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Urban myth? Maybe not 

      It’s the stuff of legends.   Ships wrecked off the coast of Cayman, Royalty on board saved from certain death, and the King of England says: “Thanks Cayman, you’ll never have to pay taxes again.”   A bar tale surely. Embellished over many years and plenty of rum.   The …

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Time to lash out – and feel fabulous 

  By Jennifer Spencer  Products: JL Penha  Who doesn’t like to feel fabulous? And I don’t believe you if your answer is no. Confession time; I like my make-up; find me a lady who can put her hand on her heart and say she honestly doesn’t. No, didn’t think so. But with …

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Woman raped in Prospect

Detectives are investigating claims a woman was raped at her home in Prospect. Police say in the early hours of Wednesday morning a man entered her apartment before sexual assaulting her. A spokeswoman for the RCIPS said: “Just past 3 a.m.  on 13 September, police responded to a report of a …

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Police launch recruitment drive

The RCIPS launched its fourth successive recruitment drive on Monday targeting Caymanians. Although the RCIPS already began accepting applications for local officers on its website since February, the organisation is intensifying its efforts over the next month to begin training a class of at least ten recruits in early January …

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PAWS On Wheels raises funds

A total of 86 cyclists, including 13 children, participated in the third annual PAWS On Wheels fundraising cycling event last week. Founded in 2010 by Giuseppe and Susanna Gatta, Alex Stewart and Marleine Gagnon, PAWS (Protection of Animal Welfare Society) is a local non-profit that works to alleviate the suffering …

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Pirates get their skates on

Inspire Cayman, and the Pirates Week Festival teamed up to host the Youth Skate Jam, at the Black Pearl Skate Park to promote the local youth skate culture in Cayman, and encourage children to get out and get active.     It was on Sept. 2. The Cayman Parrot Pirates …

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Students dress up for International Literacy Day

Spidermen, robots, ninjas and princesses. Doesn’t sound like your average day at school. International Literacy Day was marked on Sept. 8 around the globe, spearheaded by UNESCO. It’s a day when people celebrate their love of reading, so teachers at George Town Primary School have been organising events to help …

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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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