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Premier pays tribute to Edward Seaga

Premier pays tribute to Edward Seaga

| 29/05/2019

(CNS Local Life): Premier Alden McLaughlin has paid tribute to Edward Seaga, the former Jamaican prime minister, who died Tuesday, 28 May, in Miami, on his 89th birthday. McLaughlin said he was deeply saddened to have learned of the passing of Seaga. “He will be remembered as a great and respected Caribbean leader and as […]

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Charity highlighting Lou Gehrig’s disease in Cayman

Charity highlighting Lou Gehrig’s disease in Cayman

| 27/05/2019

(CNS Local Life): A recently established non-profit in Cayman dedicated to supporting people suffering from ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is raising awareness of this debilitating condition as it seeks funds to help patients with their medical needs. Toward this goal, ALS Cayman in May has been stepping up its social media […]

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Up close with: Ruth Bodden

Up close with: Ruth Bodden

| 17/05/2019

(CNS Local Life): Ruth Bodden is a proud ninth-generation Caymanian whose family tree reads like a history book of the islands. A fixture at the Cayman Craft Market, where she sells handmade Caymanite jewellery and souvenirs, she will gladly recount tales of her ancestors, who were among the first settlers here, to the tourists who […]

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Cancer Registry slowed by public stigma

Cancer Registry slowed by public stigma

| 16/05/2019

(CNS Local Life): Nine years after work began to establish a mechanism to collect data on people with cancer, the Cayman Islands Cancer Registry still faces an uphill battle in encouraging people to join. Amanda Nicholson, who has been cancer registrar at the Health Services Authority (HSA) since 2013, said she has come up against […]

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Cayman adds 3 golds to medals tally in swimming

Cayman adds 3 golds to medals tally in swimming

| 22/04/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s swimmers matched their first-day medals total, taking 11 including three more gold at Sunday’s (21 April) CARIFTA Aquatics Championships taking place in Barbados. Together with the four silver and four bronze in swimming, duplicating Saturday’s haul, Cayman has 29 total medals overall, comprising synchronised swimming, open water and pool events, entering […]

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Swimmers take 3 golds at CARIFTA championships

Swimmers take 3 golds at CARIFTA championships

| 21/04/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s swimmers earned 11 medals, including three gold, on the first day of competition at the 34th annual CARIFTA Aquatics Championships being held in Barbados through Tuesday, 23 April. Taking the top spot on the podium for Cayman on Saturday, 20 April, all in girls’ events, were Raya Embry-Brown, for her first […]

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CARIFTA games open in Cayman

CARIFTA games open in Cayman

| 21/04/2019

(CNS Local Life): Aijah Lewis gave host Cayman Islands its first medal in the 48th annual CARIFTA games at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex, taking bronze in the women’s U20 high jump on the opening day of the three-day event, Saturday, 19 April. Later in the day, high jumper Louis Gordon just missed a spot […]

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Youth struggle with suicidal thoughts, self-harm

Youth struggle with suicidal thoughts, self-harm

| 04/03/2019

(CNS Local Life): Results of the mental-health component of the 2018 Cayman Islands Student Drug Use (CISDUS) biennial survey, which were shared at the recent Youth Mental Health Symposium, pointed to issues concerning students considering suicide, engaging in self-harm and being bullied. More than 200 people attended the second annual symposium, held 23 February and […]

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Tyson joins 93 women vying for pageant crown

Tyson joins 93 women vying for pageant crown

| 14/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In the preliminary rounds of the Miss Universe Pageant Thursday Miss Cayman Islands Caitlyn Tyson strutted her stuff on the stage in Bangkok, Thailand, as she vied with 93 other women for a place in Sunday’s finals. Tyson made her first appearance in the introduction in a red glittery pantsuit before hitting […]

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Health City aims to save lives with new ICU

Health City aims to save lives with new ICU

| 13/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The East End hospital founded by world-renowned heart surgeon Dr Devi Shetty has expanded its services with the opening of a new state-of-the-art medical intensive care unit. It was officially opened Monday, 10 December, with a celebration which included the India-based physician who told the audience that the “best was still to […]

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Can my family apply to be naturalised?

Can my family apply to be naturalised?

| 07/08/2018 | 0 Comments

I am an expat who has worked with the government for the last 10 years. I do not have permanent residency. My daughter and wife are dependants on my contract and they have been here with me during that time except for about a year and a half when my wife was studying overseas and […]

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