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Day: April 20, 2016

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Cayman Islands: NIKO’S FOSTER APPEAL From CARE – Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts Niko is a sweet guy, who is in a tremendous amount of pain right now and desperately needs our help. This handsome chap has sustained an awful injury…

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Viv Richards and other Caribbean legends call for dissolution of ‘Obsolete’ WICB

By PYI from The New Indian Express GRENADA: West Indian cricket legends, including Garry Sobers and Vivian Richards have demanded the “dissolution” of WICB and a formation of an interim board in place of the “obsolete” body. On April 14,…

Cayman Islands Cultural Foundation has successful grants programme

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is pleased to announce the recipients of grants for the arts, following the Grant Committee’s March 2016 Review. These include the local movie cast of “Tripping Through”; Caribbean Haven’s Music Therapy Programme; the “Singrays”…

Culture Jam presents a Cayman Islands’ classic

From Cayman National Cultural Foundation. For the month of April, ‘Culture Jam’ offers the public a chance to enjoy Caymanian theatre. This coming Thursday, 21 April, 2016, the public is welcomed to join in the reading of “Playground”. Written by Dr….

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The Editor Speaks: From an outsider

I am very much an outsider. I look on, mostly. At one point in my life I was on the inside but I was uncomfortable with that position. I have found by observing, listening, and allowing my nose to twitch…

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Cayman Islands welcome NORCECA for eighth consecutive year

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman (NORCECA) — The double-gender Cayman Islands Beach Volleyball Tournament is the next stop on the NORCECA Beach Volleyball World Tour when it takes place at Seven Mile Beach from April 22 to 24 with teams hailing…

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton win easily in New York Primary

By PATRICK HEALY and MAGGIE HABERMAN From New York Times Donald J. Trump wrested back control of the Republican presidential race on Tuesday with a commanding victory in the New York primary, while Hillary Clinton dealt a severe blow to…

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Cayman Islands’ Governor names new Auditor General

Her Excellency the Governor, Ms Helen Kilpatrick, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Sue Winspear as the new Auditor General of the Cayman Islands. Ms Winspear will take up her role in July 2016. Ms Winspear joins the…

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2016 Minds Inspired Mathematics Challenge expands to two-dat event

112 students, representing all eight private and public high schools across the Cayman Islands put their mathematical abilities to the test at this years’ Minds Inspired Mathematics Challenge on Thursday 14 and Friday 15 April in the Sir Vassel Johnson…

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Cayman Islands government appoints new Deputy Accountant General

A Caymanian accountant and former Treasury Manager, Theresa Walters, is the new Deputy Accountant General in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development. In this new role, Mrs. Walters is responsible for managing the preparation of the Core Government’s budget…