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Former Cayman police commissioner dies at 90

Former Cayman police commissioner dies at 90

| 18/10/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Andrew Greiff, who served as the Cayman Islands Commissioner of Police from 1973 until his retirement in 1990, died last week at the age of 90. He met Thomas Russell in the Solomon Islands while travelling around the Pacific between 1967 and 1973. At the time he was acting as Polic [...]

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No Netflix on smart TV

No Netflix on smart TV

| 13/10/2017 | 2 Comments
I bought a smart TV from a local discount store. It clearly said on the box that you could get Netflix as well as other streaming services like Hulu and Amazon on the TV, but when I got it home all I could get was YouTube. Netflix was simply not an option as an app. […] [...]

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HSA launches committee to improve health service

HSA launches committee to improve health service

| 20/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Health Services Authority has launched a Patient and Family Advisory Committee, which will advise on strategies and initiatives to improve the patient experience at HSA facilities. The committee includes representative from CINICO, the Health Insurance Association of the Cayman Islands an [...]

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Team Cayman heads home with bag of medals

Team Cayman heads home with bag of medals

| 03/07/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands came in 10th position at the end of the NatWest Islands Games in Gotland, Sweden, which were held from 24 June to 30 June. The team bagged 25 medals in total, including seven gold thanks to the country’s track and field stars and the basketball team. On the [...]

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Local attorney admitted to Cayman bar

Local attorney admitted to Cayman bar

| 29/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Naketa Da Silva was admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands on Wednesday 22 March, following the successful completion of her articles of clerkship with Broadhurst LLC. The Grand Court ceremony was presided over by Justice Williams, who said it was a privilege to be th [...]

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Audio tours coming to the Mission House

Audio tours coming to the Mission House

| 13/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands will be introducing audio tours of the Mission House in Bodden Town on 1 April. These new tours,  narrated by Pastor Alson Ebanks, will allow visitors to explore the small home museum using audio headsets and it is hoped that it will draw [...]

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Tsunami response exercise for the Cayman Islands

Tsunami response exercise for the Cayman Islands

| 13/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands will join other Caribbean islands on Tuesday, 21 March, to take part in an annual tsunami response exercise called the CARIBE WAVE 17. According to Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) Director McCleary Frederick, the purpose of the exercise is to evaluate loc [...]

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Constitutional Commission statement on Youth Parliament

Constitutional Commission statement on Youth Parliament

| 13/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(Constitutional Commission): The 13 March is Commonwealth Day. It also marks the day on which the Cayman Islands Youth Parliament meets annually at the Legislative Assembly. Hosted by the Cayman Islands Branch of the Commonwealth Parliament Association, the Youth Parliament, which held its first ses [...]

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‘Going Dutch’ on a date

‘Going Dutch’ on a date

| 09/03/2017 | 25 Comments
I was married for 20+ years and recently divorced, so I have been out of the dating game for a while. I have been asked out to dinner by a man at work and I like him but I’m not sure how to handle the paying part. My friends are giving me different advice. Some […] [...]

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Bodden Town team crowned cook-off champions

Bodden Town team crowned cook-off champions

| 09/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two budding chefs from Bodden Town are the National Youth Cook-Off Champions 2017. ‘Team Bradley’ (Bradley McLaughlin and Tarec Francis from Clifton Hunter High School), who were trained by  Chef Thomas Tennant from The Brasserie, not only took the top prize, they also [...]

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How to get a movie you made rated in Cayman

How to get a movie you made rated in Cayman

| 09/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Film Control Board views and assigns ratings to all movies that have not already been rated by an internationally recognised film control board before they can be shown to the public here. Anyone who has made a movie must first get it approved by the board before [...]

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Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

| 09/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): To commemorate Commonwealth Day on Monday, 13 March, the Commonwealth Flag will be raised outside the Government Administration Building at 10am during a very brief ceremony taking place between 9.45 to 10.10am. This is part of an international ‘Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth’ [...]

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Golf Tournament aids Alzheimer’s Association

Golf Tournament aids Alzheimer’s Association

| 28/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Pirates Week Charity Golf Classic went off without a hitch on Friday 17 February with dozens of golf lovers teeing up to help raise funds for the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI). Although due to inclement weather the event had been postponed [...]

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Sex equality on agenda at Women’s Day event

Sex equality on agenda at Women’s Day event

| 28/02/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): An American cultural theorist will be speaking in Grand Cayman next Wednesday on the topic, “Gender on the Agenda: Why equality between the sexes is a critical issue for women and men”. Dr Jackson Katz, gender equality campaigner, academic and author, will be the key note speak [...]

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Ask Auntie 2016 Awards

Ask Auntie 2016 Awards

| 08/01/2017 | 3 Comments
(Auntie): As we start a new year, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the individuals at various government and private entities who helped answer the many questions my faithful readers sent in throughout 2016. I am so pleased to find that most of the people who read this column under [...]

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