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Summer interns gain experience at Water Authority

Summer interns gain experience at Water Authority

| 18/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A group of 21 students is taking part in Water Authority-Cayman’s summer internship programme, enabling them to gain hands-on experience working in a professional environment, while introducing the young people to the variety of careers available in the water and wastewater sector.

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Martyn Bould to climb Mt Kilimanjaro for Red Cross

Martyn Bould to climb Mt Kilimanjaro for Red Cross

| 18/07/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): One man’s efforts to climb Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is merging with a Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) campaign to raise hurricane awareness with the launch next month of the “Climb for Red: Peak of Preparedness” initiative. Martyn Bould, who has lived in Cayman for some 50 years, has been training the […]

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Cayman participating in CPA conference

Cayman participating in CPA conference

| 18/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A five-member team is representing the Cayman Islands at the 44th annual conference of the Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic (CAA) Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), in Trinidad and Tobago, which opened Friday, 12 July and runs through 19 July. Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush is leading the group, which […]

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Can Cayman residents be covered by US insurer?

Can Cayman residents be covered by US insurer?

| 18/07/2019 | 4 Comments

I’ve just retired and my wife isn’t working. I have permanent residence and my wife is here as my dependent. After being on the SHIC plan through my employer for years and realising it barely covers anything, we were very worried about being able to afford our health insurance in retirement. But we found a […]

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Where are Rundown and Gimistry?

Where are Rundown and Gimistry?

| 17/07/2019 | 1 Comment

What happened to Rundown this year? First Gimistory disappeared, now Rundown? I’ve really enjoyed both over the years and am dismayed over the loss. Auntie’s answer: Right off the bat, I want to assure you that neither of those productions has disappeared, though you are right that they have not been put on in their […]

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Second class of RCIPS recruits being trained

Second class of RCIPS recruits being trained

| 17/07/2019 | 7 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A class of 12 women and 12 men is in the sixth week of initial training as Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) officers. The 24 local recruits comprising the second class of 2019 range in age from 19-41 and includes seven former auxiliary constables who are making the transition to police […]

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UCCI students take part in CPA Youth Parliament

UCCI students take part in CPA Youth Parliament

| 16/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) students Reon Porter and Leah Robinson are representing Cayman at the 15th Regional Youth Parliament set for Wednesday, 17 July and organised as part of the 44th annual conference of the Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic Region of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), being held 14-19 […]

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Rex Crighton Blvd traffic diversion

Rex Crighton Blvd traffic diversion

| 16/07/2019 | 2 Comments

Water Authority – Cayman wishes to advise its valued customers and the motoring public that the eastbound traffic along Rex Crighton Blvd. will be diverted to Chime Street (heading towards Shamrock Rd.) on Thursday, 18 July, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm to facilitate planned works. Traffic signs will be posted in the general vicinity and all […]

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New director of the Economics and Statistics Office

New director of the Economics and Statistics Office

| 16/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Adolphus Laidlow has been named the new director of the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) as of 1 June. Maria Zingapan, the previous director, held the post from 2007 until April this year. Laidlow served as the deputy director from June 2015 but has been with the Cayman Islands Government since February […]

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Why does DoT sign have wrong web address?

Why does DoT sign have wrong web address?

| 16/07/2019 | 4 Comments

I took this photo (see below) Saturday (6 July) thinking it’s odd that the Department of Tourism or whoever is in charge of this sign registered caymanisland.ky instead of caymanislandS.ky. Turns out they didn’t, caymanislands.ky forwards to visitcaymanislands.com. However, the URL printed on the physical sign takes you to the “future home of something quite […]

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