Archive for August 27th, 2019

YMCA offers after-school programme

YMCA offers after-school programme

| 27/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The YMCA Cayman Islands is expanding its after-school programme to a new site at the Field of Dreams to coincide with the new academic year calendar. Available for students ages 5 to 12,  the programme will provide a variety of active learning opportunities, designated homework time and recreational activities.

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School supplies donated to 270 children

School supplies donated to 270 children

| 27/08/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The “Ready, Set, Learn” back-to-school initiative held its second annual event Saturday, 24 August, to give out school supplies ahead of the new academic year. Under the umbrella of The Lloyd Barker Foundation, which also sponsors the Pursuit of Excellence Awards for high schoolers, 30 volunteers handed out supplies to 270 students […]

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Musical showcase to benefit teens

Musical showcase to benefit teens

| 27/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Business and Professional Women’s Club of Grand Cayman will be hosting two musical showcases this weekend in support of the TAYA (Teen and Young Adult) Lounge in Estella’s Place, which is part of the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre. The Friday, 30 August fundraising event, which will take place at The Lodge […]

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Registration opens for fall term at UCCI

Registration opens for fall term at UCCI

| 27/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) opened its doors to new students for the fall semester on Friday, 23 August, kicking off a week of orientation and registration activities. Minister of Education Juliana O’Connor-Connolly attended Friday’s session and presented ten winning students $250 vouchers to use towards their tuition.

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Official funeral for John McLean

Official funeral for John McLean

| 27/08/2019 | 0 Comments

The Union Flag and Cayman Islands Flag flew at half-staff on all government buildings yesterday (Monday, 26 August 2019) to mourn the death of former legislator John McLean. Flags will fly at half-mast again from two days before his official funeral, details of which will be shared with the public once available. Mr McLean, who died […]

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Long-serving East End MLA John McLean dies

Long-serving East End MLA John McLean dies

| 27/08/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Former MLA John McLean, who represented the district of East End in the Legislative Assembly from 1976-2000, died Saturday, 24 August, at the age of 69, after a short illness. During his long political career he also served on the Executive Council, which was the precursor to Cabinet.

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Hospice staff get free disaster training

Hospice staff get free disaster training

| 27/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Derek Haines, well-known as a champion fundraiser for the hospice, last week offered different assistance to Jasmine Villa when he conducted a free training session in disaster preparation and business continuity for staff members at the dedicated facility on West Bay Road. While the focus was mainly on the threat from hurricanes, […]

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Can I wait past nine years to apply for PR?

Can I wait past nine years to apply for PR?

| 27/08/2019 | 6 Comments

My term limit is coming up but my wife still has several years. I’d like to apply for PR, but ideally I’d wait until after my own term limit. Am I able to continue working as a dependent of my wife until I’m ready to apply for PR? Basically, it comes down to buying a […]

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