Archive for June 6th, 2019

It’s blooming time for Cayman’s national flower

It’s blooming time for Cayman’s national flower

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(CNS Local Life): The wild banana orchid, Cayman’s national flower, is now in bloom but if you don’t make it out to the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park within a month or so, the display will be over for another year. The orchid is endemic – found only in the Cayman Islands – and originates […]

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Mt Pleasant, DC United hold edge in U15 Youth Football Cup

Mt Pleasant, DC United hold edge in U15 Youth Football Cup

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(Cayman Sports Buzz): The race for semifinal berths is taking shape after two days of play in the 2019 Cayman Islands Invitational U15 Youth Football Cup, with Mt Pleasant Academy of Jamaica and American side DC United sitting atop the table of their respective groups. Here are the results for the second day of action:

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Cayman Prep students tour new airport terminal

Cayman Prep students tour new airport terminal

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(CNS Local Life): A group of Year 10 students from a travel and tourism class at Cayman Prep and High School recently toured Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA), courtesy of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA). Members of various CIAA teams provided the students with a practical learning experience during the visit.

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Motorists urged to exercise caution during Sunday events

Motorists urged to exercise caution during Sunday events

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Wind of Hope 5K Wind of Hope is hosting a 5K Walk/Run on Sunday, 9 June, starting at 6:00AM. The participants will begin at Smith’s Barcadere and travel along South Sound Road, ending on South Sound Road just before The Avenue. The event is expected to finish at 9:30AM. CTMH Walkathon CTMH Doctors Hospital is hosting a […]

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Elgin Ave traffic diversion

Elgin Ave traffic diversion

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The National Roads Authority (NRA) along with its subcontractors Island Paving  (IPL) will be carrying out upgrades to the pavement on the west bound lane as part of the larger Elgin Avenue & Crewe Road Extension project.  The traffic diversion is scheduled for Sunday 9 June from 7am to 4pm. Traffic heading west bound onto Dorcy Dr […]

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Road closures for Queen’s Birthday celebrations

Road closures for Queen’s Birthday celebrations

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The RCIPS is advising the public of the following road closures happening in order to facilitate the Queen’s Birthday ceremonies on Saturday, 8 June. Fort Street will be closed between Harbour Drive and Mary Street, and Edward Street will be closed between Fort Street and Dr. Roy’s Drive from 6:00AM and re-open after the ceremonies by about 12:00PM.

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Are civil servants allowed to sign petitions?

Are civil servants allowed to sign petitions?

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Can civil servants sign a petition to change a law? Auntie’s answer: I have answered a related question before concerning whether a government worker could help collect signatures for a petition (spoiler alert: they cannot). Since your query asks about signing a specific petition, though, I reached out again to Deputy Governor Franz Manderson to […]

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