Archive for May, 2018

The plight of pedestrians crossing the road

The plight of pedestrians crossing the road

| 24/05/2018 | 0 Comments
Given recent tragic accidents there has been a lot of discussion about safety for pedestrians. Given that, I’d like to ask about the legality of the Caymankind habit of “beckoning”. At first glance, the kind gesture of a driver to slow down or stop, flick their lights and motion with their han [...]

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Public asked to pick police officer of year

Public asked to pick police officer of year

| 24/05/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is asking the public to submit nominations for its 2017 Outstanding Service Awards. The annual gongs were established to recognise police officers, support staff, special constables and members of the public for outstanding and meritorious s [...]

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Boys’ U15 National Team set for tourney

Boys’ U15 National Team set for tourney

| 24/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The recently formed Cayman Islands Boys’ Under 15 National Football Team will be competing in the 2018 Cayman Airways Invitational Under 15 Youth Football Cup scheduled for 29 May to 2 June at the Ed Bush Field in West Bay and the Cayman Brac Sports Field in Cayman Brac. The Caym [...]

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Spring regatta caps off inaugural sailing event

Spring regatta caps off inaugural sailing event

| 24/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The first-ever Youth Sailing Week (YSW), which ended over the long weekend at the Cayman Islands Sailing Club (CISC), attracted participants aged 10 to 18, from Belgium, Ireland, the US Virgin Islands, Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands, along with Cayman’s representatives, [...]

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Reporting dangerous drivers to the police

Reporting dangerous drivers to the police

| 23/05/2018 | 5 Comments
Who should we call if we see dangerous driving on the roads and would like to report the licence plate? Auntie’s answer: There are two possibilities depending on the timing of the event, a police spokesperson explained. If you see an incident on the road taking place and “you believe that the dr [...]

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Veterans group assists care centre

Veterans group assists care centre

| 23/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Veterans and Seamen’s Society of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman (VSS) has donated two portable digital electronic vital sign monitors to the Kirkconnell Community Care Centre (KCCC). The instruments, each capable of simultaneously measuring blood pressure, pulse rate, oxyg [...]

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345 FC B claim Boys U11 title

345 FC B claim Boys U11 title

| 23/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CIFA): Yet another football first occurred this past Saturday, 19 May on the hallowed Annex Field turf as league newcomers 345 FC B claimed the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) Boys Under 11 title with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Future SC. Danny Lyne’s second-half strike was enough [...]

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Cost of leasing new planes

Cost of leasing new planes

| 22/05/2018 | 9 Comments
Do you know how much each 737-8Max aircraft leased will cost per month? Auntie’s answer: I asked your question of Fabian Whorms, the president and CEO of Cayman Airways, who said he unfortunately cannot divulge the cost of the monthly lease “due to its commercial sensitivity”. He did offer som [...]

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Youngsters enjoy breakfast for Child Month

Youngsters enjoy breakfast for Child Month

| 22/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Around 260 students and 100 parents and teachers enjoyed food, fellowship and live entertainment at the Circle of Love Women’s Ministry children’s breakfast on Saturday, 12 May 2018. Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director Felicia Robinson welcomed everyo [...]

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Charity event honours Kirkland Nixon

Charity event honours Kirkland Nixon

| 22/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics committee (LETR Cayman Islands) is organising the first annual Kirkland Nixon Memorial Fire Truck Pull to pay tribute to the former fire chief, who died last month. The event, set for Saturday, 26 May, from 9am-1pm a [...]

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Tara Rivers visits Home Affairs departments

Tara Rivers visits Home Affairs departments

| 21/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Minister of Home Affairs Tara Rivers has begun meeting with the management and staff of the ministry’s departments to review first-year achievements and discuss strategic priorities going forward. To date she has visited the Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC) and t [...]

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Wondering why new licence plate is not ready

Wondering why new licence plate is not ready

| 21/05/2018 | 7 Comments
I recently had my car serviced and I had the garage take it to motor licensing to have it inspected and I assumed have the plates swapped for the new white plates. On picking up my car I noticed that I still had the old yellow plates. The garage told me that my plates were […] [...]

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Teen Panel gives students a public forum

Teen Panel gives students a public forum

| 17/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Child Month 2018 Teen Panel gave eight high school students the chance to voice their opinions publicly on social issues concerning teens. The panellists’ overriding sentiments were that adults in the Cayman Islands should listen more to the views of youth and nurture teens a [...]

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May is time to support cancer research

May is time to support cancer research

| 17/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of National Cancer Research Month, which is marked in May, the Health Services Authority (HSA) is working to raise awareness of the importance of high-quality, innovative cancer research to the Cayman Islands and the world. Towards this end, Cancer registrar Amanda Nicholso [...]

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Looking for wifi at airport

Looking for wifi at airport

| 16/05/2018 | 11 Comments
Will the renovated airport provide free wifi as well as flight arrival boards in the arrivals hall? I was recently there to pick up guests and met tourists picking up other guests and I had to use my cell data to check online about arrivals of flights, etc. Auntie’s answer: This is one of those [& [...]

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