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Strengthening the CIFS

To enhance services and ensure overall effectiveness, an organisational review of the Cayman Islands Fire Service is currently underway. Through this initiative, the Ministry of Home Affairs seeks to build on the strengths of the CIFS by delivering a strategic plan and policy direction that clearly indicates what resources and …

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Cayman remembers Ms Julene

Tributes have poured in on social media following the passing of a Caymanian pioneer. Julene Banks’ work in the community led her to be awarded with the Certificate and Badge of Honour. She’ll be remembered for making a difference, especially in the lives of women, children and the elderly. An …

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Clouds dampen eclipse viewings 

  You wait all this time to see it, and on the day Cayman was due to experience a partial eclipse of the sun, guess what? It was too cloudy to view.  Sunseekers set out Monday morning to catch a glimpse of this once in a lifetime phenomenon. But sadly, when peak viewing time …

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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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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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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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