Kayla YoungKayla Young

Journalist

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Grand Cayman KY1-1108

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ARTICLES BY KAYLA YOUNG

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Teens learn the best self-defense is avoidance

For many of the teens served by the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, violence and abuse at home, often fueled by drugs and alcohol, have long been their norm.
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Cayman Airways grounds its 2 new jets

Cayman Airways has canceled a planned “christening” event to celebrate the arrival of its second Boeing 737 Max 8 jet and temporarily grounded the aircraft amid safety fears following the second fatal crash of the model in less than six months.

Cuban asylum seekers not invited to attend appeals hearings

Cubans asylum applicants detained in George Town’s Immigration Detention Centre received notices recently from the Department of Immigration that they are not to attend their own appeals hearings, unless invited to do so.
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UK experts advise on new Refugee Protection Appeals Tribunal

The Governor’s Office provided insight into how collaboration between the Cayman Islands government and the United Kingdom could reshape the jurisdiction’s management of asylum and refugee cases.

Prisoners transferred to Immigration Detention Centre

Four male prisoners were transferred on Sunday to George Town’s Immigration Detention Centre at Fairbanks, a low-security facility that houses male and female migrants who have requested asylum in the Cayman Islands.

Cuban woman alleges sexual harassment at detention center

A sexual harassment complaint from a Cuban woman brought police to the Immigration Detention Centre on Friday. The woman alleges that a prison officer has harassed her and made unwanted sexual advances.

Second Cuban hunger striker sent to hospital

As a hunger strike at George Town’s Immigration Detention Centre completed its second week, a second asylum applicant was sent to the hospital.
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‘Educating Rita’ explores relationships on and off stage

While playhouses tend to select a script first and issue a casting call afterward, the latest Prospect Playhouse production started first with two actors in mind: Adam Roberts and Soraya Moghadass.

Cuban on hunger strike sent to hospital

Three Cubans detained in George Town’s Immigration Detention Centre continued to refuse food Monday, bringing their hunger struck into its seventh day.

Single-handed sailor Keith White dies

British yachtsman Keith White, who set sail from the Cayman Islands in 2016 en route for Britain, has died.

Detained Cubans announce second hunger strike in year

Seven Cuban men and one woman held at the Immigration Detention Centre are launching a hunger strike in protest of how government is handling their asylum applications, according to a Cuban migrant familiar with the situation.

JOURNAL: Harmonizing digital and traditional investment through blockchain

With the Securities and Exchange Commission moving to crack down on fraudulent crypto-schemes, the allure of crowdfunding capital through initial coin offerings on blockchain platforms appears to be fading.

Cuban migrants protest treatment

A group of Cuban migrants who arrived here in September are protesting what they say are human rights violations by government.
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Reconnecting mind and body in the Rio Cangrejal valley

For those accustomed to Cayman’s elevation, or rather lack thereof, the uphill walk to the yoga platform at the Omega Tours lodge in Honduras can be challenging.
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‘Nation Building’: Round Two?

The Church of God Bodden Town’s partly finished building on Shamrock Road is, at any rate, a peaceful place.
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Moustaches and men’s health take center stage

The month-long campaign for Movember, encouraging men to grow out their moustaches to raise cancer awareness, resulted in at least 175 prostate cancer screenings and an estimated $35,000 raised to support the Cayman Islands Cancer Society, according to organizers.
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Mark Luke memorialized for years of dedicated service

Cayman’s law enforcement community came together Wednesday afternoon to commemorate one of its own.
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Cayman’s ‘Mo’ Bros’ unite for a cause

At age 23, Angel Hawkins is one of the youngest members of Cayman’s Mo’ Bro fraternity – an enthusiastic group of men – and women – who come together each November in the name of men’s health.

Cuban migrant wires mouth shut

A Cuban man who landed Friday with 10 other migrants in Cayman Brac has reportedly wired his own mouth shut.

Cayman community opens up about youth mental health

In high school, Jada Ramoon considered herself a social, active person. She enjoyed interacting with friends, writing and running track.
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