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Touch season attracts 400

The Tradeview Markets Corporate Touch Rugby League 2017 starts next month and goes all the way through until September. This year a record 36 teams have signed up and over 400 players will compete in three divisions for a chance to touch greatness. Touch rugby is rapidly becoming the must-play …

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Cayman’s Independents’ Day

By Paul Kennedy paul@caymanreporter.com May 24, 2017, will forever be remembered as Cayman’s Independents’ Day. The country went to the polls and the majority of voters decided to ditch the traditional parties and instead vote for those with no affiliation. The major shocks of the night included Kenneth Bryan beating …

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The results are in: Independents 9, CDP 3, Progressives 7

All the election results were in officially before midnight on Election Day, May 24, in a count that saw 13 incumbents and six newcomers win 19 seats, which were contested for the first time as all single member districts. The winners are: West Bay North – Bernie Bush, CDP West Bay …

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Voting goes smoothly; polls now closed

There’s been a steady stream of voters since the polls opened at 7 a.m. According to Wesley Howell, supervisor of elections, nearly 30 percent of electors had cast their votes within the first three hours of voting. It’s been smooth going on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman too, with an …

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Puppies found dumped in trash bag 

Seven, one week old puppies are being nursed back to health after they were found dumped in a trash bag in West Bay. The animals were discovered on waste ground along North West Point Road when a man heard a crying noise. After finding the puppies he contacted the Department …

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Caymanian close to U.K. terror attack – VIDEO

By Paul Kennedy A Caymanian law student  studying in the United Kingdom has revealed how he lives just a third of a mile from where a terrorist attack killed 22 people on Monday. The suicide bomber, identified by the British authorities as Salman Abdei, walked into the foyer area of …

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Polling station locations; comment from TCR

  Editor’s Note: “The Cayman Reporter has been made aware of a number of incorrect polling locations in our Election Guide, published last month. We were alerted to this human error late on Monday, 22 May, by the Elections Office. Due to the late nature of this we were unfortunately …

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Carnival feel at political rally

They say politics can be a circus, and that really was the case Saturday when a number of independent candidates held a rally that can only be described as more carnival than political. In front of around 300 people, political hopefuls including Kenneth Bryan, Catherine Tyson, Raul Gonzales, Ellio Solomon and …

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A Great Day for the Triple C’s 5K Walk/Run  

As Triple C School continues to celebrate their 75th anniversary, a large number of supporters, parents, staff, students, and alumni participated in the school’s 5K walk/run event on Saturday, May 13. With walkers and runners of all ages, it was truly a family affair. Even the littlest enjoyed their Little …

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Dog show was pawsome 

Animal rescue organisation One Dog at a Time hosted their second annual Rum Tails dog show on Saturday. The event, held at the Seven Fathom’s Rum Distillery, featured a host of animal lovers with their four-legged friends. The canine carnival raised more than $1,000 to assist with the re-homing of …

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Cayman Heart Fund reaches 10th 

By Lindsey Turnbull A solid crowd of supporters joined the Governor Helen Kilpatrick and members of the Cayman Heart Fund on Tuesday, May 16 at Government House to help celebrate 10 years since the organisation first began its work to help promote heart health in the Cayman Islands. The CHF’s …

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Isy B. offers high fashion for NCVO 

By Joanna Lewis joanna@caymanreporter.com It was a fashionable affair at the recent unveiling of local designer Isy Obi’s new summer 2017 collection. The collection was showcased at a fashion show fundraiser last week, alongside a host of fashionable items of apparel by international designers including Sea Folly, Taj, and Gottex, …

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Pet on Parade – Sweet Stella

Stella is a sweet young pooch who has had a rough start in life and is currently being cared for by the Cayman Islands Humane Society. Although having had a hard life she is still full of love and very gentle around people, kids, and other dogs. She loves relaxing and …

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Ameline takes foot off the pedal

  By Ron Shillingford ron@caymanreporter.com Jerome Ameline’s reputation as a fierce competitor is renowned, shown by the manic way he raced to win the Pedal 2 the Point event last month even though it was supposedly a leisurely charity ride. Burning pride does not allow him to settle for second …

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Cops need community to help banish guns – VIDEO

  By Paul Kennedy paul@caymanreporter.com The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has welcomed the premier’s pledge to reduce gun crime by 60 percent if he’s elected – but warned it’ll take help from the community to make the country safe. Last week, The Progressives unveiled their manifesto and said they …

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