Archive for July, 2019

CUC takes Sunrise to the movies

CUC takes Sunrise to the movies

| 31/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Caribbean Utilities Company volunteers and summer interns hosted members of the Sunrise Adult Training Centre for their annual trip to the cinema in July. More than 35 Sunrise clients took part, choosing to watch the movie Spider-Man: Far From Home, and getting treated to popcorn and soda.

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Why no mobile use in baggage claim?

Why no mobile use in baggage claim?

| 31/07/2019 | 9 Comments

Could the Cayman Islands Airports Authority cite the regulations in question (banning cell phones at baggage claim)? Why would the world end if people could text “I’m waiting for my luggage now”? Auntie’s answer: This question appeared as a comment on a previous Ask Auntie column concerning wifi at the airport. And if you click […]

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Weekend road closure and traffic advisories, 2 & 3 August

Weekend road closure and traffic advisories, 2 & 3 August

| 31/07/2019 | 0 Comments

On Friday, 2 August, Cardinal Avenue, between Harbour Drive and Albert Panton Street, will be closed from 7:00AM to 4:00PM to facilitate Jamaica Independence Celebrations at the location. On Saturday, 3 August, the Saturday Night Live in GT event will be taking place on the George Town waterfront from 4:00PM to 11:00PM. While Harbour Drive will remain open, the side lane between the north and […]

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Why weather forecasts not more accurate?

Why weather forecasts not more accurate?

| 31/07/2019 | 7 Comments

With all the equipment and manpower that Cayman has, why can’t someone produce an accurate weather prediction? Miami can pinpoint a shower to the exact minute. Why can’t we at least get the days correct? Auntie’s answer: It seems to me that weather forecasters have always been among the most-maligned professions. If someone predicts a […]

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Brewery donates to Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation

Brewery donates to Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation

| 30/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The simple act of drinking a beer has led to a donation of more than $22,000 to the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) to support its shark-tagging research as part of efforts to save and conserve the world’s oceans. For every one of a designated beer purchased at the Cayman Islands Brewery, […]

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Registration open for annual ‘Stroke and Stride’

Registration open for annual ‘Stroke and Stride’

| 30/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The three-race “Stroke and Stride” series returns next month, in support of young triathletes and benefitting the Special Needs Foundation Cayman. The event, which will be held over the first three Wednesdays in August, each including a swim and a two-mile run, is once again being sponsored by Ogier.

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Saturday Night Live in George Town event

Saturday Night Live in George Town event

| 30/07/2019 | 3 Comments

The George Town Revitalisation Initiative would like to notify the public that the first Saturday Night Live in George Town event will take place on Saturday, 3 August 2019 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Hog Sty Bay.   The event will create a modern downtown waterfront atmosphere filled with live music, local artisans […]

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Can I feed cheese to fish in Cayman’s waters?

Can I feed cheese to fish in Cayman’s waters?

| 30/07/2019 | 7 Comments

Is it OK to spray canned cheese into the water to attract fish when snorkelling? I’ll be coming to visit the Cayman Islands soon and I’ve heard that the fish really love that stuff but not sure that is a good idea. Auntie’s answer: Well, from a purely common-sense standpoint, it is hard for me […]

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Cayman draws with Haiti, falls in Olympic bid

Cayman draws with Haiti, falls in Olympic bid

| 29/07/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s U23 national football team came up short in their bid to qualify for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, after Haiti scored a tying goal in the final minutes of their Sunday, 27 July match, for a 2-2 result. After losing 1-0 to Grenada Wednesday in their first CONCACAF Olympic qualifiers at […]

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Strongman ‘The Beast’ coming to Cayman

Strongman ‘The Beast’ coming to Cayman

| 29/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Englishman Eddie Hall, the 2017 World’s Strongest Man, will be coming to Cayman to participate in the first-ever Cayman Islands Strongman Competition. Hall, also known as “The Beast”, is the reigning Guinness World Records holder for heaviest strongman deadlift (500 kg/1,102.3lbs in 2016).

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