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Pacquiao was a knockout

By Ron Shillingford The Island Rumble boxing show with the legendary Filipino fighter Manny Pacquiao in attendance was a bit of a soggy affair on Saturday night at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex but still a huge success. The world champion boxer attended as guest of honour thanks to the …

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Cayman in bank de-risk meeting in DC

Ministry of Financial Services and Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) officials recently held a second round of meetings in Washington DC with key US Congressional staff, regulators and stakeholders about bank de-risking from the Caribbean perspective. The Cayman officials then contributed to Financial Stability Board discussions on an action plan …

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Island Rumble drew the crowds

There has never been such a well-attended boxing show in the Cayman Islands. Manny Pacquiao drew the crowds from all districts and some even came from overseas, such is his pulling power. The Filipino multi-world champion impressed with his humility and soft-spoken charm and will be welcomed with the same …

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Brac airport only partially open

The fire truck which overturned on the Cayman Brac runway during a routine speed test last Thursday, Jan. 5 resulted in the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport being closed and two firefighters being hospitalised. It reopened a few hours later though the jet services had not resumed by Monday. One of …

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Driest year on record

The Cayman Islands experienced its driest year since records began in 2016. Rainfall data collected at the Owen Roberts International Airport for 2016 by the Cayman Islands National Weather Service was a very dry 27.98 inches. This total represents the driest year on their records that go back to the …

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Vehicle hits CUC pole

A car crashed on Shamrock Road on Sunday morning soon after 7 a.m. Police and emergency services responded to a report of a single-vehicle accident near the junction of Bodden Town Road and Manse Road.  The driver of a green Toyota Dakota had lost control of the vehicle and collided …

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Health City saves heart defect baby

A baby boy in Guatemala on the verge of death because of a heart defect was saved by the medical team at Health City Cayman Islands. Three month-old Kael Jiménez Souza was diagnosed with a severe congenital heart defect called aortic valve stenosis, which required immediate surgery for survival. Hospitals …

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Kids taught underwater

  Taking classrooms underwater is the objective of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s latest educational initiative. The CCMI is a U.S., U.K., and Cayman Islands non-profit organisation whose mission is to protect coral reefs for the future by strengthening the understanding of healthy coral reefs. It engages children and communities …

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Funds needed for mammogram machine

By Lindsey Turnbull A new mammogram machine for the George Town Hospital is needed urgently, with the current machine now needing replacing; it is more than 10 years old and frequently breaking down. Fundraising is now underway to replace the current machine as quickly as possible. Mammograms play a significant …

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