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Election Day May 24, 2017 - 7am -

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Premier says he’s shy, not arrogant  

By Paul Kennedy [email protected] Premier Alden McLaughlin has revealed he was a very shy child – and his demur demeanor wrongly paints him as arrogant. Cayman’s leader was speaking in a professionally produced video which went online this week in the run up to the country going to the polls. …

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Banged up abroad: Data reveals amount of expats behind bars – VIDEO

  By Paul Kennedy [email protected] Caymanian crooks make up more than three quarters of all inmates serving sentences at Her Majesty’s Prisons Northward and Fairbanks, data has revealed. Other nationalities behind bars include Jamaicans, Hondurans,  Columbians, two from the United Kingdom, one Canadian and one from Bulgaria. The criminal league …

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Choose Laughter

Faye Lippitt No Brow Bro The body is a wondrous creation. We know that it is composed of countless vital, interdependent parts, however there are a few parts that can get one wondering just what God had in mind when he added them on. Take for instance the appendix. What …

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CayMAS gives carnival lovers more fun

For all those who enjoy the carnival experience, there is a new event that rivals Batabano in playing mas, CayMAS. It was a long weekend with all the elements of carnival, starting with Pan Explosion with Earl La Pierre on Thursday night, May 11, followed by Friday night’s Soca Monarch …

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Bodden repeats Flow win

  By Paul Kennedy [email protected] Exhausted after swimming 800 metres at full pelt, John Bodden collapsed into a heap on Seven Mile Beach as he crossed the finish first in Saturday’s sea swim. Moments behind him, Rory Barrett and Zachary Moore came in second and third respectively as more than …

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Caymanians at Ultimate Football Experience

Flow held the final for its Ultimate Football Experience with Manchester United in Trinidad on May 6 and two Cayman youngsters were involved. Cody Ebanks and D’Andre Rowe of Cayman Athletic Sports Club were thrilled to be there after the 16-year-olds competed at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex in Cayman …

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Celebrated artist gives lecture

Artist and writer Chris Cozier is set to hold a public lecture, Actions Between Territories, at The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands. The free lecture will be held in the Dart Auditorium, beginning at 6 p.m. Cozier’s lecture will discuss the potential free/play spaces that Caribbean artists are constantly …

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Collas Crill on awards shortlist

Collas Crill has been shortlisted for ‘Offshore Law Firm of the Year’ as part of The Lawyer Awards 2017. Now in their 23rd year, the annual awards champion excellence across private practice, the public sector, commerce and industry, bringing together more than 1,300 private practice lawyers and senior corporate counsel. …

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Conch and whelk seasons closed

The Department of Environment is reminding the public that fishing for conch and whelk in local waters is temporarily prohibited during the closed season, which began on May 1. “The closed season for conch and whelk is designed to give the local population a break from harvesting during the parts …

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Cousteau calls for climate change action

By Lindsey Turnbull First grandson of famed ocean pioneer Jacques Cousteau, Fabian Cousteau was the keynote speaker at the first Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference, which took place in Cayman on Thursday May 11 and Friday May 12 at the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa. As one of the world’s leading …

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Farming planted on John Gray kids

By Lindsey Turnbull John Gray High School year 10 students spent the day last week at the North Side farm of The Pharmacy of Josh Clark, as part of their community service and life skills activities, learning valuable lessons and generally getting to grips with the realities of farming in …

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Government launches e-services portal

The government launched a revamped e-services portal, as part of a project to increase the number of services provided online last week. On May 10, a new online application process for police clearance certificates joined the suite of existing services that individuals and businesses can access from the site, eservices.gov.ky. …

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Guides set tails wagging

The Sixth George Town Girl Guides were pleasantly surprised when puppies arrived at one of their meetings. It was on May 8 after two of the One Dog At a Time directors, Paula Blane and Caroline Johnston, visited their Monday meeting, held at St. Ignatius, to spread the word on …

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Her Story is on display

Her Story is Our History is now on display at the Historic George Town Library. The display features framed replicas of the original 1948 and 1957 petitions signed by women demanding their right to vote and stand for public office. The vast majority of the signatures can still be clearly …

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Mobile voting starts

Mobile voting starts at 19 locations on Tuesday, May 16, one in each electoral district, and ends on Friday, May 19. The polling stations will be open from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Mobile voting is conducted to enable two groups of voters to cast their ballots: 1. Electors who are unable, …

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