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Election Day May 24, 2017 - 7am -

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New John Gray gym opens

The new John Gray High School gymnasium was handed over to the school by the Ministry of Education on May 8, in time for the Year 10 and Year 11 CSEC/IGCSE exams. It provides John Gray High School with a multi-purpose hall that can be used for exams, assemblies, graduations, …

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Two new lawyers at Walkers

Two Walkers articled clerks completed their legal training earlier this month, with Christopher Dibben and Sarah Dombowsky being called to the Cayman Islands Bar. Their applications were moved by Ingrid Pierce, Walkers’ global managing partner, before Justice Mangatal. The courtrooms were packed with family, friends and Walkers staff to witness …

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Free breakfast offer for hungry school kids

  By Paul Kennedy [email protected] Few will argue that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But many children in Cayman do without – and skipping the first meal of the day could have serious effects on education. That’s why one bar and restaurant wants to do something …

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Radical steps need to be taken to halt Cayman’s gun crime

  By Paul Kennedy [email protected] A leading crime expert in Jamaica has warned Cayman that it is not possible to stop illegal guns reaching Cayman’s shores unless police work closer with Jamaican authorities. Mark Shields is the former deputy commissioner of the Jamaican Police Force. He was also a senior …

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Pet on Parade

With a name like Baby Blue, who could not love this sweet and pretty girl? Baby Blue hasn’t had an easy life but she is a happy go lucky girl who loves to be with people. She can be a bit wary of other dogs and would be best to …

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Choose Laughter

One of the positive, lasting gifts our premier gave Alberta before he left office was an extra day of vacation. Since there are no holidays in February, our government decided to invent one. They called it Family Day In the spirit of the day, our family contemplated various family vocations …

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Brac gets new fire truck

The newest and most modern aerodrome fire truck in the Cayman Islands Fire Service fleet was officially unveiled during a vehicle handover ceremony on May 4. Government leaders, airport officials and Fire Service personnel gathered at the Cayman Brac Fire Station to celebrate the new truck’s arrival. The Panther 6×6, …

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Camana Bay offers Mother’s Day options

Camana Bay is offering a host of great events to help you celebrate Mother’s Day. On Saturday, May 13, Camana Bay will be hosting their second annual Mats & Mimosas Yoga with a free yoga session on The Crescent, 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Kids can join mum for a …

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CayFilm features chef Eric

The Cayman Islands International Film Festival will celebrate film, food and fashion according to festival director, Tony Mark, who said the goal is to showcase the island’s talent and emerging markets. Celebrated chef, television host, and multi award winning Chef Eric Ripert – seafood master and co-owner of Le Bernardin …

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Marriott

The Marriott’s Beach House is celebrating Mother’s Day weekend in style with an exciting line-up of offerings to spoil mums. On Friday, May 12 the Marriott are kicking off the weekend with a special Apothecary Happy Hour, featuring Mother’s Day inspired cocktails. On Saturday, May 13 Anchor & Den will …

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Construction course hopes to build a better future

By Paul Kennedy [email protected] Convicted armed robber Ryan Ebanks has had a lot of time to think about his future. Banged up at Northward Prison in 2011, he’s coming to the end of his sentence. But the troubles don’t end on the day of his release in 10 months’ time. …

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Deadline arrives for mobile voting

The Elections Office is alerting electors that the deadline for applying to vote by Postal Ballots or by using mobile voting is Friday, May 12. Postal voting is available to anyone who will be or are likely to be off island on Elections Day, Wednesday, May 24. Applicants will need …

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Election and issues at stake

The May elections are upon us and again citizens will have the right to decide who their leaders will be. It is a right that Caymanian males have been exercising since that important meeting at Pedro Castle on Dec. 5, 1831, when the principal inhabitants of the islands decided on …

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Fresh Carnival squeeze top band prize

The Cayman Carnival Batabano culminated with Fresh Carnival taking home the coveted Band Of The Year title for the second year in a row on Saturday, May 6. Fresh Carnival’s 2017 theme was Candy, with sections titled Cotton Candy, Candy Apple, Runtz, and Laffy Taffy. Fresh Carnival scored 262 points …

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Fundraiser gets to the art of the matter

Art lovers dug deep into their pockets and raised more than $20,000 for two worthy causes. The National Council of Voluntary Organisations and Cayman HospiceCare will share the profits raised from the auction at the Caribbean Club’s Luca restaurant Tuesday. Each year they produce a calendar of watercolours painted by …

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