Archive for November, 2018

Former Compass owner Brian Uzzell dies

Former Compass owner Brian Uzzell dies

| 30/11/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Brian Uzzell, longtime owner and publisher of the Caymanian Compass newspaper, died this morning (Friday, 30 November) in his Florida home at the age of 82 after a long illness. For 40 years Uzzell was a major figure in the media business in Cayman and saw his Cayman Free Press through to […]

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Where are the sidewalks?

Where are the sidewalks?

| 30/11/2018 | 7 Comments

I’m visiting Cayman and enjoying my time here, but I am struck by the lack of sidewalks in many places. The island is flat as can be, so pedestrians would not have any hills to contend with. It’s fine if you are walking in the Seven Mile Beach area but it seems if you venture […]

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Running is a breeze for Brac family

Running is a breeze for Brac family

| 29/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A family of runners had a strong showing at the recent Brac Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run. Sean-Douglas Valentine secured his third consecutive victory at the third annual race, with his sister Di’ Jhaney coming in first among females and mother Tessa notching the second overall place for women runners.

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Law firm comes up aces for Brac tennis

Law firm comes up aces for Brac tennis

| 29/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The tennis programme for children on Cayman Brac has received a corporate boost enabling the Tennis Federation of the Cayman Islands (TFCI) to continue the initiative this year. Walkers has provided the annual funding for the sixth straight year, the federation said in a press release.

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Heroes Day to celebrate Coat of Arms

Heroes Day to celebrate Coat of Arms

| 29/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Vestrymen and Justices of the Peace who were instrumental in getting into place the Coat of Arms for the Cayman Islands will be honoured at the 2019 Heroes Day. The Cayman Islands is in the midst of the Celebrate Cayman initiative, which recognises the 14 May 1958 conferral of the Cayman Islands’ […]

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Minister’s message for World AIDS Day

Minister’s message for World AIDS Day

| 29/11/2018 | 0 Comments

Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour writes: On Saturday, 1 December 2018, the Cayman Islands joins countries around the globe in marking the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day.Much has changed since that first observance, but this year’s theme reminds us that it is still of the utmost importance to “Know Your Status”.  HIV testing is […]

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Maintaining Caymanian status if off-island

Maintaining Caymanian status if off-island

| 28/11/2018 | 9 Comments

Please can you check on how long you are allowed to be away if you have status and are naturalised with a Cayman passport?

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Artist creates tasteful drawings for foodie event

Artist creates tasteful drawings for foodie event

| 28/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival has partnered with local artist Michelle Bryan, whose specially commissioned illustrations will be used on all of the event’s branding and promotion, including on print adverts, banners, flyers and across social media. Organisers of the Cayman Islands Tourism Association’s (CITA) largest annual fundraiser asked […]

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Rotary Central raffle winner nets $44,000

Rotary Central raffle winner nets $44,000

| 28/11/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The grand prize winner of the Rotary Central Music Extravaganza raffle was awakened by a call at 11:45pm Saturday, 24 November, from the club’s president, William Inniss, informing her she had not only won the $40,000 grand prize but also another $4,000 for selling the winning ticket.

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Boxing gym gets a facelift

Boxing gym gets a facelift

| 28/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Boxing Association (CIBA) has spent this year upgrading its national training facility, the D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing Gymnasium,  at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex as well as revamping programmes. In a strategy aimed at “getting back to boxing”, the association has been “heavily investing in grassroots initiatives and collaborating […]

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