Archive for July, 2017

Cayman notches fourth in high jump, personal bests in pool

Cayman notches fourth in high jump, personal bests in pool

| 31/07/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): While not taking home any medals from the Commonwealth Youth Games, held 19-23 July in the Bahamas, athletes in the nine-member Cayman contingent earned fourth place in the high jump and recorded personal bests in swimming events. Overall, 1,300 young people, aged 14 to 18 years old, from 70 Commonwealth nations and […]

Continue Reading

May visitors drive with US licence in Cayman?

May visitors drive with US licence in Cayman?

| 30/07/2017 | 20 Comments

My family will be coming to visit Grand Cayman soon. I am wondering if I can drive there using my US driver’s license? Auntie’s answer: You are not allowed to drive with only your foreign licence; you are required to get a visitor’s permit before taking a car out on the road here. But the […]

Continue Reading

HSA expands trauma care

HSA expands trauma care

| 30/07/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) has hired a second trauma surgeon. With the two specialist physicians, as well as new and refitted equipment, the orthopaedic and trauma unit is able to expand the range of treatments available for lower limb injuries and fractures. The ability to perform advanced trauma care is “significantly […]

Continue Reading

Craft market vendors show PRIDE in their training

Craft market vendors show PRIDE in their training

| 28/07/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The vendors of the Cayman Craft Market recently received certificates for their PRIDE training, part of a number of changes the Tourism Attraction Board (TAB) is implementing to ensure the preservation and promotion of local arts and traditions at the George Town attraction. “Quality behavioural and operational service standards are essential in […]

Continue Reading

Chamber takes award for communications

Chamber takes award for communications

| 28/07/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce has been named one of three Communications Excellence Best in Show winners by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) at that organisation’s annual awards ceremony, held 18 July in Nashvillle, Tennessee. The ACCE represents more than 7,500 chamber of commerce professionals, and 1,300 chambers, […]

Continue Reading

Breastfeeding Week focuses on overall benefits

Breastfeeding Week focuses on overall benefits

| 27/07/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of initiatives to raise awareness of the importance of breastfeeding to the growth and development of healthy children, the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) will collaborate with several local groups on promotional activities during World Breastfeeding Week, set for 1-7 August. The annual world breastfeeding observance aims to emphasise […]

Continue Reading

Local CPA to host youth event

Local CPA to host youth event

| 27/07/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) will host a special event for Cayman Islands’ youth on Friday, 4 August 2017 at the Town Hall in George Town. The CPA Secretariat and Cayman’s MLAs will be bringing the “CPA Roadshow” for youth that is taking place this year across […]

Continue Reading

National Gallery takes art on the road to CARIFESTA

National Gallery takes art on the road to CARIFESTA

| 27/07/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of the CARIFESTA XIII celebration of the visual arts, taking place 17-27 August in Barbados, the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is supporting five Caymanian artists – Simon Tatum, Brandon Saunders, Kaitlyn Elphinstone, Nasaria Suckoo Chollette and Shane “Dready” Aquart – whose work has been accepted by the […]

Continue Reading

Couple on rollover hopes to visit Cayman

Couple on rollover hopes to visit Cayman

| 26/07/2017 | 3 Comments

I am on rollover and my spouse wants us to spend the summer holiday in Cayman. Can I apply for a visitor’s visa? My rollover is up in November of this year. Auntie’s answer: A similar question has come up before but it has been about a year, so it seems a good time to […]

Continue Reading

Bodden Town Primary aims to help children play

Bodden Town Primary aims to help children play

| 26/07/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The parent teacher association (PTA) of Bodden Town Primary School has launched its “Revitalising Our Future” initiative that will benefit about 300 students with needed playground equipment and allow for designated areas for recreational activities. Law firm Harneys Cayman signed on as the first corporate sponsor for the project.

Continue Reading

Please support independent journalism in the Cayman Islands