Archive for June 12th, 2019

Apprentices graduate from PWD construction programme

Apprentices graduate from PWD construction programme

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(CNS Local Life): Seven students who graduated from the Public Works Department’s (PWD) Construction Apprenticeship Programme were recently honoured in a ceremony held at the Department of Agriculture, next to the Post-Harvest Building, which the graduates had themselves helped to build. The students received the City and Guilds of London Level 2 IVQ Technician Certification […]

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Rotaract Club installs new board

Rotaract Club installs new board

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(CNS Local Life): The Rotaract Club of Grand Cayman has a new board of officers and directors for 2019-2020, officially installed by District Governor David Kirkaldy. Joel Porter, who will serve as president, said at the recent ceremony his goal for the year is to forge closer working relationships with the other Rotary and Rotaract […]

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Cayman tourism officials receive awards

Cayman tourism officials receive awards

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(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s minister and director of tourism have both recently received awards at separate events in New York. Tourism minister Moses Kirkconnell accepted the Caribbean Journal Travellers’ Choice award which named Cayman Airways the best airline in the Caribbean. Harris received the Jerry Award from the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) for “her passion […]

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Motorists advised of funeral procession for Justice Charles Quin

Motorists advised of funeral procession for Justice Charles Quin

| 12/06/2019 | 1 Comment

The public is advised that there will be a funeral procession for Justice Charles Quin on Friday, 14 June, starting from Bodden Funeral Home on Walkers Road, and travelling via Walkers Road, Smith Road, Huldah Avenue, North Sound Road, Godfrey Nixon Way, and Eastern Avenue to St. George’s Anglican Church on Courts Road. The procession is expected to […]

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One name policy for British passports

One name policy for British passports

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The Cayman Islands Government Passport and Corporate Services Office (P&CSO) notifies British passport applicants — including for British Overseas Territories Citizen (BOTC) passports in the Cayman Islands — of the rules and requirements under the United Kingdom’s One Name Policy for all British passports. This advisory applies particularly to those applicants who show different names […]

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RCIPS reminder on restrictions on road closure requests

RCIPS reminder on restrictions on road closure requests

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The RCIPS is reminding the public about restrictions on road closure requests for events that were implemented in October 2018. Namely, the RCIPS is no longer authorising road closures of main arterial roads (including the George Town waterfront) around the island on workdays during peak hours, which are 7-9AM and 4-7PM. The original press release […]

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NRA to install pedestrian crossings

NRA to install pedestrian crossings

| 12/06/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The National Roads Authority (NRA) is getting ready to launch a pilot scheme for lighted pedestrian crossings to be installed along the CNB roundabout arteries, through the newly built extension, to the new roundabout at the intersection of Crewe Road and Printers Way (near Mango Tree Restaurant). The purpose of the scheme, […]

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National Conservation Council meeting

National Conservation Council meeting

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The National Conservation Council (NCC) will hold a general meeting on Wednesday, 19 June 2019, starting at 2pm at the Government Administration Building room 2024 (2nd floor conference room). The agenda for the meeting is posted on the DoE website. Please see the link: http://doe.ky/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Conservation-Council-Agenda-2019-06-19.pdf This meeting is open to observers from the public & […]

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Muslims seek to dispel misconceptions

Muslims seek to dispel misconceptions

| 12/06/2019 | 108 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A recent CNS article on the open house held at a mosque, organised by the Islamic Society of the Cayman Islands to introduce Islam to non-Muslim residents and spark interfaith dialogue, has also highlighted continuing rifts here in how the religion practised by 1.8 billion people worldwide is viewed. Almost one-third of […]

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How does UK impose direct rule on a British Overseas Territory?

How does UK impose direct rule on a British Overseas Territory?

| 12/06/2019 | 2 Comments

Under what circumstances would the British Government impose direct rule over one of its overseas territories? Auntie’s answer: I can answer the query in general terms and also offer an example of direct rule being imposed. The process of implementing direct rule is fairly straightforward, though the pathway to reach that point is more involved. […]

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