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In defence of Hon Marco Archer

When most people think of Hon Marco Archer, the minister of finance, they often think of his integrity. Or they say he is a good man. Like all of us, he is human and far from perfect, so we can only expect for him to make a mistake here or …

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Island Heritage appoints new CEO

Marc Shirra has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Island Heritage Insurance Company Limited after replacing Garth MacDonald, who retired from his role at the end of 2013, having served the company since its inception in 1996. As CEO, Marc will be responsible for the strategic …

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Archer answers C4C

Minister of Finance Hon Marco Archer this week fired back at the Coalition for Cayman (C4C) for its advertorial published on 7 February, in which it was critical of the government’s efforts to rein in costs. In a lengthy response, which was released to the media, Mr Archer defended the …

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Stop making these five lifestyle mistakes

Want an easier way to lose fat? Stop starving yourself, counting calories, or eliminating your favorite food groups. Those extreme techniques only burn you out and leave you more frustrated than ever. I bet if I sat on your shoulder and watched your daily routine, I would be able to …

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Winners of Taste of Cayman announced and congratulated

After the smashing success of the 2014 Taste of Cayman Food & Wine Festival on Saturday, 8 February at the Festival Green, Camana Bay the winners of each of its competitions were announced. The most coveted award, Cayman’s Favourite Restaurant, was won by the reigning champion Michael’s Genuine Food & …

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Cayman Runners compete despite weather setback

Jerry Harper – A group of distance runners from Grand Cayman were all prepared to participate in various races in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina this past weekend, but when weather conditions in the United States began to worsen, flights through Atlanta were in disarray. As race day approached and travel …

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Walkers Donates Services to Assist Vital Profession

As one of the most indispensable professions to the tourism industry, and to the country in terms of air travel, Cayman’s air traffic controllers have now formed a non-profit association to promote and enhance their profession. As one of the most indispensable professions to the tourism industry, and to the …

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Ericsson LLC secures jobs for Caymanians

The Office of the Premier has announced that Ericsson Cayman must hire Caymanians or it could lose its Local Companies (Control) Licence Grant and ability to operate in the Cayman Islands. On Monday, 17 February it was revealed that the agreement between the telecommunications company, LIME and Ericsson Cayman Ltd. …

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Cayman Islands kids are friendly, neat and can play, mon!

It was about 10 years ago when some local soccer enthusiasts got this idea to put on a grand kids’ soccer tournament, figuring that if they did it right, kids from far and wide might come here to play. And that explains why today more than 450 youth teams from …

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Health City Cayman takes ownership of its hospital

With a few more days left before its big opening on 25 February, the Health City Cayman Islands has finally received complete ownership of its newly built facility. The keys were handed over from the contractor Neil Armstrong of the Cayman Healthcare Construction Group on Friday, 14 February 2014. Since …

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Mental strength from exercise

Manuela Nemes

Most of us crave a stronger physique and a healthier body, but forget that daily movement aids the brain as well. Research shows that exercise, even of minimum duration, provides benefits at any age. Increased circulation and oxygen flow lead to increased concentration, productivity, and higher levels of endorphins. An …

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CNCF announces National Arts & Culture Awards 2013

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) has announced the names of the awardees for the year 2013, their 20th Annual National Arts & Culture Awards. The National Arts and Culture Awards recognises those who attain a level of merit in their artistic discipline or contribute to the arts, culture and …

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Sunrise gives OTs International Experience

Sunrise Adult Training Centre (SRC) has taken on two occupational therapy (OT) students from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, to help them gain experience in their fieldwork right here in Cayman. Morgan Hall and Nikki Ross began their training at Sunrise on 7 January and will continue for …

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DMS grows its FATCA Task Force

DMS Offshore Investment Services, the world’s largest fund governance firm, announced last week the expansion of its DMS FATCA Task Force. The Task Force additions comprised of Alaina Danley, a former Director of Finance at Bain Capital, and Jennifer Dimitri, a former Director of Investment Compliance of the University of …

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Linford Pierson to attend town hall meeting

Veteran politician Linford Pierson has confirmed that he will attend a town hall meeting organised by George Town MLAs Roy McTaggart and Winston Connolly. Mr Pierson said that he has known the two for a long time and he is willing to take an advisory role in the meeting, owing …

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