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Uber service might reduce drunk driving

Uber service might reduce drunk driving

| 18/04/2018 | 0 Comments
I was wondering if an Uber-type taxi service would be allowed in Cayman? I believe the amount of drunk drivers on the road here in Cayman must partly be a reflection of the horrendous prices taxis charge and the lack of other viable alternatives. Auntie’s answer: This is another of those questions [...]

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NDC opens office in Cayman Brac

NDC opens office in Cayman Brac

| 18/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Drug Council (NDC) officially opened its Cayman Brac office last week during a visit by Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour. The office, which has been operating since last year, offers full-time services to all residents. Prior to the office opening last year, only lim [...]

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NCAA tourney teams to headline Cayman Classic

NCAA tourney teams to headline Cayman Classic

| 17/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The second annual Cayman Islands Classic college basketball tournament, slated for 19-21 November, will feature four teams which recently competed at the 2018 NCAA Tournament. Clemson, Creighton, Georgia State and St Bonaventure will be among the eight teams participating in the in [...]

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Athletes lauded for efforts at Commonwealth Games

Athletes lauded for efforts at Commonwealth Games

| 17/04/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 21 athletes who represented the Cayman Islands at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia from 4-15 April have all returned home, being told that despite not winning any medals, they are still winners. Among the highlights for Team Cayman over the 11 days of the Gam [...]

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Youth footballers back on pitch

Youth footballers back on pitch

| 17/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CIFA): Games in the 2018 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues resumed this past Saturday, 14 April, with a number of key Under 11, Under 13 and Under 15 match-ups. In the Boys Under 11 league played at the Annex Field, Future SC’s Nahshon Ebanks and Caleb Fredricks scored four [...]

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Brac meets DG’s 5K Challenge

Brac meets DG’s 5K Challenge

| 17/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): It was a double win for the Health Services Authority (HSA) at the 2018 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge on Cayman Brac, held Sunday, 15 April. HSA CEO Lizzette Yearwood took the title of overall fastest female for the third year running, while HSA anaesthetic technician Gregley Ga [...]

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Is advertising allowed on our beaches?

Is advertising allowed on our beaches?

| 16/04/2018 | 4 Comments
While walking on the beach recently, I noticed a tall advertisement banner planted in the sand, on the beach side of Hyatt. Is this permitted? Auntie’s answer: Advertising is not allowed without getting formal permission. A Ministry of Planning official explained that a banner sign on the beach wo [...]

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Governor heads east on Cayman tour

Governor heads east on Cayman tour

| 16/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Governor Anwar Choudhury last week visited East End attractions and places of interest as his continues touring and learning about the Islands. The tour, on Friday, 13 April, started off with a visit to the Blow Holes, led by East End resident and tour guide Alan Ebanks. [...]

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Dates set for youth football competition 

Dates set for youth football competition 

| 16/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Local football talent will take on international competition once again in the Cayman Airways Youth Cup, which this year focuses on the U13 age group. The tournament, set for 25-30 June, will feature eight international teams from North America and the region. Cayman club Academy S [...]

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Creator Dave Martins returns to Rundown

Creator Dave Martins returns to Rundown

| 16/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Rundown, the Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s (CNCF) annual comedy revue, returns to the Harquail Theatre for its 26th season from Thursday, 26 April through Sunday, 13 May, with the first week featuring an appearance by creator Dave Martins who has written a special song fo [...]

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Unhappy with state of old Hyatt property

Unhappy with state of old Hyatt property

| 15/04/2018 | 14 Comments
I had thought that Cayman government passed a law some years ago that empowered it to charge $25,000 a day to owners of derelict properties. Why then is Dart not charged for the eyesore formerly called the Hyatt hotel, which as many know, is the remains of an amazing property destroyed by Hurricane [...]

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East End Post Office may get ATM

East End Post Office may get ATM

| 15/04/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Minister for Finance and Economic Development Roy McTaggart led a ministry team on a visit to the East End Post Office to assess the feasibility of installing an Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) for the direct benefit of all East Enders but particularly the district’s elderly. [...]

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Landlord wants to charge tenant’s guests

Landlord wants to charge tenant’s guests

| 12/04/2018 | 18 Comments
Just wondering what the laws are for landlords and registering their rentals and how tenants can know if it is a legally registered rental property. I know of a landlord who also wants to charge their tenants hotel rates for family to visit and stay in her studio apartment. Not to mention she has be [...]

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Caymanian financial advisor back at top event  

Caymanian financial advisor back at top event  

| 12/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Caymanian Joshua Bernard has qualified for his sixth consecutive Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) annual meeting in Los Angeles in June along with more than 13,000 of the top financial advisors worldwide. The event, being held 24-27 June, will include MRDT speakers, focus sessions [...]

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YMCA ropes course set to open

YMCA ropes course set to open

| 12/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson was the first person to climb on the YMCA’s ropes challenge course after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the facility Wednesday, 11 April. The course, which will open to the public next month was built by the YMCA of the Cayman Islands with cash from [...]

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