Archive for March 20th, 2019

Dressage riders take on international challenge

Dressage riders take on international challenge

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(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) last weekend hosted the local leg of the Caribbean Dressage Challenge, annual international equestrian competition which also includes Antigua, Bermuda, Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad. The challenge, organised by the Caribbean Equestrian Association (CEA) and held Sunday, 17 March, enables riders from CEA member countries to compete […]

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Cayman has golden last day at Special Olympics

Cayman has golden last day at Special Olympics

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(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s athletes added five more gold medals to their collection on the final day of competition at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, 20 March. The basketball team beat their Indian counterparts 31-26 in a close gold-medal match that was decided in overtime. On the track, the 800m […]

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National Gallery exhibition opens in Little Cayman

National Gallery exhibition opens in Little Cayman

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(CNS Local Life): An extension of the National Gallery’s (NGCI) Cayman Islands Biennial exhibition, “Cross Currents”, was formally opened at the Little Cayman Museum by Governor Martyn Roper and his wife, Elisabeth, on Friday 15 March. This latest showcase is a continuation of the partnership between NGCI, Little Cayman and the Cayman Islands Legacy Fund […]

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Can my child attend Lighthouse School?

Can my child attend Lighthouse School?

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I am a Honduran national and working in Grand Cayman on a work permit. I have a 7-year-old son who is a Down’s syndrome child. Can he attend the Lighthouse School in Grand Cayman, and if he can, what would be the way forward and the cost? In Honduras, my son has to go to regular school, […]

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U17 Boys win second game in regional tournament

U17 Boys win second game in regional tournament

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(CIFA): The Cayman Islands Under 17 Boys National Football team secured their second win in two days on Monday, 18 March, as they defeated the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) 3-0 in a Group A game at the CONCACAF Under 17 Boys Championships qualifying round at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.

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Cayman’s medal count rises at Special Olympics

Cayman’s medal count rises at Special Olympics

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(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s Special Olympians continued to make a mark at the World Games in Abu Dhabi, with Alec Cox swimming to gold and the unified basketball team clinching a spot in the gold medal game against India set for Wednesday, 20 March, the last day of competition.

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Seminar promotes safe lighting for baby turtles

Seminar promotes safe lighting for baby turtles

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(CNS Local Life): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) and Department of Environment (DoE) jointly hosted a seminar on turtle-friendly lighting for Seven Mile Beach business owners and property managers on Monday, 18 March. The idea is to set up lighting on beachfront properties that will not cause confusion to hatchlings during nesting season […]

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Applications open for environmentalist course

Applications open for environmentalist course

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(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) is accepting applications for the six-month Young Environmentalist Leadership Course (YELC), now in its eighth year. The programme provides an opportunity for 10 local students to continue their educational pathway in the marine sciences as they complete diving training and attend courses at CCMI.

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