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Quillan and Quinn find puppy love at Fire Service

Quillan and Quinn find puppy love at Fire Service

| 06/09/2019

(CNS Local Life): A pair of three month old puppies from the Cayman Islands Humane Society were recently taken on a field trip to the Central Fire Station, raising awareness of their need for a new home while getting a little extra attention from the fire officers on duty. Last week the Humane Society said […]

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Red Cross launches appeal for hurricane victims

Red Cross launches appeal for hurricane victims

| 02/09/2019 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Five deaths have been confirmed so far on Abaco in the Bahamas, which has been devastated by the monster storm Dorian. As harrowing tales emerge from the survivors, the category 5 hurricane continues to batter Grand Bahama, as the storm has stalled right over the island, and the ultimate toll in lost lives and […]

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Humane Society closes shelter doors

Humane Society closes shelter doors

| 28/08/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): After receiving nine dogs over the last few days, surrendered by owners, the Cayman Islands Humane Society has been forced to close the animal shelter doors. Given the problem of unwanted or stray dogs and cats in Cayman, the charity is struggling to cope with the number of animals needing care. The shelter is […]

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7MB playground to close for two weeks

7MB playground to close for two weeks

| 16/08/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): The playground to the north of the parking lot at Seven Mile Public beach will be closed from today, Friday 16 August, for two weeks until 30 August, to accommodate work that the Dart Group is doing in the area to upgrade the wider recreational area. The $3 million enhancement project, which was included […]

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FIFA signals return of funding

FIFA signals return of funding

| 12/08/2019

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Football Association could soon see the much-needed funding from the global governing sports body return, after FIFA President Gianni Infantino, who visited Cayman Friday, said he had full confidence in the investigation into alleged financial crime at the local association. Last week Bruce Blake, who, despite his arrest, had been reinstated […]

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New alert system poised to go live

New alert system poised to go live

| 02/08/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Government is still working on phase 1 of a new radio alert system that will interrupt public radio transmissions in the event of a sudden disaster. Having learned lessons about the failure to communicate with the public en masse in the face of the Sol fire at Jackson Point in 2017 and the tsunami […]

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How to handle cyber bullying?

How to handle cyber bullying?

| 02/08/2019

What is the procedure for dealing with online harassment in Cayman, and the protection of children involved? What happens in the cases of photos and/or videos posted of minors? Read Auntie’s answer and comment on CNS Local Life

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Cayman’s first governor Athel Long dies

Cayman’s first governor Athel Long dies

| 01/08/2019

(CNS Local Life): Athel Charles Ethelwulf Long, Cayman’s first governor, has passed away seven months after turning 100 years old. He served as the islands’ last administrator from 1968-1971, after which he was sworn in as governor when the title was changed, holding that post until 1972. In a statement offering his condolences to Long’s […]

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Cayman draws with Haiti, falls in Olympic bid

Cayman draws with Haiti, falls in Olympic bid

| 30/07/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s U23 national football team came up short in their bid to qualify for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, after Haiti scored a tying goal in the final minutes of their Sunday, 27 July match, for a 2-2 result. After losing 1-0 to Grenada Wednesday, Cayman needed to beat Haiti by two […]

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Cayman couple found dead in California

Cayman couple found dead in California

| 29/07/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Two Caymanians have been found dead in a remote area of California some six miles outside Charleston View, near the state line with Nevada. The bodies of Keith Henderman (74) and wife, Yvonne Blanco (69), were found by officers from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office outside a parked Toyota RAV4 that had been rented […]

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Carnival 2020 settled after drawn out talks

Carnival 2020 settled after drawn out talks

| 26/07/2019 | 46 Comments

(CNS): Officials have revealed there has been ongoing disagreement over the last few weeks as government and organisers sought to settle a date next year when Cayman’s rival street carnivals could be consolidated into one weekend. Up until Tuesday, stakeholders remained unable to agree. But on Thursday the ministry confirmed that the Junior Carnival will […]

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