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Four crashes over weekend

In addition to the tragic fatal accident on Roberts Drive on Monday, near the airport, and the accident on Saturday evening on Shamrock Road near Bimini Drive, both involving pedestrians, two other accidents over the weekend demonstrate the need for more safety awareness by all road users. Early Saturday morning, …

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It’s all gone a bit potty

Customs officers seized hundreds of items of clothing from people coming into Cayman – just because they had pictures of ganja leaves on them. Hats, T-shirts, shorts, socks and pants were all destroyed for containing an image of a cannabis leaf – and it wasn’t just clothing either. Customs also …

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Convicted killer says he’s a “model prisoner”

Convicted killer Devon Anglin said he’s a model prisoner, and has insisted every effort is being made behind bars to ease disputes among inmates. He has also said the only gang he’s affiliated to is the church. Mr. Anglin wrote to The Cayman Reporter via his mother, Katina Anglin, to …

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McKeeva Bush arrested in Florida for ‘buttock grabbing’

McKeeva Bush has been arrested in Florida. The current speaker of the house was held in connection with an allegation of battery. His photograph from a police mugshot has appeared online. He was arrested on Monday evening just after 11 p.m. in the vicinity of Seminole Casino in Coconut Creek, …

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Port Authority celebrate 40th anniversary

The Port Authority celebrated its 40th anniversary with a family fun day at the Royal Watler Terminal, George Town, on Saturday. It was a delight for young and old alike with a bouncy castle, face painting, a clown creating balloon animals, waterslides, delicious food and trips on a glass bottomed …

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New health, environment minister tours departments

Dwayne Seymour, Minister of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing, began touring departments within his portfolio last week. The tour started on Tuesday with the Department of Health Regulatory Services, when the Minister met director Mervyn Conolly and his staff. A former board member of the Health Insurance Commission, Minister Seymour …

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Law School programmes still on offer

Applications are still being accepted to enroll on one of the two new taught postgraduate programmes to be offered by the Truman Bodden Law School. They are LL.M-Master of Laws in International Finance: Law and Regulation and the Postgraduate Diploma in International Finance: Law and Regulation. Directed at Caymanian nationals …

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Older Persons law in effect

People over the age of 65 are now protected by the Older Persons Law 2017. The law was enacted by the Legislative Assembly in March and gazetted in May. It commenced on Monday, July 17 by Order of Cabinet. The legislation was drafted to promote, protect and advance the well-being …

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Cayman Islands Hospital celebrates medical success

The Cayman Islands Hospital is the first hospital in the Caribbean to perform gall bladder removal surgery using the Fluorescence Cholangiography technique. According to a press release, the new surgical technique involves the use of a fluorescent dye that, when activated, provides surgeons with a clearer view of the area …

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Health City gets hearts beating

Health City Cayman Islands is offering another first that could save the lives of heart patients across the Caribbean. Health City is the first hospital in the English-speaking Caribbean to use robotic navigation for joint replacements and the first to install two artificial hearts or left ventricle assisted devices. It …

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HSM takes on students

The HSM Group is welcoming four talented students from the Cayman Islands Education Centre for internships over the summer. Keanuanna Melwood, Gabriel Morla, Tianna Ramgeet and Tagh-Jay Wilson, have joined HSM’s summer internship programme for a unique learning experience. Each of the interns will be gaining experience in areas such …

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Cuba still has far to go

On my first visit to Cuba in 2007 I was warned not to talk openly about local politics to Cubans or even the football people I travelled with from Cayman. Such was the sensitivity about Fidel Castro’s controversial communist rule, everyone was literally too scared to voice their opinions lest …

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Festivals keep ‘em coming

Music festivals in the Caribbean have grown exponentially in recent years thanks to the drawing power of social media. They were already popular but in images of having all that fun on Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram has lured many more to the region. Various islands host music extravaganzas throughout …

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50 best in World Cup squad

Cayman’s 50 best teenage footballers have a year to prepare for World Cup action. In preparation for the Caribbean Football Union Under 20 World Cup Playoffs, scheduled for July/August 2018, 50 players have been selected to training as the Cayman Islands Men’s Under 20 National Football squad. They are: Albertini …

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Delta and Genesis have best touch

After the first three rounds of the Tradeview Markets Corporate Summer League 2017 teams are beginning to show their worth, organise their game plans and lay down a marker for the season. In the Premier League, it is no surprise that the only two teams still undefeated are Delta and …

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