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BREAKING NEWS: Bush, independents strike new deal

  UPDATED NEWS STORY – 2 a.m. Saturday, May 27 Mckeeva Bush new premier In what can only be described as a historic turnaround, McKeeva Bush has scrapped the previous agreement with the Progressives Alden McLaughlin, instead forming a coalition government with independent candidates. The deal reverses the previous agreement which was signed only …

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Hurricane Ivan was officially the scariest storm

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] Frank Bruno, the former world heavyweight boxing champ encountered the fearsome Mike Tyson twice in the ring, getting battered both times. Scary and extremely painful experiences, but the most frightened Bruno admits ever being was when he was holed up in Jamaica during Hurricane Gilbert’s passing …

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Cayman students quizzed in UK

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] A pub quiz night in the top floor of a creaky old bar in central London is an unlikely place for you to find Eric Bush, the chief officer in the Ministry of Home Affairs, but he had very good reason last Friday, May 19. It …

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Bolt donates shoes for kids’ charity

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] Usain Bolt showed his generous nature when he presented for charity in Jamaica a pair of Puma track shoes in which he trained at the 2009 Berlin Olympics where he won broke the 100 metres world record and won gold in the 200m. The multiple Olympic …

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Duathlon attracts top performers

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] The 2017 McGrath Tonner Duathlon is staged on Sunday, June 4 and as its popularity grows there will be the usual turn out of athletes with well over 100 competing. Part of the appeal of duathlon is that there is no swimming involved which suits athletes …

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May Classics goes to the wire

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] The final May Series Dew Classics is on this Sunday with a circuit race and after three rounds the are several riders who could win it. Steven Abbott has won the last two rounds and is joint first with Michael Testori on 25 points. Pedro Lopez …

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Remembering Ivan

Hurricane Ivan caused havoc in Cayman, destroying almost everything in its path. The storm passed 21 miles south of Grand Cayman, hitting Cayman on Sept. 11, 2004. With winds of up to 150 miles per hour and gusts of up to 220 miles per hour, the storm caused millions of …

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West Indies claim Test points

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] West Indies have been a mediocre Test team for decades but at least under their new regime they have added five points to move to 75 in the International Cricket Council Test team rankings. Although still in eighth place, director of cricket, Jimmy Adams said: “I’m …

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