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Third time’s the charm for tennis tourney

Third time’s the charm for tennis tourney

| 19/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): After the tournament was postponed twice due to rain, the juniors finally were back on the tennis courts this past weekend, with 24 players competing in three age categories. Phin Ellison won in the 10 and under final against Jake Fagan 6-2, 6-3. Jakub Neveril beat Willow Wilkinson [...]

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The legal obligations of child maintenance

The legal obligations of child maintenance

| 18/10/2017 | 1 Comment
What is the Cayman law regarding child support for parents that have separated? Auntie’s answer: Your question is pretty general, leaving your situation unclear. It would have helped to know if the child support is being contested between the parents and if the couple is married. However, I think [...]

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Teenager donates food to mental health patients

Teenager donates food to mental health patients

| 18/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A teenager undertook a month-long food drive collecting goods for the Cayman Islands Hospital’s Mental Health Unit to help provide support to patients after their hospital treatment. Sophie Elias, 13, with the assistance of her mother, Charmaine Elias, launched the drive with the [...]

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Seniors treated to a special night out

Seniors treated to a special night out

| 18/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Senior citizens from across Grand Cayman enjoyed live entertainment, local food, spot prizes and a tour of the Cayman Islands National Museum during “A Night with the Stars” on Thursday, 12 October 2017. The Ministry of Community Affairs’ event, held as part of Older Persons [...]

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Intern cares for pets displaced by hurricanes

Intern cares for pets displaced by hurricanes

| 18/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Agriculture (DoA) has taken on Kameron D’Hue (19) as an intern to help care for the pets of people who have been relocated to the Cayman Islands in the aftermath of the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria throughout the British Virgin Islands, the Tu [...]

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Interactive conference sessions teach healthy cooking

Interactive conference sessions teach healthy cooking

| 18/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Highlighting the theme “Food for Thought: Exploring the relationship between nutrition and health”, organisers of the 2017 Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference have announced the lineup of interactive breakout sessions set for Friday, 20 October. Each “Nutrition in Action” [...]

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Getting excused from serving as a juror

Getting excused from serving as a juror

| 17/10/2017 | 6 Comments
As a Caymanian, I am truly happy to carry out juror duty for my country — it is an honour to do this. However, I am self-employed and my business is literally not able to run without me present, which can impact heavily on the income for my family. Should I be called for juror […] [...]

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CIS girls slip past Savannah Primary

CIS girls slip past Savannah Primary

| 17/10/2017 | 1 Comment
(PFL) This past Saturday, 14 October, marked the third week of games played in the 2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons. As with every passing week, there were great team efforts, fabulous individual performances, wonderful goals and insp [...]

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Proud of Them campaign seeks nominations

Proud of Them campaign seeks nominations

| 17/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The public is being called on to submit nominations for the Proud of Them award scheme, which recognises excellence among young people in the Cayman Islands. The nomination period will run until 6 November 2017. Youth aged 10-25 who are high achievers in academics, sports, their ca [...]

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Intern learns about mozzies at MRCU

Intern learns about mozzies at MRCU

| 17/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Caymanian student Iain Robertson, who plans to pursue a career in the sciences, spent time recently as an intern at the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU). Robertson (18), a former pupil of Cayman Prep & High School, shadowed research manager Fraser Allen and laboratory [...]

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Does CIREBA vet its members?

Does CIREBA vet its members?

| 16/10/2017 | 8 Comments
Does CIREBA run background checks on all its recognised agents, e.g. for any prior criminal records (particularly given the large sums of money they have access to)? Auntie’s answer: The Cayman Islands Real Estate Brokers Association (CIREBA) requires a prospective member to submit a police cleara [...]

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Shopper ignoring express checkout limit

Shopper ignoring express checkout limit

| 15/10/2017 | 27 Comments
On Saturday night I was at the supermarket and was only buying five things so went to one of the “seven items or less” queues. However, the person in front of me had a full basket and there were lots of people waiting behind me. The checkout person just kept scanning, even though it was [&hellip [...]

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Squash Club recognises young athletes

Squash Club recognises young athletes

| 15/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In a brief ceremony held at the Cayman Islands Squash Club (CISC) on Saturday, 7 October 2017, three athletes were recognised for their outstanding performances at the Caribbean Junior Squash Championships that were held in Guyana in July. The celebrated athletes were Jace Jervis [...]

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Fun run lets kids race at marathon

Fun run lets kids race at marathon

| 13/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Organisers of the 2017 Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon are again putting on a kids fun run as part of the event, which is set for 3 December. Young people can register for free for the largest primary school running event on island. More than 300 kids took part in last year’s [...]

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Parliamentary prayer breakfast held

Parliamentary prayer breakfast held

| 13/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Attendees at the 22nd annual National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast prayed for the Cayman Islands and its people, sang hymns and held hands Wednesday, 11 October. Opening the event and welcoming the gathering, Legislative Assembly Speaker McKeeva Bush paid homage to the late Dr Ed [...]

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