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Tumble dryer sparks house fire

Leaving a tumble dryer unattended may save time, but the Cayman Islands Fire Service warns that it isn’t worth the risk. According to Gov.UK statistics a dryer fire is the second leading cause of house fires, and last month one local resident learned just how dangerous it can be. “We …

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Kite flying becomes hazard to aircraft

A serious safety issue involving a high-flying kite that occurred on the evening of Friday, March 17 prompted the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands to repeat its previous warnings to the public about the flying of kites in the Cayman Islands. In the incident, the RCIPS helicopter was …

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Health City Sports Ambassador wins bout

Canadian boxing champ Steven “The Piranha” Wilcox, holder of the World Boxing Association-North American Boxing Association super lightweight title, won his latest bout on March 18. Wilcox was recently named a Sports Ambassador for Health City Cayman Islands. Proceeds for his upcoming title defense on June 3 in his hometown …

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Deloitte top with both Maples sides close

Week four of the Camana Bay Corporate Volleyball Co-Ed League saw games played at the Arts & Recreation Centre in Camana Bay on Mar. 22. Games are played Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Teams involved are PwC, Maples & Calder, Maples FS, KPMG, Silver Wheaton, DART, Cayman National …

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Power of the Purse had mighty turnout

Jeanette Walls, author of the bestselling memoir, The Glass Castle, was this year’s keynote speaker at Scotiabank’s Power of the Purse luncheon. Walls shared her experiences in aiming high and overcoming challenges at the annual women’s networking and community event. It was at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman on Friday, March …

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Governor’s term gets extension

The Governor’s Office has announced that the Governor Helen Kilpatrick will be extending her appointment in the Cayman Islands until March 2018. The extension was made at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for operational reasons. The length of tenure of governors is generally set at three or …

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Spanish dining theme at Westin

Diners can indulge in internationally inspired wine and food parings at the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa’s Spanish Wine Dinner this Friday, March 31. Taking place at the resort’s award-winning restaurant, Beach House, the six-course epicurean event will feature a selection of highly acclaimed Spanish wines …

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Ritz-Carlton opens two diners

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman has unveiled two new dining experiences which are now available and have been inspired by requests from frequent local diners. They are as follows: For epicureans coveting the world-class flavors of Blue by Eric Ripert in a uniquely casual setting, the restaurant has introduced Out of …

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Burger Shack eat up opposition

CIFFA Co-ed league presented by Burger King resumed action last Friday, March 17 with some great Week 4 matchups at the Ed Bush Stadium. The first games of night were Burger Shack vs Maples and Popeyes vs Kirk Freeport. After narrowly avoiding defeat two weeks in a row to Walkers …

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Campbell is sportier than brothers

Scimone Campbell grew up as the sole girl of a five-sibling household of Raymond and Belzefene Campbell. While her brothers are known throughout the Islands for their musical talent, Scimone is the sportiest of the bunch. She turned 40 last month and said that for as long as she can …

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Relay sea swim gets Massive support

The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association hosts the Massive Open Water Relay on Saturday, March 25. Teams consisting of four members will participate in either the 4 x 400 metres (12 and under only) or 4 x 600m who are 13 and over in either an age group category or …

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Football pair earn trip to Trinidad

Two Cayman footballers are planning a trip to Trinidad after winning a skill contest here. Thirty-six talented youngsters between the ages of 13-16 had their skills put to the test over the weekend at the Flow Ultimate Football Experience, a competition put together by Flow and Manchester United Football Club …

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Alternative dining scene is sizzling

By Lisa Boushy Cayman is dubbed the culinary capital of the Caribbean for good reason — a plethora of restaurants serve scrumptious international cuisine by top-rated chefs — but there are some new social dining experiences that offer an alternative to traditional eating out. One is the supper club scene, …

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Saba shows at Kennedy Gallery

By Lindsey Turnbull A passionate recorder of vibrant sea vistas among many other subjects, the artist known as Saba currently has an exciting new solo exhibition of his art titled “Seadrift” running at the Kennedy Gallery in the West Shore Centre. Hungary-born Saba lives in Chicago but has a strong …

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CRS 101 seminar help firms

As local financial services firms look to finalise their preparations for the OECD’s Common Reporting Standards, a seminar aims to help them to be ready for the country’s latest financial services initiative. Local consulting firm FTS is organising a seminar on April 11 entitled “CRS 101” which will feature speakers …

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