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Thursday, September 16, 2010

PRESIDENT of the University College of the Cayman Islands Roy Bodden has called on the youth to obtain academic qualifications so as to be competitive globally.

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Thursday, September 16, 2010

DIAMONDS International is giving back to its employees and will be sending three of their top performing staff members from the Cayman Islands on the trip of a lifetime to Namibia, Africa.
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Thursday, September 16, 2010

MOST members of the legislative assembly this week resolved to support Ellio Solomon’s motion that some jobs in both the private and public sectors be reserved for Caymanians only.

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Thursday, September 16, 2010

DURING a special luncheon for tourism industry stakeholders held at the Marriott Beach Resort on Wednesday 8 September, the Premier, the Hon McKeeva Bush, shared his vision for the future of the tourism industry in the Cayman Islands. He began by outlining some of the challenges facing the industry:

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Thursday, September 16, 2010

ARK stands for Acts of Random Kindness, and Cayman’s ARK is a Cayman-based group that helps people. It was started by a group of women in Cayman about four years ago.
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Thursday, September 16, 2010

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s production of “De Honeymoon Over”, an award-winning play by Donna Tull-Cox, has been showing at the Harquail Theatre.
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Thursday, September 9, 2010

PERHAPS not enough people know that you can undertake University of the West Indies (UWI) Bachelors’ degree programmes by distance learning, right here in the Cayman Islands, or so thinks Head of the University of the West Indies Open Campus (Cayman Islands) Mr Robert Geofroy.

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Thursday, September 9, 2010

THE Church of God in the Cayman Islands and Triple C School have announced the passing of the founding missionary, Dr. Leslie Ratzlaff. Dr. Ratzlaff was 95 years old and until the time of his death retained a strong interest in the school and church and an amazing ability to articulate on a variety of topics.

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Thursday, September 9, 2010

CENTRE Pointe Dance Studio is the name of a new dance studio that has just opened. It is situated in Unit 108, Alissta Towers, North Sound Road, George Town, and is run by dance teacher Anita Gough.

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Thursday, September 9, 2010

AT a recent press conference, Mr Dan Scott, Chairman of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission (JLSC), spoke about the purpose of the new commission which has been established in accordance with the requirements of the Cayman Islands Constitution Order 2009.

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Thursday, September 9, 2010

CHILDREN attending the government-owned Cayman Brac Day Care Centre are now enjoying new playground equipment.

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Thursday, September 9, 2010

DISPUTE resolution specialist, David Butler, has joined the Appleby Litigation and Insolvency Practice Group as an Associate.
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Thursday, September 9, 2010

EMPLOYEES from dms Organization Ltd. (DMS), its subsidiary and affiliate companies had a welcome few hours out of the office for a midday movie excursion at Hollywood Theaters this past Monday. In conjunction with the United States Labor Day holiday on 6 September, DMS employees were rewarded with a viewing of “The Switch”, open exclusively to them.

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Sunday, September 5, 2010

FIVE Caymanian high school students and law school interns joined the Mourant Ozannes Cayman office this summer for valuable hands-on work experience.

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Sunday, September 5, 2010

STUART Jennings, a recent graduate of St. Ignatius Catholic School, has earned a place to study at the prestigious University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Eighteen-year-old Stuart completed his IGCSE qualifications at St. Ignatius in 2008 and stayed on to do two years of Sixth Form, earning the Advanced Diploma this June.

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Sunday, September 5, 2010

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Association has refuted recent statements attributed to the Commissioner of Police, David Baines, regarding the level of training that police officers receive and basic literacy skills training they were enrolled in at the University College of the Cayman Islands.

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Sunday, September 5, 2010

THE Governor, Mr. Duncan Taylor has announced seven appointments to the Judicial and Legal Services Commission in accordance with Section 105 of the Constitution. The announcement of the Chairman of this Commission, Mr. Dan Scott was made last month. The remainder of the appointments, as outlined in a press release from the Portfolio of Internal and External Affairs, are as follows:

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Saturday, September 4, 2010

ROTARY Central facilitated the attendance of two student representatives to the 33rd Annual World Affairs Seminar held at Carroll University, Waukesha, Wisconsin this summer. The community service club has been sponsoring students for over 10 years and covers all expenses including travel, accommodation, and meals in order for students to benefit from such an opportunity.

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Saturday, September 4, 2010

DEUTSCHE Bank and The National Gallery are proud to announce the placement of another aspiring young person as the Deutsche Bank National Gallery Intern for 2010/11.
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Saturday, September 4, 2010

IN May 2010, the Cayman Chapter of Hedge Funds Care (HFC) announced that the Children and Youth Services (CAYS) Foundation was to be awarded a grant to fund their Family Reunification Programme. HFC recently visited the Foundation to assess its progress since the grant was awarded.

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Friday, September 3, 2010

THIRTY-nine students have participated in this year’s CUC’s Technical and Vocational Programme. read more...



Monday, August 30, 2010

SCHOOL is about to start and one school is having a good problem. Due to demand, Triple C School has had to open up another section of Grade 6 and Grade 8.

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Monday, August 30, 2010

GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN: The War on Weight kick-off party was successfully held last Thursday at Full of Beans, officially launching this year’s WOW contest.

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Monday, August 30, 2010

A LOVE for medicine at an early age spurred Caymanian Eryka Simmons to study medicine and practice overseas at the University of the West Indies. The Cayman Islands now welcomes her back as she takes up her practice as a medical doctor at the Health Services Authority’s (HSA) General Practice Clinic.

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Sunday, August 29, 2010

NATASHA Kozaily presented her thesis, “An Island’s Story: Told through the Music of Julia Hydes”, at the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) on Thursday, 12 August. The thesis was written for Ms Kozaily’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Music.

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Sunday, August 29, 2010

KIDS from Fearless Xtreme, the name of the Cayman Islands Youth Development Consortium’s annual week-long camp, heard all about bullying from Officer Hong Borden of the Royal Cayman Islands Police, at the last day of the camp (20 August) at the Family Life Centre, George Town.

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Sunday, August 29, 2010

THE Cayman National Cultural Foundation is set to stage De Honeymoon Over, a situation comedy by three-time Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF)’s Annual Play writing Competition winner Donna Tull-Cox, in September.

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Sunday, August 29, 2010

CAYMAN’S Got Talent held a lunch sale on the steps outside Scotia Bank in George Town on Friday, 19 August, where they were selling local crab, curried shrimps, barbeque ribs and escoveitched fish. read more...



Thursday, August 26, 2010

THE National Gallery is offering a course in interior design as part of its Continuing Education programme. The eight-week course, which takes place at Miss Lassie’s duplex in South Sound Road is nearly finished now, but it is anticipated that the course will be repeated, starting in September.

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Thursday, August 26, 2010

CAYMAN National donated $3,200 to the International College of the Cayman Islands to purchase chairs for its computer lab. Cayman National Bank President Ormond Williams presented the cheque to Dean Scott Cummings at its corporate headquarters this week.
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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

THE Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship held their monthly breakfast meeting at the Grand Caymanian Resort on Saturday 31 July. The group, is the local chapter of an international organization which encourages Christian businessmen to meet for fellowship in an informal atmosphere.

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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

BUSINESS After Hours at the Cayman Motor Museum (CMM) last Thursday (Aug 12) was a resounding success with over 300 Chamber of Commerce members in attendance. read more...



Wednesday, August 25, 2010

A FARMER in Spotts Newlands, Delva Hurlston-Watler incurred a CI $ 6,000 loss thanks to stray dogs who attacked and killed chickens on her property. read more...



Tuesday, August 24, 2010

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman – More than halfway through the six-week promotion, dms Broadcasting stations, 106.1 KISS FM and X107.1, and Wendy’s read more...



Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The Health Service Authority’s new Mission Statement
“THE Mission of the Health Services Authority (HSA) is to provide the highest quality healthcare and improve the well-being of people in the Cayman Islands through accessible, read more...



Tuesday, August 24, 2010

CAPTAIN Robert Hamaty, founder and managing director of the Tortuga Rum Company, has been named a recipient of Jamaica’s 2010 National Honour of the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Officer (OD).
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After a 30-year hiatus, Cayman Brac roads are receiving a face-lift. Major road upgrading recently began and a one-mile stretch of Spot Bay Road has already been resurfaced, with another mile underway. These ongoing road works were enabled by the Ministry of District Administration, Works, Lands and Agriculture’s recent acquisition of an asphalt plant and heavy equipment. Launching the upgrading project on 30 June... read more...



Monday, July 26, 2010

Grand Cayman’s Eastern Districts are getting their own Neighbourhood Watch programme. With the theme, “Get involved and be part of the solution”, the programme starts at Pease Bay and extends most of the way to East End and will be in effect this autumn. It is being spearheaded by a number of like-minded citizens who are cooperating with their neighbors to make their communities just a little safer. read more...



Monday, July 26, 2010

With the hurricane season now underway, the Governor’s Office, on behalf of the Consular Directorate of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and a number of honorary consuls in the Cayman Islands, has reminded all nationals to ensure that their travel documents are in order. Copies should be made of key documents, including passports, birth certificates, work permits and drivers’ licenses, and stored in a safe place, separate from the originals. read more...



Monday, July 26, 2010

Participation by transnational corporations (TNCs) and the strategic use of foreign investment can help the world’s small economies jump-start “low-carbon” economic development, UNCTAD´s World Investment Report 2010 says. UNCTAD launched its 20th edition of the WIR on 22 July 2010. The 2010 flagship report is subtitled ‘Investing in a Low-Carbon Economy’. read more...



Monday, July 26, 2010

In the past few weeks, there has been a rich and varied response to the Conservation Bill at multiple levels. Several individuals, non-governmental organisations and community groups have indicated to me that while the public consultation period ended on Friday (16 July), they would still like an opportunity to make a contribution to the development of our national environmental policy. read more...



Friday, July 23, 2010

THE Australian advisory below was shared by the Public Health Department with people who travelled to this year’s World Cup in South Africa. The case was confirmed in Australia and no cases of measles related to returning travelers have been reported in the Cayman Islands yet.
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Friday, July 23, 2010

WITH the incidence of dengue fever rising sharply in the Caribbean, Cayman’s public health officials are closely monitoring for local presence of the disease.

“Although we had three confirmed cases reported in January this year, there have been no other dengue cases reported since then and the Cayman Islands is still considered to be dengue free. However, read more...



Wednesday, July 21, 2010

NEW figures have revealed the Cayman Islands are the leading offshore jurisdiction for listed catastrophe bonds, with more than 7.7 billion dollars in bonds now listed on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange, according to information from Cayman Finance.
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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

PASTOR of the Cayman Islands Baptist Church, Randall Von Kanel, has appealed to parents to take advantage of ongoing summer camps in the Islands, to ensure positive influence on their children.

Pastor Randy issued this appeal last Sunday, after children closed their summer camp in his church, where they combined music and scripture to delight the congregation with a special concert. read more...



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