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CIMA awards Thomas Jefferson Memorial Scholarships to two young Caymanians

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has awarded two scholarships this year, as part of its Thomas Jefferson Memorial Scholarship programme. The recipients are Keisha James and Janique Samson. Ms James intends to pursue a Master’s degree in Financial Regulation and Compliance from BPP Law School in the United Kingdom. …

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US Embassy representatives visit Cayman

On Thursday, 17 July, upon their arrival in Grand Cayman, representatives of the US Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica took to Rackam’s Waterfront Bar and Grill to have a late celebration of the United States’ annual 4th of July holiday. The holiday this year marks the 238th anniversary of the publication of the …

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Residents and police hash out issues affecting GT

Heavy speeding, drug use, harassment and burglary are among the problems that residents of the Prospect and Scranton community have raised during their community meetings with the George Town district commander on 21 July and 22 July respectively. Community members of the George Town district were invited to come out …

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Academy wins Schwan USA Cup

Academy Sports Club won the U13 Silver championship at the Schwan USA Cup in Minnesota last Saturday. The local sports club which is well known for its focus on youth football, participated in the Schwan USA Cup with two teams in the U11 and U13 age groups. “Both teams did …

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Teacher told “qualifications are not adequate”

The Cayman Reporter

A former teacher has protested to the Ministry of Education following the denial of work extension after a mandatory retirement of 60 years. In a letter dated August 12 last year, to the Hon Tara Rivers, the Minister  of Education the teacher said that when he moved to Cayman Islands …

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Thirteen complete DLP’s occupational safety course

Thirteen participants successfully completed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) certification course for landscaping during a training session recently held on Thursday, 17 July. Landscaping needs in the Cayman Islands are fast changing, and the Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) has been working to keep its OSHA training …

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Cayman reduces current account deficit

Foreign currency deposits contributed to 81.2 per cent of the broad liquidity of the Cayman Islands economy, according to the country’s National Accounts, released by the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO). US dollar-denominated deposits increased by 19.9 per cent, while local currency contracted marginally by 0.3 percent to $1,106 million. …

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Plugging the hole in the granary

The Cayman Reporter

In the Classic Tales and Fables for Children compiled by Leo Tolstoy, a story is told of a mouse living under the granary. In the floor of the granary was a little hole and grain fell through it. The mouse had an easy life of it, but she wanted to …

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How to add curves to your body

If you’re a female who feels like you’re living in a ‘fat loss world’ when all you really want to do is build some curves to your body, you’re going to need to learn how to approach your workout and diet program. While much of the advice you do read …

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Man charged for firearm and harassment

At 11:18am this morning, 24 July, a 29-year-old man of East End was charged by Bodden Town detectives with possession of an unlicensed firearm and intentional harassment, alarm and distress. The man was charged in relation to an incident in East End which was reported to police on the 2 July. …

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Man charged for burglary at Treasure Island

A 28-year-old man of West Bay has been charged with a burglary that occurred on 5 May 2012 at Treasure Island Resort, West Bay Road.  He is expected to appear in court next month. Detective Inspector Kathy Marshall, officer in charge of the RCIPS Burglary Team said: “This was a protracted and complex …

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Cayman Islands’ Folk Singers still going strong

In their fifth year the Cayman Islands’ Folk Singers (CIFS), a company of amateur singers and musicians, are still going strong, bringing the people of Cayman folk music works of the highest possible artistic and technical standards. “It is necessary to preserve our folk music so that it can be …

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CIREBA reports that Cayman real estate sales up 20 per cent

The Cayman Reporter

The value of Cayman Islands real estate sales is up nearly 20 percent in the first half of 2014 compared to the first six months of 2013, according to new figures released by CIREBA, the Cayman Islands Real Estate Brokers Association. CIREBA President Michael Day reported “317 sales were completed …

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Hellcats storm back to outlive Predators!

Week 5 of the Digicel Premier League saw the resourceful DMS WestBay Hellcats trounce the ascending Island Heritage Predators 13-6. There was a lot of intrigue coming in to this game as the upstart Predators wanted to cement their place as one of the elite and the Hellcats wanted to …

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74-year-old charged for theft

Detectives of the RCIPS Financial Crime Unit formally charged a 74-year-old male with the theft of $51,600 KYD on 23 July. Police stated that the man, who owned a real estate company which was domiciled in the Cayman Islands, stole the money during a real estate transaction. He was granted bail …

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