RSSMisc Questions

Who is the actor in film about Long Celia?

Who is the actor in film about Long Celia?

| 28/08/2019 | 0 Comments

I recently visited the Cayman Islands National Museum. It was very interesting and lovely. I was just wondering if you knew the name of the actor who played opposite Long Celia in the video? She looks familiar but I can’t remember her name. Auntie’s answer: The woman in question is Cynthia Hew, who played Sarah […]

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What happened to my change?

What happened to my change?

| 23/08/2019 | 8 Comments

Has it become the norm not to receive change when paying in cash? This has happened to me, not only in restaurants (where the service charge is 15% or higher), but also in fast food places and even dry cleaners. On occasions, particularly where the change is significant, I have had the embarrassment of having […]

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Why Botanic Park entrance fee so high?

Why Botanic Park entrance fee so high?

| 20/08/2019 | 14 Comments

I went to the Botanic Park and was asked to pay $25. Nowhere in the fee schedule is there mention of $25. When I protested that I was a resident and had never paid over $5, I was then charged $5 upon proof. Why the demand for $25? Was this legitimate? And why is the […]

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Was scholarship opportunity publicised?

Was scholarship opportunity publicised?

| 20/08/2019 | 4 Comments

On 9 August 2019 an article was published in the local media about three Caymanians receiving a scholarship from Flow. According to the article, “The following day, the students met with the leadership team again for a mix and mingle hour. During this activity, the leadership team evaluated the students to decide which applicants would […]

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How does CUC calculate monthly fuel costs?

How does CUC calculate monthly fuel costs?

| 18/08/2019 | 7 Comments

How does CUC determine the fuel cost multiplier used with kWh consumed to calculate the total fuel cost on the monthly bill? Auntie’s answer: A CUC representative explained how the company determines the fuel cost used as part of the calculation of monthly electric bills, and I think it best to quote the answer directly. […]

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Why Christmas cards arrived this summer?

Why Christmas cards arrived this summer?

| 08/08/2019 | 16 Comments

Last week three Christmas cards arrived in my Cayman Brac post office box, two from within the Cayman Islands and one from the UK. While it’s always fun to get Christmas mail in the middle of summer, I’m very curious about where it’s been all this time. Are there deep dark corners of the postal […]

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Am I allowed to nurse my baby in public?

Am I allowed to nurse my baby in public?

| 06/08/2019 | 15 Comments

Can you breastfeed in public areas in Cayman? Auntie’s answer: This question came in a comment on a story on World Breastfeeding Week, which ends Wednesday, 7 August. Maybe it’s just me, but I feel that this far into the 21st century, with all that is known about the benefits of breastfeeding, it should not […]

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Does Tara Rivers have AML certification?

Does Tara Rivers have AML certification?

| 05/08/2019 | 3 Comments

Does the financial services minister have the internationally recognised CAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist) qualification? Or any other designated anti-money laundering qualifications? Is there anyone on her staff who has those qualifications? Auntie’s answer: This question came as a comment on a CNS story last month on proposed laws relating to the offshore sector. I contacted […]

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How to handle cyber bullying?

How to handle cyber bullying?

| 01/08/2019 | 5 Comments

What is the procedure for dealing with online harassment in Cayman, and the protection of children involved? What happens in the cases of photos and/or videos posted of minors? Auntie’s answer: It is hard enough growing up without also having to navigate your way around bullies, especially in school, where so much time is spent […]

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Why weather forecasts not more accurate?

Why weather forecasts not more accurate?

| 31/07/2019 | 7 Comments

With all the equipment and manpower that Cayman has, why can’t someone produce an accurate weather prediction? Miami can pinpoint a shower to the exact minute. Why can’t we at least get the days correct? Auntie’s answer: It seems to me that weather forecasters have always been among the most-maligned professions. If someone predicts a […]

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