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Teen Panel addresses stress and anxiety

Teen Panel addresses stress and anxiety

| 26/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This year’s Teen Panel, held 16 May and organised by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) for Child Month, discussed how to cope with stress while commenting on its causes. The event, at the George Town Town Hall, was an opportunity for high school students to air their views while […]

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Charity looks to raise profile of ALS in Cayman

Charity looks to raise profile of ALS in Cayman

| 23/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A recently established non-profit in Cayman dedicated to supporting people suffering from ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is raising awareness of this debilitating condition as it seeks funds to help patients with their medical needs. Toward this goal, ALS Cayman in May has been stepping up its social media […]

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Student raises money for dog-rescue charity

Student raises money for dog-rescue charity

| 23/05/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Alyssa Hislop, a year 5 student at Cayman Prep and High School, was recently inspired to raise money for local dog charity, One Dog at a Time (ODAAT). On her own, she organised a pink lemonade stand to coincide with her parents’ warehouse sale. After three hours of selling the drinks, plus […]

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Cullers needed for next lionfish tournament

Cullers needed for next lionfish tournament

| 22/05/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman United Lionfish League (CULL) will be holding another tournament aimed at reducing the numbers of this invasive species, amidst organisers’ concerns that the population may be increasing. The tournament is set for Saturday and Sunday, 8-9 June, at the George Town Yacht Club. While CULL aims to make the events […]

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Action continues in boys U11 FA Cup

Action continues in boys U11 FA Cup

| 21/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CIFA): The first round of the 2019 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) Boys Under 11 FA Cup was completed this past Saturday, 18 May at the Annex Field in George Town. In first-round games played during the week, Academy SC Saints advanced to the quarterfinals following their 2-1 penalty shoot-out victory over 345 FC III […]

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New graduates return to work at Water Authority

New graduates return to work at Water Authority

| 20/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two scholarship recipients have completed their education and returned home to work at the Water Authority-Cayman (WAC), with a third young person supported in earning a master’s degree while employed at the company. Chynna Retumban and Kristina Powell have taken up jobs at the departments of water resource and quality control, and […]

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Up close with: Ruth Bodden

Up close with: Ruth Bodden

| 17/05/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Ruth Bodden is a proud ninth-generation Caymanian whose family tree reads like a history book of the islands. A fixture at the Cayman Craft Market, where she sells handmade Caymanite jewellery and souvenirs, she will gladly recount tales of her ancestors, who were among the first settlers here, to the tourists who […]

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CIAA enhances customer service at airport

CIAA enhances customer service at airport

| 17/05/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), as part of plans to improve customer service, has launched a programme placing “ambassadors” around Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) to welcome people, provide information, and assist arriving and departing passengers, especially those with special needs and families with young children.

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Cancer registry slowed by public stigma

Cancer registry slowed by public stigma

| 15/05/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Nine years after work began to establish a mechanism to collect data on people with cancer, the Cayman Islands Cancer Registry still faces an uphill battle in encouraging people to join. Amanda Nicholson, who has been cancer registrar at the Health Services Authority (HSA) since 2013, said she has come up against […]

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CIAA promotes ground transportation officer

CIAA promotes ground transportation officer

| 14/05/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) has promoted Mark Wallace, who has worked at the authority since 2013, to ground transport supervisor at Owen Roberts International Airport. Wallace first joined CIAA as a ground transport officer, providing related services and customer support at the airport.

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