Archive for July 11th, 2019

Eight more medals for Cayman at Island Games

Eight more medals for Cayman at Island Games

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(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s athletes took four silver and four bronze medals in various events Thursday, bringing their total hardware to 22, including eight golds. After finishing the fastest out of the heats, Jeavhon Jackson took silver in the 100m in 10.94, just .12 seconds off the gold medal pace of Guernsey. Sherlock Brooks also […]

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Summer tech course offered for local students

Summer tech course offered for local students

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(CNS Local Life): A computer programming course targeted at young people is being launched to inspire Cayman’s next generation to break into the technology by learning to code. Youth Code (Cayman) 2019, set for 12-16 August, is being offered by Code (Cayman), a learning and support network whose goal is to promote the growth of […]

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MRCU adds mosquito surveillance staff

MRCU adds mosquito surveillance staff

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(CNS Local Life): The Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) has added three disease protection officers (DPO) to its team, with two of the recruits hired following recent promotions within the team, and the third taking charge of the unit’s expanding services in Little Cayman.

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CIMA to host financial services student mixer

CIMA to host financial services student mixer

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The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority is hosting a student mixer on Friday, 2 August at the Marriott Beach Resort from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. This interactive platform will give college bound students (ages 16 – 25) a chance to meet potential employers, learn about the importance of the financial services industry and how it […]

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Can banks charge stamp duty for debit card purchases?

Can banks charge stamp duty for debit card purchases?

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Do banks in the Cayman Islands charge their customers stamp duty on point of sale (POS) transactions purchased via debit card? Where in the Stamp Duty Law does it allow this? Auntie’s answer: I will answer your second question first since that is more straightforward. Section 3.1 of the Stamp Duty Law says, “There shall […]

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