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Increase in crime fuels police crackdown

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) has launched a proactive operation with the primary focus of preventing and detecting criminal activities, traffic offences, illegal gambling and breaches by liquor licensed premises. The operation initiated in light of the RCIPS’ concern about the recent increase of anti-social behavior that relates …

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High alert for Chikungunya virus

Following the continued regional outbreak of the chikungunya virus, local medical personnel are on high alert. Staff of the Health Services Authority (HSA) and other local medical services providers have been advised to look for any local cases,” said Medical Officer of Health Dr Kiran Kumar. Dr Kumar added, “So …

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UCCI Board and Ministry of Education to re-engineer UCCI

The Ministry of Education in conjunction with the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) is planning to enhance the nation’s tertiary education institution by re-engineering it to provide the educational experiences essential for citizens to contribute to the country’s development. Addressing the importance the UCCI has on the socio-economic …

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Cayman Hotel Developer is a finalist for London award

London base LABC Building Excellence Awards 2014, has announced David Morritt, developer of Grand Cayman’s Morritt’s Resort in East End, as a finalist in this year’s recognition for “Best Small New Housing Development” Category. Mr Morritt was recognised for his Cayman House Development in the London Borough of Lewisham. The …

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RCIPS Fun Day attracts hundreds

Hundreds came out to the George Town Cricket Field for the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) Fun Day on Monday, 16 June. The event highlighted the importance of family-time and included activities such as egg and spoon races, dominoes, board games, parent and child friendly competitions, as well as …

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Dart focuses on wellness of employees

Dart Cayman has chosen VirginPulse, an innovative Corporate Wellness Programme which is part of Sir Richard Branson’s famed Virgin Group, as its Wellness Partner and has signed up 203 employees since its launch event. VirginPulse a web-based programme, formerly known as VirginHealthMiles, is available through BritCay Insurance as a corporate …

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ICTA gets new Managing Director

Alee Fa’amoe, the Information and Communications Technology Authority’s (ICTA) recently-appointed Managing Director (MD), brings to that office more than two decades of leadership in the telecommunications and professional service industries, as well as a unique blend of management and technical acumen. With wide expertise in the Cayman Islands and across …

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Caymanian painter publishes book of art

Simone Scott of Spot Bay sold her first painting when she was just approaching her teens. Years later her paintings are in National collections and are also being sold at places such as The Ritz Carlton Gallery. Ms Scott who started her own gallery in 1994 at the same location …

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Westminster gone bad: Ethnic Politics and Strife

Those with an eye for history know that Empires, even the greatest of them, wax and wane. Amy Chua in her remarkable book- Day of Empire: How Hyper-powers Rise to Global Dominance and why they Fail, says six of the best were: the Persian under Cyrus the Great, the Roman …

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The people should own local infrastructure

The Cayman Reporter

As a country, we are faced with tight fiscal budgets, little to no borrowing and an inability to fund long overdue infrastructure projects. The government’s hands are tied for the next several years and the need for appropriate infrastructure such as a waste management facility, an expanded airport and a …

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Extension offer for British passports

The Governor’s Office announced on 19 June that British nationals living in the Cayman Islands can apply for their passports to be extended for 12 months from Monday 23 June. A statement from the Office read, “Her Majesty’s Passport Office is dealing with the highest demand for passports for 12 …

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Celebration with the Olympians

By Kathryn Jackson The 22nd Annual One Mile Sea Swim, hosted Olympians and elite swimmers at a variety of events leading up to the swim – one of which was a gala dinner hosted by the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) on behalf of the Flowers Group at the …

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Big business in fire extinguishers

By Pricilla Eden A fire extinguisher may come in handy when you need to put out a fire. However, most people do not realise the need for it until necessary. Yet when an individual or group invests in a home or business, some say protecting it is essential. For this …

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First Place for Cayman

By Pamela Fowler Last week the Cayman Kids Dressage Team learned that they had won the top spot in the Caribbean Equestrian Association’s 2014 Dressage Competition. In the last few weeks, FEI ‘I’ and USEF ‘S’ judge, Jeanne McDonald, has travelled to Barbados, Bermuda, Trinidad and Tobago and Cayman to …

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Minor charged with burglary

A 12-year-old boy from West Bay has been charged with burglary following an incident in the West Bay area last month. Police however, did not give details of the incident. The minor was due to appear in court this morning, 19 June.

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