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Lighthouse raises funds for autism

By Ron Shillingford ron@caymanreporter.com Lighthouse School hosts its fourth annual walk in recognition of Autism Awareness Day which is on April 2. Autism spectrum disorder is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour. In children with ASD, the symptoms are usually detected before three years of age, …

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Night at the Museums thrilled all

By Ron Shillingford ron@caymanreporter.com A Night at the Museums celebrated Cayman’s maritime heritage and the enduring connection to the sea, seen from a variety of viewpoints. It was produced by the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands in collaboration with the Cayman Islands National Museum and the Cayman Catboat Club …

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Popular talk show host Austin Harris announces candidacy

Austin Harris is one of the latest candidates to throw his hat in the ring, announcing his candidacy as a representative for the electoral district of Prospect. Austin Harris will be running on the campaign slogan “Let me be your Voice.” In a press release he stated that he will …

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Deloitte topple PwC to stay top

Maples FS defeated CNB 25-16 and 25-21 Maples FS dominated their match again by taking KPMG in two sets. David Bakker was on fire with three service aces and eight kills. Phillip Hinds also had a notable two block kills and a spike kill. Kevron Reid had three kills, and …

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Thomas aims for Olympics

Daneliz Yehnoska Thomas is the proud winner of the 2016 CARIFTA gold medal in javelin. The moment she received that medal is the moment which represents the pinnacle of her track and field career to date. That is one of the reasons why the Department of Sport is recognising her …

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Irish Jog hits 25 fundraising years

The Butterfield St Patrick’s Day 5k Irish Jog kicked off a great weekend of Irish celebrations on Friday, Mar. 17. The 3.1 run/walk around the Britannia Golf Course was the 25th staged with its biggest ever turnout to mark the occasion. In this photo by Diana Willington, eager participants are …

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Power of the Purse welcomes author

Jeanette Walls, author of the bestselling memoir, The Glass Castle, is this year’s keynote speaker at Scotiabank’s Power of the Purse luncheon. She will be sharing her experiences in aiming high and overcoming challenges at the annual women’s networking and community event. It is at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman on …

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Dinner in White helps Feed Our Future

The Dinner in White event was a magical evening wrapped around historic Heroes Square in the middle of Georgetown on March 11. This was the second annual event and was organised by Epic Day Entertainment and Out of the Blu Marketing and sponsored by Kirk Freeport. Patrons met at West …

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Yello launches recycling programme

Yello has launched its Community Recycling Programme “Yellow2Green” to ensure old directories are put to good use. Starting this week,communities and businessesare invited to participate in this environmental initiative. An island-wide annual event, Yellow2Green is an eco-friendly programme that has saved more than 170,000 directories from the George Town landfill …

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Cannabis seminar explains benefits

By Lindsey Turnbull Following on from the government’s amendment last year to the Misuse of Drugs Law which now allows for doctors in Cayman to prescribe cannabis extracts or tinctures for therapeutic purposes, local businessman Prentice Panton recently invited two experts on the subject to the Cayman Islands. They explained …

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Cayman tops at RE/MAX awards

RE/MAX Cayman Islands received three of the top four international awards at this year’s R4 convention, which was held in Las Vegas from Feb. 27-March 3. R4 is RE/MAX corporate’s annual worldwide convention that attracted over 6,000 attendees this year. “Once again, RE/MAX Cayman Islands has dominated in the international …

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Health City sleep studies reach 300

Health City Cayman Islands completed 300 sleep studies, just in time for the tenth global observance of World Sleep Day on Friday, Mar. 17. World Sleep Day, created and hosted by World Sleep Society, is an internationally recognised awareness event bringing sleep health professionals and patients together. In 2017, the …

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Chicken Soup

I am very fond of chickens. Unfortunately, our pup, Ned, is very fond of chickens too, and made it his business last summer to eat all our laying hens. It was a sad day when the last brown feather floated in the wind. My husband Greg, ever the pragmatist, suggested …

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New energy bill good for Cayman

It was one of the most important government decisions made in years, but it slid in under the media radar, blanketed by controversy over the so-called lawyers’ bill. Last week the Legislative Assembly voted unanimously for a bill introducing a national energy policy. This is good news for all of …

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Chef Smyth coming to Cayman

Grand Cayman will soon welcome the celebrated British chef Clare Smyth. She is one of the U.K.’s most acclaimed female chefs and will be here next month for a 10-day pop-up dining experience. Highlights will include the annual Slow Food Day Harvest Dinner at Abacus Restaurant, Camana Bay, and a …

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