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Recycling options limited on Sister Islands

Recycling options limited on Sister Islands

| 22/10/2018 | 4 Comments
We enjoy recycling opportunities including aluminium, plastic, glass, cardboard and paper, tyres, batteries and others. It is my understanding that the Sister Islands do not have collection and recycling for glass, plastic, cardboard or paper. Can you confirm whether this is true and, if so, find o [...]

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New football coach joins local staff

New football coach joins local staff

| 22/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Former professional footballer Cláudio Garcia has joined a local coaching staff, where he will work with some of Cayman’s promising young players. [...]

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New stamp issue celebrates Coat of Arms

New stamp issue celebrates Coat of Arms

| 22/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service issued a new $2 stamp on Friday, 19 October, to participate in the ongoing year-long celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms. The single-stamp issue, available in a souvenir sheet format, depicts the Coat of Arms aga [...]

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Buses should not stop in roundabouts

Buses should not stop in roundabouts

| 22/10/2018 | 11 Comments
What are the rules in regard to where school buses can stop? I have seen a school bus stop on the roundabout by Hurley’s (on the inside lane) to allow children to disembark. It appears incredibly dangerous to me to expect all traffic entering the roundabout to stop. [...]

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Why are trees being cut down on the beach?

Why are trees being cut down on the beach?

| 19/10/2018 | 7 Comments
I refer to a reader who asked: “And why the hell did they cut down those shady pine needle trees that were near the water on the beach side?” Aren’t SMB and everything on it protected by law? Who and why had cut those trees down? Who permitted the action? SMB is a national treasure [&h [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Taco Cantina

Golden Spoons Review: Taco Cantina

| 19/10/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS Foodie): After a day spent in East End enjoying a break and a change of pace, my partner and I decided a fitting way to end our little “adventure” was to try out the newest spot in the district, Taco Cantina. Turning into what may very well be the smallest parking lot in the […] [...]

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Photo of mom and daughter wins contest

Photo of mom and daughter wins contest

| 18/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Nancy Barnard has won the grand prize of the Cayman Airways 50th anniversary social media competition, after being chosen in a random drawing of more than 500 entries from people sharing their favourite moments on the national carrier. Barnard, who won a pair of round-trip tickets [...]

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Truman Bodden Law School adds lecturers

Truman Bodden Law School adds lecturers

| 18/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) has added four lecturers to its staff: Marc Johnson, Kerry Lewis, Andrew Perkins and Derek O’Brien, who all bring with them teaching and professional experience from the UK, coming to Cayman from Bristol, Wales, London and Oxford, respectively. [...]

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Students spread anti-bullying messages

Students spread anti-bullying messages

| 17/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 2018 Stood Up Interscholastic Fair, organised by the Family Resource Centre (FRC), doubled the number of participants in its second year, with 85 students, representing 13 government and private schools, displaying 40 anti-bullying-themed projects. The fair aimed to encourage t [...]

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Recyclables and garbage are kept separate

Recyclables and garbage are kept separate

| 17/10/2018 | 1 Comment
I was told that separating trash into recycling material and regular material doesn’t make sense because the recycling material collected at the collecting stations (supermarkets) gets dumped into the same dump truck as the regular trash. This was witnessed by someone I know. Could you do some in [...]

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Can mother access her deceased son’s pension?

Can mother access her deceased son’s pension?

| 17/10/2018 | 0 Comments
The mother of a Jamaican man working in Cayman who died last year wants to know how does she go about getting his pension? Is she entitled to his pension? He died in the Cayman Islands but his body was brought back to Jamaica. What documentation would she need to provide? His mother is still in [&h [...]

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CCMI raffles gala tickets

CCMI raffles gala tickets

| 16/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) is raffling two tickets to its Festival of Seas Awards and Gala fundraiser, set for 3 November. Alexandra Cousteau, granddaughter of Jacques-Yves Cousteau, National Geographic Emerging Explorer, and globally recognised advocate on wate [...]

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PAC members learn about public spending

PAC members learn about public spending

| 16/10/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Two MLAs are in London this week attending the sixth annual Public Accounts Committees Symposium and Workshop. [...]

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Sir JAC girls winners in district rivalry

Sir JAC girls winners in district rivalry

| 15/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(PFL): While the rest of the Island bathed in the warmth of the tropical sun this past Saturday, West Bay was experiencing continuing showers as third-round games in the 2018 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons were played at venues acros [...]

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Eric Bergstrom (14 October 1933-13 October 2018)

Eric Bergstrom (14 October 1933-13 October 2018)

| 15/10/2018 | 0 Comments
Obituary: The family of tourism pioneer Eric Bergstrom announces his sudden passing, Saturday, 13 October at his home in Pompano Beach, Florida. Mr Bergstrom would have turned 85 on 14 October. [...]

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