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Archive for Jul, 2018

Wants to register as an organ donor

Wants to register as an organ donor

| 31/07/2018 | 5 Comments
I see that organ donation is now possible. How do I get an organ donor’s card? Who will be issuing these? Auntie’s answer: Yes, the Human Tissue Transplant Law, 2013 finally came into force Monday, 31 July 2018. However, the Cayman Islands is not there yet when it comes to donating organs. We ha [...]

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Church festival aids community services

Church festival aids community services

| 31/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The North Side Seventh-day Adventist Church recently held its annual harvest festival, which included selling ground provisions, fruit, clothing and other items, with proceeds going toward the church’s community outreach activities in the district. The event, held Sunday, 21 July [...]

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Girls’ U-15 national team heading to CONCACAF tourney

Girls’ U-15 national team heading to CONCACAF tourney

| 31/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands is set to compete in the 2018 CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships scheduled for 6-13 August at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The Girls’ Under 15 National Football Team will be participating in Group E in Division 2 starting with an opening-day mat [...]

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Checks needed for Public Beach

Checks needed for Public Beach

| 30/07/2018 | 4 Comments
Is there any update for plans to police ‘Wild West Beach’, formerly known as Public Beach? Unlicensed vendors of all kinds, including wave runners racing through swimmers and onto beach at full throttle. Insurance? No. Chair vendors taking the prime beachfront advising visitors it’s their priv [...]

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Cayman falls short in beach volleyball and track at CAC Games

Cayman falls short in beach volleyball and track at CAC Games

| 30/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman men’s beach volleyball team took to the courts in the midday heat Saturday, 28 July, at Puerto de Oro, in Barranquilla, Colombia, for their first match at the 23rd Central American & Caribbean (CAC) Games. Nathan Dack and Casey Santamaria won their first match agai [...]

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Lunch-bag project supports Mental Health Court

Lunch-bag project supports Mental Health Court

| 30/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Community Rehabilitation has said that the ongoing ‘lunch-bag’ programme, which is supported and funded by the local branch of the Rotaract Club, has had a positive impact on the clients of the Mental Health court. For five years volunteers have been p [...]

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National Trust releases 1,000th blue iguana

National Trust releases 1,000th blue iguana

| 30/07/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands released the 1,000th blue iguana into the wild under its recovery programme. “Renegade” was one of 10 iguanas set free at the Collier’s Wilderness Reserve on Tuesday, 23 July, after being given a head start at the Trust’s specialist [...]

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Law firm announces scholarship recipients

Law firm announces scholarship recipients

| 30/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Offshore law firm Mourant, has named David Ramsaran and Gabrielle Myers recipients of this year’s Chantal Whittaker Memorial Scholarship. The scheme is open to Caymanian students who are looking to embark on a career in the legal field. Both young people, who are interns at Moura [...]

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Feral dogs menacing the neighbourhood

Feral dogs menacing the neighbourhood

| 29/07/2018 | 21 Comments
How do we eradicate dangerous feral dogs? I made complaints to the police because my family’s pet cats were being killed by the dogs. The police reported that the Department of Agriculture were setting traps, but none were set. Cats in the neighbourhood have continued to be attacked. DoA cannot se [...]

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Squash team earns three bronze for Cayman

Squash team earns three bronze for Cayman

| 29/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s squash team came home last week with three bronze medals from the Central American & Caribbean (CAC) Games in Colombia. The positive results in the singles, doubles and team events come ahead of the Cayman Islands upcoming hosting of the Pan American Championships (P [...]

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Golden Spoons Review – Kazoku Japanese Bistro

Golden Spoons Review – Kazoku Japanese Bistro

| 26/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Foodie): I love sushi, so when I noticed a Japanese bistro next door to China Village in Plaza Venezia I was quite keen to try it, and I recently managed to make it over there. It is not the most glamorous location for a restaurant but we were more interested in the food than […] [...]

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CUC takes Sunrise clients to the movies

CUC takes Sunrise clients to the movies

| 26/07/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Volunteers from Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) and members of the Sunrise Adult Training Centre came together for their annual summer movie outing at the Camana Bay Cinema on Tuesday, 17 July. Volunteers and interns from CUC’s community involvement team got the opportunity to [...]

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DEH advises on safe handling of garbage

DEH advises on safe handling of garbage

| 25/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has launched a public-awareness campaign on the importance of safely packing and handling garbage, and is providing tips on how to facilitate the waste-collection process. Officials at the department have also been taking steps to manage [...]

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Applying for right to be Caymanian

Applying for right to be Caymanian

| 25/07/2018 | 6 Comments
I am a Caymanian married to a non-Caymanian. She has permanent residency with the right to work and it expires in September (seven years). She went to immigration and was told she should apply for status, but she cannot do that until after seven years. Can PR be extended to allow for the status appl [...]

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Contractors get safety update at workshop

Contractors get safety update at workshop

| 25/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 100 people recently attended an annual contractors workshop, hosted by the Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC), which offers updates for local contractors on best safety practices and how to follow guidelines when working near CUC equipment and around electricity. [...]

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