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Applications open for Chevening Scholarships

Applications open for Chevening Scholarships

| 22/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for UK Government scholarships to study in the UK in 2018/2019. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals who demonstrate leadership potential and also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers full financia [...]

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Rivers gets briefed on ministry’s work

Rivers gets briefed on ministry’s work

| 22/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Minister of Financial Services and Home Affairs Tara Rivers has met with senior managers in her portfolio, during which they briefed her on operations and initiatives, plans for the coming years and other pressing matters. “As the new Minister for these entities, it was important [...]

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YMCA Brac camp showcases Cayman culture

YMCA Brac camp showcases Cayman culture

| 21/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 30 kids in Cayman Brac spent two weeks immersed in history and culture at a camp organised by the YMCA in partnership with Brac native Simone Scott. The Cayman Brac Culture Camp took place from 31 July to 11 August at the Heritage House, and included such activities as fi [...]

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Indian High Commissioner pays second visit

Indian High Commissioner pays second visit

| 21/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): High Commissioner of India M. Sevala Naik paid courtesy calls to Governor Helen Kilpatrick and Premier Alden McLaughlin at the Government Administration Building on Thursday, 17 August. Stationed in Jamaica, Naik is India’s High Commissioner to Jamaica, the Turks and Caicos Islan [...]

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U-15s close out CONCACAF tourney undefeated

U-15s close out CONCACAF tourney undefeated

| 21/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Under 15 Boys’ National Football team finished undefeated in the 2017 CONCACAF Under 15 Boys’ Championships with a 2-0 shutout of Antigua & Barbuda on Friday, 18 August, at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Brimming with confidence after dispatching [...]

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Maintaining Caymanian status if living abroad

Maintaining Caymanian status if living abroad

| 20/08/2017 | 4 Comments
In your column on Maintaining the right to be Caymanian, you state: “However, if you go overseas for no more than six months in a row for such things as education, health, vacation or business, you will still be considered a resident.” 1) Are you saying that if I were to travel to Cayman every [ [...]

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Shedding light on the solar eclipse

Shedding light on the solar eclipse

| 18/08/2017 | 5 Comments
Would you be able to find out the best time and place in Cayman to view the August solar eclipse and how much of the sun will be obscured here? Auntie’s answer: For anyone who is not aware, a solar eclipse is coming; the big day is Monday, 21 August. While there is one very […] [...]

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Cayman U-15s win group with third victory

Cayman U-15s win group with third victory

| 18/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Under 15 Boys’ National Football team secured top spot in Group G at the 2017 CONCACAF Under 15 Boys’ Championships with a convincing 4-0 victory over Saint Martin in the final group game at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida on Wednesday, 16 August. The l [...]

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Children’s Garden prepares to bloom after groundbreaking

Children’s Garden prepares to bloom after groundbreaking

| 18/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The ground was officially broken for the Children’s Garden at Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park on Wednesday, 16 August, with completion of the attraction expected some time next year. The garden will include a “grow zone”, where every school will have a small section to grow p [...]

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HSA summer interns learn about healthcare options

HSA summer interns learn about healthcare options

| 18/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) took on 65 interns this summer for a work-study programme to prepare Caymanian students for careers in healthcare. The annual summer programme enables high school students interested in a healthcare career and college students already pursuing re [...]

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Marathon registration fee to increase soon

Marathon registration fee to increase soon

| 17/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Organisers of the Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, set for Sunday, 3 December, are reminding runners and walkers that the deadline is approaching to get the least expensive registration rate for the 2017 race. Anyone who signs up for the event by 31 August will benefit from the [...]

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U-15s notch second win at CONCACAF championships

U-15s notch second win at CONCACAF championships

| 16/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Under 15 Boys’ National Football team secured a second victory in the 2017 CONCACAF Under 15 Boys’ Championships with a 3-1 win over Bonaire on Tuesday, 15 August, at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Fresh off their opening victory over Aruba on Sunday [...]

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Cayman referees officiate at CONCACAF matches

Cayman referees officiate at CONCACAF matches

| 16/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Three referees from the Cayman Islands are officiating this week in CONCACAF 2017 competitions. Dee-Ann Foster and Dwight Cummings are among 62 match officials selected to participate in the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Under [...]

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Cayman Brac student wins laptop

Cayman Brac student wins laptop

| 16/08/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Matthew Giscombe of Layman E. Scott High School was recently awarded a new HP laptop for participating in a quiz on the financial-services industry at the school’s career fair in March. Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott presented the prize, given to a randomly selected student who sc [...]

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Allocating pension benefits after death

Allocating pension benefits after death

| 15/08/2017 | 4 Comments
If I die before I receive my pension what happens with that money? Auntie’s answer: Your question actually lends itself to several scenarios, all of which were explained by an official with the Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP). If you are married, then under the law your spouse automaticall [...]

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