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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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Is this the work of Constable? No, it’s a superintendent

      As a police officer for many years, some might say Superintendent Robbie Graham has had to deal with the odd ‘wild animal’ while patrolling the streets. But nothing quite like this. The officer, who is in charge of all uniform patrols across Cayman, spends his spare time …

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65lbs of ganja seized by cops

An early morning raid in West Bay netted a large amount of ganja. Police found the drugs outside in the Mount Pleasant area. Although no one was arrested, police are continue to investigate. A spokeswoman for the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said: “Yesterday morning, Sunday, 27 August, joint operations …

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Jim makes waves in the photography world

Photography by Jim Catlin www.jimcatlinphotography.com Jim Catlin teaches underwater snappers (photographers not fish that is) how to get the best underwater media possible, at Cathy Church’s Photo Centre in George Town. Jim first became interested in marine photography in 2000 when working as a volunteer on a marine expedition to …

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Kevie-Ann Peirre crowned Miss Teen 2017

Kevie-Ann Peirre was named Miss Teen 2017 at the Lions Centre Saturday night. In front of a packed crowd 17-year-old Kevie-Ann beat off tough competition to claim the number one spot. Arleny Connor was runner-up followed by Ashley Bush. The other contestants who competed in the pageant were Thalia Naranjo, 15, West Bay; …

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Witness appeal after car flips “several times”

Police were called to the Esterley Tibbetts Highway Thursday night after reports a car had flipped several times between Snug Harbour and Canal Point Drive. The driver of the red Honda CRV was not obviously injured and refused further medical attention – but he was arrested on suspicion of driving …

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Cayman appoints first Ombudsman

The Cayman Islands Government has appointed its first-ever Ombudsman, under the provisions of the Ombudsman Law, 2017. The successful candidate is Sandy Hermiston who is currently General Counsel for the Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner for Alberta, Canada. She brings more than 30 years of experience as a lawyer to …

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Chef’s visit made Cayman sizzle

The Cayman Islands is widely known for its culinary diversity and strength, with the islands playing host to Michelin-starred chefs as part of an ongoing programme. First to visit was critically acclaimed chef Clare Smyth who was in Grand Cayman at the start of the year to get some inspiration …

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