Archive for February 19th, 2015

JGHS principal to act as education boss

JGHS principal to act as education boss

| 19/02/2015 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Lyneth Monteith, the John Gray High School’s current principal, will take on the role of acting chief education officer after the departure of Shirley Wahler next week, ministry officials have confirmed. As a result of her temporary promotion, Deputy Principal Matthew Holmes will step in as the school boss, the Education Ministry also revealed […]

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East End crash victim dies in UK

East End crash victim dies in UK

| 19/02/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A British woman who was involved in a major car crash on Old Robin Road as she headed towards East End last month has died. Kate Clayton (30) was airlifted back to the UK just over one week ago, still in a coma, after family and friends had launched an appeal to raise the […]

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TCI mirrors CI job troubles

TCI mirrors CI job troubles

| 19/02/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands has called on employers in those islands to give local people jobs. In what appears to be a similar situation to Cayman, Rufus Ewing said the economic growth that the country is now experiencing is not trickling down to the average Turks and Caicos Islander. Just […]

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Port authority boss sacked

Port authority boss sacked

| 19/02/2015 | 20 Comments

(CNS): The long-standing director of the Port Authority has been booted out of his post as the board confirmed it would not be renewing his contract later this year. Paul Hurlston has been placed on leave with full pay until 21 May but no reasons have been given for his departure. Apparently a casualty of an internal […]

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NWDA seeks fair outcome to job drive

NWDA seeks fair outcome to job drive

| 19/02/2015 | 19 Comments

(CNS): In the wake of allegations by an MLA that the recent job drive by the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) in partnership with government’s job agency was manipulated, the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) has said it still hopes that Caymanian job seekers referred to employers as a result of the exercise would be […]

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Education boss heads for new learning curve

Education boss heads for new learning curve

| 19/02/2015 | 15 Comments

(CNS): After twenty years working in education in the Cayman Islands, Shirley Wahler is on track for new learning experiences as she heads nearly 3,000 miles south to a new job on the tiny island of St Helena and an entirely different environment. After two decades in the education system here, Wahler is taking early retirement, having […]

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Clifton Hunter tops school sports challenge

Clifton Hunter tops school sports challenge

| 19/02/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): For the third-year running, Clifton Hunter High School emerged as the overall winner of the seventh annual Inter-secondary Track and Field Meet. During the three-day event teenage athletes from all of Cayman’s secondary schools, from the public and private sectors, went into fierce competition. CHHS tallied up an impressive 804 points, just nine points […]

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Community urged to dress up for Cayfest

Community urged to dress up for Cayfest

| 19/02/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): As the Cayman National Cultural Foundation gears up for the annual national arts festival at the end of this month, officials are urging the whole community to take part in the ‘Dress for Culture’ day on 27 February. The CNCF is hoping that Caymanians as well as all the people from the 135 different nations living […]

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CIFA plans full calendar for football staff

CIFA plans full calendar for football staff

| 19/02/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The local football association is planning a busy schedule of courses this year to help support the personnel needed to advance the sport in the Cayman Islands. Courses providing certification opportunities for coaches, team medical personnel, and administrators start off with a FIFA Grassroots Coaching Course in Cayman Brac next month.

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