Archive for May, 2016

Visitor looking to buy fresh fish

Visitor looking to buy fresh fish

| 31/05/2016 | 1 Comment

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 fish, including tuna, […]

Continue Reading

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 uniformed services will precede […]

Continue Reading

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 Child Month/Feed Our Future T-shirt. […]

Continue Reading

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 death and impoverishment worldwide, and the tobacco epidemic is one of the […]

Continue Reading

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-in-Council, which is legislation […]

Continue Reading

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 the Caribbean premiere of Elstree 1976, a newly […]

Continue Reading

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 well since we were there on […]

Continue Reading

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?   2. Why does the Education Department continue to […]

Continue Reading

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 organisation’s scholars programme, whose purpose is to advance leadership skills, create connections […]

Continue Reading

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 students, Cayman Brac students, teens who are studying for their final exams, […]

Continue Reading

Please support independent journalism in the Cayman Islands