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Miss Teens on parade just before pageant

The six Miss Teen contestants took to the streets Saturday to say a big hello to Cayman as they toured the country in open top Jeeps. There’s not long to go now before the big night at the Lions Centre on Saturday, Aug. 26 when one of the girls will …

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Larner’s hip thwarts ambition

Derek Larner is a gutsy runner renowned for doing well on the international masters circuit but his recent competitive races were a painful experience. After his fall in the USATF steeplechase mid-July Larner’s hip continued to give him problems and as a result, the European Championships in Aarhus, Denmark three …

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Hale bows out injured

The Stroke & Stride series signifies that the summer break is over and the long haul to be in peak shape for the Cayman marathon and triathlon at the end of the year has begun. Stroke & Stride finished last Wednesday, the third of a series of two-mile runs and …

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Strengthening the CIFS

To enhance services and ensure overall effectiveness, an organisational review of the Cayman Islands Fire Service is currently underway. Through this initiative, the Ministry of Home Affairs seeks to build on the strengths of the CIFS by delivering a strategic plan and policy direction that clearly indicates what resources and …

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Legends set for football and track clashes

East End is the place to be Sunday if you want to see good football from days gone by and also help raise much needed funds for a local charity. The Clash of the Legends match will kick-off in the evening but before the players take to the pitch, there’s …

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Cayman remembers Ms Julene

Tributes have poured in on social media following the passing of a Caymanian pioneer. Julene Banks’ work in the community led her to be awarded with the Certificate and Badge of Honour. She’ll be remembered for making a difference, especially in the lives of women, children and the elderly. An …

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Must haves for all you G.O.T. fans

      It’s the show everyone’s talking about, and as Game of Thrones enters its latest series it seems there’s no letting up on its popularity.   But how big a G.O.T. fan are you? We’ve compiled a list of must have merchandise to prove beyond doubt you really are King (or Queen) of the Thrones.   And …

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Clouds dampen eclipse viewings 

  You wait all this time to see it, and on the day Cayman was due to experience a partial eclipse of the sun, guess what? It was too cloudy to view.  Sunseekers set out Monday morning to catch a glimpse of this once in a lifetime phenomenon. But sadly, when peak viewing time …

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Scorpion fears unfounded, say DoE

  A scorpion found at a house in Savannah is NOT one of the most dangerous in the Caribbean, as first feared.  Images of the blue scorpion circulated on social media with many believing it could have been the blue scorpion, which is found in Cuba.   The blue scorpion, or Rhopalurious Juncues, is …

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Football and a fry-up – the greatest hangover cure 

You can’t argue with science. That’s just the way it is.  A leading professor at the University of Keele in the United Kingdom carried out a study and determined the best way to cure a hangover is with a fried breakfast.  Professor of psychology, Richard Stephens says the carbohydrates contained in a full English will …

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Woman assaulted during early morning jog

Police are hunting a man who attacked a jogger as she was running in West Bay early Friday morning. She was jogging close to Barkers National Park in an area commonly known as the dikes. Police say she was attacked from behind by a man wearing a blue t-shirt on …

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Thousands raised to help sick teen

Photos by Kelly-Ann Meharry/Salty’s Bar Talk about Caymankind – pub regulars at a popular bar dug deep for charity, and boy did they deliver. More than $6,000 was raised to help Kai Parham who is being treated in hospital in the United States after suffering from a mid-brain tumour. Kai …

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Protect your children from groomers

    A warning from police – internet groomers could well be preying on your children.  Hiding behind fake profiles on social media sites, predators the world over scour the internet looking for vulnerable youngsters.   They befriend, pretend to care, ask to exchange photographs and in extreme cases, meet up and …

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Hack attack! Time to change you lives for the better

  Now let’s face facts, life can feel tough sometimes and we all need a little help along the way. But how about these super life hacks to help you get along. Beer clogging up your fridge? Don’t worry, we got you. Or what about struggling to store all those baseball caps? …

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Car fire causes traffic delays

An electrical fault caused a car fire in George Town Wednesday afternoon that caused serious traffic delays. Around 12.30p.m. firefighters were called to North Church Street with police on hand to divert traffic. The blaze is not though to be suspicious and nobody was injured.  A police spokeswoman said: “This …

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