Archive for May, 2019

Road closure for Seventh-day Adventist anniversary celebration

Road closure for Seventh-day Adventist anniversary celebration

| 31/05/2019 | 0 Comments

In order to facilitate the Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-day Adventists’ 12th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, 1 June, Seaview Road, East End, will be closed between Knot Street (near the East End Post Office) and Skipwith Link (east of the East End Seventh Day Adventist Church), from 7:00PM to 12:00AM. Local access will continue to be granted, and […]

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Dash cam evidence: On Cayman’s roads (Part 4)

Dash cam evidence: On Cayman’s roads (Part 4)

| 31/05/2019 | 27 Comments

(CNS Local Life): We should not forget, as it seems many drivers have, that a cyclist was recently killed on Cayman roads and many have been injured by careless drivers. So we are continuing our series on heart-in-the-mouth moments with video clips taken by a brave cyclist in the hopes that the message may get […]

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Pirates Week vendor applications open

Pirates Week vendor applications open

| 31/05/2019 | 0 Comments

Food and craft vendors interested in participating in the upcoming Pirates Week Festival can reserve stalls starting Monday 3rd June, 2019. Food Festival dates are:Friday 8th November – 6:00 pm to 2:00 amSaturday 9th November – 1:00pm to 2:00 amMonday 11th November – 10:00 am to 11:00 pm A valid DEH Food Handling Certificate must accompany […]

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Do visitors still need to get temporary driving permits?

Do visitors still need to get temporary driving permits?

| 31/05/2019 | 13 Comments

For many years visitors to the Cayman Islands have been required to purchase a temporary driver’s permit in order to rent and/or drive a vehicle. In most cases the visitors purchased the temporary permits from the car rental agency. Recently I have read online that the temporary driver’s permit is no longer required in Cayman […]

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Donation to help green group reach out to youth

Donation to help green group reach out to youth

| 30/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman hedge fund industry put its brain power to good use by hosting a fundraising quiz to support Plastic Free Cayman, a charity whose goal is to reduce plastic pollution both in Cayman and throughout the Caribbean. The Cayman Islands branch of AIMA, the Alternative Investment Management Association, recently organised the […]

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DG’s 5K Challenge to help three Cayman charities

DG’s 5K Challenge to help three Cayman charities

| 30/05/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three Cayman organisations have been named as beneficiaries of the funds raised through the sixth annual Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, which will take place in September. With a focus on supporting the “most vulnerable and reduce stigma”, the charities are the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC), Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC) and […]

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Cayman Airways takes best airline honours

Cayman Airways takes best airline honours

| 30/05/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Caribbean Journal, a website covering regional trade and travel news, has named Cayman Airways among the winners of its annual Travellers Choice awards voted on by its readers, with the national carrier earning the “Best Airline” award. The company said that thousands of the website’s subscribers voted in this year’s awards, with […]

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New date for Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum

| 30/05/2019 | 0 Comments

The second annual Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 19. The Forum, hosted in partnership with the Ministry of Finance & Economic Development, will take place at the Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa and will feature an impressive line-up of industry leaders and government officials presenting on key […]

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What are the investment options for pensions?

What are the investment options for pensions?

| 30/05/2019 | 2 Comments

Can you confirm what products in Cayman are approved to transfer pensions into? Would be good for the public to know their options, if any, and if there are no options, why has the government sat on this? People are suffering! Auntie’s answer: This question came in a comment on a CNS story last month […]

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EMS staff teach safety to the public

EMS staff teach safety to the public

| 29/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In recognition of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, 19-25 May, the Health Services Authority’s (HSA) medical first responders hosted safety sessions throughout the island, teaching members of the public hands-only CPR and how to stop bleeding as well as demonstrating the proper usage of car seats.

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Pensions Board makes Brac presence official

Pensions Board makes Brac presence official

| 29/05/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) is holding an official grand opening of its new office in Cayman Brac on Friday, 31 May 2019, with the event including an official ribbon cutting along with remarks from Governor Martyn Roper and Deputy Governor Franz Manderson. “The PSPB has always made having a presence […]

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Premier pays tribute to Edward Seaga

Premier pays tribute to Edward Seaga

| 29/05/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Premier Alden McLaughlin has paid tribute to Edward Seaga, the former Jamaican prime minister, who died Tuesday, 28 May, in Miami, on his 89th birthday. McLaughlin said he was deeply saddened to have learned of the passing of Seaga. “He will be remembered as a great and respected Caribbean leader and as […]

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Girlguiding takes action for the environment

Girlguiding takes action for the environment

| 28/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Girlguiding Cayman Islands will be taking part in a beach clean-up and fair as part of an Environment Action Day, set for Saturday, 8 June, which will also tie in with World Oceans Day. Cayman is one of the nine British Overseas Territories participating that comprise branch associations of the largest female […]

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CCMI celebrates reefs for World Oceans Day

CCMI celebrates reefs for World Oceans Day

| 28/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) has organised a local celebration of World Oceans Day with Healthy Reefs activities taking place Saturday, 8 June at the Camana Bay Cinema. CCMI aims to highlight how people can contribute to keeping the coral reefs healthy by asking participants to share their plans to protect […]

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What is the legal age for adoption?

What is the legal age for adoption?

| 28/05/2019 | 3 Comments

Can you please clarify what is the age for adoption in Cayman, and what age does the person adopting has to be? I am told you can adopt an 18-year-old person and the person adopting can be 26 years old. Please clarify because if what I am told is true, Cayman has a big, big problem. Auntie’s […]

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Mosque opens doors to Cayman

Mosque opens doors to Cayman

| 27/05/2019 | 70 Comments

(CNS Local Life): An open day at Cayman’s only mosque offered the wider community a chance to learn about Islam and observe the prayers and customs of practising Muslims here in efforts to “build bridges” and dispel common misconceptions about the religion that 1.8 billion people follow globally.

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Two RCIPS officers named finalists in regional awards

Two RCIPS officers named finalists in regional awards

| 27/05/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): At the Association of Caribbean Commissioners of Police conference, held 21-24 May and hosted by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, two RCIPS officers were named finalists as part of the Regional Recognition Awards Programme held at the same time. During each conference, at a gala in honour of the Amalgamated Security […]

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Sunset FC and Elite SC split girls U18 titles

Sunset FC and Elite SC split girls U18 titles

| 27/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CIFA): In a week filled with exciting games in the 2019 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues, Sunset FC lifted the Girls Under 18 FA Cup with a narrow 3-2 victory over Elite SC, while Elite SC were officially crowned Girls Under 18 league champions.

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