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HSA launches committee to improve health service

HSA launches committee to improve health service

| 20/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Health Services Authority has launched a Patient and Family Advisory Committee, which will advise on strategies and initiatives to improve the patient experience at HSA facilities. The committee includes representative from CINICO, the Health Insurance Association of the Cayman Islands an [...]

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Bank staff part of worldwide clean-up effort

Bank staff part of worldwide clean-up effort

| 20/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life) Employees of Butterfield Group companies around the world joined forces with local environmental groups to take part in the International Coastal Clean-Up Saturday, 16 September. All together 267 Butterfield team members cleared 113 bags of trash and recyclables from public spaces i [...]

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Cayman Prep footballers take girls opening rally

Cayman Prep footballers take girls opening rally

| 19/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(GPFL): The young ladies from Cayman Prep secured the first silverware of the 2017 primary football season Saturday, 16 September, at the Annex Field as they won the 2017 CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) opening rally title with a 1-0 victory over Cayman International School (CIS). Cayman [...]

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Health City performs brain surgery with patient awake

Health City performs brain surgery with patient awake

| 18/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In a first for the English-speaking Caribbean, neurosurgeons at Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) surgically removing part of a brain tumour while the patient was awake. The procedure – known as awake craniotomy or awake brain surgery – enables the surgeons to remove, partl [...]

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Maximum hours for construction workers

Maximum hours for construction workers

| 17/09/2017 | 2 Comments
How many hours a day can a construction worker be on the job? Is there a limit? Auntie’s answer: I took your question to the Department of Labour and Pensions to see if they could help. Unfortunately, a department official explained that the Labour Law does not cover exactly what you are enquiring [...]

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Workshop leader donates to Lighthouse School

Workshop leader donates to Lighthouse School

| 15/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Lighthouse School benefited this summer from a joint initiative between the Kensington Management Group and the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA). Paul Njoka, vice president at Kensington, ran a public-speaking workshop for CIMPA which focused on improv [...]

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CIAA welcomes new employees

CIAA welcomes new employees

| 14/09/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), which owns and operates Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) on Grand Cayman and Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) on Cayman Brac, recently added six newly recruited young Caymanians as staff at the airports: James C [...]

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Time to get shaved for Hannah

Time to get shaved for Hannah

| 14/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 1,000 people are expected to gather at the Wicket in Cricket Square Friday, 22 September for the fifth annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave for the St Baldrick’s Foundation to raise funds for childhood cancer research. Now in its fifth year, Cayman residents Gaylene and N [...]

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Girls ready for primary football season

Girls ready for primary football season

| 14/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The primary school girls will kick off the 2017 school football season this Saturday, 16 September with the CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) Opening Rally at the traditional home of local football, the T.E. McField Sports Field (Annex Field) in George Town beginning at 9 [...]

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What size knives are allowed in Cayman?

What size knives are allowed in Cayman?

| 13/09/2017 | 31 Comments
I just want to know what the legal size limits are for knives here in Cayman. I’ve seen a few knives overseas that I would like to get, but I don’t want to get in trouble with customs. I’ve tried asking a few people here, but the answers vary a lot. So is it blade […] [...]

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DCFS staff honoured for adult special needs work

DCFS staff honoured for adult special needs work

| 13/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Several Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) caregivers were recently recognised for advancing the department’s adult special needs programme. Nominated earlier this year, eight staffers received awards from the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADAC [...]

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Cayman equestrians riding high after UK trip

Cayman equestrians riding high after UK trip

| 12/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Young equestrians from Cayman spent two weeks this summer in the UK, taking part in various competitions, visiting horse shows, training and even meeting an Olympic gold medallist in dressage. The trip for the young members of Cayman Riding School (CRS) started with them competing [...]

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Ambassadors named for Older Persons Month

Ambassadors named for Older Persons Month

| 12/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has chosen Lurlie Scott and Lindburg Eden as this October’s Older Persons Month ambassadors. The seniors, who hail from Cayman Brac and Savannah, respectively, were recently selected for the honour in recognition of their cont [...]

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Reselling duty-free cigarettes

Reselling duty-free cigarettes

| 11/09/2017 | 8 Comments
A friend of mine travels regularly to Florida. Even though he does not smoke, on his return he always brings a carton of duty-free cigarettes. He in turn sells the cigarettes privately in Cayman. I’ve told my friend that this may be illegal and it could affect his work permit if he is stopped by [ [...]

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Cyclists ride to support animal welfare

Cyclists ride to support animal welfare

| 11/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The third annual PAWS On Wheels fundraiser attracted 86 cyclists, including 13 children, for the Sunday, 3 September event. Founded in 2010 by Giuseppe and Susanna Gatta, Alex Stewart and Marleine Gagnon, PAWS (Protection of Animal Welfare Society) is a local non-profit that works [...]

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