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Following police instructions on the road

Following police instructions on the road

| 12/11/2018 | 0 Comments
If a policeman is directing traffic contrary to the working traffic lights what are drivers supposed to do? Specifically, when the policeman at the junction of Fort Street, Harbour Drive and North Church Street is waving traffic forward but the lights are red, am I supposed to commit an offence by [...]

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U20 team lose to Curacao in final match

U20 team lose to Curacao in final match

| 12/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Under 20 Men’s National Football Team lost to Curacao 2-4 in their final Group F game on Saturday, 11 November at the CONCACAF Men’s Under 20 Championships at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. A win would have cemented a second-place finish for the Cayma [...]

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Governor tours govt administration building

Governor tours govt administration building

| 12/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper visited the Government Administration Building Thursday, 8 November, guided by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, with the familiarisation exercise spanning various ministries and portfolios, their sections and units. During the tour, the governor was introduced [...]

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What religions are practised in Cayman?

What religions are practised in Cayman?

| 09/11/2018 | 6 Comments
I am new to Cayman and I have noticed the many churches on the island. But I was wondering what other religions are represented here? [...]

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Governor takes in BT Heritage Day

Governor takes in BT Heritage Day

| 08/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Bodden Town Heritage Day on Wednesday, 7 November, marked Governor Martyn Roper’s first trip to the Eastern Districts. He was met at Gun Square by the district’s MLAs who welcomed him to the Islands’ former capital. Minister Dwayne Seymour; Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Al [...]

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Clearing out bulk items for the holidays

Clearing out bulk items for the holidays

| 08/11/2018 | 0 Comments
Will there be a bulk waste collection for all districts this year before the holiday season? Auntie’s answer: Yes, the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) will once again be offering free collection of bulk waste items on Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman ahead of the holidays. Here [...]

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Governor tours the Sister Islands

Governor tours the Sister Islands

| 07/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper spent his first weekend in the Cayman Islands touring Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. The inaugural visit began on the morning of Friday, 2 November. The governor and his wife, Lissie, along with the Chief Officer for the Ministry of District Administration, To [...]

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U20 team earn first win at CONCACAF

U20 team earn first win at CONCACAF

| 07/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CIFA): The Cayman Islands Under 20 Men’s National Football Team secured their first victory in Group F as they defeated Guyana 3-2 on Tuesday afternoon at the CONCACAF Men’s Under 20 Championships at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Playing their second game in two days, the local boys we [...]

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Red Cross calls for help for Trinidad flood victims

Red Cross calls for help for Trinidad flood victims

| 07/11/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) has launched an appeal to help Trinidad and Tobago which has been dealing with one of the worst natural disasters in that nation’s history with the flooding and landslides caused by heavy rains last month. The rains, over a 48-hour period (18-1 [...]

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Heritage celebrated with Pirates Week contest

Heritage celebrated with Pirates Week contest

| 06/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): One of the signature competitions held during the Pirates Week Festival has been rebranded to reflect an emphasis on heritage. The newly named District Heritage Ambassador Costume Competition, which is replacing Miss Festival Queen, is aimed at men and women aged 15 and older with [...]

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New tourism ambassador named

New tourism ambassador named

| 06/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life):  Leanna Allen, a student of Clifton Hunter High School, earned the title of Tourism Ambassador at the annual Tourism Speak-Off held Friday, 2 November. Allen will represent the Cayman Islands throughout 2019 at various tourism events locally and at select international forums. [...]

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Caymanian filmmaker wins award

Caymanian filmmaker wins award

| 06/11/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Caymanian entertainer and filmmaker Teri Quappe has won an award at the recent Cutting Edge Film Festival of Pompano Beach, Florida. Her short, Interloper, was named the winner in the category of Best Experimental Short Film, in which there were 22 entrants, out of the more than 15 [...]

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Time to trot for Meals on Wheels

Time to trot for Meals on Wheels

| 06/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Meals on Wheels is holding its third annual Turkey Trot 5K and 10K walk/run fundraiser on Saturday, 24 November, giving the community a chance to support the charity which provides meals five days a week for more than 200 seniors, disabled and the homebound. [...]

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Expunging minor convictions

Expunging minor convictions

| 05/11/2018 | 4 Comments
Can you find out if the Expungement Board also expunges minor offences from the record such as disorderly conduct etc? Auntie’s answer: The short reply is “yes”, but below you will find some details on the board and the process, for those who want more in-depth information. The Criminal Record [...]

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Kids encouraged to run for fun

Kids encouraged to run for fun

| 05/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Organisers of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, set for Sunday, 2 December, are again encouraging kids to take part in the largest primary school running event on island, the 2018 Milo Kids Fun Run. The activity is free and attracted more than 300 kids in 2017. [...]

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