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$285m hotel planned

Howard Hospitality Group, an international hotel investor, developer and operator, has announced the development of an all-new resort located on the former Pageant Beach site in Grand Cayman. The $285 million development will make a splash, creating a destination that brings together George Town and Seven Mile Beach, with one-of-a-kind …

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Another piece of Paradise

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] Triathlons in Cayman used to be rarities but now they are on the sporting calendar all year round. Right bang in the centre of George Town next month is the second staging of the Paradise Triathlon. It’s on Sunday, July 9 from 6:45 a.m. and there …

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Cayman medal early

  By Ron Shillingford [email protected] The Cayman Islands team at the Island Games in Gotland, Sweden has started well. By the end of action on Monday they had won a gold medal, in the 200 metres sprint through Jamal Walton, a silver in the women’s javelin by Daneliz Thomas and …

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Dog attacks on the rise

Stray dogs attacking members of the public is an increasing problem, police said. So far this year police have received a total of 68 reports of ferocious dogs or dogs dangerously out of control. In seven of these incidents people have been bitten and required medical treatment. Over the weekend …

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Fighters look ahead after failures

  By Ron Shillingford [email protected] Cayman’s top amateur boxers – Dariel Ebanks and Hopkin Ebanks – performed superbly at the Amateur Boxing Confederation championships in Honduras but came up short in their opening bouts. Both were outpointed in Tegucigalpa earlier this month and now they are focused on their next …

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Film kids win trip to New York

  Eight young filmmakers were chosen as finalists out of 30 contestants who participated in the Young Image Maker’s competition presented by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation and two of them are now planning their reward of a one-week scholarship to the New York Film Academy. The junior winner was …

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Choose laughter

Faye Lippitt is a Canadian journalist living in Grand Cayman with her husband Greg. She is the author of Sixteen Chickens on a Trampoline which documents the antics of her six children. She is a regular contributor to The Cayman Reporter. As summer approaches, students worldwide begin to dream of …

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Justice Douglas fondly remembered

  Chief Justice Kipling Ernest Douglas died last week, aged 87. Tributes have poured in for Mr. Douglas, who in 1988 was appointed Cayman’s first Chief Magistrate. Chief Justice Anthony Smellie said that Justice Douglas lived a long, fruitful and productive life. “We are saddened at the passing of our …

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National Gallery examines the human body

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands presents a new exhibition titled, Mediating Self – Identity and the Body, curated by NGCI’s assistant curator Kerri-Anne Chisholm. The exhibition investigates the ways in which our bodies are used to create and navigate our personal and collective identities. Drawing on works from …

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