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Thousands raised to help sick teen

Photos by Kelly-Ann Meharry/Salty’s Bar Talk about Caymankind – pub regulars at a popular bar dug deep for charity, and boy did they deliver. More than $6,000 was raised to help Kai Parham who is being treated in hospital in the United States after suffering from a mid-brain tumour. Kai …

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Car fire causes traffic delays

An electrical fault caused a car fire in George Town Wednesday afternoon that caused serious traffic delays. Around 12.30p.m. firefighters were called to North Church Street with police on hand to divert traffic. The blaze is not though to be suspicious and nobody was injured.  A police spokeswoman said: “This …

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Cayman kicks off well

The Cayman Islands Under 15 Boys’ National Football team opened the 2017 CONCACAF Under 15 Boys’ Championships with a 3-2 victory over Aruba at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Corey Smith was the deciding factor in a tightly contested encounter on Sunday as he slammed home the winner late …

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Teens learn about sustainability

The United World Colleges Cayman Islands National Committee hosted its second local short programme to engage young people on sustainability issues. Eight residents, aged 14-16 and representing five secondary schools in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, participated in the overnight summer camp, Toward a Sustainable Future from Aug. 3-6. Ten …

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Petition calls for tougher action 

Pressure is mounting on the Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture to better investigate and prosecute animal cruelty cases.  This, after pictures emerged on social media of a dog taken to the Humane Society with horrific burns on his back.  There is an online petition calling for tougher action against those who neglect and abuse animals.  Although the …

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Man stabbed at McField Square

A man has told police he was stabbed and assaulted by someone he knows at McField Square. Officers received reports of a fight at the Square in George Town in the early hours of Sunday morning. But when they arrived at the scene, there was no one there. A police …

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Miss Teen contestants are hard at work

Glitz and glam? Maybe. Brains and beauty? For sure. But being Miss Teen is about so much more. Sure, the catwalk is a great place to strut, and let’s be honest, who doesn’t want a career as an international supermodel? But Miss Teen Cayman is also about community, and most …

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George Town private school robbed

A man pretending to be a parent robbed a school in George Town Thursday. Police say they were called to a report of suspicious activity at the private school Truth for Youth on Walker Road around 9.15 a.m. A spokeswoman for the RCIPS said: “When they arrived at the location …

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Bush backed by Bryan 

  Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush has received support from fellow politician Kenneth Bryan who says people must not jump to conclusions and everyone is innocent until proven guilty.  Last week it was revealed how Mr. Bush will not face any further action after he was accused of grabbing the buttocks of a …

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Back to school – time to be prepared

  They say your school days are the happiest days of your lives. And all across the country hundreds of children are getting ready to head back to the classroom.  For some it’ll be their first time, for others a chance to catch up with school pals and share stories from their summer …

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