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Kids kick off ‘Gimistory’ ahead of star-packed event

Kids kick off ‘Gimistory’ ahead of star-packed event

| 24/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Cayman’s youngest storytellers will be kicking off one of the islands’ most popular festivals on Saturday night (25 November), when ‘Gimistory’ opens at Dart Park on South Church Street. The annual event will run for seven days and features an impressive and talented [...]

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New fee on CUC bill needs explaining

New fee on CUC bill needs explaining

| 23/11/2017 | 0 Comments
I noticed on my CUC bill that they have introduced a sixth charge for renewable energy. Is this something new that they are charging their customers for now? Customers have to pay for: facilities charge, energy charge, licence and regulatory fees, government fuel duty and fuel cost, and now this n [...]

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Unfinished walls an eyesore

Unfinished walls an eyesore

| 22/11/2017 | 3 Comments
Can you explain to me why there are so many unfinished block walls (fences) on this island? It seems the people can afford to construct these walls all around their property but when it comes to the final stage of painting or finishing it with a texture they just stop. I see walls that have [&hellip [...]

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International Men’s Day event celebrates role models

International Men’s Day event celebrates role models

| 22/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Honouring male role models and improving men’s well-being were the themes of an International Men’s Day luncheon held Tuesday, 20 November 2017. Hosted by the Ministry of Community Affairs, the event acknowledged the contributions by men in the caring professions to the [...]

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Church accepting donations for TCI recovery

Church accepting donations for TCI recovery

| 22/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The community services department of the Adventist Church has extended the deadline for donations to be included in a shipment of goods to the Turks and Caicos Islands to assist their post-hurricane recovery efforts. Organisers are collecting clothing, bed and bath linen, and non-p [...]

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Driver wants answers on roadblock

Driver wants answers on roadblock

| 21/11/2017 | 6 Comments
Can you let us know why the police are blocking off the road in the morning that connects you to the Newlands bypass (East-West Arterial) and, more importantly, to Prospect Primary School? Auntie’s answer: The police have put a roadblock in place to limit access to Poindexter Road in the morning, [...]

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Rotary Sunrise celebrates birthdays at The Pines

Rotary Sunrise celebrates birthdays at The Pines

| 21/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Members of Rotary Sunrise together with youngsters from George Town Primary School’s Earlyact Club recently visited The Pines Retirement Home to help celebrate November birthdays of residents. Included among the celebrants was Olive Miller, marking her 96th birthday, who now live [...]

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Top spots clinched in football playoffs

Top spots clinched in football playoffs

| 21/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(PFL): The 2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons concluded this past Saturday with a number of important games that determined Champions Cup and Consolation Cup places for many schools in the upcoming playoffs. In Group A, Cayman Internati [...]

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Pirates Week sea swim celebrates 37 years

Pirates Week sea swim celebrates 37 years

| 20/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Almost 40 swimmers took part in the 37th Annual Open Water 5K, held during Pirates Week, with the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) hosting international swimmer Stephanie Horner for the event. Canadian Horner kept the pace with local swimmers John Bodden, Liam He [...]

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Inspecting the fresh fish market

Inspecting the fresh fish market

| 19/11/2017 | 6 Comments
Is there any regulation or monitoring of the fish vendors downtown? While the fish always looks fresh, my concern is how long it might go unrefrigerated. Hoping for some reassurance that it is safe to frequent these stalls. Is there any truth to the rumour that these fish are brought in from other [...]

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Law students take part in US-Caribbean moot competition

Law students take part in US-Caribbean moot competition

| 19/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Four Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) students recently participated in the Caribbean Law Clinic (CLC) organised by the American-Caribbean Law Initiative (ACLI) and hosted by Florida International University (FIU), Miami. TBLS director Mitchell Davies joined second- and third-year s [...]

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Optimists promote childhood cancer awareness

Optimists promote childhood cancer awareness

| 19/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): St Ignatius School student Erika Sobers has designed a T-shirt that is being used to raise awareness of childhood cancer. Organised by the Optimist Club of Grand Cayman, the initiative is raising funds through sales of the shirts. The student recently presented the first T-shirt to [...]

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College hoops set to score in Cayman

College hoops set to score in Cayman

| 17/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): It’s getting close to the opening tipoff for the inaugural Cayman Islands Classic, an NCAA men’s basketball preseason tournament featuring eight top US Division 1 college teams. All 12 games will take place at the John Gray gym from Monday, 20 November through Wednesday, 22 Nov [...]

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HSA offers free screenings for preterm babies

HSA offers free screenings for preterm babies

| 17/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of the Health Services Authority’s (HSA) commemoration of World Prematurity Day today (17 November) it is offering free developmental checks for all preterm babies born before 34 weeks, and who are not yet 18 months old and not receiving regular therapy. The purpose of th [...]

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Early care essential in premature births

Early care essential in premature births

| 16/11/2017 | 0 Comments
Dr Sara Watkin writes: Today (17 November) is World Prematurity Day and here in Cayman we punch well above our meagre size in terms of the standard of care provided to preterm infants born on the island. Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely worldwide and in Cayman we definitely have ou [...]

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