Archive for January, 2019

Young tennis players set for 2019

Young tennis players set for 2019

| 31/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s junior tennis players can look forward to another year of challenging tournaments, courtesy of sponsorship by PwC. The accounting firm has renewed its support for the PwC junior circuit, organised by the Tennis Federation of the Cayman Islands (TFCI) and consisting of seven two-day tournaments for players aged 10 and under, […]

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Red Cross honours volunteers

Red Cross honours volunteers

| 31/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) recently hosted its 15th annual appreciation event, “The Henris”, to recognise the achievements of CIRC volunteers throughout 2018. “The Red Cross is an organisation built on volunteer work and community engagement,” said director Jondo Obi in a press release.

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National Gallery to showcase contemporary artists

National Gallery to showcase contemporary artists

| 31/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery is launching the Cayman Islands Biennial, and a related art awards scheme, to showcase the latest developments in the contemporary art scene every two years. Following an open call for participation, announced in September 2018, the gallery received submissions from 71 local artists, with 40 selected for the inaugural […]

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Forum looks at youth mental health issues

Forum looks at youth mental health issues

| 31/01/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The second annual Youth Mental Health Symposium, set for Saturday, 23 February, will explore the state of mental health in the Cayman Islands and provide recommendations on improvements. Themed “Addressing Our Past, Supporting Our Future”, the conference is organised by the non-profit Alex Panton Foundation, which aims to raise awareness of mental […]

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The penalties for overstaying

The penalties for overstaying

| 31/01/2019 | 3 Comments

Do you know what the consequences are for tourists who overstay one or two days? Auntie’s answer: Generally speaking, staying beyond the limit on a visa is a serious offence. However, there are clearly varying degrees and reasons for staying for longer than you are legally allowed to be here. A Department of Immigration official […]

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Law firm kicks in support for Gaelic football

Law firm kicks in support for Gaelic football

| 30/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Gaelic Football Club has received sponsorship for its 2019 men’s and women’s leagues which bring together nearly 300 people of different nationalities to participate in matches between January and June. Law firm Harneys’ support will enable the six men’s teams and four women’s teams to play in 13 days […]

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Education ministry boosts ties with UWI

Education ministry boosts ties with UWI

| 30/01/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Ministry of Education officials recently handed over $2.3 million to the University of West Indies (UWI), to bring its contribution up to date while also discussing with UWI chief financial officer Andrea McNish the funding of the Cayman Islands Open Campus site and how UWI can support the ministry’s vision for tertiary […]

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New board for 100 Woman Who Care

New board for 100 Woman Who Care

| 30/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands chapter of 100+ Women Who Care has named a new board of directors for 2019. The organisation, established in 2015, meets quarterly for one hour to donate funds to a charity voted on at each event, with the money raised by members who give $100 apiece on the night.

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Cannot transfer funds from PayPal to Cayman account

Cannot transfer funds from PayPal to Cayman account

| 30/01/2019 | 22 Comments

I have funds in my PayPal account that I would like to transfer to my bank account in Cayman. PayPal is really useful for receiving money from countries around the world and I tend to use it a lot. I have previously transferred money from PayPal to a bank account in the US but getting […]

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Sunset and Academy play to a draw

Sunset and Academy play to a draw

| 29/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CIFA): The second round of games in the 2019 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues were played Saturday, 26 January, with a number of boys and girls matches at venues across Grand Cayman. In the Girls Under 13 league, Sunset Fuegos faced Academy SC in the only Saturday morning game. With a number of […]

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