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Triple C celebrates class of 2017

Triple C celebrates class of 2017

| 16/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Triple C School held its high school graduation Monday, 5 June, with 34 students receiving their diplomas. The celebration for the seniors and their families actually began the previous evening, however, with a baccalaureate service where the students were inducted in the school’ [...]

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Programme for at-risk youth planned for fall

Programme for at-risk youth planned for fall

| 16/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Counselling Services (DCS) will be rolling out an early-intervention programme this fall for children who struggle with behaviour problems, in partnership with the Youth Anti-Crime Trust (Youth ACT). The Stop Now And Plan (SNAP) programme, developed by Canada’s [...]

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Top employee has energy to spare

Top employee has energy to spare

| 16/06/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The manager of the Internal Audit Service has earned Employee of the Month honours for May for being “most energetic”. Lauren Knight, who joined the service in 2014 and manages a team of four, has introduced standardised working papers that allow for universal reporting, and co [...]

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Nominations sought for 2017 YCLA recipient

Nominations sought for 2017 YCLA recipient

| 16/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Nominations have opened for the 2017 Young Caymanian Leadership Award (YCLA). Chris Duggan, director of organisers, the Young Caymanian Leaders Foundation (YCLF), said this is an opportunity to shine a spotlight on those exhibiting leadership qualities that will inspire the next ge [...]

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Boss makes female employee uncomfortable

Boss makes female employee uncomfortable

| 15/06/2017 | 6 Comments
Because of the nature of my work, I quite often have to sit quite close to my boss while we go over documents. But increasingly often when we’re talking, his hand will rest very casually and briefly on my knee. I’m not sure if he’s flirting or not, it mostly seems more like a frien [...]

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Academy U13 team takes FA Cup

Academy U13 team takes FA Cup

| 15/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Academy Sports Club’s U13A team have been named CIFA U13 FA Cup champions after beating Sunset Football Club 4-0 on Saturday, 10 June. “It was a very entertaining match with some very good football being played by both the Academy and Sunset youth players,” said Academy U13/U [...]

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Traditional Caymanian home opens at Botanic Park

Traditional Caymanian home opens at Botanic Park

| 15/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Rankine Heritage House at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is now open to the public, enabling visitors to walk through the historical Caymanian home which is more than 100 years old. Julius Rankine of East End donated the small house to the Botanic Park in the mid ‘90s wh [...]

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Kids urged to honour fathers

Kids urged to honour fathers

| 15/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is urging children to celebrate their fathers throughout the remainder of June. Tying into Father’s Day (Sunday, 18 June), the centre’s Responsible Fatherhood “Be a Dad Daily” campaign encourages children to either email the FRC or log on to [...]

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Plans set for Queen’s birthday celebration

Plans set for Queen’s birthday celebration

| 14/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands will celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s official birthday on Saturday, 17 June 2017, with a parade by the uniformed services preceding a brief ceremony at the Legislative Assembly recognising past and current recipients of Queen’s Honours. The event will start at [...]

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Minister’s message for World Blood Donor Day

Minister’s message for World Blood Donor Day

| 14/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour): As we mark World Blood Donor Day on 14 June, I take this opportunity to remind everybody in the Cayman Islands about the importance of giving blood. It cannot be taken for granted that there will always be blood available if you, or a loved one, need it for rout [...]

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Fancy dress adds fun to final horse show

Fancy dress adds fun to final horse show

| 14/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The fourth and final leg of the Cayman Riding School (CRS) Combined Training League took place Sunday, 11 June under perfect weather conditions for both competitors and spectators. Unlike other most other equestrian competitions where horse and rider attempt just one discipline – [...]

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Retaining right to work after a divorce

Retaining right to work after a divorce

| 13/06/2017 | 10 Comments
If you are married to a Caymanian and there are minor children from the marriage, and the marriage breaks down through divorce or separation, and your residency/right to work is revoked, are you able to re-apply for residency/right to work on the basis of having young Caymanian children? Auntie’s [...]

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Former resident to screen film in Cayman

Former resident to screen film in Cayman

| 13/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Former Cayman resident Alex Helfrecht will be bringing her critically-acclaimed film The White King to the CayFilm Cayman International Film Festival for a screening that will include a question-and-answer session with Helfrecht and the film’s producer Philip Munger. The White K [...]

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Blood Bank always looking for new donors

Blood Bank always looking for new donors

| 13/06/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The campaign for this year’s World Blood Donor Day, which is recognised every 14 June, urges people to “Give blood. Give now. Give often.” The campaign focuses on blood donations in emergencies and encourages persons not to wait until disaster strikes to donate. Caymanian Vir [...]

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Suspects son is smoking ganja

Suspects son is smoking ganja

| 12/06/2017 | 25 Comments
My 15-year-old son came home from spending the evening with friends smelling like weed. I don’t know if he was actually smoking himself or around people who were. Either way, this concerns me. I’m not sure what I should do. Any advice? Auntie’s answer: I am certain that your question is one mo [...]

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