Archive for October 4th, 2017

Upset by drivers using cell phones

Upset by drivers using cell phones

| 04/10/2017 | 9 Comments

There seems to have been a large increase in the number of drivers on mobile phones in recent months (even more than usual). I rarely undertake a journey without seeing at least one driver holding their phone out in front of them whilst driving. Other jurisdictions such as the UK are clamping down heavily on […]

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National Trust marks 30th anniversary

National Trust marks 30th anniversary

| 04/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 100 people gathered under the stars at Pedro St James to celebrate the National Trust’s 30th anniversary on Saturday, 23 September. Highlights included the announcement of newly elected members of the National Trust Council, who will lead the organisation in the year ahead. The successful candidates were Vice Chair Peter […]

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Ministers’ Association raising money for hurricane relief

Ministers’ Association raising money for hurricane relief

| 04/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Minister’s Association (CMA) has begun a fundraising drive to aid recovery efforts in the Caribbean islands recently devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In addition to seeking donations from the budgets of local participating churches and receiving special offerings during regular church events, the CMA has also opened a dedicated […]

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Work ethic adds up for top employee at Treasury

Work ethic adds up for top employee at Treasury

| 04/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Karen Rivers, a budget and planning manager in the Treasury Department, has been named Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for August for being the most driven. She started her career with government in November 1998 as a budget and administration officer and was promoted five years later to an analyst.

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.