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Panthers and Vipers deadly again

As the flag football season charges on, the 2017 Men and Women’s Premier League intensified over the weekend at the Ed Bush field in West Bay. The first contest of the day was between the HSM Vipers and Red Stripe Wolverines. Reigning champions Vipers currently have the most points of …

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VIDEO – Memory Lane does BRAC to the Future!

After our trip down Cayman’s Memory Lane proved so popular we’ve decided to take a trip back in time once again, this time to the 1960s. This series of pictures show Cayman Brac from 50 years ago. And though some might argue that our beautiful Sister Islands are stuck in …

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Contract signed for mental health facility

It’s been a while in the making – but the new mental health facility has taken a giant leap forward. A contract has been signed to design the centre planned for 15 acres of land in East End. Ground breaking is expected to take place later this year with the facility …

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Could fumes be a thing of the past?

The supplier of electric cars in Cayman has said he’s not shocked by news that the United Kingdom has announced plans to ban the sale of all petrol and diesel cars and vans from the year 2040. The U.K. is following in France’s footsteps by reducing its carbon footprint. The …

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Turtle saved from poachers

A large green sea turtle who found herself stuck behind ironshore rocks has been saved from poachers. The four-foot adult female was discovered by a resident trapped after nesting on a beach. The Department of Environment has chosen not to name the beach – as it’s a regular spot used …

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What next for iguanas?

The prison has announced a new behind bars programme to use the skin of green iguanas to make handbags. Not only is this providing a useful skill to those locked up, it is also helps rid the country of the pesky reptile. Some restaurants are even turning green iguanas into …

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Police find ganja farm

Police have found a cannabis farm after a raid in North Side. Just after 9 a.m. Tuesday, officers acting on a tip off carried out a search of an open lot in the Frank Sound Road area. They recovered around 80 ganja plants being grown on the premises. No arrests …

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Local Audiences Get Chance to view CI CARIFESTA Presentation

An exciting show this weekend will provide audiences a preview of the entire Cayman Islands’ presentation at the premier Caribbean arts and culture event, CARIFESTA, that takes place across several venues in Barbados next month. The announcement came at a press conference at the Harquail Theatre on Monday. Henry Muttoo, …

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Photos: High in the sky

Fancy a different view of Cayman? The Cayman Reporter takes to the skies this issue, offering our readers an alternative view of our beloved isle Cayman. Photos Deep Blue Images

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Academy triumph at Schwan Cup

Talk about needed extra baggage space – Academy Sports Club certainly did after returning from a football tournament in the United States. They won not one, not two but THREE trophies. The Under 10 boys time won the Schwan Gold Cup, the Under 12 girls picked up Silver, while the …

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Perfect touch in New York

  The Cayman Touch Association men’s team swept the Rumble in the Concrete Jungle Touch Rugby tournament last week in New York City for the second year in a row. This tournament in East River Park, Manhattan is fast becoming the premier touch event on the East Coast. This year …

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Wind of Hope donates to Red Cross

A local runner has raised money for the third consecutive year for a local charity, this time the Cayman Islands Red Cross. Paul Williams is the founder of Wind of Hope who raised $4,500 for the Red Cross in a 5k walk/run he helped organise called the Wind of Hope …

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Cayman Finance promotes Cayman in UK

Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott has completed a two week visit to London to promote the Cayman Islands financial services industry and its role within the global financial economy. This visit was the first international joint venture between Cayman Finance and the new Minister of Financial Services, Tara Rivers. “Cayman …

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Summer interns at Immigration

Sixteen Caymanians from various high schools and colleges have joined the Department of Immigration as part of the government’s summer internship programme. The annual opportunity allows the interns to gain work experience and awareness of the DOI operations. They were welcomed by Acting Chief Immigration Officer Bruce Smith. “The department …

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Sign language students graduate

Fourteen government workers graduated from its new Level 1 American Sign Language course on July 5. The six-month course was attended by civil servants likely to liaise with the hearing impaired including Department of Children and Family Services social workers, court staff, other government employees and members of the Royal …

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