Archive for December 17th, 2018

Do iguana cullers carry liability protection?

Do iguana cullers carry liability protection?

| 17/12/2018 | 11 Comments

Can you find out if those who have registered to cull the green iguanas have liability insurance? No one I know doing this will talk about that. Auntie’s answer: The issue is a bit complicated and the answer not that straightforward. I received an explanation from the Department of Environment (DoE), which is in charge […]

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DCFS holds Christmas toy drive

DCFS holds Christmas toy drive

| 17/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) annual Christmas Toy Drive is underway with gifts, gift certificates and cheque donations from the public, local schools, businesses and churches coming in. The initiative, which is distributing presents for a wide range of deserving people from infants to seniors across Grand Cayman and […]

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UWI officials visit Cayman

UWI officials visit Cayman

| 17/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Pro Vice Chancellor (PVC) and Principal of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus, Dr Luz Longsworth, recently made an official visit to the Cayman Islands, the first in her current position. During the 29 November-1 December trip, she met with Cayman government and education representatives.

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Young Caymanian’s green message goes international

Young Caymanian’s green message goes international

| 17/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Fresh off receiving a Captain Planet Foundation award for her environmental work at a ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia, Steff Mcdermot is not resting on her laurels. Armed with an impressive passion and drive for an 18-year-old, the University College of Cayman Islands (UCCI) student remains focused on her goal of “empowering youth […]

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Philippines wins Miss Universe

Philippines wins Miss Universe

| 17/12/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Catriona Gray (24), representing the Philippines, claimed the Miss Universe crown for 2018  in Thailand Sunday night beating contestants from 93 other countries including Cayman’s own Caitlyn Tyson. Gray, the fourth woman to take home the crown from the Philippines, pipped South African Demi Leigh Nel-Peters, who was first runner up, and Miss Venezuela […]

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Fishing tourney offers US$520,000 prize pool

Fishing tourney offers US$520,000 prize pool

| 17/12/2018 | 7 Comments

(CNS Local Life): An international, multi-day fishing tournament will be debuting next year In Cayman with a guaranteed prize of US$270,000, one of the largest on the Caribbean’s competitive fishing circuit. The Cayman Billfish Rundown will take place 14-17 May, 2019, with potential prize winnings more than US$520,000, which includes US$250,000 insured for breaking the […]

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Stamp duty on bank transactions

Stamp duty on bank transactions

| 17/12/2018 | 4 Comments

On what basis does government charge 25 cents stamp duty on a transfer from a customer’s savings account to his checking account? This is just an internal transfer. Auntie’s answer: The reason seems to be “because they can” as a way to bring in money to the government, under the Stamp Duty Law (2013 Revision). […]

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