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Back to school – time to be prepared

  They say your school days are the happiest days of your lives. And all across the country hundreds of children are getting ready to head back to the classroom.  For some it’ll be their first time, for others a chance to catch up with school pals and share stories from their summer …

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First responders honoured

Government leaders continue to support, honour and celebrate the emergency services personnel that responded to the fuel tank fire incident on July 23. Appreciation ceremonies were held at the Cayman Islands Fire Service headquarters on July 28 and at the Department of Public Safety Communications on Aug. 2 to thank …

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Chasing the perfect picture

Photographer Chase Darnell is heading to Bali after winning one of the top prizes in an international underwater photography competition. His picture of a surfer escaping the turbulence of an overhead wave picked up first prize in the surf category. Mr. Darnell, who works for Cayman Turtle Divers, hails from …

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What will predicted pension exodus mean for the property market?

  If thousands of expats decide to cash in pensions and leave Cayman by the end of the year – expect a turbulent time in the property market.  That’s the warning for two of the country’s realtors who feel interesting times are ahead as 2017 draws to a close.  A change in the pension …

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Beggar stabs man in the street

Police are hunting a beggar who stabbed a man in the chest after asking for money. Around 1.30 a.m. Tuesday morning, police were called to Shedden Road after reports of the stabbing outside Subway. A spokeswoman for the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said: “The victim was going into the …

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McKeeva thanks friends and family for support

Speaker of the House, McKeeva Bush has spoken out after it was revealed there will be no charges brought against him over allegations he grabbed a waitress’s buttocks at a Florida casino. On Friday. The Broward State Attorney’s office dropped its investigation. Speaking through his lawyer, Keith Seltzer, Mr. Bush …

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Why Jamaican’s are just too cool for school

  One of the best things about being a journalist isn’t necessarily the stories you do, nor is it the differences you’re supposed make. It’s not about educating, entertaining and informing the wider public and it’s not really about righting wrongs.  For me, the best thing about being a journalist is the people you get to …

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Island car? No thanks, I want a Sportback 

  There’s a saying I heard fairly quickly in Cayman.  Island car.  When I first arrived on these beautiful shores more than six years ago, I was told by friends I’d need to get myself an Island car.   For those who don’t know this phrase, replace the word “Island” with “not very good” and you’ll …

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McKeeva Bush: No charges will be filed

No charges will be brought against McKeeva Bush after he was accused of ass grabbing in a Florida casino. A spokesman for the Broward State Attorney’s office confirmed Friday that it will not be filing a charge against the Speaker of the House – but said an explanation as to …

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Don’t lose what you haven’t used

Say hello to Unlimited Rollover Data and Talk with Digicel With Digicel’s Unlimited Rollover Data and Talk, lost data and talk are a thing of the past. Today, the total communications and event entertainment provider announced that prepaid and postpaid customers can browse, stream, share and chat to their heart’s …

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VIDEO: Schoolgirl helps save Magnus

A schoolgirl has given all her pocket money to help save Magnus the bull from slaughter.  Eight-year-old Resanya Nanayakkara emptied her piggy bank to make sure Magnus the bull could start a new life at a North Side petting zoo.  Resanya saw our story about Magnus and decided to act fast. She collected the cash and instead of spending it on …

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Armed police shoot aggressive dog

Armed police shot a dog that was attacking an officer.  Around 5 p.m. Saturday, police were looking for a man wanted on a court-issued warrant. While one of the officers was leaving the man’s house in the Boatswain Bay area of West Bay, three unleashed pit-bull dogs ran at him. …

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Go Green Cayman! – Drop the meat

The Cayman Reporter shares tips and ideas to help you save the planet with suggestions on how you can go greener every day. In this series, we’ve shown you how easy it is to grow your own fruit and veg. Now we want to show you how ditching meat can …

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Small thinks big in UK

Caymanian students studying in the United Kingdom have in recent years been able to network through Cayman Connection UK. It puts students in touch with each other, gives tips and support on settling into the U.K. and organises regular social events. The last one was a pub quiz night in …

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