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A health risk factor survey shows that more than a third of respondents in Cayman are obese.
A private company wants to build a cruise berthing facility north of George Town harbour.
A spectacle it promised to be and that was certainly the case at the Purple Dragon 2013 Karate Championships.
From July this year, the Health Services Authority will start accepting applications for medical interns at the Cayman Islands Hospital.
Some civil servants stay busy with their own business interests outside government.
The University College of the Cayman Islands launched its Bachelor's of Science Programme in Nursing on 5 April.
Governor Duncan Taylor names members to commissions.
Government has paid a group of 10 people about $3,500 per month to work at Barkers as park rangers.
Cayman could have a new prisons director named by next week.
The Bodden Town community was devastated when footballer Gerome ‘Bird’ Gerome died suddenly at training from an undetected enlarged heart nine months ago.
Medical professionals will carry out heart health checks on some of Cayman's top teen athletes this weekend.
Swindon Town Football Club, a Division One professional club, are on Island for two more games here, the first one on Tuesday.
Youth football in Cayman gets another boost with the visit of one of Swindon Town’s youth teams next week.
Learning valuable life skills, practicing good morals and high standards of conduct are just some of the attributes of a Cadet Corps member.
The main stories from Janaury 2012
Governor Duncan Taylor announced the appointment of Samuel Rose, longtime Deputy Chief Officer for Financial Services, to replace Orrett Connor as Cabinet Secretary upon his February retirement.
All eyes are focused on Cayman’s biggest sporting event this weekend.
It is the tenth year of the staging of the Cayman Intertrust Marathon, which runs this weekend. And it promises to be the biggest and best organised so far.
Runners of all shapes and sizes, ages and fitness levels will be active this weekend for the biggest road race of the year.
The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon has become one of the most popular and respected 26.2 mile runs in the Caribbean and when it is staged this Sunday will attract 1,200 runners in total, quite an impressive figure considering it is only 10 years old.
Completing a full marathon is a fantastic accomplishment in itself - indeed something to boast about - but for some people competing in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon their achievement will be shared with some very special organisations.
Organisers of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon are reminding people who have not yet registered for the marathon, half marathon, team relay and Kids Fun Run that the deadline for online registration is approaching and they should take advantage of the convenience of registering online as soon as possible.
Environment minister Mark Scotland has described the proposed Bodden Town dump as a "win-win" for Cayman which his government intends to achieve, despite the challenges and opposition to the plan.
Participants in the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon will have one last opportunity to be motivated and inspired just hours before they take to the streets.
More than 35 students in Cayman are now armed with the knowledge to make their own video documentaries.
Pirates Week, the fun-filled time of the year when the Cayman Islands goes events crazy with pirate and nautical themes, has arrived and the calendar is packed with sporting events to keep wenches and buccaneers alike fit and healthy in between the excesses.
Local government had a big role to play in Cayman producing two jet ski world champions in two years.
Pirates Week is finally here and Little Cayman kicks things off in style.
The Bodden Town Health Centre will close for six weeks for repairs, the Health Services Authority announced last week.
Organisers of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon have announced a new ‘perk’ for runners who register early, specifically by Friday 9 November which incidentally is the last day before registration fees increase.
The Cayman Islands sports tourism industry gets a welcome boost when delegates from across Central America and the Caribbean region are meeting here this weekend for a series of meetings.
Visiting sports delegates are welcomed to the Cayman Islands.
Caymanian youngster Kray Foster is the newest member of Swindon Town Football Club’s esteemed Centre of Excellence after penning a one-year rolling development contract in September with the English Division 1 outfit.
Budding young filmmakers can take advantage of a special workshop with skilled practicioners.
Teenage javelin sensation Alex Pascal has settled quickly at his new school in Florida and is enthusiastic about his academic and sporting prospects there.
Cayman’s youth footballers get a rare chance to face top international opposition this weekend.
The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon has truly become an internationally renowned event.
Quickly developing into one of the Caribbean's leading healthcare conferences, Cayman's annual 20/20 National Healthcare Conference is attracting some of the biggest names globally in the management of healthcare.
Kids at the Caymam Marathon are likely to perform better than ever thanks to a fitness guru who has been helping them prepare.
The Cayman Islands sports tourism industry gets a welcome boost when delegates from across Central America and the Caribbean region meet here next in a couple of weeks for a series of meetings.
The Cayman Islands Marathon is approaching and it’s not just runners who can join in the biggest event of the sporting calendar.
A month after a complaints commissioner's report blasting the government's failure to implement recommendations for caring for mentally ill patients was made public, the government has released a statement saying revisions of the Mental Health Law regulations are underway.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation, one of the largest investor-owned health care delivery systems in the United States, has become a Premium Plus sponsor for the upcoming national 20/20 Healthcare Conference.
The Lions Club of Tropical Garden launched its annual breast cancer awareness campaign this week.
The Health Services Authority gears up for the upcoming 20/20 National Healthcare Conference.
A vaccine that can prevent cervical cancer will be available to school girls throughout the Cayman Islands from November.
Cayman’s biggest sporting event is approaching but the number of volunteers looks like falling way short at this stage.
Church holds fun run and walk in the Cayman Islands.
The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, Half-Marathon and Four-Person Relay is only nine weeks away and there are a number of fitness centres on island who are stepping up and offering their services to help both novice and veteran runners train for the event and achieve their personal goals.
Senior civil service managers have employed strict oversight to combat the abuse of fuel usage at the government fuel depot following an auditor general’s report that highlighted, the Public Accounts Committee heard Wednesday.
To assist the Cayman Islands in formulating a plan to embrace a patient-centred care approach, healthcare strategist Dr. Richard Buck will address the annual 20/20 National Healthcare Conference.
The popularity of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon continues to increase not only with runners but also with the corporate community who is seeing the value of the event and reaching out to the organisers about getting involved in the race in some way.
National Heroes Day has always been known as one of the Cayman Islands’ most memorable and patriotic events – and next year’s event, under the theme: “Youth Services” will be no different.
Recommendations that sought to prevent Cayman's current practice of jailing the mentally ill have not been followed, according to the complaints commissioner.
Cayman's healthcare providers are gearing up for the third annual 20/20 National Healthcare Conference next month.
The CayHealth initiative aims to improve access to primary care, pharmacies and healthy lifestyle programmes patients.
Dr. Kiran Kumar celebrated his 30th year of working in public healthcare in the Cayman Islands the same month the Health Services Authority had its 10th anniversary.
Lizzette Yearwood, the longest serving CEO of the Health Services Authority, took up the post in 2006 as the latest in a revolving door of changing senior management at the fledgling authority.
The Tobacco Law is now being extended to the Cayman Islands Prison System.
Football sensation Cameron Gray, 13, is in his third week at Reading Football Club’s Youth Academy in England following a successful trial period with the newly promoted Premiership club in March.
The Community Cup tournament in West Bay is growing and everyone connected with staging the annual tournament deserves a pat on the back no matter how small their input.
The West Bay Sports Foundation is hosting its third Annual West Bay Community Cup Football Tournament on Monday.
The Ministry of Health has announced the completion of a blueprint for the future of healthcare in the Cayman Islands.
Ministry of Health officials are appealing for the public to cooperate in an ongoing health risk factor survey which survey takers are having difficulty completing.
Those who refuse to take the health survey in the Cayman Islands are doing themselves, future generations a disservice.
Even with the on-and-off rains, race fans lined the beach at Public Beach on the Queen’s Birthday holiday on Monday, 18 June, for the 16th annual Jet Around Cayman race, presented by LIME.
A holiday weekend offers many options for social engagements. The can’t-miss spectacle now is Jet Around Cayman.
No summer is complete on these shores without Jet Around Cayman.
An obstacle impacting the quality of medical care in the Cayman Islands is the limited supply or unavailability of some widely used prescription drugs.
A national Cancer Registry was launched in the Cayman Islands in 2010 by the Health Services Authority in collaboration with the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.
A major Jamaican dance company is coming to the Cayman Islands
Several insurance companies have signed up to sponsor Health National 2012, Cayman's first health risk factor survey.