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Archives for April 19, 2017

CARIFTA Championships: Day Four Finals Recap [Cayman girls top]

By Lani Cabrera From FLOSwimming The final day of the 2017 CARIFTA Swimming Championships got underway at the Betty Kelly Kenning National Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas, on Tuesday. The meet continued with the swimmers producing more fast and record-breaking times. The first event of the night, the 400m freestyle, showed some impressive marks. In the 11-12 girls’ age […]

Cayman Airways continues support of NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament

Cayman Airways continues to show its support for the Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation (CIVF) by sponsoring the upcoming annual NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament, taking place at the end of April. Mrs. Olivia Scott-Ramirez, Marketing and Public Relations Manager for Cayman Airways, said Cayman Airways has been a proud sponsor of the NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament […]

Cayman Islands invites green iguana contractor registration

The Department of Environment is inviting eligible Caymanians and businesses to register as contractors for this year’s green iguana cull. Registration will begin Wednesday 19th April, at the Department of Environment, North Sound Road, and will be open that day between 10am and 7pm. Additional registration days will follow as necessary. Contracts are open to […]

The Editor Speaks: Kill the Iggies – Bounty Hunters wanted

It’s the months the Bounty Hunters will be riding – MAY thu AUGUST If you’re a green iguana you’re a wanted iggie and there’s a price on your big head. WANTED DEAD (no alive here)! Price $2. To get your Bounty Badge you must be eligible. No upper age limits and you don’t have to […]

25th Annual Irish Jog benefits Cayman Islands Special Needs Foundation

(Grand Cayman – 19 April 2017) The proceeds from the 25th Annual St. Patrick’s Day 5k Irish Jog hosted by Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited (“Butterfield”) and Dart will benefit the families of the Special Needs Foundation Cayman. The Jog collected CI$15,000 at its largest and most successful race to date. “We’re thrilled that the community […]

Cayman Islands Cadet Corps’ HQ officially opens for business

The official opening of the Cayman Islands Cadet Corps’ forever home took place at its new headquarters on Middle Road, George Town on Thursday, 6 April 2017. Sited near the CTMH Doctors Hospital, the facility was funded by the Ministry for Community Affairs, Youth and Sports, following extensive renovation work that was project managed by […]

Cayman Islands Customs Officers busy protecting their borders

From Cayman Islands Customs Department. To meet the ever expanding and diverse threats to Cayman’s borders, the Customs Department has increased its border protection efforts to prevent and disrupt illicit activities. Substantial investment in personnel, technology and infrastructure, particularly during the past several months, has facilitated successes in the detection and arrest of persons for […]

Hurricane Hunter visits Cayman Islands

A Hurricane Hunter aircraft and its intrepid crew are heading to Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, next week, as part of a regional tour to educate and prepare people for the 2017 hurricane season. The visit is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) and the United States Air Force Reserve’s annual tour of […]

Texas mom allegedly recorded herself burning infant son and stuffing plastic bag in his mouth

By Christine Pelisek, People From Yahoo News A Humble, Texas, woman has been charged with child endangerment and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after she allegedly sent videos and pictures of her abusing 1-year-old son to the boy’s father, PEOPLE confirms. Janelle Peterkin, 23, is accused of stuffing a plastic bag in her son’s […]

Cayman Brac PSPB Pensioners’ Appreciation Event Programme confirmed

The Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) has finalised the programme for its Pensioners’ Appreciation event at the Aston Rutty Centre on Monday, 24 April 2017. The Cayman Brac celebration, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., is being held in partnership with the island’s Ministry of District Administration to mark the fund’s 25th anniversary. Organisers are […]