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Back to school in style 

One hundred students went back to school in style at the start of the new academic year, thanks to donations by staff at CIBC Bank and Trust Company (Cayman).  The lucky students benefitted from a special back-to-school drive donation which took place on Monday, Aug. 21, as employees at CIBC met …

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Trash buster Zaim, 8, is on a mission 

Eagle-eyed beachcomber Zaim Ebanks is a kid on a mission to clean up Cayman. But the 8-year-old was left stunned after discovering a dead baby turtle in Styrofoam. Zaim and his big sister Taura regularly take part in beach clean-ups countrywide. It was during a recent trek on the beach near South Sound the …

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Work begins on ‘green’ development 

  Cayman’s Grand Harbour area is getting a massive green boast – with 80 new homes built over the next year. But it’s a lot more than just bricks and mortar in this new build as the main source of energy for homes, docks, street lights and other amenities will come from …

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Need a laugh? Get a dog

Love your dog? Of course you do, he’s man’s (and women’s) best friend, right? We’ve found a hilarious selection of the best Snapchat pictures of dogs on the internet, and boy there’s some crackers in here. How about seal dog? Doggosauros Rex? Of even the creation of dog? (That’s God backwards). It seems as well as being your best …

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Mad dogs and Englishmen eat vindaloo in the midday sun 

  There’s something very English about Indian food. You could say it’s Britain’s traditional dish. In fact, there are more Indian restaurants in London than in the whole of Mumbai, that’s a fact. It’s on the internet. Cayman has a new one too. Tucked away in the corner of Camana Bay you’ll find Pani Indian Kitchen.  This is …

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Hotel group says rumours are “false and hurtful”

The company behind the Margaritaville Beach Resort has dismissed rumours claiming they are behind on their bills.  The Howard Hospitality Group, who are also planning to build and operate the new multi-million dollar Pageant Beach Hotel, say any claims by employees or vendors not being paid are false.  They insist they are “loyal to the good people …

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NCAA college hoops in Cayman

Eight top NCAA Division 1 Men’s college basketball teams from the U.S. will descend on Grand Cayman in November for the inaugural Cayman Islands Classic. It is an NCAA Men’s Basketball Preseason Tournament that is being hosted by Caymax Sports Ltd and sponsored by the Mountain West Conference. The Cincinnati …

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Sailors excel in UK

Cayman opti sailors had a terrific time representing their country at the recent British Nationals regatta held in Weymouth, England. Will and Olivia Jackson, George and Ava Hider as well as Matheo Capasso, participated in this historical regatta, as the British Nationals celebrated its 70th year anniversary on July 31-Aug. …

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Health City saves Indian visitor

A family vacation in the Cayman Islands turned into a life or death situation for Surjeet Kaur when an unexpected viral infection became a critical health emergency. Advanced life support technology at Health City Cayman Islands, saved her life. Health City in East End, is the only medical centre in …

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Prison officers train in UK

Twelve staff members with Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service will travel to the United Kingdom over the next three months for training geared towards improving the skills of correctional staff in Overseas Territories. On Aug. 19 two officers travelled to the U.K. to participate in the Middle Management Intensive Development …

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Brac camp from DG 5K funds

A group of 10 young people from Cayman Brac travelled to Grand Cayman for a week-long, YMCA summer camp and leadership programme. The camp was held from Sunday, Aug. 13 to Friday, Aug. 18. The trip was made possible by a portion of the funds raised for the YMCA at …

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Best feet forward

More than 180 runners and walkers hit the pavement Saturday morning to support the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre. Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants’ fifth annual charity 5K/10K has become a regular on the local running circuit. This year, the race started and finished at Cricket Square with the course …

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MISS TEEN-TASTIC! Kevie-Ann Peirre picks up top prize

She came… she saw and boy did she conquer. Kevie Ann Peirre was crowned Miss Teen Cayman on Saturday night. In front of a packed crowd at the Lions Centre the 17-year-old walked away with the top prize. Close runner up and second runner up were Arleny Connor and Ashley …

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Schools in after summer

Bright eyed and ready to begin the first chapter in their education, hundreds of youngsters country-wide started school on Monday for the very first time. New uniform, check. Pencil case, check, ready to learn, check. It’s often tricky to work out who’s more anxious about day one in the classroom …

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Problems solvers to change your lives 

  Things are not really a problem, unless you find a solution. Confused? You should be. What we’re getting at is after you read our fabulous list of cheap things to change your lives, you’ll wonder how on earth you managed to live without them.  We are talking chair socks …

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