Archive for December 20th, 2016

Rules for refunds of work permit fees

Rules for refunds of work permit fees

| 20/12/2016 | 2 Comments

I saw in the news that immigration has introduced a new form for people to use to request withdrawal or cancellation of a work permit or refund of a work permit fee. Could you find out when and under what circumstances someone can apply for a refund on a work permit? Auntie’s answer: The procedures […]

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The law on flag burning

The law on flag burning

| 20/12/2016 | 8 Comments

Is it legal to burn the Cayman Islands flag as a form of protest? Auntie’s answer: This is an interesting question and one that has been in the news recently as part of all the insanity of the US presidential election. Up there, the right to burn the flag has been upheld as protected under […]

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Triple C students donate books for young readers

Triple C students donate books for young readers

| 20/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Many children will be able to read new books at the local public libraries because of the donation made by the students of Triple C School. On Monday, 12 December, the George Town Public Library received a gift box filled with books from Kathleen Westin, Triple C librarian; and Jennifer Allen, vice-principal […]

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Academy hold seven-a-side youth tourney

Academy hold seven-a-side youth tourney

| 20/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Academy Sports Club held its inaugural ASC Mini Slam 7v7 tournament on Saturday, 17 December, with 125 footballers from ages 8 to 12 competing in matches at the club’s four seven-a-side fields. The half-day event was organised to boost the youth football environment. “The U13 players have had their competition postponed by […]

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After-school club promotes goodwill

After-school club promotes goodwill

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(CNS Local Life): The Youth Services Unit’s (YSU) Financial Awareness Now (FAN) Club, an after-school programme at Clifton Hunter High School, is promoting fiscal awareness and Christmas cheer this year. The club, which is helping Year 7-11 students develop financial literacy and social responsibility, is producing handmade Christmas ornaments for a good cause. This latest […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.