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Former fire officers back on the job

Roy Grant and Kirkland Nixon have come out of retirement to once again offer their services to the Cayman Islands. As of Monday, 7 April, Mr Grant is Acting Chief Fire Officer and Mr Nixon is Strategic Advisor to the Fire Service. Former Acting Chief Officer Rosworth McLaughlin is on …

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Cayman to host regional veterinary conference

The Cayman Islands will host the 28th Biennial Caribbean Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) Conference from 4-7 November 2014. According to a press statement from the Chamber of Commerce, some 200-300 global and regional veterinarians and their families will visit the Cayman Islands as participants in forum. Several world-renowned speakers in …

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Health City Cayman Islands admits first patient

Health City Cayman Islands has admitted its first patient who underwent a cardiac procedure on Tuesday, 8 April. The patient, a local resident, had the procedure performed by Dr Ravi Kishore the Chief Interventional Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist at Health City Cayman Islands. Due to the confidentiality of the patient, further …

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32nd Annual Rotary Bike-A-Thon fun and funds

The sharp sound of the whistle at 8:04 am on 5 April 2014, kicked off the 32nd Annual Rotary Bike-A-Thon at the Spot Bay turnaround, Cayman Brac. In his opening remarks at the starting line President Dhallchand Seeram asked riders to be safe; “Safety comes first, have fun, God Bless …

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Minors caught for attempted theft

Last night at approximately 8:45 pm the bag of a security guard working at the Caledonian Bank on Dr Roys Drive, George Town was stolen outside the bank by two males who attempted their getaway on foot. However their plan was foiled by police officers who responded to the report and located the bag …

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MaplesFS assists East End Community After School Programme

In a generous gesture MaplesFS recently donated CI$3,600 to the East End Primary School PTA’s popular Community After School Programme, a local resident and teacher-led initiative. Chief Executive Officer at MaplesFS Scott Somerville said, “MaplesFS is grateful for the opportunity to sponsor local children’s activities, particularly those that promote education, …

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Swim relay fundraiser for CARIFTA junior team

On Saturday 12 April, the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) will hold the first Open Water Relay on the island. The history making event is a part of efforts made to help send the 2014 Cayman Islands National Junior Swim Team to CARIFTA, in Aruba. The CARIFTA team travels …

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Home robbery by armed masked men

 A male resident of Lakeside Villas, George Town was robbed while returning to his apartment by two masked males at approximately 9:15 am on Monday, 7 April 2014. The victim was forced into his apartment where CI$1,200.00 cash was taken from him. Fortunately, the victim was not physically injured.The two suspects …

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Duties of Mental Health Commission outlined

Minister of Health Hon Osbourne Bodden, stated, “The Mental Health Commission was set up to ensure that the rights of our mental health patients and their families are protected.” Following the Mental Health Commission Law, which was tabled and passed in the Legislative Assembly in May 2013, the members of …

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DEH apologises for leaking garbage trucks

A public apology was made by the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) for any inconvenience the members of the public may have experienced with water leaking from the garbage collection trucks. The apology was made in response to a recent letter to the editorial section of the Caymanian Compass, titled …

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Needs and Assessment Unit new office

GIS – The Needs and Assessment Unit (NAU) wishes to advise the public that their office will be closed for relocation during the week of 14 April 2013. Their new office will be located on 55 South Church Street, in Aqua Mall (second floor next to Guy Harvey’s Restaurant located …

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Caymanian author participates in London Book Fair

The London Book Fair will get a touch of Cayman this week as the Islands very own children’s author, illustrator and master storyteller, Rabia Abdul-Hakim, fondly known as “Lady Rabia”, will be participating in the renowned event on 8-10 April. The creator of the Caymanian children’s series, Kaa Kaa & …

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CONCACAF and UEFA sign MoU of mutual agreement

During his brief stop in the Cayman Islands, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) President Michel Platini along with President of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Jeffrey Webb signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for mutual co-operation towards the development of the game. …

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Cayman host Queen’s Baton Relay for Commonwealth Games

The Cayman Islands Olympic Committee (CIOC) announced that the Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton Relay, the traditional curtain-raiser to the Commonwealth Games, will be held in Cayman from 11-15 April 2014. The XX Commonwealth Games will open in Glasgow, Scotland on 23 July 2014 and will feature Cayman’s largest team to …

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Cayman riders perform before foreign judge

In the first week of March, Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) riders were given the opportunity to ride in a National Dressage Show before an overseas foreign judge appointed by the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), global governing body of the horse world. Anders Sucksdorff of Finland, was in Cayman to …

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