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New Governor announced

Cayman will have a new Governor next year. Mr Anwar Choudhury has been appointed Governor of the Cayman Islands in succession to Mrs Helen Kilpatrick CB.  Mr Choudhury will take up his appointment in March 2018. The married father of three is currently Her Majesty the Queen’s Ambassador in Lima …

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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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Tourism’s finest rewarded 

After more than 50 years in Cayman, some might say most of that spent underwater, Peter Milburn has been recognised for his hard work. The dive veteran was one of the pioneers of the industry. Now he has been rewarded with a Lifetime Achievement award at the Cayman Islands Tourism …

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Coke on the rocks

Millions of dollars worth of cocaine has washed up on the beach in Bodden Town. The huge haul was discovered by a member of the public who’d been out for a morning stroll Sunday. They raised the alarm and police found 20 smaller packaged wrapped up in a larger package. …

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Battle of the sexes; 100 women vs 100 men

By Joanna Lewis [email protected] It was a battle of the sexes at the 100 Women Vs 100 Men event held last Thursday, June 15 at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman. The Cayman Islands chapter of 100+ Women Who Care joined forces with 100 Men Who Give A Damn for a fun-filled …

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Fund started to help crash victim

A Swedish woman seriously injured in a road traffic crash has been left with a huge medical bill after the accident just 24 hours before she was due to leave Cayman. Karin Ellerstrand Törnwall had spent four months interning at the Family Resource Centre and Bridge Foundation. Her bags were packed …

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Final straw; call for bars to ditch plastic

  By Paul Kennedy [email protected] A popular Seven Mile Beach bar and restaurant wants to go green – and ditch the use of plastic straws in drinks. Royal Palms has started a push to rid the bar not only of plastic straws, but also to cut back on the use …

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