Archive for August 24th, 2016

Clarifying Caymanian status and BOTC

Clarifying Caymanian status and BOTC

| 24/08/2016 | 1 Comment

What’s the legal difference between a Cayman national and a British Overseas Territories Citizen (BOTC)? How do you get to be one and not the other and which one leads to being able to get a BOTC passport? I have Cayman status but I’m not naturalised. Am I a Cayman citizen?  Auntie’s answer: I have […]

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Issue with duty assessed on visitor

Issue with duty assessed on visitor

| 24/08/2016 | 9 Comments

A visiting relative was stopped by customs at the airport and asked to pay duty on some baby clothes gifts she purchased for her granddaughter, only four items of clothing worth less than US$100. Is this correct? I thought on the white form given to us on the plane it says you can purchase items […]

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Olympic volunteer ready to help again

Olympic volunteer ready to help again

| 24/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Caymanian Marzeta Bodden was not an Olympic athlete but her three-week attendance in Rio proved vital to the running of the Games as one of the 50,000 volunteers who donated their time to help facilitate the event. She recalled the lengthy process to get chosen as a volunteer. “I applied about two years ago. […]

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Cayman Connection holds networking event

Cayman Connection holds networking event

| 24/08/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Nearly 70 guests comprising students, government officials and members of the private sector recently met for an evening of networking and opportunities at the third annual Cayman Connection UK (CCUK) reception. Held last month at St Ignatius Catholic School, the two-hour event was preceded by a culture workshop. Derived from the Friends of Cayman organisation, […]

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Insurance Association boosts government scholarship

Insurance Association boosts government scholarship

| 24/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Ministry of Education is joining with the Cayman Islands Insurance Association (CIIA) to offer an enhanced scholarship for young Caymanians. The Cayman Islands Insurance Association Scholarship will be worth a maximum of CI$30,000 annually for up to four years of study, with the CIIA adding as much as CI$10,000 to the government scholarship […]

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