Archive for June 13th, 2019

Turtle release on Governor’s Beach this Saturday

Turtle release on Governor’s Beach this Saturday

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(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Turtle Centre is organising a special release tomorrow, Saturday 15 June, on Governor’s Beach to mark World Sea Turtle Day, which falls on Sunday, 16 June. Officials said the nesting season is “off to a good start” as more than 12,000 eggs have been collected at the centre.

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Respiratory care boosted with new hospital equipment

Respiratory care boosted with new hospital equipment

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(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) has recently purchased a state-of-the-art respiratory machine for the Cayman Islands Hospital with help from a $38,000 donation from the Cayman Islands Cystic Fibrosis Trust. The COSMED Q-box improves the diagnosis and treatment for patients with breathing and chronic lung problems.

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Record donations reduce dependence on imported blood

Record donations reduce dependence on imported blood

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(CNS Local Life): With a decrease in blood and blood-product importation and a record number of local donors last year, the Cayman Islands is moving in the right direction towards universal access to safe blood transfusion. According to the Cayman Islands Blood Bank, 516 lives were saved or improved in 2018 as a result of […]

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UCCI students take second place at tourism competition

UCCI students take second place at tourism competition

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(CNS Local Life): Students from the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI), earned second place in the annual Caribbean Student Colloquium held in New York. The team tied for second with the University of the West Indies Mona Campus team at the colloquium, which was part of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Caribbean Week […]

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Court closes early tomorrow

Court closes early tomorrow

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The Court will close at 1.30 p.m., Friday, 14 June 2019, to facilitate staff attendance at the funeral of Justice Charles Quin, QC. Services resume as usual on Monday morning.

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Department of Commerce and Investment closing early

Department of Commerce and Investment closing early

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The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) would like to notify the public that their office will be closed on Monday, 17 June 2019 at 3 p.m., to facilitate a staff meeting. DCI will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, 18 June 2019.  DCI staff apologise for any inconvenience the closure may cause.

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Elgin Ave traffic diversion

Elgin Ave traffic diversion

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The National Roads Authority (NRA) along with its subcontractor Island Paving will be carrying out upgrades to the pavement at the small roundabout near NAPA as part of the larger Elgin Avenue & Crewe Road extension project.  The small roundabout will require full closure on Sunday 16th June from 7am to 4pm in order to install a new pavement surface. […]

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Sickle cell support group meeting

Sickle cell support group meeting

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In acknowledgement of World Sickle Cell Day, the next Sickle Cell Support Group meeting is planned for Monday, 17 June 2019 at 7:30 pm at the Women’s Health Waiting Room at the Health Services Authority. The speakers will be Dr. Nicholls who will be focusing on pain management and Dr. Matthews who will be focusing […]

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Are immigration officers capable of assessing medical reports?

Are immigration officers capable of assessing medical reports?

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Is there anyone at the Department of Immigration/Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman qualified to review and interpret the thorough and expensive medical questionnaires and X-rays furnished for work permits or say, continuation of Caymanian status at 18 (R22)? It seems unlikely that any application could be legally denied on the basis of an immigration employee’s […]

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