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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