Archive for September, 2016

Minister’s message: International Day of Older Persons

Minister’s message: International Day of Older Persons

| 30/09/2016 | 0 Comments

Community Affairs Minister Osbourne Bodden: The elderly are the nation’s conscience. They, more than any other part of the community, give us a sense of cultural continuity and self. How appropriate then for us to mark their sterling nation-building efforts by honouring them during International Day of Older Persons (1 October 2016).

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DoA bulldozer ready to plough ahead

DoA bulldozer ready to plough ahead

| 30/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Agriculture’s (DoA) bulldozer for land clearing and preparation has resumed work and is available to all registered farmers, or organisations involved in agriculture. This service had been offered for more than two decades, but was suspended last year following the retirement of the previous operator who was replaced this […]

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Public Works apprentices moving up ladder

Public Works apprentices moving up ladder

| 30/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Public Works Department (PWD) team members, managers and government leaders recently celebrated two milestones in the department’s apprenticeship programme. At an after-work gathering Friday, 16 September 2016, on the PWD compound, Infrastructure Minister Kurt Tibbetts commended the three young men – Adrian Jackson, Daniel Dawkins and Davanni James – for completing two […]

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Advice if you are being stalked

Advice if you are being stalked

| 29/09/2016 | 5 Comments

What should a woman to do if she thinks she is being stalked or watched? She receives unrecognised calls on her phones, she has posts on her social media from unknown correspondents, information that is privately confided is reported back to her, she receives messages via texts from unknown senders, and the feeling is generally […]

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Heroes for Hannah support childhood cancer fight

Heroes for Hannah support childhood cancer fight

| 29/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than US$230,000 was raised this past weekend for a charity that raises funds for childhood cancer research. A total of 118 volunteers were sponsored to shave their heads for Hannah’s Heroes and every dollar raised from the event will be donated to the St Baldrick’s Foundation, which provides grants all around […]

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Boys’ Primary Football League kicks off

Boys’ Primary Football League kicks off

| 29/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The 2016/2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) opening rally is set for Saturday, 1 October beginning 9am at the traditional home of local football, the T.E. McField Sports Field (Annex Field) in George Town. Three-time defending opening rally champions Cayman Prep aim to continue the school’s winning ways by going for a […]

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Curious about possibility of cremation in Cayman

Curious about possibility of cremation in Cayman

| 28/09/2016 | 11 Comments

Why can’t bodies be cremated in Cayman? How can someone be cremated? Auntie’s answer: Well, actually, people can be cremated in Cayman and that service is going to be available soon. I believe that before Hurricane Ivan there was a crematorium on island but the storm put an end to that. Bodden Funeral Services has […]

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Community urged to take a stand against bullying

Community urged to take a stand against bullying

| 28/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is partnering with several businesses to support the “Stand up to Bullying” campaign. As part of Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, the FRC will be going into schools throughout October and doing assemblies about bullying and its consequences along with offering prevention advice. Burger King, Davenport Development and […]

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Caymanian admitted as attorney

Caymanian admitted as attorney

| 28/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Stephanie Adolphus was admitted as attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands on Friday, 23 September, following the completion of her articles of clerkship with Mourant Ozannes. The Grand Court ceremony was held before Justice Charles Quin and attended by her friends and family. She has accepted a position as an associate in the […]

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The limit of Cayman’s territorial waters

The limit of Cayman’s territorial waters

| 27/09/2016 | 2 Comments

Does Cayman have its own territorial waters? And if so, are there legally defined geographical limits? 

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