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Day: July 14, 2013

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Island Games Results Updated 14/15 July

From Royal Gazette Monday Cayman II d Bermuda I 2-0 The Cayman II team of Philippe Deslandes and Olney Thompson improved their record to 1-1 in Men’s Pool C beach volleyball action, beating the Bermuda I team of Yves Charbonneau…

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UPDATE: Tyson Gay (USA) and FIVE Jamaican athletes fail drug tests

From Caribbean 360 KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday July 15, 2013 – The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) has confirmed that five Jamaican athletes have tested positive for banned substances. JADCO’s Chairman Dr Herb Elliott said that he has received reports of adverse…

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The Editor Speaks: Why so many water related deaths?

It was with some shock I learnt of yet another death in our waters last Friday. It was the tenth this year and the eighth involving swimming, snorkeling or diving. Most have involved tourists who were over the age of…

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Football bribery attempt of Belize team players – CONCACAF statement

CONCACAF was notified of an attempt to bribe Belize national team players Woodrow West and Ian Gaynair on July 7th, two days ahead of their Group A, Gold Cup match against the United States that took place in Portland, OR….

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Rotary Grand gets new leader and new District Governor welcomed

It’s not often that the stars align to give us a double whammy, but that’s exactly what happened on Saturday, 6 July at the Westin. Not only did we have the traditional annual change over of the presidents of the…

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Government gets extra money Government has been given a short-term borrowing overdraft facility from the United Kingdom (UK) amounting to $16M that is available until June 2014. This is in addition to the $30M overdraft facility they already have from…

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War on Weight begins August 19th

Cayman Heart Fund’s 2013 War on Weight begins on August 19th. We’re now accepting contestant applications up until August 3rd. The Cayman Heart Fund is now seeking contestants for the 6th annual War on Weight challenge. Ten selected applicants will…

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Underwater photography competition announced in the Cayman Islands

Calling all underwater photographers! It is with great excitement that CITA is once again hosting the Underwater Photography Competition in conjunction with the 9th Annual International Underwater Film Festival . The photography competition will be open to anyone—professional or amateur,…

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Hezbollah’s Palestinian problem………and vice versa

By Franklin Lamb, Scoop World Independent news Hezbollah’s Palestinian problem………and vice versa Many Lebanese and Syrian supporters of the region’s Resistance culture, increasingly led by Hezbollah, are chastising, for a number of reasons, their former Islamist ally Hamas. Pillorying them…

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CONCACAF U-15 Tournament could attract 3,000

At a press briefing last Thursday (11) Cayman Islands Football Association Vice-President Bruce Blake, Sports Minister Osbourne Bodden, Tourism Minster Moses Kirkconnell and former sports minister Mark Scotland praised the hard work that had gone into preparing for the CONCACAF…