Archive for August 23rd, 2019

Up close with: Wellesley Howell

Up close with: Wellesley Howell

| 23/08/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Wellesley Howell first came to Cayman from Jamaica in 1958, at the invitation of bandleader S. E. Nembhard, who had heard of Mr Howell’s prowess on the saxophone back in Jamaica. What started as a six-month gig turned into a lifetime and then some in Grand Cayman, with Mr Howell making a […]

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What happened to my change?

What happened to my change?

| 23/08/2019 | 7 Comments

Has it become the norm not to receive change when paying in cash? This has happened to me, not only in restaurants (where the service charge is 15% or higher), but also in fast food places and even dry cleaners. On occasions, particularly where the change is significant, I have had the embarrassment of having […]

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Alex Panton Foundation seeks ‘youth ambassadors’

Alex Panton Foundation seeks ‘youth ambassadors’

| 23/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Alex Panton Foundation (APF) is launching the Youth Ambassador Programme (YAP), aimed at promoting interpersonal and life skills, and inspiring friendships among youth in Cayman. An introductory session is scheduled for Saturday, 31 August, from 1pm-4pm at the skate park in Grand Harbour. Students aged 12-16 are welcome to participate.

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Community group helps kids get ready for school

Community group helps kids get ready for school

| 23/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Prospect Red Bay Community Group (PRB), which has taken on area clean-ups, been certified as a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and subsequently handed out home alarms to residents, has set its sights on collecting school supplies for neighbourhood kids ahead of the new academic year.

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Summer interns gain legal experience

Summer interns gain legal experience

| 23/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A group of 11 Caymanian students have spent the summer interning with law firm Mourant. The internship programme provides hands-on learning opportunities for students interested in a career in the offshore legal industry, enabling them to work alongside lawyers in various departments. The students spent time in funds, finance and commercial litigation, […]

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