Archive for March, 2016

Requirements for travelling to Cuba

Requirements for travelling to Cuba

| 31/03/2016 | 6 Comments

Do you need a visa to go to Cuba? Are there any other travel requirements? Auntie’s answer: Too bad we didn’t get this question before the Rolling Stones played in Havana; I could have weaved my answer around attending that historic concert. The short answer is that you do need to get a visa to […]

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How does the minimum wage affect a flat salary?

How does the minimum wage affect a flat salary?

| 31/03/2016 | 2 Comments

Does the minimum wage take precedence over a flat wage/salary? Auntie’s answer: Yes, it does. The salary has to equate to the mandated minimum wage when calculated on an hourly rate. As explained by an officer at the Department of Labour and Pensions, “The fixed salary has to be no less than the minimum wage […]

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CIFEC students sail through internship programme

CIFEC students sail through internship programme

| 30/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Four students from the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) last week completed their internship at Red Sail Sports. The students, who had been taking part in the Year 12 Internship Programme, had been working at the watersports company since September.

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Government officials attend hurricane conference

Government officials attend hurricane conference

| 30/03/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): As part of the preparation leading up to this year’s hurricane season, which begins 1 June, a delegation of public officials, led by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, attended the 2016 National Hurricane Conference in Orlando, Florida. The conference, held 21-24 March, is the premier forum for education and professional training in hurricane and disaster […]

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How is the jury pool chosen?

How is the jury pool chosen?

| 30/03/2016 | 6 Comments

Would you please investigate and dispel the myth that being listed as a registered elector does not automatically put one on the jury pool list? Those already in the jury pool are seemingly there for other reasons and often get called upon again and again, while many longtime voters have never been called. Auntie’s answer: […]

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