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School receives donation to boost classroom learning

Over 1,000 students who attend John Gray High School (JGHS) will benefit from a donation of a television and cable service by A.L. Thompson and WestStar TV. On Friday, 17 January, WestStar’s CEO Bob Taylor and A.L. Thompson’s Store Manager, Larry Thompson, presented JGHS with a brand new state-of-the-art 50 …

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Veteran public health nurse retires

After more than 42 years serving the Cayman Islands community as a public health nurse, Alice Jane Ebanks is hanging up her stethoscope. One of the longest-serving Cayman Islands Hospital employees, Alice Jane will not be spending her upcoming free time resting, and anyone who knows her will not be …

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With temporary appointments, Suckoo brothers make history

This week, Bodden Town MLA and Councillor Alva Suckoo was sworn in by Governor Helen Kilpatrick to act as Temporary Minister of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs and his brother, Deputy Chief Officer Christen Suckoo, became his Acting Chief Officer. “I believe this is the first time we have had …

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Dressage show set to feature ‘Ray of Light’

Members of the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation’s will showcase their flatwork skills in a National Dressage Show, which has been upgraded this year to a ‘CDN’. A CDN is a dressage show that has at least two Federation Equestre International (FEI) qualified judges from overseas. The CIEF is hosting this …

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Auditor General raises red flag on government entities

Auditor General Alastair Swarbrick has said that there are compliance issues with following the complexity of the Public Management and Finance Law and the Public Service Management Law, which are at times overridden because of weaknesses in policies and practices for the administration of public resources. Addressing press conference this …

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Reduce your light bill – now!

When I arrived home, it was pitch dark. It didn’t occur to me that when I left home in the afternoon that I would have been robbed on my return. As I entered the house, there was darkness everywhere. There was no sound. I did not see the nozzle. I …

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Taste of Cayman promises bigger and better delights

Calling all foodies! The largest food and wine festival in the Cayman Islands will kick off on Saturday, 8 February 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. at Festival Green, Camana Bay. The 26th annual Taste of Cayman Food & Wine Festival includes a lineup of 31 participating food vendors, …

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Driver flees motor vehicle accident

At around 6:40 am on Friday 24 January 2014, a Honda Accord collided into the back of public bus carrying four passengers along Shamrock Road. The motor vehicle accident occurred in the vicinity of the Prospect Reef Apartment. By the time police got to the scene the lone driver of …

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Chamber commends government for interest payment savings

President of the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Johann Moxam has lauded Minister of Finance Hon Marco Archer for saving the government some $6 million that would have gone to interest payments over the next 10 years. “The Chamber of Commerce supports initiatives that save money and allow for the …

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Contempt of court reform could limit media coverage of legal proceedings

The contempt law governing Cayman Islands courts are under review and the Law Reform Commission (LRC) has circulated a consultation paper, aimed at gathering public feedback on the issue. The ‘Contempt of Court Consultation Paper’, dated 10 January 2014 proposes to deal with the existing law and changes to it, …

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Commemorative Heroes Day coins available

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) reminds the public that a limited number of the commemorative 10th Anniversary Heroes Day coins are still available for purchase. Released by the Authority in January 2013, the coin commemorates the 10th anniversary of the national heritage and cultural celebration in the Cayman Islands. …

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Get best glutes and thighs with a Stability Ball

No matter if you’re training regularly with heavy weights in the gym, if you’re a busy mom at home, or if you’re a beach lover and prefer to spend as much time outdoors, you can get amazing results by training your legs and glutes with a Stability Ball. Katrina Banks, …

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Savannah Primary and Cayman Prep to defend PFL titles

The semi-finals of the 2013/2014 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) took centre stage at the Annex Field last Saturday, with a showdown of wonderful goals, last minute heroics, brilliant goalkeeping and great team camaraderie. Under 9 Consolation Cup In the Under 9 Consolation Cup, due to a number of unavoidable …

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Chamber still batting for Sunday trading

The Chamber of Commerce continues its push for Sunday trading and daylight saving time to be implemented in the Cayman Islands. Chamber President Johann Moxam told The Cayman Reporter that his team would meet with government officials this week to discuss these matters. This follows a recent Chamber membership online …

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Grouper Moon Project shows big drop in numbers at spawning site

In late January and early February, and possibly March this year, which is known as a split moon year, the Nassau Grouper will gather at a protected spawning site just off the west end of Little Cayman. A group of marine scientists and researchers of the Grouper Moon Project, inclusive …

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