Archive for February, 2017

Golf Tournament aids Alzheimer’s Association

Golf Tournament aids Alzheimer’s Association

| 28/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Pirates Week Charity Golf Classic went off without a hitch on Friday 17 February with dozens of golf lovers teeing up to help raise funds for the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI). Although due to inclement weather the event had been postponed from its original date of […]

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Sex equality on agenda at Women’s Day event

Sex equality on agenda at Women’s Day event

| 28/02/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): An American cultural theorist will be speaking in Grand Cayman next Wednesday on the topic, “Gender on the Agenda: Why equality between the sexes is a critical issue for women and men”. Dr Jackson Katz, gender equality campaigner, academic and author, will be the key note speaker at  the  International Women’s Day […]

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Unsure about roundabout right of way

Unsure about roundabout right of way

| 27/02/2017 | 50 Comments

When exiting the Butterfield roundabout (by AL Thompson’s) heading to Camana Bay, who has right of way to merge, if two cars are turning off at the same time? I understood it was always the right-hand lane which had priority, but my Canadian work colleague believed it was the inside lane who had priority. Auntie’s […]

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Cayman’s swimmers vying for CARIFTA spots

Cayman’s swimmers vying for CARIFTA spots

| 27/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) hosted the fourth annual Cayman Islands National Swimming Championship 16-19 February at the Camana Bay Aquatic Centre, with the open-water 5K taking place earlier in the month. A number of swimmers made qualifying times across the course of the weekend in order to be considered […]

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Employee’s status unexpectedly changed to contractor

Employee’s status unexpectedly changed to contractor

| 26/02/2017 | 7 Comments

Can an employer unilaterally change your contract from employee to that of an independent contractor? I work in the real estate business and my employer has just changed my contract stating that I am now an independent contractor, in essence making me a subcontractor. I have been informed that I must pay my full 10% […]

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Red Sky set to light up the night

Red Sky set to light up the night

| 24/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The fifth annual Red Sky at Night, the celebration of Caymanian arts and culture, takes place tomorrow (25 February) on the grounds of the Harquail Theatre. One of the anchor events of Cayfest, the Cayman Islands National Festival of the Arts, and a favourite of artisans and attendees alike, the event, running […]

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Taste of Cayman supports Rotaract clubs

Taste of Cayman supports Rotaract clubs

| 24/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) donated almost $2,900 to the Rotaract Club of Grand Cayman and Rotaract Blue through their raffle at the recent 29th Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival, to support the clubs’ continued activities within the community. Pierre Connolly, president of Rotaract Grand Cayman, said that both […]

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Cyclists riding on the wrong side of the road

Cyclists riding on the wrong side of the road

| 23/02/2017 | 9 Comments

Can you help settle an intra-spousal argument? What’s the legal position on cyclists who ride their bikes into oncoming traffic? I get the logic that they can see cars coming better, but shouldn’t they be required to follow the rules of the road like everyone else? Auntie’s answer: I am always happy to resolve disagreements […]

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Crowds celebrate coconuts at festival

Crowds celebrate coconuts at festival

| 23/02/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): With organisers struggling to get people to leave, as fish was still frying in aromatic coconut oil and coconut muskets were still flying well after the 4pm closing time, the Coco Fest, still only in its second year, has claimed its rightful place on the calendar of annual events in Grand Cayman.  […]

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First lionfish cull of the year set

First lionfish cull of the year set

| 23/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The first lionfish tournament of 2017 is scheduled for 25 and 26 February, with each of the invasive species that is caught analysed by the Department of Environment (DoE), and then sold to local restaurants. The event, organised under the mantle of the Cayman United Lionfish League (CULL), protects Cayman’s shores, provides […]

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