Archive for August, 2018

CNCF celebrates release of folk music album

CNCF celebrates release of folk music album

| 24/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF) held a launch party to celebrate the release of a double album of Caymanian folk music, featuring the Cayman Islands Folk Singers and North Side Kitchen Band. About 200 people attended the event for the CD, “Come Back Home”, held Thursday, 16 August at Grand Old […]

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Do gas station pumps measure fuel equally?

Do gas station pumps measure fuel equally?

| 23/08/2018 | 5 Comments

Every gas station in the US I’ve ever been to has a tamper-proof seal from a regulatory body sealing the measurement mechanism for a fuel pump and noting the date it was last inspected. However, I have never seen an equivalent here in the Cayman Islands. How can customers be certain that the volume of […]

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RCIPS urges traffic safety around schools

RCIPS urges traffic safety around schools

| 23/08/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Monday is the start of a new academic year at all government schools, and the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is reminding drivers about particular traffic issues that impact road safety during morning commuting, especially in the Eastern Districts. the police noted that between the hours of 7:00am and 8:30am, the Poindexter […]

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How loud can you play music when driving?

How loud can you play music when driving?

| 23/08/2018 | 11 Comments

I was wondering if there was some sort of legal limit on how loud music should be in one’s car? I have stopped next to people whose music is booming and I myself have had music playing very loudly in my car (some music is just better loud). I ask this because when I have […]

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Chess stays on the board in schools

Chess stays on the board in schools

| 23/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): For the second year running, law firm Ogier is sponsoring the Cayman Chess in Schools programme, which introduces year three pupils to the strategy game as part of the curriculum to build up a range of skills including critical thinking and advanced maths, alongside fostering students’ confidence and respect.

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Flag Football: Panthers crush Maples

Flag Football: Panthers crush Maples

| 22/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The last game on Saturday’s schedule of flag football was tense, as both teams (Maples Vs Panthers) could not break past each other’s lines of defense for most of the game, with interceptions being common play. Team Panther managed to score two touchdowns over the course of the game when their plays started […]

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Miss World Cayman contestants named

Miss World Cayman contestants named

| 22/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Four Miss World Cayman Islands contestants will be taking part in the inaugural dedicated pageant on Saturday, 29 September set for the Harquail Theatre at 7pm. The official platform for the pageant is “Protection of the Environment”, with “Elements” the theme for this year’s competition, the Miss World Cayman Islands committee explained […]

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Registration open for Breeze Fusion 5K

Registration open for Breeze Fusion 5K

| 22/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Organisers of the 12th annual Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run, set for 3 November, are hoping to better the record total of more than 250 runners and walkers who participated in last year’s event. Radio Cayman and Breeze FM also are looking to improve on the results from the Cayman Brac leg, which […]

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When working doesn’t need a work permit

When working doesn’t need a work permit

| 21/08/2018 | 13 Comments

I’m the spouse of a work permit holder. I have some work for an overseas company which I can do from home. What’s the legal position for me to do so? Am I expected to get a work permit (they have no physical presence in Cayman)? Auntie’s answer: Your particular circumstances apparently are not specifically […]

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National Gallery celebrates fashion design

National Gallery celebrates fashion design

| 21/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of Cayman Islands (NGCI) is opening a new exhibition, “Art of Fashion”, starting with a preview for members on Friday, 24 August, and running until 28 November. Curated by NGCI director Natalie Urquhart with assistance from Simon Tatum, the gallery called the exhibition “an examination of the worlds of […]

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