Girl Power Cayman focuses on higher education

Girl Power Cayman focuses on higher education

| 09/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A non-profit organisation that aims to inspire, nurture and empower young women in the Cayman Islands visited the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) on 4 January to learn about tertiary education.

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CIFS recognises Australian firefighters

CIFS recognises Australian firefighters

| 09/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Australia is experiencing the country’s worst fire seasons on record, in which 15.6 million acres has burned, 25 people and an estimated one billion animals have died and 2,000 homes destroyed. Firefighters, many of whom are volunteers, are working round the clock to battle fires throughout the country.

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East End cook wins Gimistory Fish Fry Competition

East End cook wins Gimistory Fish Fry Competition

| 09/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Georgette Rankine from East End has been crowned champion of the Gimistory Fish Fry Competition. The contest was part of the 2019 Gimistory International Storytelling Festival, presented by Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF), which took place from 29 November until 7 December 2019 at beaches and parks on all three islands. Each venue featured […]

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Law students learn effects of Brexit on Cayman

Law students learn effects of Brexit on Cayman

| 09/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Students at the Truman Bodden Law School had the opportunity to learn more about the causes and consequences of the UK’s imminent exit from the European Union, known as Brexit, during a special lecture given by Laura Panades.

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Premier’s father dies aged 93

Premier’s father dies aged 93

| 12/11/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Alden McNee McLaughlin Sr, the father of the Cayman Islands premier, died on Monday, 11 November, after suffering a long illness, the premier’s office stated in a release. McLaughlin was born in 1926 and lived a full life and had a diverse career, the release stated. Premier Alden McLaughlin said he was grateful for […]

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Grey skies create somber Remembrance Sunday

Grey skies create somber Remembrance Sunday

| 12/11/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): One hundred years after the end of the First World War, the Cayman Islands joined with nations around the world to mark the horrors of war and remember those who have given their lives since what was supposed to be the war to end all wars. Cayman dignitaries and surviving veterans stood […]

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Gimistory back for 20th anniversary

Gimistory back for 20th anniversary

| 01/11/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The much loved local storytelling festival, which was missed by many when it was cancelled last year, is back this month to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Gimistory will return to local beaches and other outdoor venues at the end of this month, when talented local and international storytellers will entertain audiences under […]

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Video spotlighting cyber-bullying premieres

Video spotlighting cyber-bullying premieres

| 27/10/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): “The Change Project”, a new documentary video on cyber-bullying in the Cayman Islands, premiered Friday night at a red carpet event at Camana Bay Cinema. A joint project by Logic and the video’s creators, Vagabond Media Group, the 20-minute documentary is the focal point of Logic’s new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign […]

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Neighbours join crime fight in Bodden Town

Neighbours join crime fight in Bodden Town

| 25/10/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Community police officers in Bodden Town have joined with residents of Belford Estates to launch a new neighbourhood watch group. Bodden Town CPD officers PC Garcia and AC Pascal gave a presentation lasst weekend to the residents who have committed to reporting suspicious activity and crime to the police to help with […]

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Singing Christmas tree tuning up

Singing Christmas tree tuning up

| 25/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Now in its ninth year, the date for the much loved local festive spectacle, the Annual Singing Christmas Tree, has been confirmed, organisers have said. Kicking off the holiday season, this year’s performance includes the Ft Lauderdale Christian Center Singers as well as several local singers from Cayman schools. The two-night event at the […]

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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 | 1 Comment

(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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Albino baby turtle found on 7MB

Albino baby turtle found on 7MB

| 16/10/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Environment turtle team made a rare find last week during a nest excavation, officials reported on social media this week. An albino sea turtle hatchling was found during a nest excavation, which was released into the sea along with his siblings at nightfall. DoE researchers said that so far […]

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Seniors give free yoga a go

Seniors give free yoga a go

| 10/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Seniors over the age of 60 are being given a chance throughout this year’s Older Persons Month to give yoga a try, after a local studio offered free Seniors Chair Yoga classes in partnership with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The 45-minute classes are being held every Friday throughout […]

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