Archive for April 28th, 2015

Customs officers acclaimed for zero sick days

Customs officers acclaimed for zero sick days

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(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 McLaughlin, a porter with the department stationed […]

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Record turnout for Chamber of Commerce Earth Day Clean-Up

Record turnout for Chamber of Commerce Earth Day Clean-Up

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(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 throughout the day to cleanup Cayman’s roadsides and beaches.

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Young musicians compete for coveted award

Young musicians compete for coveted award

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(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 and provides a unique […]

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Caribbean football health initiative gathers pace

Caribbean football health initiative gathers pace

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(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 emphasizing the importance of national health to all […]

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Gallery opens photography exhibition

Gallery opens photography exhibition

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(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 both a youth and […]

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Competitions underway for Cayman’s young musicians

Competitions underway for Cayman’s young musicians

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(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 performing pieces from different eras and genres including hits like “Let it Go” from the Disney film Frozen, […]

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Law students compete at international moot

Law students compete at international moot

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(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 their coach, law school lecturer, Dr. Leonardo Raznovich. A moot […]

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