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Seniors Christmas Party

A traditional, festive Caymanian spirit filled the air on Boxing Day at the Seniors Christmas Party. During the annual event, held at the First Baptist Church Hall, hundreds of older persons were served lunch and treated to music and gifts by the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman, Swanky Kitchen Band, …

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Media in an ever-changing world

The commencement of the New Year witnessed the birth of an up and coming news organisation. ‘The Cayman Reporter’ launched on 1 January 2014 and will be headed up by local businessman Deon Ebanks. When asked how he saw this new company fitting into the local media landscape, Mr Ebanks …

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Three receive New Year’s honours

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has recognized Commissioner of Police David Baines in the 2014 New Year’s Honours List. A senior police administrator with nearly four decades of experience in challenging positions in the United Kingdom, Mr Baines is named an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in recognition of services to policing in the Cayman Islands. In addition …

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Stingrays rack up gold medals at Christmas Championships

Eighteen senior and gold level swimmers, accompanied by the Stingray Swim Club’s Head Coach Andy Copley, Tour Manager Christine Maltman and a number of parents travelled to Kingston, Jamaica to take part in the Christmas Open Swimming Championships held on 18 December 2013. The team travel, sponsored by Cayman Airways …

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Cayman leads offshore jurisdictions in Q3 performance

The Cayman Islands’ offshore industry is headed for recovery, thanks to good performance across the globe, according to a report by local law firm Appleby that looks at the third quarter of 2013 (Q 3) performance of the global offshore sector. According to the report, in the third quarter of …

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2014 New Year’s message

Premier Hon Alden McLaughlin

I trust that, as it did for me, the past Christmas season has given each of you an opportunity to pause in the midst of the rush and press of your busy lives, to relax a bit and to reflect; to spend some time with family and friends and to …

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To resign or not to resign: Ormond Panton and the end of two- party politics

It’s a brand new year and the older one gets, the more time seems to leap forward, sometimes making nonsense of our cherished resolutions! I wish readers a productive and fulfilling year. A resolve to immerse oneself into Caymanian and indeed regional history is a worthy objective for this year. …

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Relationships – Our Emphasis 2014

Hon McKeeva Bush

This week marks the beginning of a New Year. There are several themes which could be our emphasis for the coming year. It could be one of relationships, of love, of faith, of unity. What happened in 2013 is behind us. The lows in our lives can be left there, …

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Cayman Enterprise City eyes the European market

With its North American marketing programmes in place and gaining good results, Cayman Enterprise City (CEC), the Cayman Islands’ Special Economic Zone, is now focused on raising its profile in London, the centre of the world’s financial services industry and home to a burgeoning tech sector. Chief Executive Officer Charlie …

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Thomas Wood to receive Cert Hon

Known as a “can-do” man who is happiest out of the limelight, Thomas “Tommy” Wood’s work ethics and unpretentious demeanour have earned him the respect of many – and an award for service to his country. Her Excellency the Governor, Mrs Helen Kilpatrick CB, has named Mr Wood to receive …

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Queen honours Commissioner

A tireless and consummately professional public servant, Commissioner of Police David Baines has been named an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in Her Majesty the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. Before coming to the Cayman Islands in 2009 Commissioner Baines spent more than three …

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Locally crafted coconut lamps prove a hit for JA

Cayman Brac Junior Achievers and their company Kelosity were well received at their first sale on 3 December at the Rotary Club of Cayman Brac’s annual tree lighting ceremony at Stake Bay. Persons attending the event were excited about the lamps made from coconut shells and other local products, which …

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Educators honoured at Golden Apple Awards

The 2013 Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching Awards gala took place at The Westin, Grand Cayman on Saturday, 30 November and its revival has been hailed as a success. Over 200 guests including the Deputy Governor, the Minister of Education and other ministry officials, honourees and their families, …

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Gimistory enthralled Cayman Brac community

The People of Cayman Brac came out in their numbers for Gimistory which was held on Friday, 6th December at the Agriculture Grounds on the bluff. With a full slate of performances scheduled, MC for the evening “Phillip “Blacksage” Murray started promptly at 7:30pm. With approximately two hundred (200) persons …

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