CNSLocalLife https://cnslocallife.com Cayman News Service Local News Mon, 26 Jun 2017 04:30:40 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://cnslocallife.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/local-news-logo-ball-512-550dc21ev1_site_icon-32x32.png CNSLocalLife https://cnslocallife.com 32 32 Update on Zika cases in Cayman https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/update-zika-cases-cayman/ https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/update-zika-cases-cayman/#respond Mon, 26 Jun 2017 04:30:40 +0000 https://cnslocallife.com/?p=11622 Is there any news on the pregnant woman who had contracted Zika last year? Also what are the Zika cases at present? Auntie’s answer: Considering all the concern surrounding the appearance of Zika in Cayman last year, I am glad this question has been submitted, especially as we head into summer. I am sure you […]

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Hospice breaks ground on forever home https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/hospice-breaks-ground-forever-home/ https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/hospice-breaks-ground-forever-home/#respond Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:33:01 +0000 https://cnslocallife.com/?p=11605 CNS Local Life

(CNS Local Life): After moving four times since being established in 1998, Cayman HospiceCare will finally be getting a permanent home, a milestone celebrated Thursday, 15 June with an official groundbreaking on its new headquarters that will be located on West Bay Road. A yearlong fundraising effort by marathoner Derek Haines brought in $1.4 million […]

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Boxer retains title while fighting for Cayman charity https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/boxer-retains-title-fighting-cayman-charity/ https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/boxer-retains-title-fighting-cayman-charity/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:00:11 +0000 https://cnslocallife.com/?p=11601 CNS Local Life

(CNS Local Life): Canadian boxing champ and Hamilton, Ontario, hometown hero Steven “The Piranha” Wilcox defended his belt while fighting for a cause during his recent title bout in Canada. A sports ambassador for Health City Cayman Islands, Wilcox is donating a portion of his fight purse to Have a Heart Cayman Islands. Wilcox, who is […]

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Rights of people to protest publicly https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/rights-people-protest-publicly/ https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/rights-people-protest-publicly/#respond Fri, 23 Jun 2017 03:00:03 +0000 https://cnslocallife.com/?p=11594 If government gives the OK to remove beach rock along Seven Mile Beach, can a group of citizens legally protest the decision and the operation? Auntie’s answer: I approached the Human Rights Commission (HRC) about your question, but they are only able to answer in general terms. The commission can point to what rights are […]

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Cayman equestrians prove best in Caribbean https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/cayman-equestrians-prove-best-caribbean/ https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/cayman-equestrians-prove-best-caribbean/#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:00:55 +0000 https://cnslocallife.com/?p=11575 CNS Local Life

(CNS Local Life): A team of Cayman Islands riders has taken first in the adult section and second in the children’s category in the 2017 Caribbean Equestrian Association (CEA) Caribbean Dressage Challenge. The competition, in its 13th year, enables riders from CEA member countries to compete without having to travel, with a single judge instead […]

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CayFilm to feature several premieres https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/cayfilm-feature-several-premieres/ https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/cayfilm-feature-several-premieres/#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:00:10 +0000 https://cnslocallife.com/?p=11588 CNS Local Life

(CNS Local Life): Among the many events scheduled for this year’s CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival are several Caribbean and world premieres. These films include a documentary on the damage plastic straws are doing to both land and sea, and a feature exploring the issues of faith and equality. Straws, which is narrated by actor and […]

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UWC hosting camp for teens https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/uwc-hosting-camp-teens/ https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/uwc-hosting-camp-teens/#respond Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:00:06 +0000 https://cnslocallife.com/?p=11581 UWC hosting camp for teens

(CNS Local Life): United World Colleges (UWC) Cayman Islands is hosting its second summer camp this year, with the goal of providing local teens the opportunity to engage with the UWC’s global mission to make education a force for peace and a sustainable future. The four-day, three-night summer camp will take place 3-6 August. UWC […]

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Kids gain more skills in Gaelic football https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/kids-gain-skills-gaelic-football/ https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/kids-gain-skills-gaelic-football/#respond Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:00:47 +0000 https://cnslocallife.com/?p=11554 CNS Local Life

(CNS Local Life): The DART Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Club League continued with more action from the three age groups at the Camana Bay CIS Football Pitch and Arts and Recreation Centre (ARC) on Sunday, 11 June. Children from under-7 to under-15 squads took part in training as well as matches, both indoors and out […]

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Cayman Customs train TCI officers https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/cayman-customs-train-tci-officers/ https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/cayman-customs-train-tci-officers/#respond Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:00:22 +0000 https://cnslocallife.com/?p=11536 CNS Local Life

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Customs Department has been providing on-the-job training for three customs officers from the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) in different aspects of the department’s operations. The training, which ran from 6-17 June, marked the first time in the Cayman Islands for team leader TCI Assistant Collector of Enforcement June […]

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Regulating the number of taxi drivers https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/regulating-number-taxi-drivers/ https://cnslocallife.com/2017/06/regulating-number-taxi-drivers/#comments Wed, 21 Jun 2017 04:30:46 +0000 https://cnslocallife.com/?p=11566 How does the government issue taxi licences? What are the criteria and is there any kind of limit on how many are issued per year or at any one time? Auntie’s answer: There is a whole process involved in obtaining a public transport permit, with a taxi licence one of six categories of permit available. […]

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