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More Sister Island flights

A new Cayman Airways schedule for the Sister Islands offers more flights between Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac and better direct access to Little Cayman in response to increased demand for seats into the Sister Islands. Cayman Airways Express began on Mar. 15 which has added a new daily (except …

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HIV testing kits approved

The Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr. Elizabeth McLaughlin, Acting Medical Officer of Health Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, and the Ministry of Health are providing further information regarding the reported “false negative HIV results” in response to queries relating to approved HIV testing kits. The three cases were separate, and unrelated incidents …

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MASH Unit will protect children

The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub Unit was officially opened at its George Town offices in Anderson Square on Monday, Mar. 20. The Governor, Premier, Acting Commissioner of Police and Director of Department of Children and Family Services participated in the opening and spoke about the anticipated improvement in the level of …

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Caymankind for sea ship volunteers

By Ron Shillingford ron@caymanreporter.com The volunteer crew members of the John Paul DeJoria ship that has been docked in the George Town dock for three weeks are experiencing another classic case of Caymankind. The ship is one of a fleet of nine Sea Shepherd Society vessels that travel the world …

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LA unanimous in clean energy policy

Kurt Tibbetts

By Charles Duncan Seventy percent of the islands’ energy will come from renewable resources like solar and wind by 2037, at least that’s the goal in the policy formally supported with a unanimous vote in the Legislative Assembly last week. The plan, and the vote, does not hold government or …

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BDO offers free tax advice

Accounting firm BDO is offering complimentary half-hour sessions of tax-advice. With the 2017 United States tax filing season under way, Caymanians who are in possession of a U.S. passport are reminded that they are still subject to U.S. taxation. The free advice is for those who are unsure about the …

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Kite tangles in police helicopter

While on police operations in the West Bay area of Grand Cayman, the police helicopter struck the line of a tethered kite – a fishing line with a swivel attached – that appears to have been flown well over 400 feet high. The line had become entangled in the main …

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Heart Fund welcomes surgeon for 10th event

The Cayman Heart Fund’s 10th Annual International Symposium welcomes internationally renowned pediatric cardiac surgeon Dr Steven Bibevski of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, part of Memorial Healthcare System. Speakers will share information regarding the latest research, current technology and advancements in preventative cardiovascular medicine at the one-day event. It is at …

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Seminar for UK Criminal Finances Bill

Cayman Finance will be hosting a seminar to discuss and provide information on the United Kingdom’s latest Criminal Finances Bill at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman on Thursday, March 23. The U.K. HM Revenue & Customs team leading the legislation will be present to provide attendees the opportunity to hear about …

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Customs trainees graduate

The Customs department has 14 new officers after they graduated after 16 weeks of rigorous training. They received congratulations for being one of the department’s best graduating classes but especially for achieving a cumulative class average score of 83 percent. The gathering at the graduation also learnt that in 2016, …

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Elections hearings rescheduled

Due to an administrative oversight, for which the Supervisor of Elections takes full responsibility, the hearings of Claims and Objections against the revised list of electors which were scheduled for this week, are rescheduled for April 3 – 7 and the official register of electors which was to be published …

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Pet on Parade – Wonderful Nora

Nora was surrendered to The Cayman Islands Humane Society Shelter in bad shape, but, despite having had a difficult start in life she is a friendly and loving pooch. Indeed, she has a wonderful temperament. Nora loves the company of people and other dogs. Still only a pup herself at …

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Improve your heart health

(BPT) – A single choice doesn’t matter most of the time. Having dessert one night, taking a walk on another night and deciding to skip an outing with friends aren’t life changing choices. A daily choice is small, like a pebble. But like pebbles, when you keep reaching for the …

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Gaelic football kicks off for kids

The Dart Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club will host a free training and games session at the Camana Bay CIS Football Pitch this weekend. This event will encompass training of skill sets for each age group and culminate in a round robin of games on Saturday, Mar. 18. All …

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Combined training tested riders

The third leg of the Cayman Riding School Combined Training League took place last Saturday, Mar. 12 – with sunny weather and clear blue skies attracting a record number of competitors and spectators to the riding facility on Hirst Road in Savannah. With almost 35 horses either owned by the …

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