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Queen’s Baton passes through Cayman

Queen’s Baton passes through Cayman

| 17/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Queen’s Baton, travelling the world on a relay which culminates in opening next year’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia, arrived in Cayman on Friday, 14 July, with stops while here that include Government House, Pedro St James, Stingray City and Barkers Beach. The [...]

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Patient looking for CINICO to cover cannabis oil

Patient looking for CINICO to cover cannabis oil

| 16/07/2017 | 6 Comments
I have a condition that I think may be helped by cannabis oil. However, my health insurance is covered by CINICO and I don’t think any Health Services Authority doctors prescribe it. If a private doctor gives me a prescription, will CINICO pay for it? Auntie’s answer: The good news for you [...]

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Crisis Centre plans autumn fundraiser

Crisis Centre plans autumn fundraiser

| 14/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) will be hosting its second fundraising dinner and auction on Saturday, 16 September, after a two-year hiatus. The event, themed “Opa! My Big Fat Greek Gala”, aims to raise much-needed funds to support the centre’s efforts in ending dome [...]

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Students receive training in violence prevention

Students receive training in violence prevention

| 14/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Education, with the support of the Cayman Islands Red Cross, has been piloting a programme that aims to empower youth with information on topics like violence, gender and sexuality. “It’s Not Your Fault”, a violence-prevention programme from the Canadian Red C [...]

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Scholarship winner to study medicine

Scholarship winner to study medicine

| 13/07/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Arin Broderick, the 2017 Butterfield Bank Undergraduate Scholarship recipient, will begin her studies at Boston University in January 2018, starting with a special two-year interdisciplinary programme where she will attend classes in both Boston and London, as a foundation to compl [...]

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Cayman needs public toilets to accommodate families

Cayman needs public toilets to accommodate families

| 12/07/2017 | 2 Comments
I have a question in regards to family bathrooms. There are no family bathrooms on islands, and I always see mothers bring their sons in the female bathroom. My husband took our daughter out the other day and had to beg someone to take her to the bathroom because he didn’t want to bring her [&hell [...]

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Port Authority boosts technology in schools

Port Authority boosts technology in schools

| 12/07/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Port Authority of the Cayman Islands last month donated used computer equipment to John Gray High School (JGHS) and the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) to enhance the technology available at both schools. The 20 LCD monitors and five desktop computers will be sh [...]

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Community called on to nominate local dive pioneers

Community called on to nominate local dive pioneers

| 12/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Members of the public are being asked to nominate Cayman Islands pioneers as candidates for induction as local honourees at this year’s International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF). More than 30 people have been recognised locally since 2003 and the Ministry of Tourism is look [...]

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Healthcare conference to focus on nutrition

Healthcare conference to focus on nutrition

| 12/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The eighth annual Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference, which takes place from 19-21 October and is themed, “Food for Thought: Exploring the relationship between nutrition and health”, will cover a range of topics including food and heart health, diseases triggered by food, fac [...]

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Is it OK for bad parkers to be publicly shamed?

Is it OK for bad parkers to be publicly shamed?

| 11/07/2017 | 9 Comments
There’s a Facebook page named “Cayman’s worst parking”; people take pictures of cars that are badly parked and post them on it. My question: Is it legal to take pictures of someone else’s property and post them with all kind of horrible remarks and comments? Auntie’s answer: The firs [...]

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Brac students served up tennis lessons

Brac students served up tennis lessons

| 11/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A tennis pro from Grand Cayman coached students on Cayman Brac last month, arranged as part of the Cayman Brac Schools’ Programme. Neil Fernandez from The Courts Tennis Centre visited the Brac to coach local high school and primary students to improve their tennis skills. During [...]

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Kids get to shoot for the stars

Kids get to shoot for the stars

| 11/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Shooting Stars 3-on-3 basketball tournament, set for Saturday, 29 July, will once again be the closing event for Camana Bay’s Mixed Sports Camp and Orlando Magic Basketball Camp. The free tournament, open to children ages 7-9, 10-12 and 13-15 and organised by Star 92.7 and [...]

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Swim class teaches respect for the ocean

Swim class teaches respect for the ocean

| 11/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of 10 Caymanian children is learning to swim and snorkel through the West Bay ECO Warriors programme hosted by a local hotel. The children, all between the ages of 8 and 10, meet every Thursday to learn skills taught through PADI swim school and the YMCA, the latter which s [...]

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Upset by sore losers in election

Upset by sore losers in election

| 10/07/2017 | 0 Comments
Is it not considered to be in poor taste and a breach of tradition for a failed election candidate, who was incumbent, to simply ignore his/her opponent’s victory, refuse to congratulate them, and to just continue on “campaigning” against them as if they did not just win the election? Would tr [...]

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Botanic Park celebrates mangoes

Botanic Park celebrates mangoes

| 10/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park held its first annual mango fair on Saturday, 1 July, aimed at expanding the existing yearly tree sale to create a new family-oriented community event. The day was a celebration of mango season, community spirit and the various products that can [...]

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