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Swim & Stride Duathlon scheduled for Cayman Brac this weekend

The Sister Islands Swim Club (SSIC), the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) and the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS) are hosting the two-day Swim & Stride Duathlon on Cayman Brac on April 21st and 22nd.

Soldiers treated to Brac hospitality

There were some life-changing moments for wounded US soldiers visiting Cayman Brac as part of the Underwater Warriors Foundation inaugural trip recently.

CAL decision pleases Brac passengers

Customers and staff of the Brac Reef Beach Resort are pleased that Cayman Airways has adapted its summer jet schedule to Cayman Brac from some late evening flights to all early evening flights.

Underwater Warriors to guard Atlantis

A group of injured US service personnel will be immortalised in stone during their upcoming visit to Cayman Brac.

Brac seniors’ home expanding

The Kirkconnell Community Care Centre is being expanded thanks to a generous donation by Linton Tibbetts and his wife, Polly, who have so far contributed US$500,000 towards the new wing.

Brackers want better air service

Cayman Brac residents want better air service and they want to talk to the folks in charge of Cayman Airways.

Underwater Warriors coming to the Brac

Cayman Brac residents are partnering with a US non-profit organization to provide a journey of healing for injured servicemen and women through scuba diving.

Prince ushers in Brac wind farm

Cheaper electricity will soon be generated for residents and visitors on Cayman Brac. In one of his official duties while touring the Cayman Islands, HRH The Earl of Wessex Prince Edward broke ground for the Cayman Brac Power & Light Companys Wind Power Project at Stake Bay Point on the Bluff Monday.

Cruise ship slated for the Brac

The first cruise ship to call to Cayman Brac in the past few years was scheduled to call there today.

Today’s Editorial November 21: Cruise ships to Cayman Brac

News that cruise tourism may become a reality on Cayman Brac is welcomed. And not. It is a given that many Brackers want to see cruise ship visitors come to their shores.

Cruise ships for Brac explored

A technical team from one of the major cruise lines will visit Cayman Brac the second week of December to assess the possibilities of having small cruise ships visit the island on a regular basis.

Say Wha teams up with Youth Flex

Cayman T-shirt clothing line, Say Wha Designs, has teamed up with local youth talk show Youth Flex to produce two new designs for the programmes and its fashion-conscious listeners.

Divi priority for Gov’t

Leader of Government Business Kurt Tibbetts told former employees of the defunct Divi Tiara Beach Resort that the Employment Relations Department had committed to increased technical resources to assist with their plight Friday during a meeting at the Aston Rutty Centre in Cayman Brac.

Today’s Editorial Sept 15: Way Divi was closed is despicable

The people of Cayman Brac are upset and they have a right to be so. A foreign corporation has put the Brac in a potentially terrible economic quandary. Divi Tiara, which is owned by Divi Resorts in North Carolina, was closed Friday leaving almost 40 people out of work.

Schools psychologist needed

There is a need for a dedicated education psychologist, Minister of Education Alden McLaughlin told the Finance Committee last month in response to a question from Cayman Brac MLA Moses Kirkconnell.

Labour tribunal launched in the Brac

Cayman Brac now has its own Labour Tribunal dedicated to dealing with employment issues on the Sister Islands.

Brac to mark Museum Day

To promote its rich cultural heritage while providing fun-filled activities for the entire family, the Cayman Brac Museum will host its second annual International Museum Day Family Fun Fair on Saturday.

Government loses funding vote

A $100,000 funding allocation for the support of the Electoral Boundary Commission was defeated in the Finance Committee last Thursday night when Opposition members outnumbered Government members

Backbencher calls for local pension investment

Saying that the rising costs of mortgages was a matter of national importance, Sister Islands MLA Moses Kirkconnell called for pension plans to invest 10 per cent of their contributions

Mission: Panama

PANAMA CITY, Panama - The Cayman Islands Trade Mission to Panama got under way Tuesday night with a welcome reception at the Intercontinental Hotel in Panama City.

Brac dialysis unit officially opened

The Faith Hospital dialysis unit was officially opened Wednesday, 8 February. At the ceremony, Minister of Health and Human Services Anthony Eden spoke of the continuing efforts to enhance the delivery of health care to the Sister Islands.

Little Cayman Research Centre progressing

MLA for the Sister Islands Moses Kirkconnell and Mrs. Kathy Kirkconnell joined the Earl of Wessex at a private dinner party in London recently to celebrate the completion of the latest phase of the Little Cayman Research Centre.

Shipping Registry celebrates on Brac

The Cayman Islands Shipping Registry continued its 100th year celebrations at the seafarers' centre in Cayman Brac 17 December.

Seven given Queen’s honours

Seven Caymanians have been named in the 2006 Queen's New Year's honours. They are OBE recipient, Susan Anne Olde; MBE recipient, J. Carlon Powery, and Cayman Islands Certificate and Badge of Honour awardees -

Public Services bill is tabled

The Public Services Management Bill to modernise human resource arrangements in the public sector has been introduced to the Legislative Assembly.

Gas price scrutiny planned

A warning shot was fired across the bows of the petrol companies supplying Cayman in Finance Committee on Thursday.

Today’s Editorial 20 October: Careful what you wish for

Moses Kirkconnell wants a better life for the Sister Islands.

Jobs a Sister Islands issue

Moses Kirkconnell wants more people, more jobs and cheaper living costs for the Sister Islands.

New crime bills passed

A package of nine crime busting bills successfully made their way through the Legislative Assembly on Friday.

LC airport plans reviewed

During the recent Ministers' visit, Little Cayman residents expressed interest in government's next step regarding the proposed site for a new airport.

Mango Manor has local appeal

During his first official visit to the Sister Islands last week, Minister for Tourism, Environment, Investment and Commerce Charles Clifford visited the well-known hotels and resorts. However, his packed itinerary also allowed him to get acquainted with the smaller -

New CAL board means business

The new board of Cayman Airways is to reduce the airline's expenditure by doing a full cost identification and evaluation and it will make the results known to the public, according to Director and CEO Michael Adam.

Health Minister checks up on Sister Islands

Emergency services in Cayman Brac recently got a boost with the arrival of a new ambulance.

Minister tours Sister Islands air facilities

Airport operations in the Sister Islands were inspected last Friday during a tour by Anthony Eden, Minister Responsible for Aviation.

Brac Eldemire home donated to National Trust

An historic event took place on the Brac Saturday when members of the Eldemire family donated their family home to the National Trust.

New Cabinet named

The leader of the People's Progressive Movement Kurt Tibbetts issued a statement Friday, announcing, among other things, the make up of the next Cabinet.

PPM sweeps

Victory ensures new government. The Peoples Progressive Movement won an impressive victory in Wednesdays elections, with all nine of its candidates winning in their districts.

Brac Rotary club honours members

New members of the Brac Rotary Club are presented honorary awards by fellow Rotarians and Government officials.

Jobs, education top priorities

Economic development and education emerged as top priorities for all seven candidates vying for a seat in the Sister Islands at a public forum sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce Friday in Cayman Brac.

SITA elects newest members

At the recent SITA meeting held on Little Cayman the new President and Committee were elected into office.

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