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Month: October 2011

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Redknapp praise for Parker

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp believes Scott Parker’s display in the win over Queens Park Rangers was reminiscent of former Spurs great Dave Mackay. Two goals from Gareth Bale helped Spurs to victory but Redknapp reserved his greatest praise for the…

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CISPA promotes professor chair at the International College

The Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants has thrown its support behind the International College of the Cayman Islands’ fundraising initiative for an academic chair to hire a full-time professor in a strategic move to raise the bar in higher…

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DCFS Head Retires

After a distinguished 33-year career with the civil service, Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director Deanna Look Loy retired upon reaching retirement age. Throughout her years of service, she made countless contributions towards improving Cayman’s social fabric, including…

Bruising battle for Jamaica’s boxers

Jamaica’s Bruising Gym came to the Cayman Islands for a 10-bout contest – and left sporting plenty of bruises after a crushing defeat at the hands of the hosts. Fighters from the D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing Gym entertained a packed…

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March to stop road closure

Drawing as many as 300 people, a Saturday protest rally on Public Beach vilified government plans to close West Bay Road, accusing Premier McKeeva Bush of ignoring constituents and selling Caymanians’ birthright. “We must stand up for what is right….

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The Editor speaks: Surveys. Does anyone pay any attention to them?

I refer you to Georgina Wilcox’s article, “Crime and Community Safety” in Friday’s (28) edition of iNews. The article had a list of 21 paragraphs showing statistics and recommendations taken from the first Grand Cayman Crime and Community Safety Survey…

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Three young men killed in Kansas grain elevator blast

ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) — Three young men were killed in a thunderous explosion at a Kansas grain elevator and recovery efforts for three other people presumed dead were being hampered by the damage, authorities said late Sunday. The blast, which…

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Attack near UN office kills four in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber slammed a pickup truck packed with explosives into a checkpoint in a neighborhood housing U.N. and international aid group offices in the southern city of Kandahar on Monday, killing four people including the…

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New Amy Winehouse album to be released in December

LONDON (AP) — A new album of recordings by the late soul singer Amy Winehouse will be released in December, Island Records said Monday. It said “Lioness: Hidden Treasures” will contain 12 songs — previously unreleased tracks, alternative versions of…

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Population reaches 7 billion

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — She came into the world at two minutes before midnight, a tiny, wrinkled girl born into a struggling Manila family. Yesterday, she became a symbol of the world’s population reaching 7 billion people and all the…