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Dressing down for a good cause

Families affected by the loss of a loved one will benefit from funds raised by Estera’s dress-down days.  Employees raised a total of US$6,320 over the past year, which will be donated to the fiduciary and administration services provider’s chosen charity, HospiceCare, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing dignified, quality comfortable care, free of charge, …

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Signs of the times

  Sometimes we’re all guilty of stating the obvious, but some of these signs really take the biscuit. What’s a little more worrying though, is maybe they were put there because somebody, somewhere didn’t know that a container of peanuts may contain nuts or the road may get wet in the rain. Believe …

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Truly blessed – Cayman misses out on IRMA-geddon

  Total devastation. Hurricane Irma came, destroyed and left. But there by the Grace of God, Cayman was spared from its horrors.  As many of our Caribbean neighbours – and friends and family in Florida – are today counting the costs and cleaning up the mess, Cayman can breathe a sigh of relief – for …

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Police issue Irma water warning

Thinking of going in the water this weekend? Think again. Police have issued a warning to anyone planning ocean related activities such as boating, surfing, kite-surfing, snorkeling, diving or swimming.  Rough seas and strong currents are expected, and any activity on the water carries great risk. They are particularly concerned about …

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Teens earn Passports to Success

A celebration of achievements, and of the potential of eight young people, took place last week at graduation of the National Workplace Development Agency’s latest Passport2Success cohort. Held on Sept. 1, this was the 23rd successful graduation for this public-private initiative which aims to maximise the education, training and employment …

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Everyday can end beautifully

Photos by Larry Mitchell Here comes the sun, or should that be, here GOES the sun. We’ve all seen some cracking sunsets here in Cayman and we are blessed beyond belief to live in such a beautiful place to witness the end of each day. Photographer Larry Mitchell has been …

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Cancelled flights due to Irma

Cayman Airways has released detail of cancellations of flight over the coming days due to Hurricane Irma. All flights between Cayman and Miami on Saturday and Sunday have been cancelled. Flights on Sunday between Cayman and Havana and Cayman and Tampa are also affected. Here’s a full list: The following …

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Secure Your Property from Hurricanes

By David Stephens APEX Perimeter Protection & The Security Centre Property is often the most valuable asset held by a business or family – so it’s well worth protecting in the event of hurricane.  The key is to get prepared early.  As we say in the security industry “preparation stops devastation”.  …

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Footy and fundraising – the perfect match

    You can’t beat a bit of football to bring a community together. And that’s exactly what The Hope For Today Foundation is doing countrywide.  Their latest matches featuring former greats from the beautiful game was held in East End.  Money raised from the event will go towards the continued running costs of the halfway …

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Mona’s a winner

  Mona-Lisa Meade has a simple attitude when it comes to entering competitions – you’ve gotta be in it to win it!  And that’s exactly what’s happened.  Mona’s name was drawn at random after we had hundreds of entries to our fabulous competition to win a staycation at the Marriott Hotel.  As …

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Security firm claims it’s owed ‘thousands’ of dollars

  The boss of a security company says his firm worked at the Margaritaville Beach Resort for a year – for virtually no money.  Elite Security claim they are one of a number of local businesses who have been left seriously out of pocket after not being paid by the …

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Imperial Beauties Do Cayman Proud

Tis the season for a pageant, tra la la la lar…. Is that a song? Maybe not. But Cayman’s gone pageant crazy this week. First was Miss Teen and we’ve all seen that one. Now it’s time for the Imperial Beauties Scholarship Pageant as part of the Imperial Beauties of …

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Keyhole surgery on baby

Surgeons at the Cayman Islands Hospital have made medical history by performing laparoscopic or “keyhole” surgery on a three-week-old patient suffering from pyloric stenosis, a digestive disorder in newborns, which keeps food from moving into the intestines. Sacha and Fitzroy Miller, parents of little Sariah Miller, said they became terrified …

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GM mosquitoes ‘ineffective and risky’

GeneWatch UK has released an updated report on Oxitec’s releases of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Cayman Islands. It reveals new information regarding ineffectiveness and risks, including the annual report of the project, recently released as a result of a Freedom of Information request. The annual report was not available …

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Addie captures Cayman’s beauty

Photography by Adeline Wee www.facebook.com/AdelineWeePhotography Adeline, or Addie, as she is known to most, hails from Singapore and has been a dive instructor since 2002. She has dived extensively in Asia where she was introduced to underwater photography. If she is not busy shooting underwater, you can find her on …

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