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Get a grip with aerial acrobatics

By Lisa Boushy Do you dream of running away with the circus? How about performing death-defying acrobatic feats with Cirque du Soleil? Or perhaps you just want to feel carefree and happy like when you were a kid swinging from the monkey bars? Now you can turn your dreams into …

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Retiring carers honoured at Brac lunch

The lengthy careers of two of Kirkconnell Community Care Centre’s longest serving staff members were celebrated by colleagues, management and a ministerial deputation from Grand Cayman at a retirement luncheon, Thursday, Feb. 9. Carmen Francis and Yvonne Earle’s dedicated service of more than 25 and 19 years respectively was celebrated …

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Dixon launches campaign

Cayman Brac’s Rudolph “Rudi” Dixon chose Stake Bay as both a homecoming and a rally to kick off his political campaign urging supporters to “Make the change” on Saturday, Feb. 11 Mr. Dixon grew up in Spot Bay and went to school at Spot Bay Primary school. He began his …

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Healthcare in total disarray

Healthcare is one of the most important services a country can provide its citizens, yet Cayman’s healthcare system is failing to adequately meet the needs of Cayman’s population. As we highlighted in our Feb. 3 issue, according to a recently released report by the Office of the Auditor General, Cayman’s …

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OfReg chief settles in quickly

The Utility Regulation and Competition Office which is also known as OfReg, has officially been established by Cabinet and new CEO J. Paul Morgan is quickly settling in and setting up the new organisation. Although he has only been in office for three weeks, Mr. Morgan has already identified some …

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LA tackles big issues as elections approach

By Charles Duncan When the next meeting of the Legislative Assembly opens Wednesday, Feb. 22, Cayman’s elected leaders will face a full plate of new proposals. Members of the Legislative Assembly will consider a complete overhaul of how financial regulators share company information with overseas authorities. They will tackle a …

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Deadline nears for correct voter info

By Charles Duncan The Elections Office still has 95 names on its voter rolls that need updated information, most importantly with correct addresses. The deadline for voter claims and objections is Monday, Feb. 20. Elections supervisor Wesley Howell said his staff has been doing everything they can to get people …

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Captain Scott’s final landing

By Ron Shillingford Ron@caymanreporter.com Cayman Airways said goodbye to Captain Dave Scott on Wednesday who flew for the last time after almost 39 years. When Mr. Scott landed on the tarmac his co-pilot was Garrett Conolly, a colleague he mentored and helped gain his pilot’s license. It was a fitting …

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Tyson runs for office

By Ron Shillingford ron@caymanreporter.com Catherine Tyson, the author, broadcaster and columnist, is set to launch her political campaign to run as an independent in the general elections on May 24. Ms. Tyson launches her campaign on Saturday, Feb. 18 at South Sound Dock from 6-9 p.m. on the dock’s launch …

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Ladies in Trusts tee off

Estera, a world-leading fiduciary and administration services provider, will sponsor the inaugural Ladies in Trusts Afternoon on the Green golfing event at the North Sound Golf Club on Wednesday, February 22. Founded in 2014 as a social networking group for women in the trusts industry, Ladies in Trusts is now …

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Water Authority scholarships

Water Authority – Cayman is now accepting applications for its $30,000 annual scholarship. The deadline for applications is Mar. 31, 2017. Although many people take for granted the fresh, pure water that flows from their faucets at the twist of a tap, the reality is that a great deal of …

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Fostering information in Brac

The Department of Children and Family Services launched its drive to recruit foster parents in Cayman Brac with a well-attended meeting last Thursday, Feb. 9 evening. The two-and-a-half hour information session at the District Administration Building, organised by the Foster and Adoption team, attracted nine attendees from across the island. …

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Pensions board’s 25th celebrated in church

As well as planning a series of events throughout 2017, the Public Service Pensions Board is announcing its 25th anniversary by enlisting the help of churches throughout Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac later this month. Local churches will be asked to read out a brief message from the PSPB during …

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Storyboard kids pack out library

By Faye Lippett There may have been stories of ghosts on boards, but if there happened to be ghosts in the ceiling boards of the old library on Saturday, they would have been delighted at the happy bedlam created as 106 students, their parents and many siblings gathered for the …

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Coco Fest helps Cancer Society

Pedro Castle is getting ready to shake its coconuts for its second annual Coco Fest, on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 12-4 p.m. The organisers have teamed up with the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and will be helping to raise funds, spread awareness and celebrate all things coconut. Visitors are in …

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