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Archive for May, 2016

Visitor looking to buy fresh fish

Visitor looking to buy fresh fish

| 31/05/2016 | 0 Comments
I am visiting Cayman for a week and was wondering where I could buy freshly caught fish. Auntie’s answer: As we are on an island surrounded by beautifully clear, clean water, you are in great luck, which you probably already know. There are several options for buying a lovely assortment of fresh f [...]

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Cayman set to celebrate Queen’s 90th birthday

Cayman set to celebrate Queen’s 90th birthday

| 31/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands will celebrate the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday, 11 June 2016, marked by a parade and awards ceremony. The public is invited to attend the celebration, which will again be held outside the Legislative Assembly building and begin at 9:30am. A parade by the [...]

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Civil servants nourish Feed Our Future

Civil servants nourish Feed Our Future

| 31/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Members of the civil service took part in a “Dress for a Cause Day’” on Friday, 27 May, to show support for the Feed Our Future Cayman charity. In the spirit of the occasion, many in attendance at the Government Administration Building took the opportunity to sport the commemorative Chi [...]

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Minister’s message for World No Tobacco Day

Minister’s message for World No Tobacco Day

| 31/05/2016 | 0 Comments
Premier and Minister for Health Alden McLaughlin: I am pleased that the Cayman Islands is once again marking World No Tobacco Day, along with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and its partners around the globe. Smoking remains one of the leading causes of preventable illness and premature deat [...]

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How laws are passed in the Cayman Islands

How laws are passed in the Cayman Islands

| 30/05/2016 | 0 Comments
Can you explain the process of passing new legislation in the Cayman Islands and what role the governor plays in it? Can the UK impose laws that have not been passed in the local Legislative Assembly? The Cayman Islands’ legal system is based on English common law, locally enacted law and Orders-i [...]

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Star Wars’ C-3PO to attend CayFilm

Star Wars’ C-3PO to attend CayFilm

| 30/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Anthony Daniels, better known as C-3PO to Star Wars aficionados, will be attending the CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival set for 1-4 July. Daniels will join other cast and crew members from the hugely successful science fiction movie franchise for a reunion which will also include th [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Eats

Golden Spoons Review: Eats

| 30/05/2016 | 1 Comment
(CNS Foodie): Walking into Eats and seeing a restaurant full of comfortable booths with old-time rock ‘n’ roll music playing at just the right level, you can’t help but be optimistic about the food. The US diner atmosphere also lends itself to high expectations of breakfast, which worked out w [...]

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Government scholarships should be based on need

Government scholarships should be based on need

| 29/05/2016 | 9 Comments
Auntie has received the following related questions: 1. How are scholarship applicants vetted in regards to their means of being able to provide for their university fees without a government scholarship? Why are there students who have parents that earn a decent salary being awarded scholarships? [...]

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UCCI president takes on role as international mentor

UCCI president takes on role as international mentor

| 27/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Starting later this year, University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) president Roy Bodden will be adding international mentor to his job description, under an initiative established by the MasterCard Foundation. Bodden recently accepted an invitation to become a mentor in the organisatio [...]

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National Gallery showcases student artists

National Gallery showcases student artists

| 27/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): As the school year winds down, the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is presenting an exhibition of student artwork from six Walkers Art Clubs. Benefiting more than 300 participants, the NGCI after-school clubs, sponsored by Walkers, comprise pre-schoolers, primary and secondary [...]

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Event to celebrate Cayman’s sharks

Event to celebrate Cayman’s sharks

| 27/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Marine Conservation International (MCI) and the Department of Environment (DoE) are holding “SharKY Fest” on 4 June 2016 at Dive Tech at Lighthouse Point, West Bay from 12pm to 5pm. The event is being organised to promote shark conservation and raise awareness about the new law co [...]

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Newcomer to Cayman wants to tread the boards

Newcomer to Cayman wants to tread the boards

| 26/05/2016 | 1 Comment
I am keen on amateur dramatics and I am new to the island. What options are out there and who do I contact? Auntie’s answer: You are in luck because, although Grand Cayman is small, our little island supports a fantastic amateur theatre – the Prospect Playhouse, which is home to the Cayman Drama [...]

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Swimmer Lauren Hew hoping to make Olympic cut

Swimmer Lauren Hew hoping to make Olympic cut

| 26/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Two years after making her international debut at only 14 years old, Caymanian swimmer Lauren Hew is hoping to take part in the world’s largest sporting event, the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio this August. “In 2014 I went to the [Glasgow] Commonwealth Games,” she said. & [...]

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Heart surgery saves motorcycle-accident victim

Heart surgery saves motorcycle-accident victim

| 26/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A young Caymanian who suffered life-threatening injuries as the result of a motorcycle accident is recovering after heart surgery at Health City Cayman Islands. John Miller III, 25, arrived at the hospital in critical condition with a traumatic aortic injury.  Typically, only 10 percent of p [...]

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DCI staff to assist Red Cross Thrift Shop

DCI staff to assist Red Cross Thrift Shop

| 26/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI), as part of its new social-responsibility mandate, will volunteer at the Cayman Islands Red Cross on Monday, 30 May. Staff members will be working in the Red Cross Thrift Shop from 1:30pm to 4:30pm, handling multiple tasks, from unloading and so [...]

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