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VIDEO: Academy triumph at Schwan Cup   

Talk about needed extra baggage space – Academy Sports Club certainly did after returning from a football tournament in the United States.  They won not one, not two but THREE trophies.  The Under 10 boys time won the Schwan Gold Cup, the Under 12 girls picked up Silver, while the Under 15 boys came away with the runners-up prize.  A spokesman …

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Public help with sea rescue

Five adults and a child have been rescued at sea. The alarm was raised Saturday evening after a distress call to say a vessel was taking on water and had engine troubles in between Stingray City and Safe Haven. Joint Marine officers were dispatched along with the police helicopter. Police …

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Romanians call for ‘common sense’ over visa requirements 

  Romanians living in Cayman are calling for a rethink of new laws that require people visiting from their home country to have a special visa.  This is after a handful of Eastern Europeans were caught committing credit card crimes.  It means that those planning a trip to Cayman must do so months in advance …

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BREAKING: Premier praises first responders

  A job well done – that’s how Premier Alden McLaughlin described the work of the emergency teams after a potential disaster was avoided Sunday.  Fire broke out inside one of the gas tankers at the Jackson Point terminal.  The alarm was raised after smoke was spotted coming out of a tank just …

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Male beauty products road tested

Modern men moisturise. Or so I’m told. It’ll knock years off you, those in the know claim. I wasn’t so sure. But in for a penny, in for a pound. If anyone needs years knocking off, then I certainly fall head over heels into that category. So where do you …

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Agua joins brunch bunch

Sunday brunch in the Cayman Islands is something of an institution, a very fine way of leisurely getting together with family and friends to enjoy some of the best food our restaurants offer, usually with an endless supply of bubbles served along the way. There are a ton of great …

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Celebs spotted all over the Caribbean

The Caribbean has always been a welcome getaway for celebrities and at this time of year spotting a Hollywood A-lister or rock star is becoming increasingly common because virtually everyone has a smartphone to capture the moment. The Cayman Islands is a magnet for celebs because it is so accessible …

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Salty’s spices up Cayman’s bar scene

Salty’s hosted a fun-filled family fun day last Saturday in celebration of the bar’s one year anniversary. The packed-out event included a bouncy castle, arts and crafts, lots of games, live music and a dunk tank, which helped raise money for local Cayman charity Feed Our Future. The bar has …

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Stroke & Stride eases them back

After the summer break, athletes can ease themselves gently back into the sporting scene with the Stroke & Stride series. The Cayman Islands Triathlon Association’s annual Stroke & Stride is one of the most popular events of the year. Presented by Ogier, the Stroke & Stride series race will take …

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Stafford edges up rankings

When squash ace Cameron Stafford turned pro a few years ago, his sole intention was to rise the world rankings and really put Cayman on the map. There have been setbacks but he has stuck to it and now Stafford has a top 100 place in his sights. He said: …

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Larner falls but still grabs gold

Every summer Derek Larner defies the ageing process and takes on some of the best middle-distance master runners in the world with immense success. He did it again last week at the USA Track and Field championships at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge, winning the 3,000 metres …

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Taekwondo gets nod for possible Cayman Olympic bid

The Cayman Taekwondo Academy is only two years old but has already gained international recognition; two of the club’s members were invited to South Korea last month for the World TKD Championships. David Reid, a club founder and instructor, and student Derrick “Tricker” Pascal had not planned to attend as …

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Windies truce on the way

West Indies are without a host of big names for their Test series in England, preferring to pick inexperienced youngsters. This is surprising because speculation was that past disputes had been put aside and many exiled stars were going to be recalled. But the good news is that there is …

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Lynx tame Wolverines

Week four of the Cayman Islands Flag Football Premier League Season saw something that the league has not done in a while. Saturday’s games were held at the TE McField Annex field in George Town rather than the Ed Bush stadium in West Bay. From the start of the season, …

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