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Windies stars may be selected

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] West Indies selectors are reconsidering the rule that limited-overs players are ineligible for selection for the national team. Courtney Browne, the chairman of selectors, has hinted that the West Indies Cricket Board is reconsidering the eligibility criterion. Since 2010, the Board has had a stringent policy …

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Yoga loving dog really takes the Biscuit

By Paul Kennedy [email protected] A dog doing yoga, Sounds a bit of a stretch, right, Not on Seven Mile Beach. Meet Biscuit, who clearly is at one with his inner Zen. Indeed, he just can’t resist a bit of early morning yoga. And Biscuit’s favourite yoga position, Well it’s the …

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Facing off for the future of the Cayman Islands

  By Pauline Kennedy and Joseph Lewis New Premier Alden McLaughlin Wednesday described the last seven days as the longest in his political career. Well spare a thought for the voter as well. Each and every one of them who went to the polls have all had a stressful week …

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Human rights complaint, election observers fault residency rules

By Charles Duncan A complaint to the Human Rights Commission and elections observers say residency rules are unduly restrictive. Cayman elections law says voters must live on island for at least two of the last four years in order to be eligible to vote. Marvel Ebanks filed a complaint with …

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Pet on Parade

Dazzling Diamond Diamond, also known as the “Pocket Rocket” is the full package in a small dog. Always ready for the next adventure this girl has an amazing zest for life. She is friendly with everyone and loves the company of other dogs. She likes to run and frolic around …

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CayFilm welcomes film ace Lucchesi

The CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival will be attended by Gary Lucchesi, film producer, president of Lakeshore Entertainment and president of the Producers Guild of America, who will make good on the promise he made to return to Cayman. He will be here for the fourth staging of the event …

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CISHRP showcase Anything is Possible

The Cayman Islands Society of Human Resource Professionals held their 14th annual conference, Anything is Possible, at the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa last week. Hundreds of human resource and business professionals packed into the Kimpton’s function room to hear from a slew of local and international guest speakers, including …

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Don’t hand PR out to all

I’m very concerned with the current status of the pending permanent residency applications. Not so much from the “poor life in limbo” perspective but more from the “ungrateful litigious” view. I have no doubt there are some on the list who should receive PR but do we really want the …

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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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