Archive for May 10th, 2016

Why does electoral roll include occupation?

Why does electoral roll include occupation?

| 10/05/2016 | 2 Comments

Why is there an “occupation” column for registered voters? Why does that nondescript identifier matter to anyone? Is that for corrupt campaign managers so they can more easily identify who can be bought or not? Auntie’s answer: I can understand your cynicism since over the years I have heard the whispers, and often shouts, up […]

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Youth Football Cup kicks off

Youth Football Cup kicks off

| 10/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Airways Youth Football Cup, kicks off today (10 May) featuring 12 under-15 teams, all but one of them international squads. Group play begins at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex with five games, with the first kick-off at 2pm. Fixtures move to Ed Bush Stadium in West Bay from Wednesday through Saturday and […]

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Employer not paying his share of pension

Employer not paying his share of pension

| 10/05/2016 | 10 Comments

I’m currently employed in a position where I get paid by commission only. My employer has me pay my 5% pension each pay cheque but says he doesn’t have to match it because my pay is commission based. Is this correct or should my employer follow the National Pensions Law and pay his 5% share? […]

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Brac student wins Rotary essay contest

Brac student wins Rotary essay contest

| 10/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Five high school students earned finalist awards in the annual Rotary Club Grand Cayman Adventures in Citizenship Essay Contest. The young people, all in their penultimate year of high school, submitted works on the theme, “One Man One Vote” – after 184 years of multi-member voting, the Cayman Islands changes its political system to […]

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Young filmmakers tapped as competition finalists

Young filmmakers tapped as competition finalists

| 10/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The final 12 aspiring filmmakers are moving on to “Take 2” of the Young Image Makers (YIM) Short Film Competition. After attending a required YIM filmmaking workshop over the weekend, the students are finalising projects for the last leg of the competition. Patrice Beersingh, programmes manager at event organiser Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF), […]

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