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Puzzled by naturalisation and Caymanian status

Puzzled by naturalisation and Caymanian status

| 19/02/2018 | 0 Comments
I am confused about what is required to apply for naturalisation versus status in Cayman. What is the difference between the two, which comes first, and what is the criteria to apply for either? Auntie’s answer: Similar queries have popped up from time to time and I definitely expect to receive mo [...]

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Applications open for law scholarships

Applications open for law scholarships

| 18/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Students can now apply for legal scholarships, articles of clerkship and internships at Appleby (Cayman), representatives of which will be at the Chamber of Commerce Careers Expo on Friday, 23 February to provide more information. The Appleby scholarship covers the cost of tuiti [...]

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Cricket team heads to World Cup qualifiers

Cricket team heads to World Cup qualifiers

| 15/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cricket Team will fly to Argentina 24 February to begin its push to reach the finals of the ICC World T20 Championships. During the competition, the team will play 4x T20 matches facing both Argentina and Bermuda. The top two teams will go through to the next di [...]

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Bell sounds triumph for cancer patients

Bell sounds triumph for cancer patients

| 15/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two cancer patients at the Health Services Authority (HSA) Chemotherapy Unit recently rang a special bell to signify the end of their treatment. On 2 February, the HSA, in partnership with the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS), presented the “Final Day of Treatment Bell” in [...]

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Time to celebrate the coconut

Time to celebrate the coconut

| 15/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Pedro Castle is again hosting Coco Fest, set for Saturday, 17 February from 12pm-4pm, with the celebration of all things coconut featuring an array of locally made foods, candies, produce, crafts, games, beauty products and cocktails, plus live music. The third annual event will al [...]

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Brac students urged to consider STEM careers

Brac students urged to consider STEM careers

| 14/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Year 9 students from Layman E. Scott High School on Cayman Brac recently learned about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education and associated career paths from digital marketer Amy Hayward, who works at a firm based in Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) special economic z [...]

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Expressing condolences to strangers

Expressing condolences to strangers

| 14/02/2018 | 3 Comments
Is it appropriate to offer condolences to people who are not your friends, family or even acquaintances? Online condolences to complete strangers? Kim Cattrall’s response to Sarah Jessica Parker has made me think about etiquette for expressing condolences. Auntie’s answer: For those of you unfam [...]

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Athletes named for Commonwealth Games

Athletes named for Commonwealth Games

| 13/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s team for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games has been chosen, with 22 athletes headed to Australia for the 4-15 April Games. The team members represent seven sports – athletics, boxing, cycling, gymnastics, shooting, squash and swimming. The XXI Games marks the 11th [...]

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Group to address child abuse at international forum

Group to address child abuse at international forum

| 13/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Multi-agency working group Protection Starts Here (PSH) has been invited to present at the 34th International Symposium on Child Abuse hosted by the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC) in Alabama 19-22 March. The group is the driving force behind the PSH child abuse pr [...]

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Young footballers get new ride

Young footballers get new ride

| 12/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Future SC now has a new van to transport its players to training and to games thanks to local company Excel Sports Management (ESM). The 10-passenger van was donated to help support the development of youth football talent across all communities and clubs in Cayman. President of Fu [...]

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RCIPS recruits sworn in

RCIPS recruits sworn in

| 11/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The first RCIPS recruit class of 2018 was sworn in at a ceremony held Thursday, 1 February. The 11 new local constable recruits will now begin an intensive 17-week training course, after which they will receive on-the-job training during a two-year probationary period. At the end o [...]

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Community comes together in LC beach clean-up

Community comes together in LC beach clean-up

| 09/02/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Little Cayman resorts and businesses recently joined forces with researchers of the Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) to take part in an island-wide beach clean-up. During the full winter moon, with researchers gathered for the Grouper Moon Project, a study of the annu [...]

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Cayman set to celebrate arts and culture

Cayman set to celebrate arts and culture

| 09/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayfest, the Cayman Islands National Festival of Arts, raises its curtains this month, showcasing the cultural diversity and artistic talent in the community. The event, which features various activities over a 10-day period, kicks off with the National Arts & Culture Awards an [...]

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PWD training scheme earns top award

PWD training scheme earns top award

| 07/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Public Works Department’s (PWD) apprenticeship programme has been awarded by the Cayman Islands Society of Human Resource Professionals (CISHRP) for its accomplishments in 2017. The department earned the “best training programme” in the Cayman Islands nod at CISHRP’s ei [...]

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Boy’s passing inspires donation to Heart Fund

Boy’s passing inspires donation to Heart Fund

| 07/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A local firm has donated to the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) in memory of a little boy who lost his fight at age 3 to congenital heart disease and in support of Heart Month. Queensgate staff chose to donate their Christmas charitable collection in honour of Cristiano McKenzie, who tragi [...]

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