Archive for June 20th, 2017

Regulating the number of taxi drivers

Regulating the number of taxi drivers

| 20/06/2017 | 19 Comments

How does the government issue taxi licences? What are the criteria and is there any kind of limit on how many are issued per year or at any one time? Auntie’s answer: There is a whole process involved in obtaining a public transport permit, with a taxi licence one of six categories of permit available. […]

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Police officer recognised for contributions to RCIPS

Police officer recognised for contributions to RCIPS

| 20/06/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Roje Williams, a police officer who has been on the job for more than 10 years, has received the Chief Officer’s Choice Award for his service from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). The training sergeant knew from when he was young that he wanted to join the Royal Cayman Islands Police […]

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Cayman observes World Sickle Cell Day

Cayman observes World Sickle Cell Day

| 20/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands again joined the United Nations in recognising Monday, 19 June, as World Sickle Cell Day, established in 2009 to help raise awareness of the disease as a public health concern. While screening for sickle cell disease has been in place in the Cayman Islands since the early 1970s for […]

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Cayman celebrates Queen’s birthday

Cayman celebrates Queen’s birthday

| 20/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands celebrated Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birthday Saturday, 17 June, at Elmslie Memorial United Church. The programme included the traditional parade by the uniformed services, a royal salute and three cheers for the Queen. The celebration was moved from the traditional location outside the Legislative Assembly to the church due […]

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