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Prayers for missing two

From one broken hearted family to another… siblings of those lost at sea more than a year ago sent a heartfelt message to those relatives of the latest missing men. Chadwick Bodden and Edward Henricks-Hydes, also known as Edward Rivers, have not been seen since setting sail more than a …

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Investigation reveals cruise ship pollution levels

An investigation carried out by a television documentary crew in the United Kingdom has claimed levels of pollution onboard cruise ship decks is worse than some of the world’s most polluted cities. Channel 4 Dispatches programme revealed the shocking levels of pollution emitted from a P&O cruise ship’s engine. Although …

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Nine arrested over long weekend

Police were kept busy over the long weekend. According to a police statement, a total of nine people were arrested, more than 200 vehicle checks were conducted, and more than 30 tickets were issued for traffic offences. The arrests took place over a series of police operations that spanned across …

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Silver screen summer blockbuster

Looking to soak in a movie this month? Grab yourself some popcorn and get yourself comfortable, here’s some of the most anticipated movie releases. From action-packed thrillers, to sci-fi and period dramas, July has something for everyone. Spider-Man: Homecoming A young Peter Parker (Tom Holland) attempts to navigate his newfound …

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Tino’s still at his Best

The Hero Caribbean Premier League is back next month and will start in Florida in another attempt to popularise the T20 tournament in the U.S. This is the fifth staging of the Caribbean’s most exciting T20 tournament and it’s becoming one of the biggest cricket competitions in the world. It …

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Cayman excelled in Gotland

The Cayman Islands team returned from the Island Games in triumph over the weekend having earned 25 medals in four sports in Sweden. Gotland were the hosts and although the weather was much chillier than Cayman athletes are used to – mainly in the 60s Fahrenheit – they were able …

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U15s train in top Florida camp

The Cayman Islands national Under-15 team recently returned home following an exclusive Celtic FC ID camp, held at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. This trip presented itself not only as a unique chance for the boys to develop their skills but also as a stepping stone to the CONCACAF …

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A passion to serve

Worldwide, the Red Cross is the largest volunteer based humanitarian organisation, so it is essentially powered by volunteers. In the Cayman Islands, the local branch of the organisation, the Cayman Islands Red Cross, is well supported by around 200 people who continually volunteer, with a further 150 also actively involved …

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Prep says bye to beloved staff

As schools wind up for the summer holidays, last week Cayman Prep and High School bid farewell to two stalwart teachers who have taught at the school for a combined total of 54 years – head of juniors Sue Horrocks and head of infants Cora-Anne Mann. Parents and former pupils …

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Two missing at sea

Two men have been reported missing at sea. According to a police report, Chadwick Bodden and Edward Henrick-Hydes left Cayman by boat, heading to the 60 Mile Bank, on Friday, June 23. They were scheduled to return on Wednesday, June 28, but have not been heard of since. Mr Bodden, …

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June saw wave of vehicles stolen

Thirteen vehicles were reported stolen during the month of June, all within the George Town district. According to a police report, eight of the vehicles have been recovered, and five are still missing. The missing vehicles are: 1. Light Green Hyundai, Reg. #113 161, last seen on Windsor Hill Crescent …

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Football chief Blake arrested

Bruce Blake, the lawyer and first vice president of the Cayman Islands Football Association, was arrested and released on bail without being charged by investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission on June 29. Mr. Blake’s arrest was in connection of allegations of a secret commission and money laundering in relation to …

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UK Navy exercise on Seven Mile Beach

Seven Mile Beach will have a more unusual visitor from this Friday, July 7. The United Kingdom’s Royal Navy landing ship, RFA Mounts Bay, will be doing a two-day planned landing of equipment on Governor’s Beach to test its disaster recovery response. Mounts Bay starts her deployment to the Caribbean …

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Wedding blues after home break-in

  A couple planning to get married later this year have had wedding savings stolen after a break-in at their West Bay home.   This is the latest in a long line of burglaries in recent weeks which has seen businesses, charities, a school and private homes plagued by thefts.    Late last …

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71 break-ins during June, that’s 2 burglaries a day

    There were 71 break-ins at homes and businesses in Cayman during the month of June – that’s more than two each day. During one burglary, a couple planning on getting married later this year had their wedding and honeymoon savings taken. Police say it appears burglars are moving …

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