Archive for June, 2018

Wants to return after PR denied

Wants to return after PR denied

| 19/06/2018 | 0 Comments
I was turned down for permanent residency and am now thinking of returning after my year is up. I know I can’t return to Cayman until November 1, but can I apply for a work permit to return before that date, or do I have to wait until then to apply? Auntie’s answer: Yes, you […] [...]

Continue Reading

Academy SC win Boys FA Cups

Academy SC win Boys FA Cups

| 19/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CIFA): Academy SC’s burgeoning youth programme again paid dividends for the George Town-based club as their Boys Under 11 and Under 13 squads captured their respective FA Cup trophies Saturday, 16 June in the prestigious Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) competitions. [...]

Continue Reading

Emergency exercise conducted at Brac airport

Emergency exercise conducted at Brac airport

| 19/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) led an emergency preparedness exercise at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac last week. The simulated emergency comprised a rapidly unfolding terrorist situation involving two vicious thugs, the hijacking of a s [...]

Continue Reading

Show goes on with a shortened CayFilm

Show goes on with a shortened CayFilm

| 18/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Weeks after announcing that the 2018 CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival was cancelled, festival director Tony Mark has confirmed that the show will go on (again), albeit on a smaller scale. The five local films that were submitted for this year’s festival will be screened [...]

Continue Reading

Open-water event goes swimmingly

Open-water event goes swimmingly

| 18/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The open-water swim season continued recently with the annual Butterfield 800m Sea Swim, which attracted 128 competitive and non–competitive swimmers. The event, held 9 June and organised by the Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA), took place at Governor’s Beach w [...]

Continue Reading

Non-Caymanian spouse seeks naturalisation

Non-Caymanian spouse seeks naturalisation

| 17/06/2018 | 2 Comments
I’m married to a Caymanian and I’ve been living here for four years. I have a Residency and Employment Rights Certificate (RERC). Am I eligible to apply for naturalisation as a British Overseas Territories Citizen on grounds of marriage? I understand that I need to be married for seven [...]

Continue Reading

Golden Spoons Review: Ristorante Pappagallo

Golden Spoons Review: Ristorante Pappagallo

| 15/06/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Foodie): A trip out to West Bay looking for dinner with a serene view took us to Ristorante Pappagallo. We had booked, which on this evening was essential. We were given a friendly greeting at the door and offered the option to wait a couple of minutes for a table on the veranda or […] [...]

Continue Reading

No car inspections when it rains

No car inspections when it rains

| 14/06/2018 | 45 Comments
A colleague of mine has just advised that the licensing department can no longer provide vehicle inspections in rainy weather. Is this true? Being that we have hurricane season five months out of the year, is this realistic? Do you know what the reason for this rule is if it’s in fact true? Auntie [...]

Continue Reading

Fair launched to attract student volunteers

Fair launched to attract student volunteers

| 14/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Youth Services Unit (YSU) is hosting the Cayman Islands’ inaugural Student Volunteer Fair on Friday, 22 June 2018, with 23 charities and non-profit organisations signed up for booths at the event. The fair will allow students (Years 9-13) the chance to speak directly to the o [...]

Continue Reading

Community urged to donate blood

Community urged to donate blood

| 14/06/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Blood Bank has joined countries across the globe in celebration of World Blood Donor Day 14 June, with a focus on blood donation as an action of community solidarity and collaboration. “Our upcoming and continuing partnership initiatives with various local busi [...]

Continue Reading

Minister’s message for World Blood Donor Day

Minister’s message for World Blood Donor Day

| 14/06/2018 | 3 Comments
Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour writes: Today (14 June), we in the Cayman Islands once again join global activities to mark World Blood Donor Day. This observance celebrates one the most noble of acts that we, as humans, can perform on behalf of our fellow community members. A blood donor is a sp [...]

Continue Reading

No TV access to World Cup

No TV access to World Cup

| 14/06/2018 | 33 Comments
I know that Logic has the exclusive rights to broadcast the World Cup, but what happens to those of us who aren’t subscribers? I also suspect there are many people like me in Cayman whose TV can’t accommodate an antenna for picking up free-to-air channels and even those will not carry all of the [...]

Continue Reading

CNCF to exhibit works of Broadway set designer

CNCF to exhibit works of Broadway set designer

| 14/06/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) will be presenting a special exhibit of the theatrical designs of Tony Award-winning Broadway set designer Oliver Smith, from 26-30 June. The exhibit by Smith is part of CNCF’s arts and culture memorandum of understanding with the Univer [...]

Continue Reading

Five to compete for Miss Teen

Five to compete for Miss Teen

| 14/06/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Five young women have been selected to participate in the 2018 Miss Teen Cayman Islands pageant out of 10 potential contestants who were interviewed. The five chosen met the entry requirements and are set to compete in the pageant, scheduled for 25 August. [...]

Continue Reading

All to play for in the youth FA Cups

All to play for in the youth FA Cups

| 13/06/2018 | 1 Comment
(CIFA): With the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues all but completed and preliminary rounds in the girls and boys youth FA Cups decided, semifinal games were the focus of attention this past Saturday, 9 June. Globally, the FA Cup is a very famous annual event, the showpiece of [...]

Continue Reading