Archive for June 25th, 2019

Young environmentalists awarded for green efforts

Young environmentalists awarded for green efforts

| 25/06/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): A group of young people, united in their commitment to protecting and conserving the environment, was one of the winners at the recent Governor’s Conservation Awards, organised by the National Trust for the Cayman Islands. Environmental advocacy group Protect Our Future Cayman, led by four students from Cayman International School (CIS), took […]

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National Gallery shows off Cayman landscape paintings

National Gallery shows off Cayman landscape paintings

| 25/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery has opened a new exhibition, called “Tropical Visions”, which explores the evolution of landscape painting in the Cayman Islands. Drawing entirely on artwork from the National Collection and spanning a period of 50 years, the exhibition encompasses some of the earliest paintings in the collection as well as recent […]

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Bracket announced for Cayman Islands Classic

Bracket announced for Cayman Islands Classic

| 25/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Game matchups have been announced for the third annual Cayman Islands Classic Basketball Tournament, with the event set for 25-27 November at the John Gray High School gym. The opening game will feature Colorado State facing New Mexico State, followed by Loyola of Chicago meeting South Florida. In the first game of […]

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Director confirmed for Dept of Community Rehabilitation

Director confirmed for Dept of Community Rehabilitation

| 25/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Lisa Malice, who has been acting director of the Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) since September 2017, has been confirmed as the head of the unit. DCR’s mission is to provide community-based supervision and rehabilitative services to adult offenders, primarily upon the instruction of the courts and the Conditional Release Board.

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Can cars park between handicapped spots?

Can cars park between handicapped spots?

| 25/06/2019 | 6 Comments

In the attached photo taken at the hospital (see below), a car with a disabled tag (difficult to see in photo, but hanging on the rearview mirror) parked between two other legally parked vehicles in handicapped spots. The car in the middle was parked in the area marked for wheelchair access, thus blocking that designated […]

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Marathon helps participants give back to the community

Marathon helps participants give back to the community

| 25/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Participants in last year’s Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon raised more than US$9,000 online for several local charities, and organisers are hoping that more people will use the event, scheduled for Sunday, 8 December this year, to bring awareness and support to the many non-profit and charitable organisations in the community. 

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Boys U13 and U17 FA Cup finals conclude 2019 season

Boys U13 and U17 FA Cup finals conclude 2019 season

| 25/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CIFA): The curtain came down on the 2019 CIFA Youth Leagues on Saturday, 21 June, as the Boys Under 13 and Under 17 FA Cup finals were played at the Ed Bush Field in West Bay. Earlier in the week, the Boys Under 13 FA Cup semifinals were contested as 345 FC III faced Sunset […]

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First group completes women’s tech programme

First group completes women’s tech programme

| 25/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The first 33 students to complete the Women Code Cayman introductory computer-programming course were celebrated at an event Wednesday, 12 June. The free 12-week-long programme, developed to help close the technology sector’s gender gap, offers women a supportive network and platform to learn how to code.

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