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Day: December 15, 2014

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Sydney siege: Three dead after commandos storm cafe From BBC Two people died, along with an Islamist gunman, after commandos stormed a cafe in Sydney, Australia, to bring to an end a 16-hour siege. The gunman, identified as an Iranian…

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The Editor speaks: Police Commissioner Baines speaks up but is it enough?

Even after listening to Police Commissioner Baines’ interview on CITN/Cayman 27 last week and his reply to questions to him by CNS it still may not be enough to save him. He wants to stay he told CITN until his…

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Cricket: All parties to blame, says report, but WICB, WIPA ‘erred significantly’

From Stabroek News ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The high level task force commissioned with investigating the ill-fated recent tour of India says the West Indies Cricket Board, players union WIPA and West Indies players, were all at fault in…

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Red Bay Primary School receives support through private/public partnership

Thanks to the generous support of Rotary Central and Maples and Calder, Red Bay Primary School (RBPS) has raised enough funds to expand its literacy support programming this calendar year. The funds raised will go to the purchase of an…

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Mourant Ozannes funds lawyer ranked in top five offshore private funds experts

By James Qualtrough From Isle News Funds specialist Gavin Farrell, partner at offshore law firm Mourant Ozannes, has continued to be recognised in the top five of global offshore funds experts according to the Who’s Who Private Funds legal market…

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Local Author’s Writing Workshop & Book Fair huge success

On Friday 5th and Saturday 6th December, 2014, the Cayman Islands Public Library Service hosted the local author’s writing workshops and book fair run by CayWriters. CayWriters is an organisation whose vision is to promote writers in the Cayman Islands….

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Dates established for 2015 Gold Cup Play-in Series featuring French Guyana and Honduras

MIAMI (Friday, December 12, 2014) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today that the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup play-in series between French Guyana and Honduras, which will determine the final team in the…

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Tanker rates jump as U.S. refiners boost Latin America shipments

By Naomi Christie From Bloomberg Tanker rates are increasing to the highest level in at least three years as a surge in U.S. refining boosts demand for ships to carry processed fuels to Latin America and the Caribbean. Vessels carrying…

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Galactic get-together has impressive light display

From NASA At this time of year, there are lots of gatherings often decorated with festive lights. When galaxies get together, there is the chance of a spectacular light show as is the case with NGC 2207 and IC 2163…