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‘Proud of Them’ nominations sought

The Ministry of Youth and the National Youth Commission announced Monday that nominations will be accepted until Nov. 6 for young people, ages 10 to 25, who have made notable achievements in academics, sports, their career, culture, business or community service.

New ‘Proud of Them’ recipients announced

Twelve young people with strong academic, community service, sports and culture accomplishments were named as the latest honorees of the Proud of Them campaign Wednesday.

Proud of Them nomination period opens

The nomination period for the Proud of Them youth recognition program is now open. The public is encouraged to recognize excellence among young people by...

Kids encouraged to complete big race

The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon is approaching and with it, the largest Under-11 running event on island, The Milo Kids Fun Run.

Proud of Them program honors 12 young people

The winners of the government’s fourth round of the “Proud of Them” initiative were announced Wednesday evening during an event at the George Town Yacht Club.

2014 Year in Review

A month-by-month review of the Cayman Islands' top new stories in 2014.

Kids encouraged to tackle fun run as marathon inches closer

The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon and Kids Fun Run are coming up on Dec. 7 and organisers are once again encouraging kids to register and take part.

Marathon fees rising

Organizers of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon remind runners that the deadline to get the lowest registration rate is Sept. 4.

Watts renews long slog to big race

The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, Half-Marathon and Four-Person Relay is only a few months away and one local fitness centre has started a program to help both novice and veteran runners train for the event.

Second round ‘Proud’ nominations sought

The 12 next Proud of Them finalists will receive $500 in addition to a six month billboard feature.

Early registrants get in cheaply

Organisers of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon are reminding runners that the deadline to get the cheapest registration rate in 2013 is fast approaching and encouraging everyone to make the commitment now for the long run on 1 December.

Coalition government proposal confirmed

Coalition government talks got serious on Tuesday.

Tara Rivers independent for WB

Tara Rivers has announced her candidacy for West Bay in the 2013 general election in the Cayman Islands.

Ten out of 10 for...

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.

Primed for the tenth staging of big race fun

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.

Time is running out to register

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.

Cadet Corps encourages female enrolment

The Cayman Islands Cadet Corps is seeking to bolster its ranks among women, hoping volunteers will follow in the footsteps of Lt. Col. Bobeth Daley-O’Garro, the second youngest female to be assigned the acting commandant.

Youth Flex airs 500th broadcast

Youth Flex celebrated its 500th broadcast last week Wednesday.

Webb and Martucci soar for trophies at Florida camps

Some of Cayman’s brightest Under-19 basketball talents received fresh kudos.

Governor welcomes Junior Achievement group

Cayman Islands Governor Duncan Taylor welcomed Junior Achievement sponsors and ambassadors to his home for an awards reception.

Mentoring the next generation

More than 100 people are participating in this year’s Mentoring Cayman programme, a youth development initiative that pairs high school students with adults who have similar interests.

Time for an empowerment council

Writer's experiences of being shot has spurred him to start an empowerment council.

National youth policy launched

The new National Youth Policy is launched.

SpikeFest netted lots of props

Spikefest round up

Volleys of praise for Noel’s savvy

Volleyball hosts a major indoor event this weekend

Scotland backs FC International camps

Mark Scotland supports FC International football camp.

Batabano soon come

Cayman Carnival Batabano is ready to hit the streets with its usual colour, splendour, vibrancy and multi-cultural representation.

MLAs debate lewd video

The Finance Committee debated and passed a motion brought by Leader of the Opposition McKeeva Bush in response to a You Tube video showing young girls and men simulating sex at a street dance in George Town.

Royal Cayman Islands Police Cricket Club wins in England

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Cricket Club went to London and had a successful tour there last month, winning all four matches. Cayman were based at Kings College London

Edinburgh group in Trini

Eight members of Cayman Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme are off to Trinidad and Tobago.

Cayman coaches to attend FOOTECON in Brazil

Cayman coaches will be attending the Football Technology Convention, which will take place between December 05th and 06th, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Governor Jack becomes Chief Scout in Cayman

Although the rain did its best to interfere with Governor Stuart Jack being installed as the Chief Scout of the Cayman Islands Saturday afternoon, the proceedings went ahead nonetheless.

Charles Whittaker’s obligations to government made clear

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture recently revealed a partial copy of its contract with Charles Whittaker.

Ministry explains its history with Charles

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture recently gave a written description of its relationship with Charles Whittaker.

Government will continue to help out sports entities

According to the 2006-2007 Budget, government will be supporting sports associations and local athletes.

Letter reels in fishing gear

In an effort to build closer relationships with Caymanian youths, the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture recently put a smile on the face of a 12-year-old boy.

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