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NRA tackles road safety with new partnership

In an effort to reduce the risks of motor vehicle accidents and road fatalities on island, the National Roads Authority (NRA) has partnered with the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP), a non-profit organisation, to assess and improve the local roads. Hon Kurt Tibbetts, Minister of Planning, Lands, Agriculture, Housing and …

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Primary football semi-finals set for this Saturday

With the fourth round of the 2013/2014 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) Playoffs completed last Saturday, several schools sealed a place in the semi finals scheduled for this Saturday, 18 January. Under 9 Consolation Cup In the Under 9 Consolation Cup, Red Bay Primary defeated Truth For Youth 2-1 thanks …

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Next Step in Uruguay: Competitive, quality marijuana

MONTEVIDEO (IPS) – Uruguay, about to become the first country in the world where the state will fully regulate production, sale and distribution of marijuana, will spend the next few months selecting a good quality strain of the crop that can be sold at a price similar to current illegal …

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Training tips for best glutes and thighs

Superset these exercises to achieve great looking glutes and thighs. You can start with no weight and progress anywhere between 10-25 lb dumbbells. These exercises are also great for balance. Start with your weakest leg first in order to determine the right amount of weight or the number of repetitions. …

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Ironwood development to transform East End

A $360 million commercial, tourism and residential community covering 600 acres is slated to begin construction in East End in the spring of this year. The Ironwood community will feature a town centre with boutique shops, conveniences including a grocery store and entertainment; a sports training complex; an Arnold Palmer …

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The epiphany of fatherliness

The Baptism of Christ at the hands of John was undoubtedly in Peter’s mind when in Acts 10:36 he spoke, in his ministry to the Gentile group headed by Cornelius, of God anointing Jesus with the Holy Spirit; and the account of the Baptism of Christ is one of the …

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World Bank sees improvement in global economy in 2014

WASHINGTON – The world economy is projected to strengthen this year, with growth picking up in developing countries and high-income economies appearing to be finally turning the corner five years after the global financial crisis, says the World Bank’s newly-released Global Economic Prospects (GEP) report. The firming of growth in …

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CONCACAF Women’s U20 semis this Friday

The CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 tournament is almost at its end with a semifinal doubleheader scheduled to take place on Friday, 17 January. The competition will commence with Mexico facing off against Costa Rica in the opener, followed by Trinidad against the United States, which managed to remain undefeated throughout the …

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Brac author’s book, backed by Lebanese publisher

Cayman Brac author and illustrator Lady Rabia has had the rights for her new children’s series entitled ‘Caymanians in the Kingdom’, acquired by Lebanese publishing company Jarrous Press. The publisher of over 500 titles on issues such as history, political science, psychology, social sciences, languages, dictionaries, lexicons, educational journals, literature, …

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Law and order – key messages

Like the burnt child who learns to dread the fire most reasonable people learn very early on that there are consequences for their actions. We learn from the laws of physics, that every action has an equal and opposite reaction. If their capacities to think have not been completely twisted …

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Food handlers encouraged to attend certification courses

All persons who are working in the food industry who have not yet been certified or those needing to update their certification, are encouraged to register to attend The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) Food Handlers’ Certification Courses. Food Safety Officer Gideon Simms advises that “Operators of Food Businesses are …

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Cayman retains high Moody’s rating

Moody’s, one of the world’s foremost financial rating agencies, has maintained its very high rating of Aa3 for the Cayman Islands. The Cayman Islands has retained the Aa3 rating, and its accompanying stable outlook, continuously since 2000. In its latest report, Moody’s outlines that the high rating reflects a number …

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Sandals sets its sight on Cayman

According to Travel Agent Central, the most frequented travel trade website, Adam Stewart, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sandals Resorts International, has expressed interest in expanding the hotel chain to the Cayman Islands and Aruba. During a press event on 13 January 2014, Travel Agent Central asked Stewart about chances …

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Poor response to cancer registry after three years

The Cayman Islands National Cancer Registry has recorded 180 cases since its inception in April 2010. This is in stark contrast to some 569 cases of the disease that have been documented by the government. The pace of registration with the Cancer Registry has also been slow, as only 100 …

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Stingray swimmers set the pace at Splash, Dash & Dine

The Cayman Islands Swimming Association’s (CIASA) Splash, Dash and Dine with Olympians extravaganza closed last Saturday, 11 January after three days of exciting and exceptional swimming performances. On Thursday, 9 January, Olympic gold medal swimmer and world record holder, Rūta Meilutytė and her coach Jon Rudd, along with Olympian Neil …

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