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Teen queen shines in paradise

It was what one would call a clean sweep this past Saturday night at the Lion’s Centre as 16-year-old Liana DaCosta representing the district of Bodden Town, took home the coveted title  of Miss Teen Cayman Islands 2016. Crowned by outgoing Queen Tishay Heath, who held the title for the …

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From the London Office: Bush works to Strengthen Relationships

Strengthening relationships with the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) is one of the main areas of concentration from Cayman Islands Representative Eric Bush in his new role at the London Office. He is strengthening relationships within the UK and the EU so Cayman becomes more visible (in …

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Cayman Connection UK welcomes new members

Planning to move to the UK can be daunting, whether moving there for university studies or to live there permanently.  However, the Cayman Islands has an organisation that can help and which offers an annual event in Cayman where individuals can learn about English culture and can network with other …

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Storm clouds roll in

As the Cayman Islands were placed under a Tropical Storm Watch on Monday evening (1 August), storm clouds could be seen rolling in over Hog Sty Bay in George Town, Grand Cayman. The weather cleared by the following morning, and the Tropical Storm Watch was later discontinued on Tuesday afternoon …

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From the London Office: New CI Representative Bush states goals

Ever wondered what the Cayman Office in London does? Newly appointed Cayman Islands Representative to the United Kingdom and European Union, Caymanian Eric Bush spoke with The Cayman Reporter and outlined the four main areas of concentration for the Cayman Islands London Office. Mr Bush, formerly the Chief Officer in …

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Red Bay roadworks to continue through summer months

Motorists, especially residents of the Prospect and Red Bay areas, should note that roadwork will continue in that area for the coming weeks of summer. The National Roads Authority’s (NRA) phased plan will see the scale of work escalate once schools close in early July.  Plans include a reconfiguration of …

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Legislators face off on work permits and unemployment

In Finance Committee this week, Independent North Side MLA Ezzard Miller asked if the government is anticipating 2,000 new work permits in order to have sufficient revenues for the 2016-2017 budget then would this mean that jobs would be taken from Caymanians that already have them. In his questions before …

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Awareness/Education Session on Child Safety

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and the Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) are partnering to education parents and build awareness on child safety by hosting an information session today (Thursday 23 June). Local data from the “Darkness to Light” programme, which was implemented in the mid-2000’s, shows …

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Protein Controversies: Taking a closer look

If there’s one nutrient that is heavily debated in the diet industry, protein is definitely it.  People everywhere are often finding themselves very confused with how much protein they really should be eating to see success. Do they need the recommended one gram of protein per pound of bodyweight each …

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Local equestrians awarded

On Saturday, 18 June, the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) held its annual awards dinner at the George Town Yacht Club. Over the horse show season in the Cayman Islands, which runs from September to June, the CIEF holds four National Dressage Shows and four National Jumping Series Shows that …

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