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Not Your Spot disabled parking campaign begins

Not Your Spot disabled parking campaign begins

| 20/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Rotary Central Cayman Islands has launched its “Not Your Spot” awareness campaign highlighting the correct use and importance of disabled parking spots. The campaign, which was started 14 June, aims not only to educate the public on the proper and improper use of disabled “bl [...]

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Reasons for holding onto immigration white card

Reasons for holding onto immigration white card

| 20/06/2018 | 0 Comments
What is the purpose of the ‘retain’ portion of the white card immigration form I have to fill in when entering the Cayman Islands by plane, being the part I then must keep with my passport and re-present to immigration when leaving the Cayman Islands? What happens if I lose it? Can’t the immig [...]

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In search of a pickleball game in Cayman

In search of a pickleball game in Cayman

| 19/06/2018 | 14 Comments
Is there a place we could play pickleball on the island? We are on a cruise ship and thought it would be fun if we could play pickleball instead of going on an excursion. Auntie’s answer: I have to say I never expected to see “pickle” and “ball” in the same sentence, much less the [&hellip [...]

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Cayman hosts CPA conference

Cayman hosts CPA conference

| 19/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman is playing host this week to the 43rd annual conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s Caribbean, the Americas and the Atlantic Region. The 62 participants from 18 countries attending the conference, which opened Monday, 18 June, include speakers of the ho [...]

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Wants to return after PR denied

Wants to return after PR denied

| 19/06/2018 | 2 Comments
I was turned down for permanent residency and am now thinking of returning after my year is up. I know I can’t return to Cayman until November 1, but can I apply for a work permit to return before that date, or do I have to wait until then to apply? Auntie’s answer: Yes, you […] [...]

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Emergency exercise conducted at Brac airport

Emergency exercise conducted at Brac airport

| 19/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) led an emergency preparedness exercise at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac last week. The simulated emergency comprised a rapidly unfolding terrorist situation involving two vicious thugs, the hijacking of a s [...]

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Show goes on with a shortened CayFilm

Show goes on with a shortened CayFilm

| 18/06/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Weeks after announcing that the 2018 CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival was cancelled, festival director Tony Mark has confirmed that the show will go on (again), albeit on a smaller scale. The five local films that were submitted for this year’s festival will be screened [...]

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Open-water event goes swimmingly

Open-water event goes swimmingly

| 18/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The open-water swim season continued recently with the annual Butterfield 800m Sea Swim, which attracted 128 competitive and non–competitive swimmers. The event, held 9 June and organised by the Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA), took place at Governor’s Beach w [...]

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Non-Caymanian spouse seeks naturalisation

Non-Caymanian spouse seeks naturalisation

| 17/06/2018 | 6 Comments
I’m married to a Caymanian and I’ve been living here for four years. I have a Residency and Employment Rights Certificate (RERC). Am I eligible to apply for naturalisation as a British Overseas Territories Citizen on grounds of marriage? I understand that I need to be married for seven [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Ristorante Pappagallo

Golden Spoons Review: Ristorante Pappagallo

| 15/06/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Foodie): A trip out to West Bay looking for dinner with a serene view took us to Ristorante Pappagallo. We had booked, which on this evening was essential. We were given a friendly greeting at the door and offered the option to wait a couple of minutes for a table on the veranda or […] [...]

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No car inspections when it rains

No car inspections when it rains

| 14/06/2018 | 45 Comments
A colleague of mine has just advised that the licensing department can no longer provide vehicle inspections in rainy weather. Is this true? Being that we have hurricane season five months out of the year, is this realistic? Do you know what the reason for this rule is if it’s in fact true? Auntie [...]

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Fair launched to attract student volunteers

Fair launched to attract student volunteers

| 14/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Youth Services Unit (YSU) is hosting the Cayman Islands’ inaugural Student Volunteer Fair on Friday, 22 June 2018, with 23 charities and non-profit organisations signed up for booths at the event. The fair will allow students (Years 9-13) the chance to speak directly to the o [...]

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Community urged to donate blood

Community urged to donate blood

| 14/06/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Blood Bank has joined countries across the globe in celebration of World Blood Donor Day 14 June, with a focus on blood donation as an action of community solidarity and collaboration. “Our upcoming and continuing partnership initiatives with various local busi [...]

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Minister’s message for World Blood Donor Day

Minister’s message for World Blood Donor Day

| 14/06/2018 | 3 Comments
Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour writes: Today (14 June), we in the Cayman Islands once again join global activities to mark World Blood Donor Day. This observance celebrates one the most noble of acts that we, as humans, can perform on behalf of our fellow community members. A blood donor is a sp [...]

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No TV access to World Cup

No TV access to World Cup

| 14/06/2018 | 33 Comments
I know that Logic has the exclusive rights to broadcast the World Cup, but what happens to those of us who aren’t subscribers? I also suspect there are many people like me in Cayman whose TV can’t accommodate an antenna for picking up free-to-air channels and even those will not carry all of the [...]

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