Archive for August 20th, 2019

Cayman ‘on world stage’ in Trinidad

Cayman ‘on world stage’ in Trinidad

| 20/08/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Over the first four days of 14th annual Caribbean Festival of the Arts (CARIFESTA) in Trinidad and Tobago, Cayman’s cultural representatives have joined thousands of delegates from around the region sharing their heritage and experiencing the displays and performances of artists from more than 20 countries.

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Marathon entrants can help save the reefs

Marathon entrants can help save the reefs

| 20/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Runners and walkers are invited join in the effort to save Cayman’s coral reefs by signing up to be part of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s (CCMI) ‘Reef Relief Squad’ at the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon. This is the first year CCMI will participate as an official charity affiliate for the race, […]

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Why Botanic Park entrance fee so high?

Why Botanic Park entrance fee so high?

| 20/08/2019 | 14 Comments

I went to the Botanic Park and was asked to pay $25. Nowhere in the fee schedule is there mention of $25. When I protested that I was a resident and had never paid over $5, I was then charged $5 upon proof. Why the demand for $25? Was this legitimate? And why is the […]

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Text message circulated NOT from CI Postal Service

Text message circulated NOT from CI Postal Service

| 20/08/2019 | 0 Comments

The Cayman Islands Postal Service has received numerous calls this afternoon (Tuesday, 20 August 2019) from customers who received a text message claiming to be from the Post Office and displaying the Postal Service logo. The text message claims to be about a promotion, with a Galaxy phone as the give-away. The Postal Service categorically […]

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Was scholarship opportunity publicised?

Was scholarship opportunity publicised?

| 20/08/2019 | 4 Comments

On 9 August 2019 an article was published in the local media about three Caymanians receiving a scholarship from Flow. According to the article, “The following day, the students met with the leadership team again for a mix and mingle hour. During this activity, the leadership team evaluated the students to decide which applicants would […]

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Bodden Towner crowned Miss Cayman Universe

Bodden Towner crowned Miss Cayman Universe

| 20/08/2019 | 14 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Kadejah Bodden, 24, almost swept the board of pageant prizes when she took the Miss Cayman Universe crown on Saturday night. The latest local beauty queen may be at home on the pageant stage winning the titles for Best in Gown, Best Legs and Best Smile but Bodden also has a master’s […]

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Cayman culture on display at CARIFESTA

Cayman culture on display at CARIFESTA

| 20/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A 50-plus strong group of cultural ambassadors are in Trinidad and Tobago representing the Cayman Islands at the 14th annual Caribbean Festival of the Arts (CARIFESTA) to share the best of Cayman’s music, dance, theatre, as well as visual, culinary and heritage arts. The festival, which runs from 16-25 August, has attracted […]

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Savannah volunteers ready for emergencies

Savannah volunteers ready for emergencies

| 20/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Savannah Meadows has become the seventh community to establish a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) following a graduation ceremony held 14 August at Bodden Town Civic Centre. The 10 volunteers comprising the team completed 26 hours of training across over five weeks which covered topics on search and rescue, vulnerability and capacity […]

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St Matthew’s donates to Cayman Heart Fund

St Matthew’s donates to Cayman Heart Fund

| 20/08/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): St Matthew’s University recently donated to the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) a portion of the funds collected through cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and basic life support (BLS) classes the university offers throughout the year. Qualified students taking the classes receive a certificate authorised by the American Heart Association. 

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