Archive for May, 2018

CCMI celebrates World Oceans Day

CCMI celebrates World Oceans Day

| 28/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) has organised two events to mark World Oceans Day. Celebrated annually on 8 June, the local commemoration is planned for Saturday 9 June, in the hopes of enabling greater involvement. A March for the Ocean will start at 1pm at Royal Pal [...]

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Track star Fraser-Pryce to compete at Cayman Invitational

Track star Fraser-Pryce to compete at Cayman Invitational

| 27/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Jamaican Olympic sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has joined the line-up for the Cayman Invitational which takes place on Saturday, 2 June at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex starting at 6pm. Fraser-Pryce’s countryman Asafa Powell and American LaShawn Merritt are also headlining [...]

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CharityDrive gears up for seventh year

CharityDrive gears up for seventh year

| 27/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The seventh annual Island Heritage CharityDrive will run from Tuesday, 29 May through Thursday, 31 May, with three charities vying to earn a share of the insurance company’s $35,000 donation. The charities selected for this year’s drive are the Special Needs Foundation, the Fam [...]

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Dash cam evidence: On Cayman’s roads (Part 1)

Dash cam evidence: On Cayman’s roads (Part 1)

| 25/05/2018 | 50 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Are you tired of taking your life in your hands just getting to work? Does the standard of driving on the roads of the Cayman Islands drive you nuts? Well here’s your chance to vent some of your frustrations. With the increase of dash cams, a lot of those ‘yikes!’ [...]

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Officer leads disabled parking sign campaign

Officer leads disabled parking sign campaign

| 25/05/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Representatives from the RCIPS, Dart Realty and the Lighthouse School met at Camana Bay Wednesday, 23 May, to unveil 10 new disabled parking signs which were designed and illustrated by students from the school as part of a joint project initiated by community officer PC Jonathan K [...]

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The plight of pedestrians crossing the road

The plight of pedestrians crossing the road

| 24/05/2018 | 23 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 | 15 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 | 10 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 | 13 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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