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Can expat kids be kept out of school?

Can expat kids be kept out of school?

| 13/12/2018 | 4 Comments
Does the government keep track of children attending school on island? Cayman is very transient. Is it possible to move to the island with my family and not enroll my children in school? How is that monitored, aside from nosy neighbours? However, if ever questioned, the person could lie and say they [...]

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Tourism staffer earns employee honours

Tourism staffer earns employee honours

| 12/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Wesrol Nyack, of the Department of Tourism, has been named Cayman Islands Employee of the Month for October, with Deputy Governor Franz Manderson recognising the achievement in a ceremony held Tuesday, 11 December. Nyack, a technical support analyst, received the honour for deliver [...]

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The tale of the missing Gimistory

The tale of the missing Gimistory

| 11/12/2018 | 2 Comments
Why has Gimistory been cancelled for two years in a row? I really miss it! Auntie’s answer: Before I get into the “why” I must clear up one thing. While it may seem that Gimistory (which is also a favourite of mine) has been gone for two years, the last time it was cancelled was […] [...]

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Young tennis players ace radio spot

Young tennis players ace radio spot

| 11/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Three young tennis stars recently got to tell stories of their sporting ups and downs on Radio Cayman. Albert Berksoy (10) , Milana Thompson (10) and Rafael Wejbora (11) spoke to Dionne Anglin on air about their sports experiences to date as well as the Tennis Federation of the Cay [...]

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Youth forum examines use of social media

Youth forum examines use of social media

| 11/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): About 130 people attended a National Youth Forum on Friday, 30 November to discuss “Social Media and Youth”. Organised through the Youth Services Unit (YSU), this marked the third forum held by the Cayman Islands Youth Assembly (CIYA) since 2008. Participants included staff fro [...]

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How to buy repossessed vehicles

How to buy repossessed vehicles

| 10/12/2018 | 1 Comment
Where can I get/view the repossessed cars from the bank? Auntie’s answer: I have to admit that this question makes me a bit sad. I cannot fault you for inquiring about repossessed cars but it does conjure images of people who have fallen on hard times, which is especially upsetting as we get neare [...]

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Cayman Prep and George Town double winners

Cayman Prep and George Town double winners

| 10/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(PFL): It was a pulsating conclusion to the 2018 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) seasons this past Saturday, 8 December at the Annex Field, as Cayman Prep and George Town Primary walked away with double championships. [...]

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Barnes wins boxing gold in Guyana

Barnes wins boxing gold in Guyana

| 10/12/2018 | 6 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands amateur boxer Brandy Barnes took the gold at the recent Caribbean Championships in Guyana, successfully defending her title from last year’s competition, which was held in St Lucia. On Sunday, 9 December, she defeated Joanne Williams of Guyana in front of that boxe [...]

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Premier hosts friends of Cayman dinner

Premier hosts friends of Cayman dinner

| 10/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Premier Alden McLaughlin and the Cayman delegation in the UK gathered with more 200 friends and associates at the Institute of Directors in London for the annual premier’s dinner on Thursday, 6 December. The event is an opportunity to all those who have taken an interest in, or h [...]

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Suggestions for donating toys

Suggestions for donating toys

| 10/12/2018 | 1 Comment
I want to donate some of my son’s toys to charity. Can you tell me where I can do this? Auntie’s answer: While I am always happy to find the answers to difficult questions and help people solve problems, I cannot deny it is also nice to be able to deal with a query such […] [...]

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Doctors receive mental health training

Doctors receive mental health training

| 09/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of 16 public and private doctors attended special training focused on mental health for primary care physicians on Saturday and Sunday, 1-2 December. The Ministry of Health organised the workshop, which is part of international training initiative, the Mental Health Gap Act [...]

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HRC message for International Human Rights Day

HRC message for International Human Rights Day

| 09/12/2018 | 0 Comments
Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission: Monday is International Human Rights Day which is observed every year on 10th December. This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (“the UDHR”). To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the UDHR, the United Nations (“th [...]

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Santa’s on the way for dog charity

Santa’s on the way for dog charity

| 06/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Once again, Santa is going to be pulled by lit-up underwater reindeer so he can land on the George Town waterfront to help celebrate the 10th annual Scubaluminations in aid of dog-rescue charity One Dog at a Time (ODAAT). The money raised at the event, set for Thursday, 13 December [...]

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Is pollution monitored in Cayman?

Is pollution monitored in Cayman?

| 06/12/2018 | 4 Comments
Do we have any pollution monitoring here on the island? Ocean water quality, air quality, anything? Are there any statistics, on any topic? On the WHO website it seemed we are the only country that is not proactive in regards to these matters. Auntie’s answer: This is one of those questions that n [...]

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National Gallery opens twin bill of exhibitions

National Gallery opens twin bill of exhibitions

| 06/12/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands is opening two exhibitions simultaneously on Monday, 10 December, celebrating both the work of Cayman’s first freelance photographer as well as the talent of local art educators. “Ella Latter: The Photographer is Present” showcases h [...]

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