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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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Alzheimer’s team train in Orlando

The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman recently arranged for two of its members and four medical personnel from the Health Services Authority to attend training in Florida. The trip to Orlando was to facilitate the set up and implementation of Brain Health Clinics in the Cayman Islands. The …

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Covfefe the Conquerer!!

Covfefe is one stunner! This striking-looking boy must be part Weimaraner or even Rhodesian Ridgeback. He has such a confident look about him. Covfefe was found on the streets. He loves the company of people and dogs he knows. Covfefe is a strong boy who is excited to go on …

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EY pick scholarship pair 

    EY Cayman Ltd. has selected Jamal Hinds and Raidez Perez as the winners of this year’s EY Cayman Scholarships. The scholarships, valued up to $30,000 a year for a maximum of five years until recipients have completed the minimum educational requirements to qualify as a Certified Public Accountant, provides students who …

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Appleby up for award  

  Law firm Appleby which has an office in the Cayman Islands has been recognised in the Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards as a nominee for Law Firm of the Year – Caribbean. The awards, which are in their seventh year, were established to highlight the excellence of advisors and managers in the major international financial …

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Woman bottled in the face during Bananas bar brawl

A bar fight between two women ended up with one struck in the face with a bottle Thursday morning. Police were called to Bananas on Eastern Avenue just after 3 a.m. after reports of a disturbance involving one man armed with a machete. A police spokeswoman said: “While on scene …

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Security Matters: Personal safety and avoiding vehicle theft 

By Dean Clother-Sinclair, The Security Centre The Cayman Islands is a simply beautiful location. With warm sun and warmer people, it’s pretty close to paradise. It’s also a very safe place and the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) do an excellent job to ensure we are all well protected. However, we as individuals can take steps to manage our own safety also. Two …

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Dicing with the law

  It’s normally around noon the queues start to form outside houses dotted all over the country. That’s when the rush begins. An hour or so later gamblers who’ve picked a number from one of the scores of illegal bookmakers find out if they’ve won or lost. Chances are, it’s the …

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New bar brings silversides ashore

  Cayman’s latest bar officially opens next month, but it won’t be just the drinks and venue that blow visitors away.  Silverside Rum Gallery has been five years in the planning, and plans to open for business at the end of September.  Aimed at tourists, divers and Cayman’s business community, …

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