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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 | 6 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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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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Wants to hold an art retreat

Wants to hold an art retreat

| 15/10/2018 | 3 Comments
I am an artist that owns a vacation home on Grand Cayman. I would like to offer an art retreat at my home – charging my students for accommodation, meals and art lessons. Do I need a work visa to run this event? Auntie’s answer: To the reader who sent in this question, I know […] [...]

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Bush represents Cayman branch in London

Bush represents Cayman branch in London

| 15/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush is in London representing the Cayman Islands branch at The Royal Commonwealth Society’s 150th international meeting. Branch chairman Lemuel Hurlston had nominated the Speaker to represent Cayman at the three-day meeting, which began Monday, 1 [...]

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Outraged by school bus drivers

Outraged by school bus drivers

| 15/10/2018 | 11 Comments
Who is in charge of the school buses? The way many of them are driven is appalling! One turned so sharply into my street that there was barely an inch between the bus and the front right corner of my car …and as for stopping IN roundabouts or speeding! Children are probably learning from these [...]

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Dates set for National Trust fundraisers

Dates set for National Trust fundraisers

| 14/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has announced the 2019 dates for its two major fundraising events – Hatitude, set for Sunday, 27 January and the Glow Run, scheduled for Saturday, 30 March. Hatitude, a family brunch, will take place at Grand Old House under the theme [...]

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Donation helps Children’s Garden grow

Donation helps Children’s Garden grow

| 14/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The planned Children’s Garden in the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park has been given a boost with a recent grant of almost US$20,000 from the Clarke “One (%) For Tomorrow” Next Gen Award, an international programme that supports non-profits whose efforts preserve the environme [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Full of Beans Café

Golden Spoons Review: Full of Beans Café

| 12/10/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS Foodie): I found myself running errands in “town” this week and had a few minutes to meet up with a friend for an early lunch. Busy as we were, we decided the place needed to be quick and easy to get to, so we decided on Full of Beans Café. Strolling in around 11:30am […] [...]

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