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‘Days of our Lives’, Cayman-style

‘Days of our Lives’, Cayman-style

| 10/08/2018 | 21 Comments
With everything going on about women being sexual assaulted by various civil servants, can you advise if there is a policy for office romances? My boss is married but having an office affair with a subordinate. They have been together for years and caught kissing, and rumour has it that last year tw [...]

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Interns spend summer at law firm

Interns spend summer at law firm

| 10/08/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): This summer, 18 interns were placed in Harneys’ legal, fiduciary and business support teams, where they observed the law firm’s day-to-day operations and earned practical experience. Many of the interns were returning home from university and this year the firm also welcomed a [...]

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Girls’ U-15 national team suffer loss at CONCACAF

Girls’ U-15 national team suffer loss at CONCACAF

| 10/08/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Girls’ Under 15 National Football Team dropped their first points in international play Thursday, 9 August, losing 4-0 to St Lucia in Group E at the CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships in Bradenton, Florida. With the loss, the team missed out on a semi [...]

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National Trust promotes green start to school

National Trust promotes green start to school

| 10/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Ahead of the beginning of the school year, the National Trust for the Cayman Islands has joined two initiatives to encourage students to recycle. The Trust is now a registered collection centre for the Crayola “ColorCycle” and Elmer’s “Glue Crew” recycling programmes. The [...]

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Police expand recruitment drive to non-locals

Police expand recruitment drive to non-locals

| 09/08/2018
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is extending the current recruitment drive period and opening it up to applicants who have been legally resident on the islands for at least four years. Although the recruitment drive was originally for Caymanian and permanent residents only, Police Com [...]

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New trustees join Pensions Board

New trustees join Pensions Board

| 09/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) has appointed three new trustees. Orrett Connor, Sheree Ebanks and Robin Ellison are filling two vacant positions as well as the spot held by Kirkland Nixon, who died earlier this year. “Finding new and highly qualified individuals to take [...]

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Making sure kids go to school

Making sure kids go to school

| 08/08/2018 | 4 Comments
How does the Cayman Government ensure that all school aged children are enrolled in school, attending school and receiving an education? Auntie’s answer: As you probably already know, it is legally mandated that all children between the ages of 5 and 17 must attend school, with certain exceptions [...]

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Girls’ U-15 footballers notch second win

Girls’ U-15 footballers notch second win

| 08/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Girls’ Under 15 National Football Team continued their winning ways with a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Guyana Wednesday, 8 August, in Group E play at the CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships in Bradenton, Florida. Ethana Villalobos opened the scoring in th [...]

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New cricket competition set for weekend

New cricket competition set for weekend

| 08/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The first 100 Ball Cricket tournament is set to begin Sunday, 12 August, after a week’s delay due to rain preventing preparation of the wicket. Organised by Cayman Cricket, the competition will feature seven teams who will play to qualify for the final in September. [...]

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Credit Union awards $200k in educational grants

Credit Union awards $200k in educational grants

| 08/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A new group of students recently received funds under this year’s Cayman Islands Civil Service Association Co-operative Credit Union annual educational grant programme. A total of about $200,000 was presented to 166 students chosen out of 209 applicants. The grants come in variou [...]

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E-government progress update

E-government progress update

| 07/08/2018 | 1 Comment
What government services are available online? I am aware that it is now possible to order a police clearance. What else is available? Are they planning to expand the online offering? Auntie’s answer: As you note, you can now fill out the form for a police clearance certificate from wherever your [...]

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Event connects students with job opportunities

Event connects students with job opportunities

| 07/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A recent networking event offered students and recent graduates an opportunity to meet with potential employers at Cayman Enterprise City (CEC). The young people had all applied to CEC’s Enterprise Cayman “Summer in the City” internship programme. At the event, held 2 August [...]

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Girls’ U-15 national team take CONCACAF opener

Girls’ U-15 national team take CONCACAF opener

| 07/08/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Girls’ Under 15 National Football Team defeated the Bahamas 4-1 in their opening Group E game Monday, 6 August at the CONCACAF Girls’ Under 15 Championships at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The team raced to a commanding 3-0 lead by halftime courtesy [...]

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UK MPs tour Cayman

UK MPs tour Cayman

| 07/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Four UK Members of Parliament have just completed a four-day visit designed to provide broad knowledge of the people, culture and economy of the Cayman Islands. The MPs – Andrew Rosindell, Henry Smith, Col. Bob Stewart and Martin Vickers, all members of the All-Party Parliame [...]

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Scholarship recipient to study web design

Scholarship recipient to study web design

| 07/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A new recruitment company has launched an annual Love Your Future Scholarship aimed at students who exhibit passion about their career and a desire to undertake further education or training. Nova has named Caymanian Tynisha Ebanks the first recipient of its $3,000 scholarship. Eba [...]

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