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Officers disrupt burglaries

Officers made 26 arrests over the long weekend, with a continued focus on disrupting burglaries as one of the priority policing objectives. In Bodden Town, continued anti-burglary efforts and arrests have reduced burglaries to only two reports during all of last week, a sharp drop from a month ago. “However, …

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Queen’s birthday celebrated in style

  Queen birthday 10: Frances McConvey Certificate and Badge of Honour for services to Education, Arts, Culture and the Community of the Cayman Islands; Keith Parker Tibbetts Certificate and Badge of Honour for services to persons with disabilities in the Cayman Islands; Philip Rankin Certificate and Badge of Honour for …

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Sammy outlines why stars don’t play for West Indies

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] Darren Sammy, the former West Indies captain, says that under the new administration stars like Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard are unlikely to play in international matches. Cricket West Indies only picks players who feature in domestic competitions for internationals which has resulted in …

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Students exhibit art

Students exhibit art The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands and Walkers have organised a vibrant exhibition of student artwork from six Walkers’ Art Clubs. The NGCI afterschool art clubs benefits around 100 participants who are sponsored by Walkers, and include pre-schoolers, primary school students, secondary school students, students from …

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Watler Lyons launches second book

Dalton watler Book This is his second book Caymanian lecturer Dr. Dalton Watler Lyons has launched his second book, Hope and Trust: Politics, Social Development and Sports. The book covers a wealth of information in data format. The author and the contributing authors, Dr. Christopher Williams and Dr. Alexander Bodden, …

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Familiar face takes up new police role

By Paul Kennedy There’s a new face at George Town Police Station – but a familiar one. Veteran detective Malcolm Kay is swapping the shirts and ties of Criminal Investigations Department for regular police uniform as he gets back on the front line, and back where it all began. After …

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Under the sea!

With day-to-day busy lives it’s easy to forget what beauty lies beneath Cayman’s glorious crystal clear waters. Indeed, Cayman offers some of the world’s most stunning marine life. So, this weekend, be sure to head out under the sea. Professional photographer Julie Corsetti has been taking pictures above and below …

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Tourism’s finest rewarded 

After more than 50 years in Cayman, some might say most of that spent underwater, Peter Milburn has been recognised for his hard work. The dive veteran was one of the pioneers of the industry. Now he has been rewarded with a Lifetime Achievement award at the Cayman Islands Tourism …

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Coke on the rocks

Millions of dollars worth of cocaine has washed up on the beach in Bodden Town. The huge haul was discovered by a member of the public who’d been out for a morning stroll Sunday. They raised the alarm and police found 20 smaller packaged wrapped up in a larger package. …

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Baileys head home for marathon

Birmingham is the United Kingdom’s second city and two Cayman residents will be competing at its staging of the marathon in October. The two honorary Brummies making the staggering 10,000-mile round trip to take on the inaugural Birmingham International Marathon are Chris and Kym Bailey. They are among over 8,000 …

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Battle of the sexes; 100 women vs 100 men

By Joanna Lewis [email protected] It was a battle of the sexes at the 100 Women Vs 100 Men event held last Thursday, June 15 at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman. The Cayman Islands chapter of 100+ Women Who Care joined forces with 100 Men Who Give A Damn for a fun-filled …

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Chance to make film in 2 days

  Registration is open for 48 Hour Film Project which challenges local filmmakers to make a short film in only two days. The competition is part of the CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival which takes place from June 30 to July 3 at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. The films will …

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CIBC is 50 years in credit

By Paul Kennedy [email protected] As 50-year-olds go, CIBC First Caribbean doesn’t look too bad for its age. When the bank first opened in Cayman the country was a lot different to the world-class financial centre its grown to become. To mark five decades in business, staff at CIBC threw a …

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CUC supervisors now leadership trained

CUC hosted a ceremony to celebrate the achievements of 12 supervisors who were presented with the Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management from the Institute of Leadership and Management. The ceremony was held at the George Town Yacht Club on June 12 where the company celebrated with the inaugural …

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Little filmmakers vie go to NY

  Eight young filmmakers were chosen as finalists out of 30 contestants who participated in the Young Image Maker’s competition presented by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation. The outstanding performance of the finalists in CNCF’s filmmaking workshop offered them the opportunity to compete for the grand prize of a free …

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