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VIDEO: East ender Iggy pops up in PETA ad

Punk rock legend and East End resident Iggy Pop is proving he’s not just a great singer – but a lover of animals too. Iggy, real name James Newell Osterberg, Jr., owns a house on the water out at East End and spends many months of the year in Grand …

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Silversides attract snappers

Thousands of visitors are leaving Cayman this week and sadly for the country’s economy, they didn’t spend any cash, bought nothing from souvenir shops and didn’t spend a single night in a hotel! But what these guys did do was provide countless photo opportunities for divers and swimmers in our …

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CayFilm 2017 went spooktacularly well

Photos by Diana Duffield Halloween came early at the opening spooktacular party of CayFilm. Festival goers came dressed to kill in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the film Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Cayman’s film festival, CayFilm 2017, ran over the long weekend and was its usual jam-packed weekend of films …

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Kids excel at Exposition

The New Self-Help Community Foundation presented their annual Talent Exposition of the Arts on Sunday at the Harquail Theatre. It was a wonderful night of brilliant performances. Gracing the stage were a host of local talent, including Zariah Anglin, Victoria Buttrum, Nayil Arana, Torrean, Tiffany Connolly, and Lauren Williams. Also, …

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Assault victims screams for help go unheard

Despite members of the public being nearby, no one came to the assistance of a woman who screamed repeatedly for help following a terrifying attack. During the assault, the attacker used a knife to cut the straps of her backpack. The incident happened Thursday, June 29, just before 9:30 p.m. …

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Sneak peek into Cayman’s history

A selection of iconic homes of the Cayman Islands were recently opened to welcome a group on a new tour created by The National Trust for the Cayman Islands – the Home & Garden Tour, which took in five outstanding local properties, both old and new, and their gardens. Richard …

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Pascal throws for gold

At the Island Games in Gotland, Sweden, by the end of competition on Wednesday the Cayman Islands had won a total of 18 medals. Brilliant javelin thrower Alex Pascal grabbed gold to add to the one Jamal Walton got in the 200 metres the previous day. Pascal threw an impressive …

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Help for Children backed by Estera

Estera, a world-leading fiduciary and administration services provider, was the lead sponsor of the first-ever Night at the Races charitable event earlier this month at The Wharf. The event was hosted by The Committee of Hope, Hedge Funds Care Cayman, with all proceeds benefitting Help for Children. “Night at the …

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Carey Olsen named Offshore Law Firm of the Year

Cayman-based Carey Olsen has been named Offshore Law Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2017. Held at The Grosvenor hotel in London on Tuesday, June 27, the annual event brings together more than 1,300 private practice lawyers and senior corporate counsel to celebrate best practice in the legal …

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Mangoes at the Museum goes down well

Mango lovers came out in their hordes on Saturday for the annual Look Ya Mango Season event at the Cayman Islands National Museum on the waterfront. Delicious local food and mango products were on offer and lots of other attractions, including a mango-peeling competition, arts and crafts, bungee jumping and …

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Film students at Festival thanks to Security Centre

Some 30 students from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre and John Gray High School will attend this year’s CayFilm International Film Festival, thanks to local company The Security Centre. The CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival, which takes place from June 30 to July 3, includes daily film screenings, question …

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GT Primary kids tell tales

Storytelling is a Caymanian tradition that has been a source of entertainment for decades. The Cayman National Cultural Foundation has been at the forefront of promoting this art, especially with its popular annual Gimistory event that takes place around Cayman in November, which draws in crowds to hear professional storytellers …

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Beaches covered in seaweed

Given the recent wind direction changes, many beaches around all three islands are currently experiencing a large influx of Sargassum seaweed, particularly along the southern coasts. In recent years, higher than normal Sargassum blooms have occurred in areas of the Atlantic where nutrients are available and water temperatures are high. …

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Divetech set for Women’s Dive Day

Women’s Dive Day is being celebrated on Saturday, July 15. The day is a chance for female divers to gather, celebrate their love of diving, and support each other. Divetech has traditionally honoured this event with an all-female two-tank boat dive, hosted by an all-female dive crew. Joanna Mikutowicz, owner of …

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Pet on Parade: Beautiful Benny

Benny is looking for a new family! He wasn’t in good shape when he went to the Cayman Islands Humane Society shelter but, thanks to the care of staff and volunteers, this sweet pooch is in great shape now. Benny is currently in a foster home. Here’s what his foster …

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