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Footy and fundraising – the perfect match

    You can’t beat a bit of football to bring a community together. And that’s exactly what The Hope For Today Foundation is doing countrywide.  Their latest matches featuring former greats from the beautiful game was held in East End.  Money raised from the event will go towards the continued running costs of the halfway …

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Mona’s a winner

  Mona-Lisa Meade has a simple attitude when it comes to entering competitions – you’ve gotta be in it to win it!  And that’s exactly what’s happened.  Mona’s name was drawn at random after we had hundreds of entries to our fabulous competition to win a staycation at the Marriott Hotel.  As …

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Security firm claims it’s owed ‘thousands’ of dollars

  The boss of a security company says his firm worked at the Margaritaville Beach Resort for a year – for virtually no money.  Elite Security claim they are one of a number of local businesses who have been left seriously out of pocket after not being paid by the …

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Imperial Beauties Do Cayman Proud

Tis the season for a pageant, tra la la la lar…. Is that a song? Maybe not. But Cayman’s gone pageant crazy this week. First was Miss Teen and we’ve all seen that one. Now it’s time for the Imperial Beauties Scholarship Pageant as part of the Imperial Beauties of …

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Keyhole surgery on baby

Surgeons at the Cayman Islands Hospital have made medical history by performing laparoscopic or “keyhole” surgery on a three-week-old patient suffering from pyloric stenosis, a digestive disorder in newborns, which keeps food from moving into the intestines. Sacha and Fitzroy Miller, parents of little Sariah Miller, said they became terrified …

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GM mosquitoes ‘ineffective and risky’

GeneWatch UK has released an updated report on Oxitec’s releases of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Cayman Islands. It reveals new information regarding ineffectiveness and risks, including the annual report of the project, recently released as a result of a Freedom of Information request. The annual report was not available …

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Addie captures Cayman’s beauty

Photography by Adeline Wee www.facebook.com/AdelineWeePhotography Adeline, or Addie, as she is known to most, hails from Singapore and has been a dive instructor since 2002. She has dived extensively in Asia where she was introduced to underwater photography. If she is not busy shooting underwater, you can find her on …

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They don’t make them like they used to 

  There are TV shows, and then there are TV SHOWS… I’m talking the best of the best, creme de la crème. The type of television you’ve seen before, will watch again, and then again because it’s just so good. Some argue they don’t make them like they used too, and frankly …

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Cats the way to do it

Cat lovers have not fear – we’re here for you. Last week we printed a selection of funny snapchat pictures of dogs caught up in rather precarious positions. If you weren’t FELINE the love, in other words if you are a cat person, then don’t worry, we’ve got your back. And …

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Check out these puppies

   Four tiny puppies thrown away in a trash bag have never looked better!  New homes, new families and, more importantly, a new lease of life.  These canine cuties were wrapped in a garbage bag and thrown away at a secluded spot in West Bay.  Just one week old and clinging …

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Judge arrested on suspicion of DUI

A Grand Court judge was arrested Monday night after a car crash on West Bay Road. The 52-year-old woman was alone in a vehicle which hit a wall close to Lime Tree Bay Road. A police spokeswoman said: “Just before 10.15 p.m. police and emergency services responded to a report of a …

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A chirp off the old block

Photos by Ray Robles www.rayroblesphotography.com In 2012 Ray Robles started taking pictures of birds in his back yard as a hobby. “One day I was looking for something to photograph and decided to try and shoot a few birds that were around my house; more specifically a couple of local …

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Port interns get shipping insight

The Port Authority of the Cayman Islands provided seven university and two high school students with first-hand experience in various operations at the Port this summer. The shipping industry is vital to the world’s economy – approximately 90 percent of world trade is seaborne. Offering internships at the Port opens …

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Heroes Day nominations open

Nominations month opens on Friday, Sept. 1 for the 2018 National Heroes Day celebrations, which will focus on sports. Members of the public are invited to nominate people in the community who have made outstanding contributions to sports in the Cayman Islands. In addition to Caymanian nominees, the committee will …

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Pirates Week reaches 40, me hearties!

The Pirates Week Festival – the largest annual event in the Cayman Islands – is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The theme this year is Treasures of Change. Drawing over 35,000 patrons each year, the islands are transformed into a mass of colour and revelry, with more than 30 events being …

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