Archive for April, 2015

Rundown soon come

Rundown soon come

| 30/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Tickets are now on sale for Rundown, the annual comedy revue that pokes fun at Caymanian life, lampooning everything from local politics to the media to the ubiquitous chickens and green iguanas. First performed in 1992, the 2015 production opens 7 May with shows running until 31 May. Created [...]

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Restaurant helps “Feed Our Future”

Restaurant helps “Feed Our Future”

| 30/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Osetra Bay has raised more than $3,000 for local non-profit organisations through its “Mingle and Jingle” drive, held every Wednesday from January through April 2015. For $40, the Morgan’s Harbour restaurant offered diners any two courses along with a signature Bellini or martini, and t [...]

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Minister Rivers’ World Safety Day Message

Minister Rivers’ World Safety Day Message

| 29/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(Government): Today the Cayman Islands join the rest of the world in recognising World Day for Safety and Health at Work, or World Safety Day.  This day was first recognised in 2003 by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and is an annual campaign to promote safe, healthy and decent work. [...]

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Customs officers acclaimed for zero sick days

Customs officers acclaimed for zero sick days

| 28/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Five customs officers and 16 staff members from the department who never missed a day of work in 2014 have been lauded for their dedication and what was described by officials as exemplary performance. But while that may have been considered impressive by their bosses and peers, Derek McLaug [...]

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Record turnout for Chamber of Commerce Earth Day Clean-Up

Record turnout for Chamber of Commerce Earth Day Clean-Up

| 28/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Chamber of Commerce hosted its 18th annual Earth Day Islandwide Clean-up with well over 1,400 volunteers on Saturday 18 April. Starting at sunrise until 10:00 am, official said hundreds of people representing schools, businesses, church groups and other community organisations, worked thr [...]

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Young musicians compete for coveted award

Young musicians compete for coveted award

| 28/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The eighth annual Butterfield Young Musician of the Year competition will take place on 7 May at the Prospect Playhouse. Officials said the event will consist of a wide array of musical talents and promises it to be a feast for the ears and hearts. The competition started its search in 2008 [...]

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Caribbean football health initiative gathers pace

Caribbean football health initiative gathers pace

| 28/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Seven pilot countries participated in a two-day FIFA 11 for Health workshop for the Caribbean, held in Puerto Rico.  The programme, launched last year by CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb and Prof. Jiri Dvorak, FIFA’s Chief Medical Officer, aims to bring numerous benefits to the region by em [...]

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Gallery opens photography exhibition

Gallery opens photography exhibition

| 28/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is taking a closer look at fine-art photography through the exhibition Plastic in Paradise – Scenes of Real Life Fictions by Heidi Bassett Blair, which will run through 3 July. The body of work is the artist’s response to her moments as bo [...]

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Competitions underway for Cayman’s young musicians

Competitions underway for Cayman’s young musicians

| 28/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Judges have been assessing Cayman’s young musical talent as part of the preliminaries for the National Children’s Festival of the Arts (NCFA). Featured items include instrumental and choral music, and performances by individuals and small groups. The students have been performin [...]

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Law students compete at international moot

Law students compete at international moot

| 28/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) moot team recently competed against more than 2,000 students from 66 countries at the annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria. Representing the school were Diana Tibbetts, David Lim and Tania Smith, accompanied by t [...]

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Trinity College awards scholarship to local student

Trinity College awards scholarship to local student

| 27/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Trinity College School of Ontario has awarded its new Cayman Islands Scholarship to local student Zororo Mutomba. Following on from its Donald F. Hunter Scholarship, which has been offered since 1992 and concludes this year, the merit-based award covers full tuition and board for the duration [...]

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Cayman show jumping team placed third

Cayman show jumping team placed third

| 24/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Despite sitting in first position at the end of the first day of competition in this weekend’s Cayman leg of the Caribbean Equestrian Association’s (CEA) Junior Show Jumping event at the weekend, two missed jumps pushed the team off the top spot. As a result, Barbados came in first, follo [...]

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‘Sea monster’ may be giant marine worm

‘Sea monster’ may be giant marine worm

| 23/04/2015 | 3 Comments
(CNS): A mysterious looking sea creature caught just off the coast of Grand Cayman recently may be a giant marine worm, according to DoE experts. But because of the state of decomposition when the scientists received it, they are unable to say with certainty exactly what the odd looking marine anima [...]

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CWC wins rights to broadcast Rio Olympics

CWC wins rights to broadcast Rio Olympics

| 22/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has clinched the rights to broadcast the Olympic Games next year across the region. LIME customers in Cayman will have access to broadcast coverage and officials said they will also provide a variety of live video feeds and data services across a numb [...]

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Hey Dad, what you up to?

Hey Dad, what you up to?

| 20/04/2015 | 0 Comments
Tribute for Darley J. Solomon Sr (05/23/1931 – 03/29/2015), written by Darcy Solomon: I’m writing a tribute to / for you.  As I begin to gather my thoughts I ask myself, ‘How do I reduce your 83 years of life or the 44 years we shared to words on one sheet of paper?’ The answer is, [&h [...]

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