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Updated: Policeman’s body found in East End

UPDATE: The RCIPS has now confirmed that the body found off Colliers Wilderness Drive in East End Sunday, 12 January 2014, was that of 45- year-old RCIPS officer Raphael Williams who was arrested last week Thursday, 9 January on suspicion of blackmail and breach of trust. Williams was a Constable stationed at …

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UPDATE: 30-year old stabbed outside West Bay bar

UPDATE: On Tuesday, 14 January, a 37-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the stabbing that occurred outside Kelly’s Bar in West Bay on 11 January. He has been interviewed and released on police bail while the investigation continues. A 30 year old male was admitted …

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Man arrested at Cayman Brac airport

An Alaskan man was arrested today at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) in Cayman Brac for alleged possession of marijuana. He was set to depart on the midday Jet flight. More details to come.

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Youth Sailors make Cayman proud at International Regatta

Eleven young Caymanian sailors proudly represented Cayman at the Orange Bowl Regatta in Miami, in the final week of December 2013. The Orange Bowl is the largest international youth regatta in the United States (US), and one of the largest in the world with over 700 sailors coming from 25 …

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National Jumping Series a success for Cayman’s riders

Throughout 2013, the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) implemented a National Jumping Series (NJS) – a set of four jumping competitions spread throughout the year that effectively created a league for show jumpers to progress in skills in a competitive environment. The new series has been a huge success. Acting …

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CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship kicks off

The 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championships kicked off at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex on Thursday, 9 January with seven teams joining host team the Cayman Islands for the biennal competition. The eight teams are drawn into two groups. In Group A, the defending champion United States face off against …

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Extension of the Incarnation

The Church Fathers such as St Irenaeus expressed the thought very strongly that the Incarnation, the God-being-made-flesh, meant that God was made the Son of Man so that men could be made sons of God. As we look back over the Twelve Days of Christmas, and of course the pre-Christmas …

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Teams versus political parties: Which is better?

Readers will know that Cayman’s first political party, the Cayman Vanguard Progressive Party, duly registered on 8 August 1958, contested elections in that same year and then perished after failing to win a single seat. It survived for little under a year. Cayman’s second political party, the National Democratic Party, …

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Why are you eating that?

Goodbye, 2013. Hello, 2014. Has the New Year gotten to you yet? You know what I’m talking about—that feeling of excitement in your gut as the New Year greets you with the promise that you can turn things around…that you can shake off past mistakes…that you can become better. The …

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Cayman’s retirement crisis – Work until you die!

I believe that the article “AP IMPACT: The world braces for retirement crisis” in the December 30, 2013 edition of the Caymanian Compass is very relevant at this time of year when people make New Year’s resolutions. It is my understanding that while the government will be looking at pensions …

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New Year’s resolutions you will actually keep! (Part II)

    Improve your body image Sometimes despite having a strong, fit body we have a bad habit of pointing out flaws that only a high-powered microscope would pick up. Getting caught up in this kind of negative self judgment makes it hard to acknowledge, much less celebrate, our accomplishments. …

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Culinary delights take the spotlight as Cayman Cookout returns

Cayman’s growing appeal as a culinary destination will be even further enhanced with the staging of Cayman Cookout 2014 from 16-19 January. Hosted by celebrity chef Eric Ripert and organised by the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman and the Department of Tourism, the event will once again feature a host of culinary …

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West Bayers mark New Year with old-time fun

The Minister of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs kicked off 2014 with a family fair on the first day of the year, welcoming many hundreds of her district’s residents to the inaugural ‘Old Time New Year’ Family Fun Day, held at the Ed Bush field in West Bay. The fun …

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Bracker takes GIMISTORY honours for Best Fried Fish

The Cayman Brac team was among three district winners in the recent GIMISTORY Fry Fish, Fritters & Swanky District Competition, held as part of the Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s (CNCF) International Storytelling Festival. The festival, which ran from 30 November to 7 December 7, featured captivating stories and music from around …

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Public health warning issued for Chikungunya virus

Medical Officer of Health Dr Kiran Kumar has issued an update on the outbreak of the Chikungunya virus disease in the Caribbean. From 6 December to 31 December 2013, 111 cases of Chikungunya were confirmed in six Caribbean countries. The affected countries are: Saint Martin (French side): 89 cases Saint …

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