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Inanga hits the right Music on the Menu notes

Classical music lovers were treated to the latest Music on the Menu series, presented by the Cayman Arts Festival at the Marriott Hotel Ballroom on May 25. Featuring pianist Glen Inanga, the concert appealed to all music lovers. Mr Inanga played Claude Debussy’s Pour le piano Modest Mussorgsky and Pictures …

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Kids not bitten by Shark Tank experience

By Paul Kennedy [email protected] Dragon’s Den or it’s American equivalent Shark Tank is intimidating enough to the grown-ups pitches desperate for investment. So, imagine what it must be like for children facing a gruelling interrogation from sharks and dragons. Sounds daunting? Not for Caymanian school kids who took it in …

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Powell-Herrera is star employee

  Kimberley Powell-Herrera is April’s Cayman Islands government Employee of the Month for being Most Customer Centric. Ms Powell, an accounts officer in the Portfolio of Civil Service, started her career with government in 2004 as an executive officer in the Internal Audit Unit. Over a decade later Ms Powell …

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Proud of Them aces can go far

A dozen dynamic young people gained recognition for their achievements and potential during this year’s Proud of Them awards ceremony and reception last month. Accompanied by friends and family, recipients were feted at the George Town Yacht Club. They were presented with their certificates and $500 cash stipends. The faces …

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Real favourites but that suits Juve

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] The Real Madrid-Juventus Champions League final is only a few days ago and the excitement and intrigue is building up. It is in Cardiff at the Principality Stadium on Saturday, June 3 – the culmination of a four-day festival of football. Real Madrid are on course …

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Wilkinson is latest PwC champ

It was again a great PwC Tennis Tournament last weekend at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman with 27 players competing in age categories 10, 14 and 18 and under. There was a rough start on Friday with all-day rain, therefore the first rounds were played on Saturday, with the 3rd and …

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UPDATED: Stolen pups returned to owner

UPDATED: Thursday, June 1 Khichala Robinson has been reunited with her two stolen puppies, Ginger and Skye. The emotional reunion took place on Thursday, May 31, nearly two weeks after the five-month-old pups were stolen from her yard. She said that both pups were in good health and did not …

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“Government of National Unity” formed

By Joanna Lewis and Paul Kennedy Cayman has a new government. Alden McLaughlin will remain as premier, with Moses Kirkconnell at his side. The deal that has been struck is virtually a carbon copy of the agreement signed Friday between The Progressives and the Cayman Democratic Party. It means the CDP’s McKeeva …

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Hurricane Ivan was officially the scariest storm

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] Frank Bruno, the former world heavyweight boxing champ encountered the fearsome Mike Tyson twice in the ring, getting battered both times. Scary and extremely painful experiences, but the most frightened Bruno admits ever being was when he was holed up in Jamaica during Hurricane Gilbert’s passing …

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Cop assaulted and flown to Miami for surgery

A Royal Cayman Islands Police officer has been flown off Island for emergency surgery after he was beaten up by a suspect. Police said the officer, along with a colleague, were called to a burglary in process in Mangrove Avenue, George Town around noon on Thursday, May 25. When they …

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CIMA celebrates 20th year with run

The inaugural CIMA 5k and 10k run/walk event was held on Sunday, May 21. The event was to celebrate its 20th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority. Proceeds were donated to the various Cayman Islands government primary schools to assist them with obtaining resources which could aid with the …

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Cayman students quizzed in UK

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] A pub quiz night in the top floor of a creaky old bar in central London is an unlikely place for you to find Eric Bush, the Cayman Islands representative U.K, but he had very good reason last Friday, May 19. It was the latest meeting …

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Bolt donates shoes for kids’ charity

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] Usain Bolt showed his generous nature when he presented for charity in Jamaica a pair of Puma track shoes in which he trained at the 2009 Berlin Olympics where he won broke the 100 metres world record and won gold in the 200m. The multiple Olympic …

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Duathlon attracts top performers

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] The 2017 McGrath Tonner Duathlon is staged on Sunday, June 4 and as its popularity grows there will be the usual turn out of athletes with well over 100 competing. Part of the appeal of duathlon is that there is no swimming involved which suits athletes …

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