Friday, August 26, 2016

DISTRICT DAYS

FC International hosts summer camp

All week long and just days before the start of the new school year, local football organization FC International has been hosting its annual summer camp program in the district of North Side.

ALL LOCAL NEWS

UK releases two decades of governors’ restricted memos

Revealing everything from local and international political intrigue, to “white elephant” projects, to a general preference toward the sport of cricket over baseball, annual reports sent by Cayman Islands governors to Britain between 1987 and 2005 have been released by the U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Funding approved for 50 new public school positions

Cabinet has approved additional funding for 50 new posts across the public school system, Education Minister Tara Rivers announced Wednesday.

Plan advances for new Sunrise center

The Ministry of Education is preparing an outline business case to develop a new Sunrise Adult Training Centre facility, with the aim of moving the program to a purpose-built building with more space for clients.

Magistrate advises not using ‘gun bag’ for travel

A woman who expected to leave the island on Aug. 19 had her stay extended four days because of a bullet found in her hand luggage at Owen Roberts International Airport.

War veterans to be Cayman eco-warriors

U.S. war veterans will be retrained as eco-warriors in the Cayman Islands in a new nonprofit venture.

17 students intern with Immigration Department

Seventeen college and high school students traded in their summer break for some work experience with the government since July 4, providing them with practical work experience and training.

2016 Orientation Dates for Government Schools

School orientation begins this week.

Entrepreneurs reopening Pirates Caves

After being closed for 1.5 years, the Bodden Town Pirates Caves has opened its snack shop as preparations are made to reopen the caves to curious visitors.

Bodden Town youth among Proud of Them finalists

A number of young Bodden Towners were recently honored for their efforts and accomplishments as Proud of Them finalists at a reception at the George Town Yacht Club this month.

50 years ago: Light House construction close to completion

In the Aug. 24, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, Bodden Town correspondent Haig Bodden wrote: “The Light House Club, which will be opened in a few months time, is now nearing completion of its construction. Situated at Breakers, in the eastern part of Bodden Town the clubhouse commands one of the most breathtaking oceanfront views there is in Grand Cayman."
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