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Getting back to farming roots

The planting of crops for home use has been a tradition in Cayman Brac for hundreds of years, but in recent time the younger folks steered clear of this. However as the world is moving more toward the use of organic produce, two young men have chosen to invest in …

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Agreement reached on route for east-west road

The National Trust, the National Roads Authority and the Ministry of Planning this week reached an agreement on the route that the extension to the East-West Arterial road in the Frank Sound area will take, which allays previous fears about encroachment on Trust lands. The road extension is said to …

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Offshore firm offered $260 to buy Conolly’s stake

Highwater Offshore Financial Services offered to pay its former partner, George Town MLA Winston Conolly, $260 for his stake in the company, when he announced that he was going to run for politics. According to documentary evidence obtained exclusively by The Cayman Reporter, the matter ended when Highwater lost a …

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Taking a chance despite the tough economy

Despite the slump in the Cayman Islands economy and the even worse economic situation in Cayman Brac, there are persons that are still holding to their self reliant heritage and using this opportunity to be innovative. For someone to get a sense of the heritage of the people of Cayman …

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Police in search of loan shark

Following a number of complaints, officers of the George Town Criminal Investigation Department (CID) are investigating a suspect reported to be loaning cash to persons on a high interest rate and holding their passports as security for the loans. Chief Inspector, Raymond Christian told The Cayman Reporter, “When they defaulted on …

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BlueSky Aviation and UCCI partnership introduces new course

Paramount Group’s newest company, BlueSky Aviation, has partnered with the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) to bring a new educational opportunity to Cayman’s youth and those looking to change careers or update their knowledge of the air transport industry. That new Bachelor level Air Transport Management course will …

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Government looks to trim public sector

The Cayman Islands government is weighing up its options to divest some of its assets and shift certain areas of operations to the private sector, as part of its ongoing review and reduction of the public sector. To this end, the government has engaged Ernst & Young to “undertake a …

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Malaysian national arrested and charged

A 30-year-old Malaysian national was arrested by detectives of the RCIPS Financial Crime Unit on Friday, 25 April 2014, on suspicion of obtaining a money transfer by deception. The act was committed at an establishment in the George Town area. On Sunday, 27 April, the suspect was formally charged for the offence and …

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Swimmers bring home Carifta medals

Participating in the Carifta Swimming Championships 2014, Cayman swimmers managed to rake in five medals: two gold, two silver and one bronze. Lauren Hew dominated the Girls 13-14 backstroke events bringing home gold in the 100m and 200m events and silver in the 50m. In addition to her gold medals, …

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Security in the Resurrection

In S. Matthew’s account (chapter 28) of the first day of Jesus’ resurrection, an angel says in verses 5-6 to the women, “Do not be afraid; for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for he has risen, as he said.” And Jesus Himself …

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Gastrointestinal cancers – part three

We’ ll finish up our discussion on oesophageal cancer by discussing protective factors. The exact cause of oesophageal cancer is unknown; therefore, there is no sure way to prevent it. Certain factors may reduce risk, however. These are called protective factors, and they include: Not smoking Limiting alcohol consumption Risk …

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Vaccination Week in the Americas

Message from Hon. Osbourne Bodden, Minister of Health This week 26 April – 3 May, is being observed in the Americas region as Vaccination Week – and in an effort to eliminate diseases, many countries of the Pan American Health Organization will highlight the importance of vaccination. In the Cayman …

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The Government backbenchers’ dream world

Statement by W McKeeva Bush, MLA, OBE, JP – Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition Speaking about the country’s political position – the Constitution carries four important posts for an elected official – the Premier and a Deputy, the Leader of the Opposition and a Deputy. In the Commonwealth Parliamentary …

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Seven steps to developing healthy habits

I was thinking about you. And of the habits that make you. Do you eat the same thing for lunch, go through the same ex¬ercise routine, and fall into bed at the same time each night? Or maybe you’ve made a habit of eat¬ing whatever looks good, avoiding the gym, …

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Love your body and stay natural

In my Eastern European culture, however a Latin culture, women are constantly preoccupied with their looks and to be in the latest fashion. They are judged in detail by their appearance, while men can get away with almost anything. Now I believe that a fit, healthy body is the best …

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