RSSMisc Questions

Answers I’m waiting… and waiting for…

Answers I’m waiting… and waiting for…

| 12/03/2019 | 1 Comment

In a perfect world, when someone sends me a question I should able to get an answer from the relevant department/business/person in a reasonable amount of time and publish the response in a column. While this scenario does sometimes play out and I acknowledge that on occasion I have been gratefully stunned by a reply […]

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Wants to donate used items

Wants to donate used items

| 11/03/2019 | 2 Comments

I watched Marie Kondo on Netflix (the tidying and decluttering expert) and I am going to try and retake control of my house. After I have thanked and said goodbye to my shoes, clothes, fax machines, modems, printers, where should it go? I do not like the idea of just throwing away things I no […]

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Cayman Airways needs TSA pre-check

Cayman Airways needs TSA pre-check

| 26/02/2019 | 19 Comments

Why doesn’t Cayman Airways participate in the US TSA pre-check programme for expedited security clearance? If I am travelling from one of the cities with competing flights to Cayman Airways (Miami, Chicago, New York) to Grand Cayman and have a choice of expedited security clearance (American, United, etc) vs the slow lanes (Cayman Airways), I […]

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Using cell phones in government offices

Using cell phones in government offices

| 13/02/2019 | 2 Comments

Does Auntie know why various government departments seem to adopt “regulations” without any rhyme or reason? The use of cell phones being the major one since they are quite ubiquitous these days.

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Update on Public Beach improvements

Update on Public Beach improvements

| 08/02/2019 | 22 Comments

I am wondering if you could give us an update on the several miles of pedestrian and bike paths that in 2013 Dart had promised to build in conjunction with the Kimpton hotel? Also, I believe a nine-acre park was also promised that would include shade trees, children’s play areas, space for public camping, and […]

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Give and you shall receive … a plastic bottle?

Give and you shall receive … a plastic bottle?

| 07/02/2019 | 7 Comments

Could you please convey a request to charities, etc, organising sports or other events with giveaways such as t-shirts and plastic bottles to please consider giving away those little flashing lights you can attach to your t-shirt or shoes or bag? I see a LOT of people exercising on the roadside early mornings (well done!) […]

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Suspicious of charity’s finances

Suspicious of charity’s finances

| 22/01/2019 | 5 Comments

Do you know if charities (not churches) are monitored on-island or required to do an audit? I am just wondering because there is one charity on-island, which I am concerned about backhanders and siphoning of funds going on. Who does one report this to? Auntie’s answer: The enactment of the Non-Profit Organisations (NPO) Law, 2017 […]

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Food supply to Cayman amid US shutdown

Food supply to Cayman amid US shutdown

| 16/01/2019 | 6 Comments

Will the US government shutdown affect food supply to the Cayman Islands? I have also heard that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has cut back on inspections. Will that compromise the safety of the products that are imported and put out on Cayman’s shelves? Auntie’s answer: I am sure that many people here share […]

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Used cars an unsightly part of West Bay Road

Used cars an unsightly part of West Bay Road

| 06/01/2019 | 3 Comments

I know this question has come up before, but why can’t the National Roads Authority properly police the parking of “For Sale” vehicles opposite Queen’s Court? Every day I pass this collection of cars and realtors’ “For Sale” signs assembled alongside one of Cayman’s most prominent tourist roadways. What a mess.

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Trees damaging neighbour’s fence

Trees damaging neighbour’s fence

| 14/12/2018 | 0 Comments

I was wondering what to do about a neighbour’s trees encroaching on our fence. They are getting huge — about 30 feet high — and the trunks are starting to bend the fence, and roots are lifting up under the fence. These types of trees grow very large and tall fast, to around 50 feet tall […]

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