RSSMisc Questions

Where are Rundown and Gimistory?

Where are Rundown and Gimistory?

| 17/07/2019 | 2 Comments

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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Why does DoT sign have wrong web address?

Why does DoT sign have wrong web address?

| 16/07/2019 | 5 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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What to do with medicine and eyeglasses?

What to do with medicine and eyeglasses?

| 10/07/2019 | 2 Comments

How do I dispose of medication and old eyeglasses? Is there a better way than to throw them in the trash? Auntie’s answer: Now that is an interesting question that I’ve not encountered before. The answer to the second part is yes and no, which I will explain. When it comes to medication, there really […]

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How much should I tip grocery baggers?

How much should I tip grocery baggers?

| 08/07/2019 | 22 Comments

After living in Germany, the US and Panama I have learned there are different ways that grocery stores handle the bagging of groceries. In the US and Germany the store clerk bags the groceries, or in times of high traffic there are “baggers” that provide the service as part of your purchase. In Panama, there […]

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What can be done about Humane Society flood problem?

What can be done about Humane Society flood problem?

| 28/06/2019 | 12 Comments

Every time it rains the Humane Society gets flooded. Why doesn’t Dart do something humane and provide them with a safe and dry environment? Auntie’s answer: Yes, the Humane Society is unfortunately very prone to flooding, and not surprisingly the shelter was hit very hard with the downpour this week. In fact, a staff member […]

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What are good foods to store for a hurricane?

What are good foods to store for a hurricane?

| 26/06/2019 | 29 Comments

I need advice on what food to purchase as the hurricane preparedness plan suggests. I don’t buy canned food so don’t know how it tastes. Can you advise which canned food has good caloric and nutritional value and also tastes good? Auntie’s answer: First of all, kudos for not generally eating canned food and for […]

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How do I protect my creative work?

How do I protect my creative work?

| 18/06/2019 | 1 Comment

How do you copyright artwork or designs that would go on, say, t-shirts, mugs, etc? Auntie’s answer: If you had asked me this question four years ago, I would have said simply, “You don’t”. However, Cayman’s intellectual property (IP) regime has made great strides since then. If you want an overview on how things have […]

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Why are name and address details of crimes not published?

Why are name and address details of crimes not published?

| 14/06/2019 | 3 Comments

Can you explain why the local media (CNS included) does not publish the exact name and location of accidents, robberies, police arrests etc.? Media seems to have no problem identifying people who are involved in water sports incidents. It would be helpful to know that individuals living near XYZ condos should be on the lookout for […]

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How does UK impose direct rule on a British Overseas Territory?

How does UK impose direct rule on a British Overseas Territory?

| 12/06/2019 | 3 Comments

Under what circumstances would the British Government impose direct rule over one of its overseas territories? Auntie’s answer: I can answer the query in general terms and also offer an example of direct rule being imposed. The process of implementing direct rule is fairly straightforward, though the pathway to reach that point is more involved. […]

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What is the legal age for adoption?

What is the legal age for adoption?

| 28/05/2019 | 3 Comments

Can you please clarify what is the age for adoption in Cayman, and what age does the person adopting has to be? I am told you can adopt an 18-year-old person and the person adopting can be 26 years old. Please clarify because if what I am told is true, Cayman has a big, big problem. Auntie’s […]

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