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Pirates, parades and prizes at annual festival

Pirates, parades and prizes at annual festival

| 12/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 41st Pirates Week Festival landed on Grand Cayman this past weekend, bringing a parade, music, fireworks, various competitions and, of course, general revelry. Contests were held to name best float, District Heritage Day, song and District Heritage Ambassador, along with winner [...]

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Remembrance Day marks centenary of Armistice

Remembrance Day marks centenary of Armistice

| 12/11/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): This year’s Remembrance Day ceremony, held Sunday, 11 November, joined an international commemoration of the centenary of the Armistice, which ended World War I on that date in 1918, after four years of fighting. The Great War resulted in an estimated 37.5 million casualties, wit [...]

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Governor takes in BT Heritage Day

Governor takes in BT Heritage Day

| 08/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Bodden Town Heritage Day on Wednesday, 7 November, marked Governor Martyn Roper’s first trip to the Eastern Districts. He was met at Gun Square by the district’s MLAs who welcomed him to the Islands’ former capital. Minister Dwayne Seymour; Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Al [...]

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U20 team earn first win at CONCACAF

U20 team earn first win at CONCACAF

| 07/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CIFA): The Cayman Islands Under 20 Men’s National Football Team secured their first victory in Group F as they defeated Guyana 3-2 on Tuesday afternoon at the CONCACAF Men’s Under 20 Championships at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Playing their second game in two days, the local boys we [...]

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Heritage celebrated with Pirates Week contest

Heritage celebrated with Pirates Week contest

| 06/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): One of the signature competitions held during the Pirates Week Festival has been rebranded to reflect an emphasis on heritage. The newly named District Heritage Ambassador Costume Competition, which is replacing Miss Festival Queen, is aimed at men and women aged 15 and older with [...]

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New tourism ambassador named

New tourism ambassador named

| 06/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life):  Leanna Allen, a student of Clifton Hunter High School, earned the title of Tourism Ambassador at the annual Tourism Speak-Off held Friday, 2 November. Allen will represent the Cayman Islands throughout 2019 at various tourism events locally and at select international forums. [...]

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Kids encouraged to run for fun

Kids encouraged to run for fun

| 05/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Organisers of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, set for Sunday, 2 December, are again encouraging kids to take part in the largest primary school running event on island, the 2018 Milo Kids Fun Run. The activity is free and attracted more than 300 kids in 2017. [...]

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Equestrian jumping series wraps up

Equestrian jumping series wraps up

| 05/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): This past Sunday, 4 November, marked the third and final leg of the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation’s (CIEF) National Jumping Series for the 2018 season. Following on from the conclusion of the series, the CIEF will soon be naming champions in each jumping category. [...]

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Cayman-Jamaica connection celebrated

Cayman-Jamaica connection celebrated

| 01/11/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The ties between the Cayman Islands and Jamaica were celebrated at a special Restaurant Month dinner on Thursday, 25 October. The meal featured a menu in which the pineapple was the star ingredient as that fruit holds great significance to both islands and is represented on both co [...]

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Chemo patients offered free hair-loss treatment

Chemo patients offered free hair-loss treatment

| 30/10/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Breast cancer and other solid tumour cancer patients will have free access to a treatment new to Cayman aimed at reducing chemotherapy-induced hair loss. Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) medical oncologist Dr Vineetha Binoy explained that the DigniCap machine, whose use is being o [...]

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Men’s team set for CONCACAF championships

Men’s team set for CONCACAF championships

| 29/10/2018 | 1 Comment
(CIFA): The Cayman Islands Under 20 Men’s National Football Team travelled to Sunrise, Florida on Friday, 26 October, for a four-day training camp in preparation for the 2018 CONCACAF Under 20 Men’s Championships scheduled for 1-10 November at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. [...]

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Golf cart donated to transport patients

Golf cart donated to transport patients

| 28/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A donation of a golf cart to the Cayman Islands Hospital will enable patients with mobility challenges more easily to navigate the medical facility. British Caymanian Insurance Company (BritCay) gifted the hospital a 2019 six-seater electric golf cart, valued at almost US$14,000, w [...]

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Cayman juniors set for Florida tennis tourney

Cayman juniors set for Florida tennis tourney

| 28/10/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Four young tennis players from Cayman will be joining more than 1,000 others from around the world to compete at the Junior Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships in Florida set for 9-18 December. Cayman will be represented by Jakub Neveril, Oskar Bjuroe, Jake Booker and Wi [...]

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Gordon Solomon exhibition at National Gallery

Gordon Solomon exhibition at National Gallery

| 24/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of Cayman Islands (NGCI) is hosting a new solo exhibition by Native Son Gordon Solomon entitled “Life on the Colony”, a series of works marking a “significant departure for the artist, who is perhaps best known for his explorations of traditional Caymania [...]

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Pirates say no to plastic

Pirates say no to plastic

| 24/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): This year’s Pirates Week Festival, which starts 2 November on Cayman Brac, is including an environmental message, with its #PiratesAgainstPlastic campaign. In addition to marking the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms, the festival will be “Celebrating the Seas [...]

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