Archive for August, 2017

Golden Spoons Review: Pirates Point Resort

Golden Spoons Review: Pirates Point Resort

| 31/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Foodie): Dining at Pirates Point in Little Cayman, which bills itself as a gourmet diving resort, is not your typical restaurant experience. Consistently earning top ratings from travel websites and magazines, the restaurant was high on our list during a recent visit to Little Cayman. Since we weren’t staying at the resort, we had […]

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CUC smart meters and emissions

CUC smart meters and emissions

| 31/08/2017 | 17 Comments

How dangerous is the radiation from CUC’s smart meters? Also, how far away should the meters be from frequently used rooms? Auntie’s answer: I can understand your concern, especially as every day something else seems to get added to the list of electronics that can be harmful. The radiation referred to is the electromagnetic frequency […]

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Red Bay Primary library gets makeover

Red Bay Primary library gets makeover

| 31/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Volunteers from Prospect Community Group (PCG) gave up their Saturday to help give the Red Bay Primary School library a facelift. Part of the school’s library rejuvenation project, the work, which took place 26 August, included cleaning, organising and repainting the entire space. Organiser and PCG executive member Kara Coe said, “It […]

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Nominations open for sports heroes

Nominations open for sports heroes

| 31/08/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Nominations open 1 September 2017 for the 2018 National Heroes Day, which will focus on sports. Members of the public are invited to nominate people in the community who have made outstanding contributions to sports in the Cayman Islands. In addition to Caymanian candidates, the nominations committee will consider non-Caymanians once there […]

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Paying pension for a small business

Paying pension for a small business

| 30/08/2017 | 0 Comments

I have a question on small business pension requirement. If you are working but not receiving a salary as you are putting everything into making the company a success, what are your pension responsibilities and how do you determine the amounts? Auntie’s answer: To clarify this question, I confirmed with the reader that he is […]

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Immigration staff get management training

Immigration staff get management training

| 30/08/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Immigration (DOI) recently partnered with The University of the West Indies (UWI) – Open Campus, Cayman Islands, in a strategic talent management initiative. The goal was to ensure that DOI employees are equipped with the skills required for effective and efficient delivery of immigration services. A group of 10 employees […]

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Tennis players come back strong after summer

Tennis players come back strong after summer

| 30/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The fifth PwC Junior Tennis Tournament was played in great conditions on 25 and 26 August, with the rain holding off and under a slight breeze. The first junior competition after the summer break made for excited and energised players, stated a press release. Jake Fagan won the 10-and-under division after winning […]

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Clarifying pre-clearance at the airport

Clarifying pre-clearance at the airport

| 29/08/2017 | 1 Comment

Why is it that Cayman Airways, the national flag carrier, has not managed to integrate their reservation system into the Immigration system (but are able to provide the necessary information to the US authorities) whereas the foreign carriers have? Auntie’s answer: After a bit of back and forth with two Department of Immigration (DOI) officials, […]

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Miss Teen Cayman Islands crowned

Miss Teen Cayman Islands crowned

| 29/08/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Kevie-Ann Peirre of Bodden Town was crowned the new Miss Teen Cayman Islands at a pageant featuring six contestants held Saturday, 26 August at the Lions Centre. This marked Peirre’s second time participating in the pageant, which opened with a dance performance by the six young ladies and Miss Teen 2016-17 Liana […]

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NCAA college basketball teams to play in Cayman

NCAA college basketball teams to play in Cayman

| 29/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Eight top NCAA Division 1 men’s college basketball teams from the US will be coming to Grand Cayman in November to play in the inaugural Cayman Islands Classic preseason tournament. The Cincinnati Bearcats, Iowa Hawkeyes, Louisiana at Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns, Wyoming Cowboys, Buffalo Bulls, South Dakota State Jackrabbits, Richmond Spiders and University […]

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