Recent Articles

Caymanian financial advisor back at top event  

Caymanian financial advisor back at top event  

| 12/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Caymanian Joshua Bernard has qualified for his sixth consecutive Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) annual meeting in Los Angeles in June along with more than 13,000 of the top financial advisors worldwide. The event, being held 24-27 June, will include MRDT speakers, focus sessions [...]

Continue Reading

YMCA ropes course set to open

YMCA ropes course set to open

| 12/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson was the first person to climb on the YMCA’s ropes challenge course after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the facility Wednesday, 11 April. The course, which will open to the public next month was built by the YMCA of the Cayman Islands with cash from [...]

Continue Reading

Earth Day clean-up soon come

Earth Day clean-up soon come

| 12/04/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is completing preparation for its 2018 Earth Day Clean-up, which is set for Saturday, 21 April. For more than 20 years, the chamber has encouraged businesses from the private sector and members of the wider community to don a pair of gloves, p [...]

Continue Reading

Governor checks in at airport

Governor checks in at airport

| 11/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of his continuing familiarisation tour of the Cayman Islands, Governor Anwar Choudhury toured Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman Friday, 6 April during which he received a presentation on the airport’s ongoing expansion. Discussions during the tour focusse [...]

Continue Reading

Cayman group hosts child-abuse workshop in US

Cayman group hosts child-abuse workshop in US

| 11/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Seven representatives from Cayman’s grassroots multi-agency child abuse prevention team, Protection Starts Here (PSH), became the first-ever presenters from the Caribbean to host a workshop at the International Symposium on Child Abuse, presented annually by the National Children [...]

Continue Reading

Hyman misses out on medal in 100m final surprise

Hyman misses out on medal in 100m final surprise

| 09/04/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands’ Kemar Hyman clocked the second best time in the 100 metre semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, but a surprise domination by the South African duo saw the Cayman Islands track star pushed off the medal podium in the finals Monday. Akani Simbi [...]

Continue Reading

Forbes comes up short in the hurdles

Forbes comes up short in the hurdles

| 09/04/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands hurdler Ronald Forbes failed to make the finals for the 110m race in the 2018 Commonwealth Games after he came in 6th with a time of 13.88 in the heats. However, he said he had no regrets even though he had hoped to lower the time a little bit more. […] [...]

Continue Reading

Ebanks gives his all in the boxing ring

Ebanks gives his all in the boxing ring

| 09/04/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands boxer Dariel Ebanks lost to England’s Benjamin Whittaker in his men’s 75kg bout at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Despite giving it everything he had, he said Whittaker was the better man. “He’s a great fighter. I have to give it up to h [...]

Continue Reading

Governor meets Pines residents

Governor meets Pines residents

| 09/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): During his familiarizing tour of the Cayman Islands, Governor Anwar Choudhury visited the Pines Retirement Home last Friday, where he met the home’s first manager and current resident, Olive Miller OBE, who showed him a picture of her with Queen Elizabeth II at the official o [...]

Continue Reading

Can an MLA be ousted from office?

Can an MLA be ousted from office?

| 08/04/2018 | 1 Comment
How do you initiate a vote of no confidence for elected officials? Auntie’s answer: I think your question is about removing Members of the Legislative Assembly from office rather than a vote of no confidence, which can be exercised for the premier. This occurred in 2012, when then-premier McKeeva [...]

Continue Reading

Free health screenings offered

Free health screenings offered

| 08/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The theme for World Health Day 2018 is “Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere” and in recognition of the annual 7 April commemoration, the Public Health Department has organised a week of free health screenings. This year’s theme encompasses the idea that universal [...]

Continue Reading

Caymanian footballers to train with DC United

Caymanian footballers to train with DC United

| 06/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Three young Caymanian footballers – Ethan Rivers, Jaden Ebanks and Ciaron Haylock – will be spending a week at US Major League Soccer team DC United later this month. With the assistance of and encouragement from the West Bay Sports Foundation, the Cayman Islands Football A [...]

Continue Reading

CCMI to recognise champions of the ocean

CCMI to recognise champions of the ocean

| 06/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) has launched its Ocean Awards, with nominations open in a range of categories aiming to recognise both individuals and companies committed to improving the health of the marine environment. The awards, part of the nonprofit organisation [...]

Continue Reading

Are you allowed to own a slingshot in Cayman?

Are you allowed to own a slingshot in Cayman?

| 05/04/2018 | 10 Comments
Someone said that slingshots are illegal in the Cayman Islands. Can you please confirm that? Auntie’s answer: This is one of those questions that I thought would be easy to answer, but I was wrong. However, an RCIPS spokesperson helped me through it. Apparently, there is nothing specific in the la [...]

Continue Reading

Profiling Cayman’s community workers

Profiling Cayman’s community workers

| 05/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is highlighting the work of its five community development officers (CDOs), whose multifaceted jobs can be demanding as they work with some of the most vulnerable in Cayman. The officers are Delmira Kirchman-Bodden, who covers E [...]

Continue Reading