Press Releases

Mon, June 20, 1:21 PM

It will be a busy summer for Cayman’s athletes. As well as competing in the Special Olympic Summer Games, this week (22-23 June) a large delegation will depart for the NatWest Island Games in the Isle of Wight.

With 70-plus team members, athletes will represent the Islands in track and field, golf, table tennis, squash, basketball, swimming, cycling, shooting, tennis and volleyball.

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Fri, June 17, 11:02 AM

As Cayman’s Special Olympic athletes make final preparations for this month’s Special Olympics Summer Games in Greece, Minister of Sports the Hon.

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Tue, June 14, 9:02 AM

The Department and Ministry of Sports and the Youth Services Unit are once again putting on a variety of summer camps. From the sizzling hot to the sporty.

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Tue, June 14, 8:56 AM

Now that the Ministry of Health’s Non-communicable Disease Risk Factor Survey Coordinating Committee has completed a two-day planning session, Cayman has stepped closer to its first national health risk factor survey.

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Thu, June 9, 2:29 PM

In an on-going good year, Cayman’s swim sensation Brett Fraser has put yet another feather in his cap – this time earning recognition as an Academic All-American.

According to the Florida University website, the two-time NCAA men’s swimming champion was named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America® Men’s At-Large Third Team this week, by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

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Tue, June 7, 2:43 PM

It was a wild time at Cayman’s National Museum when it celebrated Child Month and International Museum Day with a special children’s Looky Ya last month (Saturday, 21 May).

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Tue, June 7, 2:40 PM

In distributing ‘No Smoking’ signs to local businesses this week, a volunteer group headed by the Public Health Department has literally put the writing on the wall regarding smoking in public places.

The drive sought wider compliance with the Tobacco Law (2008) which requires prominently-displayed ‘No Smoking’ signs to be mounted in all public places. These include beauty salons and barber shops, laundromats, enclosed bars, restaurants and pool halls, as well as shops, shopping centres, restrooms and transportation terminals.

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Thu, June 2, 9:36 AM

This World No Tobacco Day, Ministry of Health Senior Policy Advisor Joel Francis is celebrating four months of no smoking – a decision that was - and still is - difficult, but certainly one he does not regret.

“I will admit to still getting the occasional craving, but it is a wonderful feeling no longer being bound by an addiction anymore. What’s more, having quit, I now realise just how nasty a habit smoking is,” says Joel.

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Wed, June 1, 9:21 AM

Since 2005, Caribbean Nutrition Day has been designated on June 1 by the Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute to highlight the benefits of healthy eating and an active lifestyle. This year’s theme “Healthy Eating and Active Living: Do a Variety of Physical Activity Today and Every Day” is in line with the “Be Fit Cayman” wellness campaign.

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Tue, May 31, 8:15 AM

Today (Tuesday, 31 May) the world observes World No Tobacco Day which this year highlights the importance of the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Framework Convention for Tobac

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