Archive for August 3rd, 2017

Is practising obeah against the law in Cayman?

Is practising obeah against the law in Cayman?

| 03/08/2017 | 18 Comments

I’ve heard it’s illegal to practise obeah here. Is that true? That seems to go against the Bill of Rights, which guarantee freedom of religion. Auntie’s answer: Yes, it is true – it is against the law to practise obeah in the Cayman Islands. Just to be clear, Section 170(1) of the Penal Code (2013 […]

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Road signage by roundabouts

Road signage by roundabouts

| 03/08/2017 | 18 Comments

I am glad to see that the NRA is putting up signs and painting arrows on the roads leading to the (Butterfield) roundabout from all directions.  Hopefully this will educate the drivers that don’t already know how to properly use roundabouts. Unfortunately, I think they have the signs and arrows wrong in one spot, which […]

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Grant winner to study political science

Grant winner to study political science

| 03/08/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Local student Gabriella Castillo has been awarded an educational grant which will help her pursue a political science degree in a Canadian university starting in the fall. The US$5,000 award marks the inaugural grant under a programme launched by Island Heritage and announced last year in association with the company’s 20th anniversary.

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GT Sports Club offers free football camps

GT Sports Club offers free football camps

| 03/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): George Town Sports Club (GTSC), in association with the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA), will be hosting free summer youth football camps from Monday, 7 August to Friday, 11 August, for girls and boys 5 to 12 years old, at the CIFA Centre of Excellence on Poindexter Road in Prospect.

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Immigration officer stamped top employee for June

Immigration officer stamped top employee for June

| 03/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Mervin Manderson, who has been with the Department of Immigration (DOI) since 2007, has been named Employee of the Month for June for being “most thorough”. He started as an immigration officer II and in 2013 was promoted to senior immigration officer. A year later he moved to senior immigration officer for […]

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