Archive for October, 2016

Wants to trace family’s roots

Wants to trace family’s roots

| 31/10/2016 | 4 Comments

I’ve often wondered if there is an archive or form of records located somewhere in Grand Cayman that has kept track of early European settlers to the Cayman Islands where younger generations would be able to trace their ancestry? From there, hopefully finding other records of family in England or Scotland etc. Auntie’s answer: What […]

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Golden Spoons Review: Fidel Murphy’s Public House

Golden Spoons Review: Fidel Murphy’s Public House

| 31/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): It has been a while since I had last eaten at Fidel’s so I was very much looking forward to sitting down with a pint and some pub grub, as were my companions. The place was fairly empty on the Saturday we were there, but it was admittedly an odd hour, arriving about […]

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The month of the moustache has arrived

The month of the moustache has arrived

| 31/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of a month-long focus on male health issues, Tuesday, 1 November officially kicks off the annual Movember charity event where Cayman’s men are encouraged to grow moustaches to raise money and awareness. In particular, the emphasis will be on prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health issues such as depression […]

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Regional showcase open for local filmmakers

Regional showcase open for local filmmakers

| 31/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) is accepting submissions from local filmmakers for the eighth edition of the Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase (TCFS), a regional cultural event. Any Caymanian filmmaker based locally or abroad has until 14 December 2016 to submit an entry. The TCFS is accepting films on a variety of […]

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Cayman needs to protect consumers

Cayman needs to protect consumers

| 30/10/2016 | 0 Comments

Is there anything here in Cayman like a Trading Standards Organisation? I have to assume not as I am a Caymanian and would probably have heard of it. The reason I ask, I was given the gift of a XXXXX blender which was bought from one of our discount-type stores and after watching a documentary on […]

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Drama Society “breezes” through Broadway

Drama Society “breezes” through Broadway

| 28/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A handful of famous show tunes, men dressed in pink feather boas and a packed lively crowd all made for a fun and vibrant opening night of Cayman Drama Society’s A Breeze Through Broadway on Thursday, 27 October. The production is the brainchild of director Beverly Edgington. Consisting of a tour of acclaimed […]

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National Gallery book puts Cayman art on display

National Gallery book puts Cayman art on display

| 28/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has released a fine art book which offers the first comprehensive survey of visual art in the Cayman Islands, as seen through highlights from the NGCI’s permanent collection. The Art of The Cayman Islands – A Journey Through the National Gallery Collection is fully illustrated […]

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Anxious for banks to offer chip-and-PIN cards

Anxious for banks to offer chip-and-PIN cards

| 28/10/2016 | 7 Comments

Any idea when Cayman banks will get up to date with credit cards using chip and PIN? I recently went to Europe and in both UK and France (and probably other European countries) a lot of places would not accept our “swipe” credit cards, which was very embarrassing. In fact, staff at some stores did […]

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Disgusted by neighbours burning garbage

Disgusted by neighbours burning garbage

| 27/10/2016 | 13 Comments

I just have a question in regards to neighbours who constantly are burning heaps of plant waste and/or garbage. Even though the mounds of debris are being burned on their property, the smoke is drifting directly into our a/c units and filling the whole house with disgusting smoke (and we have a newborn baby). The […]

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Top employee honoured for professionalism

Top employee honoured for professionalism

| 27/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A staff member of the Cabinet Office Policy Coordination Unit has been named Employee of the Month for September. Aubrey Bodden, a policy analyst in the unit, was awarded for being most professional. She started her career as a civil servant in 2008 as a research officer and is being recognised for […]

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Cayman hosts regional agriculture conference

Cayman hosts regional agriculture conference

| 26/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s natural bounty was on display at the opening of the 14th annual Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) Monday, 24 October. The Cayman Islands government is hosting the CWA, themed “Investing in Food and Agriculture” and running through Friday, 28 October. Agriculture Minister Kurt Tibbetts, in a message on the CWA website, […]

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Halloween 30K race set for East End

Halloween 30K race set for East End

| 26/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s running community takes to the road again this weekend with a choice of racing distances. The KRyS Global 30K, Halloween 10-10-10 Relay and Fun 5K all take place in East End on Sunday, 30 October, marking the sixth consecutive year for this suite of races. The 30K race is used by many of Cayman’s long-distance […]

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Told not to use ticket machine to pay for airport parking

Told not to use ticket machine to pay for airport parking

| 25/10/2016 | 11 Comments

Has the parking policy at Owen Roberts International Airport changed? On returning last Thursday evening (20 October) I was about to pay cash at the machine when the lady at the adjacent booth said I had to pay her even though I had cash. She took my money and ticket and said I should press […]

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Sir John A Cumber U-11 boys still undefeated

Sir John A Cumber U-11 boys still undefeated

| 25/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Sir John A. Cumber Primary Under 11 boys made it three wins out of three with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Truth For Youth School during the third round of the 2016/2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) regular season Saturday, 22 October, at the West Bay Town Hall Field.

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Immigration status and deporting criminals

Immigration status and deporting criminals

| 24/10/2016 | 5 Comments

A friend of mine was a victim of a crime and she has since left Cayman. I understand the offender is a foreign national but it is unclear if he is a permanent resident or perhaps has Caymanian status. Does his immigration status affect whether he can continue to live in Cayman once he gets […]

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