Archive for September 17th, 2018

Will statutory authorities’ staff get pay rises?

Will statutory authorities’ staff get pay rises?

| 17/09/2018 | 2 Comments

Regarding the cost-of-living pay increase for civil servants (see Civil servants to get 5% cost of living hike), would you find out if employees of statutory authorities will also be getting raises? Auntie’s answer: The short answer is the increase is not automatic for statutory authorities and government companies (SAGCs), but that does not necessarily […]

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New knees for videographer

New knees for videographer

| 17/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): An American videographer based in Honduras recently underwent bilateral knee replacement at Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) and can now walk freely without pain. Tim Blanton’s painful condition led him to consult with orthopedic surgeon Dr Alwin Almeida, and specialist in joint replacement, said an HCCI press release.

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CUC breaks ground on SMB substation

CUC breaks ground on SMB substation

| 17/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Seven Mile Beach (SMB) substation. The SMB corridor will get “enhanced reliability and sustainability” when the new gas insulated switchgear (GIS) substation is completed, which is expected by the third quarter next year, stated a CUC press release.

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Cayman Prep retains opening rally title

Cayman Prep retains opening rally title

| 17/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(GPFL): The young ladies from Cayman Prep retained the CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) opening rally title this past Saturday, 15 September, at the Annex Field after going unbeaten in round-robin play. Taking a slightly different approach this year, the GPFL coaches decided to implement a schedule whereby all participating schools would play as […]

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YCLA 2018 finalists announced

YCLA 2018 finalists announced

| 17/09/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation announced the names of the five finalists for the 2018 Young Caymanian Leadership Awards (YCLA) in a release on Monday morning, saying the YCLA Selection Committee chose the finalists “after a careful, in-depth review of the nominations put forward this year by the community”. Jonathan Tibbetts, Chairman of […]

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