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Shopper ignoring express checkout limit

Shopper ignoring express checkout limit

| 15/10/2017 | 28 Comments
On Saturday night I was at the supermarket and was only buying five things so went to one of the “seven items or less” queues. However, the person in front of me had a full basket and there were lots of people waiting behind me. The checkout person just kept scanning, even though it was [&hellip [...]

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Squash Club recognises young athletes

Squash Club recognises young athletes

| 15/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In a brief ceremony held at the Cayman Islands Squash Club (CISC) on Saturday, 7 October 2017, three athletes were recognised for their outstanding performances at the Caribbean Junior Squash Championships that were held in Guyana in July. The celebrated athletes were Jace Jervis [...]

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No Netflix on smart TV

No Netflix on smart TV

| 13/10/2017 | 2 Comments
I bought a smart TV from a local discount store. It clearly said on the box that you could get Netflix as well as other streaming services like Hulu and Amazon on the TV, but when I got it home all I could get was YouTube. Netflix was simply not an option as an app. […] [...]

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Fun run lets kids race at marathon

Fun run lets kids race at marathon

| 13/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Organisers of the 2017 Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon are again putting on a kids fun run as part of the event, which is set for 3 December. Young people can register for free for the largest primary school running event on island. More than 300 kids took part in last year’s [...]

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Parliamentary prayer breakfast held

Parliamentary prayer breakfast held

| 13/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Attendees at the 22nd annual National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast prayed for the Cayman Islands and its people, sang hymns and held hands Wednesday, 11 October. Opening the event and welcoming the gathering, Legislative Assembly Speaker McKeeva Bush paid homage to the late Dr Ed [...]

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Governor pinned with first poppy

Governor pinned with first poppy

| 12/10/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The annual Poppy Appeal kicked off Tuesday when Governor Helen Kilpatrick met with members of the Cayman Islands Veterans Association (CIVA). Former US Marine Shadden McLaughlin pinned the governor with the first poppy. The ceremony to launch the appeal took place in the lobby of t [...]

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Seniors celebrated at Older Persons Month event

Seniors celebrated at Older Persons Month event

| 12/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A steel pan version of “Wind Beneath My Wings,” ushered in guests attending the launch of the International Month of Older Persons in the Cayman Islands on Tuesday, 3 October 2017. The luncheon reception comprised speeches, a recital and music acts. Attendees included Deputy Go [...]

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Keynote speaker set for YCLA

Keynote speaker set for YCLA

| 12/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): At the age of 12, Craig Kielburger founded a charity focused on providing young people with the tools to change the world. Today, Craig Kielburger is an internationally acclaimed speaker, social entrepreneur, The New York Times bestselling author and the featured speaker at the You [...]

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Cayman sailor wins at Bahamas championships

Cayman sailor wins at Bahamas championships

| 11/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Matheo Capasso won all three of his first-day races on his way to to claiming the overall title at the Bahamas Optimist National Championships held in Freeport 7-8 October. Capasso, representing the Cayman Islands Sailing Club (CISC), dominated the fleet in near picture perfect con [...]

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Conference speakers to focus on nutrition

Conference speakers to focus on nutrition

| 11/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Organisers of the 2017 Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference have named three additional speakers who will participate in this year’s symposium, set for 19-21 October and themed, “Food for Thought: Exploring the relationship between nutrition and health”. In addition to Dr Son [...]

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Students urged to stand up against bullying

Students urged to stand up against bullying

| 11/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC), is inviting students to take a stand against bullying at the STOOD UP Fair 2017. The event, held in partnership with Dart, Hurley’s Media, Rotary Sunrise and local author Paul Schreiner, will take place at th [...]

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Is it compulsory to pay service charge?

Is it compulsory to pay service charge?

| 10/10/2017 | 9 Comments
Is a service charge in the food industry or hotel mandatory, or discretionary? I had assumed this was to reward good service. If I felt I didn’t get good service I wouldn’t expect to have to pay a tip/gratuity. It seems that some restaurants and hotels view the service charge as the charge to pa [...]

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Sir John A. Cumber best Truth For Youth

Sir John A. Cumber best Truth For Youth

| 10/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(PFL): The 2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons continued this past Saturday with a number of games taking place across the Island. At the Town Hall Field in West Bay, Sir John A. Cumber Primary’s Under 9 boys enjoyed an entertaining 2- [...]

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HRC statement on World Mental Health Day

HRC statement on World Mental Health Day

| 10/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(Human Rights Commission): This Tuesday, 10 October, is World Mental Health Day. In its analysis of this year’s theme, “Mental Health in the Workplace”, the World Health Organisation notes that employers who proactively encourage good mental health in the workplace through internal policies an [...]

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Minister’s message for World Mental Health Day

Minister’s message for World Mental Health Day

| 10/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour): We are once again marking World Mental Health Day, the annual date which highlights an issue that is all too often given insufficient attention. As Minister for Health, I want to ensure that mental health is given the same focus as physical health, both of which [...]

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