Archive for December, 2017

Graduates gain Passport2Success

Graduates gain Passport2Success

| 27/12/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Passport2Success programme recently held its 19th graduation at which 19 young adults were celebrated as the newest alumni of the workplace-preparedness programme. Earning certificates at the 14 December event were Ashley Allen, Shamar Bodden, Gabriella Carbajal, Toni-Ann Chambers, Abigail Ebanks, Keeron Ebanks, Shania Ebanks, Abigail Ferguson, Coriah Hill, Christina Lynch, Jonassi […]

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Show to benefit Zak Quappe scholarship

Show to benefit Zak Quappe scholarship

| 22/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): For two nights only, 19 and 20 January 2018, Cocktails and Cabaret will again be gracing the stage at Prospect Playhouse with a Broadway show, Cayman-style, in aid of the Zak Quappe Memorial Scholarship Fund (ZQSF). Originally presented in 2012 by Melanie Ebanks, the production was put on for three straight years […]

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DCFS plays Santa for needy families

DCFS plays Santa for needy families

| 22/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), in partnership with businesses and private citizens, has once again held its annual Christmas gift drive for those children and families that may not have been able to purchase gifts for the holidays. This year the donors’ generosity exceeded all expectations, with the department […]

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St Ignatius investment duo takes November prize

St Ignatius investment duo takes November prize

| 21/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two St Ignatius Catholic School students – Daniel Champoux and Robbie Rutkowski – were named November team-of-the-month winners in the Saxon Investment Club programme for the 2017-2018 school year. Their team, “Exponential Growth”, had the highest return (20.42%) for November among participating schools. The club is an extracurricular programme that allows local […]

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Boxers take three gold at championships

Boxers take three gold at championships

| 21/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s amateur boxers took home three gold medals from the 2017 Caribbean Development Championships held in St Lucia. In addition to the top prize, the remaining nine pugilists won four silver and five bronze medals. Earning gold at the tournament, which ran from 13-16 December, were Alexander Smith, Brandy Barnes and Chambria […]

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Cayman Cricket looks to build on 2017 successes

Cayman Cricket looks to build on 2017 successes

| 20/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Cricket recently held its annual general meeting, reviewing a year in which the Cayman Islands re-entered international competition and the organisation implemented plans to raise participation, and standards, in both youth and competitive categories. During the AGM, Cayman Cricket president Abali Hoilett noted the highlights this year on the competitive front.

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Equestrians celebrate Christmas early

Equestrians celebrate Christmas early

| 20/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 50 young people took part in the 10th annual Christmas horse show hosted by Cayman Riding School (CRS) 9-10 December. Day one of the show began with a fancy dress class followed by the “handy pony” challenge, with children negotiating an obstacle course, demonstrating and putting into practice all they […]

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Braille and audio constitutions unveiled

Braille and audio constitutions unveiled

| 18/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Constitutional Commission, together with the Human Rights Commission (HRC), recently launched audio and braille formats of the Cayman Islands Constitution for people with literacy or sight impairments. The project came about when a member of the public who is visually impaired approached the commissions about accessing the Constitution.

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UCCI presents long-service awards

UCCI presents long-service awards

| 15/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A professor who has given half a century to education and the betterment of several generations of young men and women was among the 50 who were recently honoured by the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) during its first awards banquet.

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Uncertainty over need for visitor’s driving permit

Uncertainty over need for visitor’s driving permit

| 14/12/2017 | 10 Comments

I will be visiting your fine island and saw your earlier article stating that it was no longer a requirement for a US-licensed driver to get a permit to drive in the Cayman Islands. I just got off the phone with DVDL and was told that all visitors to the island have to get a […]

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