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What happened to the trees?

What happened to the trees?

| 04/04/2019 | 4 Comments

All the trees at the roundabout in front of King’s Sports Centre and First Assembly of God are being cut down! And for what purpose, as hot as Cayman is? Auntie’s answer: While I definitely do not like to see any trees cut down, there is no need to panic. An official with the National […]

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What are the rights of same-sex couples married overseas?

What are the rights of same-sex couples married overseas?

| 03/04/2019 | 0 Comments

Based on the recent legalisation of same-sex marriage in Cayman, I have some questions. If a same-sex couple, which includes a Caymanian, got married overseas, can the non-Caymanian spouse now apply for a Residency and Employment Rights Certificate? And, if both spouses are Caymanian and they were also married overseas, will that now be legally […]

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Can a visitor get cannabis oil in Cayman?

Can a visitor get cannabis oil in Cayman?

| 02/04/2019 | 2 Comments

I will be visiting Grand Cayman and my question is, will I be able to purchase CBD oil on the island? I have a legal medical cannabis card here in my state. I had major spine surgery and use CBD oil tincture under my tongue daily for controlling my pain. That said, I can’t travel […]

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What’s to prevent looting after a hurricane?

What’s to prevent looting after a hurricane?

| 01/04/2019 | 5 Comments

After Hurricane Ivan there was a problem with looting. Does the Cayman Islands hurricane preparedness plan account for this possibility in the event of a major hurricane? It would be nice to feel some degree of comfort that the island would not descend into lawlessness. Auntie’s answer: Hurricane season will be here soon enough (1 […]

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Is importing licence-plate covers allowed?

Is importing licence-plate covers allowed?

| 27/03/2019 | 7 Comments

Could you maybe look into why the importation of such (licence-plate) covers is not banned? Auntie’s answer: This question was asked in a comment on a column that ran in January, “Stop obscuring licence plates”. They say timing is everything, so I want to point out that the column in question is from January this […]

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Why make it so difficult to see the royals?

Why make it so difficult to see the royals?

| 26/03/2019 | 10 Comments

I have been reading how there are going to be many opportunities for the public to see Prince Charles and Camilla during the royal visit this week, and we are being encouraged to attend events and greet them. However, I have also read about the numerous traffic diversions and parking restrictions that are being put […]

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Where can I park to pick up people from airport?

Where can I park to pick up people from airport?

| 25/03/2019 | 2 Comments

I have guests arriving this Wednesday, 27 March, at ORIA about the same time as Prince Charles is dedicating the airport. It says that parking will be closed to the public. Does this mean short-term parking for people who will be meeting passengers as well? If so, what provisions are being made to accommodate the […]

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What can I do if my landlord violates the lease?

What can I do if my landlord violates the lease?

| 22/03/2019 | 9 Comments

We just recently moved into a rental home. We signed the lease which stated internet included. Now the landlord says they don’t want to provide internet anymore and cut the service off. Is there anything we can do? Isn’t that breach of contract? Auntie’s answer:  While I want to stress, as I have done before, […]

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Should I stop on roundabout for an ambulance?

Should I stop on roundabout for an ambulance?

| 21/03/2019 | 8 Comments

According to the Road Code of the Cayman Islands, 2012, Section 3.11.5 , no vehicle at all is permitted to stop on a roundabout for any reason. If that statement is indeed true and the law, what does it say about stopping to let emergency vehicles through? I once had to suddenly stop on a […]

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Can my child attend Lighthouse School?

Can my child attend Lighthouse School?

| 20/03/2019 | 2 Comments

I am a Honduran national and working in Grand Cayman on a work permit. I have a 7-year-old son who is a Down’s syndrome child. Can he attend the Lighthouse School in Grand Cayman, and if he can, what would be the way forward and the cost? In Honduras, my son has to go to regular school, […]

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