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What ingredients are in local packaged foods?

What ingredients are in local packaged foods?

| 14/11/2018 | 2 Comments
Almost all locally made packaged food products sold in the supermarkets, whether baked goods, ice cream, sauces, etc., do not carry any ingredients list on them. This goes for products bought by the supermarkets (e.g. bulla, ice cream) and for products made by the supermarkets (e.g. bread). I’d l [...]

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Minister’s message for World Diabetes Day

Minister’s message for World Diabetes Day

| 14/11/2018 | 2 Comments
Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour writes: “The Family and Diabetes” is this year’s theme for World Diabetes Day which the global community, including the Cayman Islands, will observe on Wednesday, 14 November. The theme will carry over into 2019 for continued and focused attention on the impa [...]

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Staci Scott earns YCLA honours

Staci Scott earns YCLA honours

| 13/11/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Staci Scott has been named the 2018/2019 recipient of the Young Caymanian Leadership Award (YCLA), out of five finalists nominated by the community, at a ceremony held Saturday, 10 November. During the event, Scott and fellow finalists Kacey Mobley, Kimberley Conolly, Samuel Young [...]

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Walk/run hits the right notes for JGHS students

Walk/run hits the right notes for JGHS students

| 13/11/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Coming off a record-setting 2017, the 12th annual Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run took place Saturday, 3 November, raising funds for the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and the John Gray High School (JGHS) music department. Almost 190 runners and walkers, comprising a [...]

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Following police instructions on the road

Following police instructions on the road

| 12/11/2018 | 2 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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Remembrance Day marks centenary of Armistice

Remembrance Day marks centenary of Armistice

| 12/11/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): This year’s Remembrance Day ceremony, held Sunday, 11 November, joined an international commemoration of the centenary of the Armistice, which ended World War I on that date in 1918, after four years of fighting. The Great War resulted in an estimated 37.5 million casualties, wit [...]

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What religions are practised in Cayman?

What religions are practised in Cayman?

| 09/11/2018 | 7 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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