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Cayman government’s youngest CFO eyes top jobs

Cayman government’s youngest CFO eyes top jobs

| 17/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The chief financial officer for the community affairs ministry, Joel Burke, who is not yet 27, is one of government’s youngest ever CFO, and he has eyes on an even bigger role one day. In the short term, Burke aims to strengthen his twelve-member staff making them a “top notch team withi [...]

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Relay race to support Special Olympians

Relay race to support Special Olympians

| 15/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 44th annual Cross Island Relay, co-hosted by the Fidelity Group and Cayman Hash House Harriers, will once again raise funds for Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI). At the event, which will take place on Sunday 4 February, six-person teams will race over a 24-mile course fro [...]

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Fundraiser to save One Dog At A Time

Fundraiser to save One Dog At A Time

| 15/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): An animal charity that rescues dogs from the streets and the government pound and finds homes for them, either on- or off-island, is holding it third annual Rum Tails dog show on 3 February. The group, One Dog At A Time, said in a release that the event will start with a dog [&hel [...]

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Cayman Prep sends two teams to robotics competition

Cayman Prep sends two teams to robotics competition

| 15/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Prep High School’s robotics team will be traveling to Tampa, Florida, later this month to compete in the annual ‘For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology’ (FIRST) Lego league. The theme this year is water, according to a release from the sc [...]

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YMCA conference trains future leaders

YMCA conference trains future leaders

| 09/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The YMCA of the Cayman Islands will host their 3rd Annual Leaders for Youth Conference this week. Their biggest training event of the year, the conference provides an opportunity for over 130 YMCA staff, volunteers and programme partners to learn and collaborate together as leaders [...]

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Graduates gain Passport2Success

Graduates gain Passport2Success

| 27/12/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Passport2Success programme recently held its 19th graduation at which 19 young adults were celebrated as the newest alumni of the workplace-preparedness programme. Earning certificates at the 14 December event were Ashley Allen, Shamar Bodden, Gabriella Carbajal, Toni-Ann Chamb [...]

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Show to benefit Zak Quappe scholarship

Show to benefit Zak Quappe scholarship

| 22/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): For two nights only, 19 and 20 January 2018, Cocktails and Cabaret will again be gracing the stage at Prospect Playhouse with a Broadway show, Cayman-style, in aid of the Zak Quappe Memorial Scholarship Fund (ZQSF). Originally presented in 2012 by Melanie Ebanks, the production was [...]

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DCFS plays Santa for needy families

DCFS plays Santa for needy families

| 22/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), in partnership with businesses and private citizens, has once again held its annual Christmas gift drive for those children and families that may not have been able to purchase gifts for the holidays. This year the donors’ ge [...]

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St Ignatius investment duo takes November prize

St Ignatius investment duo takes November prize

| 21/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two St Ignatius Catholic School students – Daniel Champoux and Robbie Rutkowski – were named November team-of-the-month winners in the Saxon Investment Club programme for the 2017-2018 school year. Their team, “Exponential Growth”, had the highest return (20.42%) for No [...]

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Boxers take three gold at championships

Boxers take three gold at championships

| 21/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s amateur boxers took home three gold medals from the 2017 Caribbean Development Championships held in St Lucia. In addition to the top prize, the remaining nine pugilists won four silver and five bronze medals. Earning gold at the tournament, which ran from 13-16 December [...]

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Cayman Cricket looks to build on 2017 successes

Cayman Cricket looks to build on 2017 successes

| 20/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Cricket recently held its annual general meeting, reviewing a year in which the Cayman Islands re-entered international competition and the organisation implemented plans to raise participation, and standards, in both youth and competitive categories. During the AGM, Cayman [...]

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Equestrians celebrate Christmas early

Equestrians celebrate Christmas early

| 20/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 50 young people took part in the 10th annual Christmas horse show hosted by Cayman Riding School (CRS) 9-10 December. Day one of the show began with a fancy dress class followed by the “handy pony” challenge, with children negotiating an obstacle course, demonstrating [...]

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Braille and audio constitutions unveiled

Braille and audio constitutions unveiled

| 18/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Constitutional Commission, together with the Human Rights Commission (HRC), recently launched audio and braille formats of the Cayman Islands Constitution for people with literacy or sight impairments. The project came about when a member of the public who is visually impaired [...]

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UCCI presents long-service awards

UCCI presents long-service awards

| 15/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A professor who has given half a century to education and the betterment of several generations of young men and women was among the 50 who were recently honoured by the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) during its first awards banquet. [...]

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Uncertainty over need for visitor’s driving permit

Uncertainty over need for visitor’s driving permit

| 14/12/2017 | 10 Comments
I will be visiting your fine island and saw your earlier article stating that it was no longer a requirement for a US-licensed driver to get a permit to drive in the Cayman Islands. I just got off the phone with DVDL and was told that all visitors to the island have to get a […] [...]

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