Archive for June, 2017

Mangoes celebrated at Botanic Park

Mangoes celebrated at Botanic Park

| 30/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park will be hosting its first annual Mango Fair on Saturday, 1 July, created and organised by the Tourism Attraction Board (TAB) to expand the yearly mango tree sale at the park into a family-oriented event. “I am delighted to be coordinating an event like this for […]

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Self-defence class teaches empowerment

Self-defence class teaches empowerment

| 30/06/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): A diverse group of Cayman residents recently participated in a free introductory lesson on self-defence, with the main messages that physical confrontation is the last resort when faced with a potential attacker, people should be aware of their surroundings, and a loud, forceful voice can be a powerful deterrent. Renata Kecskes, who […]

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What is the legal recourse when faced with hate speech?

What is the legal recourse when faced with hate speech?

| 29/06/2017 | 7 Comments

Are there any laws covering hate speech in the Cayman Islands? Auntie’s answer: This was another question for the Human Rights Commission (HRC), though a representative again cautioned that their answer can only be given in general terms and they cannot offer any legal advice. The HRC official explained that hate speech is not legally […]

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Cayman bags 22 medals ahead of Games finals

Cayman bags 22 medals ahead of Games finals

| 29/06/2017 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Team Cayman had inched up the medal table to 11th place in this year’s Island Games at the end of play Thursday, with a bag of 22 medals. Cayman now has four golds, thanks to track stars Kemar Hyman, who won gold in the 100 metres in 10:25 seconds, and Jamal Walton, […]

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Getting insured with a pre-existing condition

Getting insured with a pre-existing condition

| 29/06/2017 | 22 Comments

I am a Caymanian with a medical pre-existing condition. I’m finding it very hard to get a job and I think it’s because adding me to the company health insurance will raise the rates for everyone. What are my options? Can I get personal insurance that I can afford? Auntie’s answer: I was able to […]

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