Archive for May, 2017

Puzzled over road markings

Puzzled over road markings

| 31/05/2017 | 5 Comments

What’s up with the mysterious white and black crosses being painted on West Bay Road and elsewhere? Auntie’s answer: The mystery has been solved thanks to the Lands and Survey Department. The markings you see on the roads are part of an upcoming aerial photography project. The crosses have been painted throughout all three islands […]

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Conference aims to empower teens

Conference aims to empower teens

| 31/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 80 teenagers, including a contingent from Cayman Brac, attended the first-ever Youth Empowerment Conference #IAM2K17 on Friday, 26 May 2017. The six-hour event, staged by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) at the Family Life Centre, was held in partnership with the National Youth Commission, and included the […]

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Local filmmakers set to shine at festival

Local filmmakers set to shine at festival

| 31/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): CayFilm, the Cayman International Film Festival, this year will be showcasing 20 local productions along with entries from 50 other countries. Set for 30 June-3 July, this marks the third anniversary of the event, and festival director Tony Mark said he was “honoured” to be showing so many domestically produced films.

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Ministry message for World No Tobacco Day

Ministry message for World No Tobacco Day

| 31/05/2017 | 1 Comment

Ministry of Health: The Cayman Islands is once again marking World No Tobacco Day, a very significant date on our annual health calendar. As highlighted in this year’s theme “Tobacco – a threat to development”, smoking has a significant impact on nations around the globe. There are more than seven million deaths from tobacco use […]

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Seeks information on charitable organisations

Seeks information on charitable organisations

| 30/05/2017 | 3 Comments

Is there a register of charities on island? Somewhere online I can go and check if a charity is legally a registered one? Also, what are the laws regarding persons acting as a charity without legally being registered? Auntie’s answer: I have tracked down the answers to your questions with the help of the General […]

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Young artists on display at hotel gallery

Young artists on display at hotel gallery

| 30/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Year six students from government schools across Grand Cayman are exhibiting their artwork created through the Heritage Arts programme, which is part of the curriculum and run by Cayman Traditional Arts (CTA). On display at The Gallery at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman through 15 August, are paintings that CTA director Chris Christian […]

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Top employee puts customers first

Top employee puts customers first

| 30/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Kimberley Powell-Herrera has been named Cayman Islands Government Employee of Month for April. The accounts officer in the Portfolio of the Civil Service (POCS), who began her career in government in 2004, was cited for being most customer-centric. Attending school and recently married, she is working towards the completion of her associate degree […]

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Credit card taken behind closed doors

Credit card taken behind closed doors

| 29/05/2017 | 7 Comments

I was recently at the new vehicle licensing office out east (in Breakers) and used my credit card to pay for my yearly vehicle registration and the young man took my card and closed the door to the office whilst processing my payment. He took over 10 minutes to complete the processing. Should I be […]

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Looking for prices at the pumps

Looking for prices at the pumps

| 28/05/2017 | 3 Comments

Where are the petrol prices listed? I heard there was a way to compare what is available. Auntie’s answer: Yes, you are right. There is actually a very comprehensive list of prices at each gas (petrol) station on the island. You can find it at the Petroleum Inspectorate website. The tables on the site list prices by […]

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Golden Spoons Review: Di Kit-Chin

Golden Spoons Review: Di Kit-Chin

| 26/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Jerk chicken is one of those foods that elicits strong feelings among those who love it. With that in mind and admittedly one of those people, I made my way to Di Kit-Chin. The restaurant sits at the corner of Mangrove Avenue and Shamrock Road, right before the East-West Arterial roundabout. Even though […]

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