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7th annual DG’s 5K set for April

7th annual DG’s 5K set for April

| 19/02/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three charities will benefit from the Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge fundraiser this year: the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS), the MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands, and the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI). DG Franz Manderson, who spearheads the event, now in its seventh year, said they were […]

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Beach walk fundraiser for children with heart disease

Beach walk fundraiser for children with heart disease

| 11/02/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper and Deputy Governor Franz Manderson were among those who participated in Team Nolan’s 2nd Annual Heart Warriors and Angels Beach Walk in honour of Congenital Heart Defects Awareness week 2020 and to raise funds for children with CHD. The event was also “in memory of an undoubtedly beautiful Heart Warrior”, baby Nolan Evans […]

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CIG issues special Coat of Arms money

CIG issues special Coat of Arms money

| 28/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Government has splashed out on printing a new $1 commemorative banknote to mark last year’s 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands’ first written Constitution. The new note was unveiled at the National Heroes Day celebrations on Monday and is expected to be circulated for use on Tuesday. A modified version of the current ‘D’ […]

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Large turnout at Pete Ribbins Swim Meet

Large turnout at Pete Ribbins Swim Meet

| 23/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands swimmers of all ages, including those aiming for qualifying times for April’s CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Barbados, took part in the Pete Ribbins Memorial Consolidated Water Meet, the first competitive swim meet of the year last weekend. The 3-day event was hosted by Stingray Swim Club and held at the […]

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Ombudsman offers info on data protection

Ombudsman offers info on data protection

| 23/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Office of the Ombudsman will be holding a meet and greet inside the Government Administration Building on Tuesday morning, 28 January, in recognition of International Data Privacy Day, which will be celebrated in the Cayman Islands for the first time, following the commencement of the Data Protection Law (DPL) on 30 […]

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NGO mentors girls for careers in finance

NGO mentors girls for careers in finance

| 20/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): GirlForce 100, the flagship female youth mentoring initiative for 100 Women in Finance, recently launched its fourth year of operation with an introductory session to over 45 mentees at ArtNest Studio in the Cayman Islands.

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Orthopaedic surgeon joins HSA team

Orthopaedic surgeon joins HSA team

| 16/01/2020 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Orthopaedic surgeon Dr Allan Larsen, who has performed 25,000 knee arthroscopies and 40,000 procedures, has joined the staff of the Orthopaedics Department of the Health Services Authority (HSA). Dr Larsen treats all conditions of the hand, knee and ankle/foot, in addition to specialising in sports traumatology, the HSA said in a release.

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IT expert promoted at Computer Services

IT expert promoted at Computer Services

| 13/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Darvy Whittaker, who has over thirty years of experience in information technology service delivery, has been promoted within the Computer Services Department (CSD) to Deputy Director, Service Delivery. In his new post he is tasked with responsibility for all aspects of information systems user experience across the Cayman Islands Government.

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Cayman welcomes first baby of the decade

Cayman welcomes first baby of the decade

| 09/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Baby Aelene Lopez was born nearly two weeks early in 1 January, surprising everyone, especially parents Aylin and Roberto Lopez, when she became the first baby to be born in the Cayman Islands in this new decade.

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Cayman Eco offers free ‘climate science lunch and learn’

Cayman Eco offers free ‘climate science lunch and learn’

| 09/01/2020 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Eco, a local environmental non-profit organisation, is aiming to educate the general public in the Cayman Islands on the threats presented by global climate change by offering free ‘climate science lunch and learn’ sessions for local businesses.

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UWC opens 2020 applications for Cayman students

UWC opens 2020 applications for Cayman students

| 09/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): UWC Cayman Islands, the local national committee of the global educational movement, is seeking applicants for its 2020 selection process, which begins with a written application due Monday, 10 February.

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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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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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