of Children and Family Services social workers, court staff, other government employees and members of the Royal …

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Stuff the Bus school supply drive returns

As the new school year approaches, the Department of Education estimates that the average family in Cayman will spend $350 on back to school supplies – an amount that many low-income families cannot afford. Caribbean Alliance Insurance’s annual Stuff the Bus school supply drive is back to help bridge the …

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Governor welcomes CCUK students

Over 60 guests enjoyed an evening with the Governor Helen Kilpatrick at Government House to celebrate four years since Cayman Connection U.K. was formed. The event takes place in Cayman every year to bring together Caymanian students who are studying in the United Kingdom and those who are preparing to …

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Students receive excellence award

Two high school students have been presented with the Pursuit of Excellence Award by Lloyd Barker for their all-round achievements. The award was created by Mr. Barker to motivate young people. With the criteria being excellence in academics, character, and community service, this year’s recipients are Camila Pantin from the …

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Administrators appointed over PR backlog

A team of administrators have been appointed to help assist with the permanent residency backlog. Some 1,000 applications are currently pending, with many applicants having waited for more than three years. The Ministry of Immigration announced that following a period of training, six administrators, with senior management and technical experience, …

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Domestic abuse – A victim’s story

Don’t suffer in silence – there are plenty of people to help.  That’s the message from one woman who was the victim of domestic abuse for years. Eventually she stepped up and got out, and she is now urging others to do the same.  The woman, who has asked not to be named, married a …

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VIDEO: Academy triumph at Schwan Cup   

Talk about needed extra baggage space – Academy Sports Club certainly did after returning from a football tournament in the United States.  They won not one, not two but THREE trophies.  The Under 10 boys time won the Schwan Gold Cup, the Under 12 girls picked up Silver, while the Under 15 boys came away with the runners-up prize.  A spokesman …

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Public help with sea rescue

Five adults and a child have been rescued at sea. The alarm was raised Saturday evening after a distress call to say a vessel was taking on water and had engine troubles in between Stingray City and Safe Haven. Joint Marine officers were dispatched along with the police helicopter. Police …

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Romanians call for ‘common sense’ over visa requirements 

  Romanians living in Cayman are calling for a rethink of new laws that require people visiting from their home country to have a special visa.  This is after a handful of Eastern Europeans were caught committing credit card crimes.  It means that those planning a trip to Cayman must do so months in advance …

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