Archive for July 5th, 2016

The ins and outs of Caymanian status

The ins and outs of Caymanian status

| 05/07/2016 | 23 Comments

What is the difference between being a Cayman status holder and being a naturalised Cayman citizen? Auntie’s answer: Before getting into the specifics of your question, I must make it clear, as was pointed out by an immigration official, there is no such thing as a “naturalised Cayman citizen”; that term simply does not exist […]

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Locals promoted to senior airport jobs

Locals promoted to senior airport jobs

| 05/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two long serving staff members of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) have been promoted to management positions following a competitive and open recruitment process, officials revealed in a release. Robert Harris has been appointed as the new airport operations manager and Erick Bodden was promoted to air traffic control manager. Harris has been […]

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Golden Spoons Review: George Town Yacht Club

Golden Spoons Review: George Town Yacht Club

| 05/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Before we get on to the food, it’s worth mentioning the parking: there’s lots of it, which is not a minor consideration when choosing somewhere for lunch in or near to town. The George Town Yacht Club is just ten minutes from the town centre and two minutes from the airport, easy to […]

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Rubbish falling from government trucks

Rubbish falling from government trucks

| 05/07/2016 | 1 Comment

This morning, at about 8:30am, I was driving near the airport behind one of those big green open-top trucks with a Cayman Islands Government logo on the side. The truck was full to the brim and as it went around the airport by the cricket oval, I was distressed to see bits of rubbish being […]

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MRCU officer catches top employee award

MRCU officer catches top employee award

| 05/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Leonardo Rodriguez, from the Ministry of Health and Culture, is the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for May 2016. He was recognised for being most effective and responsive – traits that are critical in his position as the disease prevention officer with Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU). Rodriguez manages a team of […]

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Baking Bumblebees ice cupcake crown

Baking Bumblebees ice cupcake crown

| 05/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Baking Bumblebees are the champions of the 2016 Child Month Cupcake Wars. Team captain Alisha Kee, along with teammates Adelaide Walton and Carmella Ylagan, collected the Wendy Quinland trophy at an awards ceremony held Thursday, 23 June at St Ignatius High School. The young bakers showcased their skills during the Cupcake Wars held […]

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Top young filmmakers recognised

Top young filmmakers recognised

| 05/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation recently hosted an awards evening at the Harquail Theatre for 11 young filmmakers who had their final short films screened at the 2016 Youth Film Festival, with Grace Ruby and Ethan Spencer taking top honours. The event, held Thursday, 30 June, was the culmination of the Young Image Makers and the […]

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