Archive for May 9th, 2019

Teams set for Cayman Islands Classic

Teams set for Cayman Islands Classic

| 09/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The third annual Cayman Islands Classic Basketball Tournament, slated for 25-27 November, will feature five college teams that have advanced to post-season play in national tournaments in the US. New Mexico State and Old Dominion, which qualified for the 2019 NCAA Tournament; Loyola-Chicago and Nebraska (National Invitation Tournament); and University of South […]

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Junior Batabano ready to celebrate turtles

Junior Batabano ready to celebrate turtles

| 09/05/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Junior Batabano is set to hit the streets of George Town tomorrow (Saturday, 11 May), with all the young people in the parade wearing costumes specially created to celebrate Cayman’s turtling heritage, under the theme “Once Upon A Turtle”. More than 400 children and teens from six schools will be participating this year.

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CIMPA launches marketing scholarship

CIMPA launches marketing scholarship

| 09/05/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA) has launched an annual $5,000 scholarship to support local students interested in pursuing a career in marketing or related fields. CIMPA chair Catherine Healy explained the merit-based scholarship is part of the non-profit organisation’s efforts to shape the future of the marketing profession in the […]

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Stingray Awards nomination deadline extended

Stingray Awards nomination deadline extended

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The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) has extended the nomination deadline to May 24th for its 16th Annual Stingray Tourism Awards. This decision was made in order to give member businesses the opportunity to fully participate. As the industry has been extraordinarily busy this year, CITA does not want persons to miss out on the […]

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How do you find out if a road is private?

How do you find out if a road is private?

| 09/05/2019 | 9 Comments

The road down at the end of my street is in terrible shape. My neighbour tells me there’s no point complaining to the NRA about it because it’s not a “government road”. Apparently, there are roads which are government roads, which government should maintain, and quite a few other roads which are considered private roads, […]

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‘Proof’ provides formula for good theatre

‘Proof’ provides formula for good theatre

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(CNS Local Life): It may seem implausible that a play revolving around the issues of Alzheimer’s, mental health and family conflict, with maths added to the mix, could also include a touch of comedy, but Proof is able to combine all those pieces in one cohesive unit, plus throw in a bit of young love. […]

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Netball team competing in Isle of Man tournament

Netball team competing in Isle of Man tournament

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(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands senior netball team is one of six squads competing in the Netball Europe Open Championship 2019 taking place on the Isle of Man from 9-12 May. The first match on Thursday is against Ireland, followed by a game later in the day versus Gibraltar. The remaining teams participating in […]

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Child Month service calls for community support

Child Month service calls for community support

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(CNS Local Life): This year’s Child Month awardees, Tiann Scott and Julius Smith, were announced during the Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) Child Month Church Service at First Baptist Church, Sunday, 5 May. Tiann, 11, was honoured as an outstanding scholar, artist and all-star communicator. Julius, 16, was recognised for his educational, athletic […]

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