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Young tennis players compete in PwC Junior Circuit

Young tennis players compete in PwC Junior Circuit

| 18/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Tennis Club hosted the sixth round of the PwC Junior Circuit on Friday and Saturday, 4-5 October. The tournament had 23 entrants: 19 in singles in the three age divisions (10 & Under, 14 & Under, and 18 & Under) and four in the doubles in the 14 & […]

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Walk raises $75k for cancer

Walk raises $75k for cancer

| 18/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Hundreds of people took part in the 8th Annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk for the Cure on a rainy Sunday morning earlier this month and raised more than US$75,000 to support local cancer patients. Participants of all ages walked or ran the 5k course, from Seven Mile Public Beach to the Fidelity Financial […]

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Ministry pays tribute to much loved doctor

Ministry pays tribute to much loved doctor

| 18/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Ministry of Health has paid tribute to local opthamologist Dr Krishna Mani, who passed away earlier this month. Describing him as “one of the outstanding medical practitioners of his time”, the ministry said that his “contributions and community service have helped pave the way for the future of ophthalmologic […]

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Date set for ‘Cayman National Parade of Lights’

Date set for ‘Cayman National Parade of Lights’

| 18/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman National has signed on as the title sponsor of a mainstay of the holiday season, which has now been renamed the ‘Cayman National Parade of Lights’. This annual event, which is free for all to attend, will be held this year on Saturday, 7 December, at Camana Bay from 6:00pm to […]

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Song competition has $10k in prizes

Song competition has $10k in prizes

| 16/10/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Caymanian musicians who enter the 2019 National Song Competition during Pirates Week could win $5,000 if their song is judged the best this year, with second and third runner-up prizes of $3,000 and $2,000. “This exciting cultural event aims to showcase the best talent in the Cayman Islands,” said Melanie McField, Pirates […]

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Water Authority scholarships awarded

Water Authority scholarships awarded

| 16/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Water Authority – Cayman has awarded scholarships this year to Alexander Elias and Kaled Giron. The authority’s scholarship, worth up to CI$30,000, is given to suitably qualified Caymanians to obtain an undergraduate academic or technical/vocational degree or diploma in a field of study relevant to the WA’s work, the authority said in […]

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Second healthcare team heads to Bahamas

Second healthcare team heads to Bahamas

| 08/10/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): As the first team of healthcare professionals deployed to the Bahamas for two weeks to assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, they were replace by a second team, who flew to the islands devastated by the catastrophic storm to support to that country’s healthcare workers. The team members include Dr Gilbertha […]

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Lighthouse School students pass C&G exams

Lighthouse School students pass C&G exams

| 08/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Six students at the Lighthouse School have sat and passed the Level 1 City and Guild examinations. Ashaunti Bodden, Cruz Evans, Shakia Scott, Trina Greenidge, Callum O’Brien and Dayan Powery each sat English (Reading and Writing) and Mathematics on 18 June 2019, and collectively achieved a total of five merits and two […]

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Older Persons Month Ambassadors

Older Persons Month Ambassadors

| 08/10/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Four Caymanians over the age of 65 have been chosen as Older Persons Month Ambassadors by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). DCFS Director Paulinda Mendoza Williams said that John E. Ebanks, Beulah McField, McFarlane Conolly and Idalee Scott “were selected because of their outstanding community service track records”.

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DoA helps ‘feed the nation’, governor says

DoA helps ‘feed the nation’, governor says

| 08/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper said the Department of Agriculture (DoA) played “an important role in providing local farmers with the tools which will enable them to feed the nation”, following a tour of the department last month. Noting that agriculture was “a crucial part of our livelihood in the Cayman Islands”, Roper said […]

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