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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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New Little Cayman Museum officially opens

A lifetime of collecting and preserving the past for future generations was realised on Friday morning (18 July) with the opening of the newest Little Cayman Museum. Linton N. Tibbetts, OBE, believed it was important to save the history of the Cayman Islands for future generations, so much so that …

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AG’s office is the best place to be

The Cayman Reporter

The Attorney General’s office in the Cayman Islands has several of the best paid government positions, according to information from a Freedom of Information (FOI) request obtained by The Cayman Reporter. One person in that office earns over $150,000 per year; another person between $120,000 and $150,000; two persons are …

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PAHO consultant assists Mental Health Commission

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) facilitated a meeting with the Cayman Islands Mental Health Commission (MHC) and PAHO/World Health Organisation (WHO), Mental Health Regional Advisor, Devora Kestel. Ms Kestel arrived in the Cayman Islands on Monday, 14 July, to assist the MHC with …

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Expanded Owen Roberts Airport to generate $692 million

The total (net) impact of the Owen Roberts International Airport (“ORIA”) development over the lifetime of the project is estimated at $692.9m in the baseline scenario, the public was told on Monday night. According to a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report, by far the major component of this impact is through the …

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Chikungunya continues to spread in Cayman

Four out of seven cases tested for chikungunya have been confirmed positive. However, while three of these cases have reported a travel history, one was acquired locally indicating that the disease is spreading. A statement from Public Health revealed that one of the three confirmed cases with travel history was …

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Robbery at Al La Kebab food truck

Police received a report of an armed robbery which took place just minutes before midnight on Tuesday, 22 July “on Red Bay road vicinity of the entrance of Selkirk Drive, George Town.” Police described the suspect as an armed male with a Caymanian accent, slim build, wearing full black clothing …

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Passport2Success celebrates Cohort 14 graduates

On Monday, 21 July, 24 young people successfully graduated from Cohort 14 of Passport2Success (P2S), a programme which seeks to improve Cayman’s youth chances of employability. Cohort 14 is the first group to ever have all participants complete the programme from beginning to end. The graduation ceremony was held at …

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