Archive for May, 2018

Meeting addresses issues of senior citizens

Meeting addresses issues of senior citizens

| 31/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Rain did little to dampen the spirits of attendees at the Council for Older Persons district gathering in George Town recently. The penultimate in a series of six district consultations, the evening meeting featured presentations from the council on its mandate, and sought public input on how the body can best serve […]

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Governor hosts World Red Cross Day event

Governor hosts World Red Cross Day event

| 31/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) volunteers and partners gathered at the governor’s residence for a celebration of World Red Cross Day on 8 May. Governor Anwar Choudhury welcomed the 123 attendees, as he recognised the importance of the work that they do every day.

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Tennis tournament not dampened by rain

Tennis tournament not dampened by rain

| 31/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The fourth PwC Grand Prix, held Sunday, 27 May, and organised by the Tennis Federation of the Cayman Islands (TFCI), attracted 31 players across three age categories competing as singles. The tournament, at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club, featured doubles matches. Although the day was marked by bad weather and no matches […]

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Has speed limit been changed?

Has speed limit been changed?

| 30/05/2018 | 13 Comments

What is the speed limit on Eastern Avenue? It used to be 30 mph, but now the limit on West Bay Road has been reduced from 40 mph to 25 mph I am not sure if it has changed, too, and there are no road signs. Auntie’s answer: Well, this is an easy and straightforward […]

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Angela Sealey appointed NCVO CEO

Angela Sealey appointed NCVO CEO

| 30/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Angela Sealey has been named the new chief executive officer of the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). With a background in social work, Sealey has spent many years working with special needs children, child abuse cases, drug and alcohol intervention and other issues facing at-risk youth.

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First Mobi-Mat unveiled at Public Beach

First Mobi-Mat unveiled at Public Beach

| 30/05/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Rotary Central, in partnership with the National Council for Persons with Disabilities, dedicated a plaque commemorating the Caribbean’s first Mobi-Mat, which enables access for all, at Cayman Islands Public Beach. “I am delighted that during my year as president of Rotary Central that we were able to support the Disabilities Council to bring […]

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Fiancé reaching end of term limit

Fiancé reaching end of term limit

| 29/05/2018 | 18 Comments

My fiancé is approaching his term limit. I still have five years left. If we get married now rather than later, am I able to add him to my work permit as a dependent and give him five more years to live/work here before we have to decide on whether to apply for PR? Auntie’s […]

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Olive Miller honoured for Queen’s birthday

Olive Miller honoured for Queen’s birthday

| 29/05/2018 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): At this year’s Queen’s birthday celebration, set for Saturday, 9 June, Olive Miller will be the sole recipient of an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) medal, 40 years after receiving her Member of the British Empire (MBE) honour.

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Cayman heads to Toastmasters world championships

Cayman heads to Toastmasters world championships

| 29/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A representative from Cayman for the first time won the Caribbean Toastmasters District Speech competition in Haiti, held on Saturday, 19 May. Annick Jackman went up against eight contestants from Puerto Rico, Barbados, Trinidad, Guyana, Curacao, Haiti and Jamaica. She will move to the next round of competition in Chicago in August, […]

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Cayman boxers to compete regionally

Cayman boxers to compete regionally

| 29/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Four amateur boxers from Cayman are heading off this week to an invitational in St Maarten. The “Battle of the Islands Tournament”, scheduled to take place from 31 May until 3 June, has been arranged by the president of the St Maarten Boxing Association to enable the Caribbean to have some necessary […]

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