Archive for September, 2018

Community supports Hannah’s Heroes

Community supports Hannah’s Heroes

| 30/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 1,000 people packed The Wicket Bar in Cricket Square on Friday, 28 September for the sixth annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave to raise funds for the St Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research. So far, this year’s Big Shave has raised US$350,000, bringing the fundraising total […]

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Anti-bullying campaign begins

Anti-bullying campaign begins

| 30/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This month marks the Department of Counselling Services’ “Stood Up Campaign” to raise awareness about the effects of childhood bullying and encourage grassroots strategies to eliminate it. Under the theme, “See Something Do Something”, the second annual anti-bullying initiative has increased its schedule of events to strengthen its impact.

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Company is copying another’s ad

Company is copying another’s ad

| 30/09/2018 | 3 Comments

I have been a small business owner since 2011. I now have an issue with another vendor (I’m not sure if they are actually licensed or not), who is literally copying my online advertisement content word for word and using it in their own adverts. Would you be able to tell me if there are any […]

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Insurance companies take away drug choices

Insurance companies take away drug choices

| 27/09/2018 | 25 Comments

How can a doctor prescribe a medication to treat a chronic illness and an insurer then decide they know better than the doctor and choose not to cover it? What is even more infuriating is the Big Pharma alternative is three times more expensive than cannabis oil and has so many side effects yet they […]

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Art auction to raise funds for National Gallery

Art auction to raise funds for National Gallery

| 27/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is opening a new exhibition, “Big Art Auction 5”, to raise funds for the gallery’s permanent collection and related educational programmes. The four-week exhibition, which begins with a special preview reception on Monday, 1 October, will feature work by leading contemporary artists before they […]

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Hospitality students complete programme

Hospitality students complete programme

| 27/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A recognition ceremony was held Tuesday, 25 September, for the fourth cohort of students who have completed the hospitality certificate programme at the Cayman Islands School of Hospitality Studies (SHS). This group of 38 students is the largest to be enrolled in the programme since the school’s inception at the University College […]

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Swimmers dive into sprint meet

Swimmers dive into sprint meet

| 26/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Fall Sprint Meet opened the 2018-2019 competitive age group season this past weekend with more than 100 of Cayman’s swimmers stepping up on the blocks for the event. Hosted by Stingray Swim Club (SSC), the meet, held Saturday, 22 September,  also had athletes from Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC), […]

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DEH urges food safety

DEH urges food safety

| 26/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As World Environmental Health Day was commemorated Wednesday, 26 September, the related department in Cayman called on the public to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones from food-borne illness. In keeping with the theme for the day, “Global Food Safety & Sustainability”, the Department of Environmental Health […]

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Legal entry needed for pregnant partner

Legal entry needed for pregnant partner

| 26/09/2018 | 5 Comments

If I am Caymanian and my partner is not but is carrying my child, how can I get my partner here legally? Auntie’s answer: Unfortunately, your situation doesn’t actually fall into a specific category under the law, a Department of Immigration (DOI) official explained, also pointing out the usual paths to gaining entry to Cayman, […]

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CNS offers help to job seekers

CNS offers help to job seekers

| 26/09/2018 | 63 Comments

Here is my dilemma: I am Caymanian. I have a good application packet that includes my resume, my immigration status, my police clearance, cover letter…everything the different ads seem to require.  I have applied for at least 100 jobs in the last four months, and despite having everything that is required and being well qualified […]

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