Archive for April 29th, 2019

Cuba, Mexico take top spots at NORCECA beach volleyball

Cuba, Mexico take top spots at NORCECA beach volleyball

| 29/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cuba’s women team of Maylen Deliz and Leila Martínez took their second consecutive title on this year’s NORCECA beach volleyball tour, beating Brittany Hochevar and Carly Wopat of the US in a close match, 21-18 and 21-19, on Sunday, 29 April, at Seven Mile Public Beach. In the men’s final, Mexico (Juan […]

Continue Reading

Students gain experience in financial services

Students gain experience in financial services

| 29/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The fifth annual Cayman Finance Student Education & Work Experience Programme kicked off this month with the first of its in-school workshops, facilitated by financial services industry practitioners. More than 40 high-achieving year 12 Caymanian students from high schools across the islands met the eligibility criteria and were accepted into the 2019 […]

Continue Reading

CharityDrive fundraiser ready to hit the road

CharityDrive fundraiser ready to hit the road

| 29/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Island Heritage is set for its eighth annual CharityDrive, being held 7-9 May, which will again give three charities an opportunity to earn up to $10,000 each, with the one receiving the most social media support getting a $5,000 bonus. The community is encouraged to drive by the Island Heritage roundabout on […]

Continue Reading

Carolina Ferreira of Red Cross earns international award

Carolina Ferreira of Red Cross earns international award

| 29/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Carolina Ferreira, Cayman Islands Red Cross deputy director, has received international recognition for her community work, the only person awarded from the Caribbean and one of just two for the entire Americas. In celebration of Honouring Women’s Day on 8 March, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement […]

Continue Reading

New cricket official aims to boost women

New cricket official aims to boost women

| 29/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Cricket has appointed the Cayman Islands’ first senior development officer for women and girls. Sania Khan, a former member of the Pakistan international women’s team, is tasked with increasing the participation of women and girls in the game. With this appointment, girls will participate in the Cayman Islands Primary Schools Carnival […]

Continue Reading

May is Building Safety Month

May is Building Safety Month

| 29/04/2019 | 0 Comments

UPDATED: The Department of Planning is organising the following events to celebrate Building Safety Month this May:   Monday, 6 May – Information Booth, Bodden Town, Cox Lumber, 9am – 12pm Friday, 10 May – Public Training Session on how to use the Online Planning System, Government Administration Building, 10am – 12pm *Please reserve your space […]

Continue Reading

National Trust plants trees for Arbour Day

National Trust plants trees for Arbour Day

| 29/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Trust celebrated its first Arbour Day Friday, 26 April, at the Mission House in Bodden Town with the planting of two native Whitewood trees. The event was held in conjunction with the Ministry of Environment, which donated one of the trees, and Caribbean Blooms, which worked closely with the National […]

Continue Reading

Why can’t you recycle at the airport?

Why can’t you recycle at the airport?

| 29/04/2019 | 3 Comments

I asked one of the cleaners at the airport where I should put my soda can and was told to put it in the garbage. Why are there no recycling points at the airport? Auntie’s answer: I must admit I was taken aback by this question, as it didn’t seem possible that a freshly renovated […]

Continue Reading

Please support independent journalism in the Cayman Islands