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Bodden Town Primary aims to help children play

Bodden Town Primary aims to help children play

| 26/07/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The parent teacher association (PTA) of Bodden Town Primary School has launched its “Revitalising Our Future” initiative that will benefit about 300 students with needed playground equipment and allow for designated areas for recreational activities. Law firm Harneys Cayman si [...]

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Allyson Speirs called to the bar

Allyson Speirs called to the bar

| 26/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Allyson Speirs has been admitted to practise as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands in proceedings held 19 July before Justice Charles Quin, following the completion of her articles with Higgs and Johnson. The admission application was made by partner John Harris, to whom Spei [...]

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Cayman’s CARIFESTA performers offer local preview

Cayman’s CARIFESTA performers offer local preview

| 25/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) will be showcasing Cayman’s presentation for this year’s CARIFESTA, set for 17-27 August in Barbados. Local audiences will be able to preview the entire show at the Harquail Theatre from 28-30 July, which will also serve as a fundr [...]

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Max Jones awarded for Public Works leadership

Max Jones awarded for Public Works leadership

| 24/07/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Max Jones, the Director of the Public Works Department, has been recognised as the top head of department in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure (CPI) for the 2016/17 financial year. Ministry Chief Officer Alan Jones presented the plaque at a recent meeting of CPI [...]

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Men’s touch rugby team takes NY tourney

Men’s touch rugby team takes NY tourney

| 24/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Touch Association (CTA) men’s team swept the “Rumble in the Concrete Jungle” touch rugby tournament in New York City for the second year in a row. This tournament, held earlier this month, is fast becoming the premier touch event on the East Coast. This yea [...]

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Students honoured for academics and service

Students honoured for academics and service

| 21/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The fourth annual Pursuit of Excellence awards have been presented to two high school students in recognition of their academic achievements, character and community service. Presenting this year’s awards to Camila Pantin from Cayman International School (CIS) and DauJaughn Murra [...]

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Time to ‘Stuff the Bus’ for Cayman’s students

Time to ‘Stuff the Bus’ for Cayman’s students

| 20/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A Cayman company is once again asking members of the public to “Stuff the Bus” with school supplies to help bridge the gap between what families can afford and what students need for the upcoming school year. The goal of Caribbean Alliance Insurance’s annual initiative is to [...]

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Family Resource Centre celebrates dads

Family Resource Centre celebrates dads

| 20/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of 25 fathers, who were acknowledged and nominated by their family members, have won prizes in the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) #beadaddaily challenge. Tying the annual contest in with last month’s Father’s Day, the centre asked children across the Cayman Islands to [...]

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Space still available for new law school courses

Space still available for new law school courses

| 19/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Applications are still being accepted to enrol in one of the two new programmes at Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) – the master of laws (LLM) and postgraduate diploma in international finance: law and regulation – set to begin in September. Directed at Caymanian nationa [...]

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New surgical method debuts at Cayman Islands Hospital

New surgical method debuts at Cayman Islands Hospital

| 18/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Hospital has become the first hospital in the Caribbean to perform gall bladder removal surgery using a new technique that increases surgical precision and safety. The flourescence cholangiography method involves the use of a fluorescent dye that, when activated, [...]

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Cayman’s junior tennis players match up well in Jamaica

Cayman’s junior tennis players match up well in Jamaica

| 17/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Seven of Cayman’s top junior tennis players recently competed in two regional tournament in Kingston, Jamaica, with four boys taking home trophies, including two who won their age group. All together, almost 70 young players from Cayman, Jamaica, Guyana, the UK, St Vincent and An [...]

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Queen’s Baton passes through Cayman

Queen’s Baton passes through Cayman

| 17/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Queen’s Baton, travelling the world on a relay which culminates in opening next year’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia, arrived in Cayman on Friday, 14 July, with stops while here that include Government House, Pedro St James, Stingray City and Barkers Beach. The [...]

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Scholarship winner to study medicine

Scholarship winner to study medicine

| 13/07/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Arin Broderick, the 2017 Butterfield Bank Undergraduate Scholarship recipient, will begin her studies at Boston University in January 2018, starting with a special two-year interdisciplinary programme where she will attend classes in both Boston and London, as a foundation to compl [...]

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Port Authority boosts technology in schools

Port Authority boosts technology in schools

| 12/07/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Port Authority of the Cayman Islands last month donated used computer equipment to John Gray High School (JGHS) and the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) to enhance the technology available at both schools. The 20 LCD monitors and five desktop computers will be sh [...]

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Kids get to shoot for the stars

Kids get to shoot for the stars

| 11/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Shooting Stars 3-on-3 basketball tournament, set for Saturday, 29 July, will once again be the closing event for Camana Bay’s Mixed Sports Camp and Orlando Magic Basketball Camp. The free tournament, open to children ages 7-9, 10-12 and 13-15 and organised by Star 92.7 and [...]

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