September 21, 2017

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  Cayman Islands Labour and Pensions closing early The Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) would like to notify the public that their office will close at 12:30 p.m. this Friday (22 September 2017), to facilitate a staff meeting. The DLP will resume normal business hours on Monday, 25 September 2017. DLP staff apologise for […]

Cayman Islands North Side Primary School visits Camana Bay during Literacy Month

North Side Primary School students visited Camana Bay on Tuesday, September 12 and participated in some of Literacy Month’s adventure themed activities. The students started their day with Story Time at Books & Books where they also collected maps and took part in Camana Bay’s Literacy Month Scavenger Hunt, searching for their favourite storybook characters […]

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RCIPS Warns All Residents to Avoid Water-Related Activities This Weekend, 9-10 September Due to the effects of Hurricane Irma the sea conditions around the islands are expected to deteriorate dramatically beginning tomorrow.  The RCIPS strenuously warns all residents against ANY water-related activities, whether that be boating, surfing, kite-surfing, snorkeling, diving or swimming.  Rough seas and […]

National Archive receives bound magazines from Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce CEO, Wil Pineau last week presented three bound volumes of past issues of ‘The Chamber’ magazines to National Archive Director, Josette K. Lawrence. The magazines, which were published from 2006 to 2012, were released quarterly as an insert in the Cayman Compass, with each issue focusing on different advocacy issues that were […]

Girl casually finds ‘Excalibur’ at the bottom of the same lake it was hurled

BY GIANLUCA MEZZOFIORE From Mashable This is 7-year-old Matilda Jones, and she’s just casually found “Excalibur”, the legendary sword, in the same lake where it was thrown according to the King Arthur myth: Matilda was paddling in Dozmary Pool, in Cornwall, with her dad Paul when she stumbled across the 4ft long metal sword. Out […]

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Man scooping up handfuls of mosquitoes is the stuff of nightmares BY BRIAN KOERBER From Mashable One mosquito inside your home is enough to drive anyone insane, never mind a handful. A clip filmed in the coastal town of Taganrog, Russia, on Monday shows a man scooping up what appears to be countless mosquitoes on […]

Cayman Islands Red Bay Primary Library gets a makeover

This past weekend, dedicated volunteers from Prospect Community Group (PCG) gave the school library a facelift, and had fun doing so. On Saturday 26 August, 2017, volunteers from the Prospect Community gave up theirSaturday to lend a hand at the RBPS Library Rejuvenation Project. Efforts included cleaning, organizing and repainting the entire space in one […]

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  Miss Teen Cayman  – Sat (26) Night! Six beautiful and talented young ladies will vie for the Miss Teen Cayman Islands title tomorrow evening (Sat. 6 Aug, 2017 – at 7pm) at the Lions Centre. Some contestants and Lions Club members sold tickets to civil servants at the Government Administration Building today. Pictured from […]

Cayman Islands Adventists distribute school supplies

The Adventist Church once again demonstrated its commitment to community services with the distribution of 260 backpacks and 45 packets of school supplies to scores of children who turned out for an end-of-summer fun day last Sunday (20 August) at the Airport Park. The backpacks were funded by the Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-day Adventists […]

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  Cayman Islands police release on two stolen vehicles Thu 10th August ’17 Stolen Kia Sorento , 10 August Just after 7.15pm, yesterday 10 August, an imperial bronze Kia Sorento was reported stolen from the Owen Roberts International Airport parking lot. The vehicle left had been parked sometime after 5AM and it appears that the […]