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RBC nourishes Feed Our Future

RBC nourishes Feed Our Future

| 21/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The non-profit Feed Our Future (FOF), whose mission is to alleviate childhood hunger in the Cayman Islands, recently received a healthy boost from a corporate donation. RBC Royal Bank presented the CAD10,000 cheque in keeping with its focus on charities that promote education, [...]

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Cadets move into permanent home

Cadets move into permanent home

| 21/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Cadet Corps (CICC) moved into its permanent headquarters on Middle Road, George Town, earlier this month. Sited near the CTMH Doctors Hospital, the facility was funded by the Ministry for Community Affairs, Youth and Sports, following extensive renovation ma [...]

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Batabano takes parade on the road

Batabano takes parade on the road

| 21/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Carnival Batabano is hosting its second J’Ouvert road parade and breakfast fete Saturday, 22 April 2017. “Last year’s Batabano J’Ouvert parade was an historic event, being the first parade route of its kind to be granted permission by the RCIPS and the Li [...]

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Potential buyer thinks strata fees are too high

Potential buyer thinks strata fees are too high

| 20/04/2017 | 9 Comments

I am thinking of buying a condo but at the one I like the owner is paying what I think are very high strata fees. If I buy the condo, do I inherit the strata fees or can I renegotiate them with the strata?

Auntie’s answer: I’m afraid you are stuck in this instance. I ran your question [...]

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Cricket tournament benefits community programmes

Cricket tournament benefits community programmes

| 20/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A local church held a twenty20 cricket tournament on Easter Sunday, 16 April, to raise money for community projects. Among the initiatives slated to benefit from the fundraiser are the recently launched soup kitchen that serves communities in the Windsor Park and Walkers Road a [...]

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DG challenges public to take part in 5K

DG challenges public to take part in 5K

| 20/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As the Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge rapidly approaches, Franz Manderson is inviting everybody in the Cayman Islands to take part in the event. The annual walk/run takes place on Cayman Brac Sunday, 23 April and Grand Cayman Sunday, 30 April. The deputy governor personally l [...]

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Irish Jog brings in the green for charity

Irish Jog brings in the green for charity

| 20/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In its largest race to date, the 25th annual St Patrick’s Day 5K Irish Jog raised $15,000 for the families who benefit from the Special Needs Foundation Cayman (SNFC). “We’re thrilled that the community embraces the jog every year helping us bring much-needed funds to the [...]

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How is stamp duty assessed on inherited property?

How is stamp duty assessed on inherited property?

| 19/04/2017 | 9 Comments

I am leaving my house to my children in my will. When I die, will they have to pay stamp duty on their inheritance? If so, how would government work out what that is? 

Auntie’s answer: Finally, I am able to tell someone that the government will not take a fee for something. Yes, that [...]

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Pensions Board hosts party for seniors

Pensions Board hosts party for seniors

| 19/04/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 400 people attended the Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) pensioners’ appreciation event at Pedro St James on Wednesday, 12 April 2017. The programme, which was organised to celebrate the PSPB’s 25th anniversary, included live entertainment, speeches, prizes an [...]

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NORCECA beach volleyball to be served this weekend

NORCECA beach volleyball to be served this weekend

| 19/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Teams from 16 countries are headed to Cayman for the 2017 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament set for 21-23 April at Public Beach. Kennedy McGowan, the president of the Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation (CIVF) said of the event: “The tournament offers the people of the Cay [...]

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Iguanas fouling track and field

Iguanas fouling track and field

| 18/04/2017 | 1 Comment

Who is in charge of the upkeep of the track behind John Gray High School? There is a table beside the track full of iguana dirt that should be removed as it is impossible for anyone to use it in its condition.

Auntie’s answer: That track seems to be a favourite of the ubiquitous green i [...]

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Suffragettes view their story at film premiere

Suffragettes view their story at film premiere

| 18/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Gender Affairs hosted the premiere of Her Story is Our History: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in the Cayman Islands on 6 April 2017. The 22-minute documentary tells the story of the women who signed petitions and demanded a voice and place in politics. The fil [...]

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Cayman’s gardeners blossom at flower show

Cayman’s gardeners blossom at flower show

| 18/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Garden Club of Grand Cayman recently celebrated its 6oth anniversary with a flower show featuring unique designs, island blooms and a wide range of children’s entries. Taking top honours at the event, held 31 March-1 April at the South Sound Community Centre, was Berna Cu [...]

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Election billboard put up without consent

Election billboard put up without consent

| 17/04/2017 | 5 Comments

Does a political candidate have the right to erect a billboard on private property without the owner’s permission? There are some who think they do and refuse to remove the signage. Is the property owner allowed to remove the aforementioned signage since they have not approved its instalme [...]

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UCCI opens production studio

UCCI opens production studio

| 13/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The University of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) has built a production studio, which is set to become the hub of its media courses and internet-based UCCI TV. Speaking at the ribbon-cutting ceremony held Tuesday, 11 April, UCCI president Roy Bodden said, “This is one more indicat [...]

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