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Up close with: Ruth Bodden

Up close with: Ruth Bodden

| 17/05/2019

(CNS Local Life): Ruth Bodden is a proud ninth-generation Caymanian whose family tree reads like a history book of the islands. A fixture at the Cayman Craft Market, where she sells handmade Caymanite jewellery and souvenirs, she will gladly recount tales of her ancestors, who were among the first settlers here, to the tourists who […]

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Cancer Registry slowed by public stigma

Cancer Registry slowed by public stigma

| 16/05/2019

(CNS Local Life): Nine years after work began to establish a mechanism to collect data on people with cancer, the Cayman Islands Cancer Registry still faces an uphill battle in encouraging people to join. Amanda Nicholson, who has been cancer registrar at the Health Services Authority (HSA) since 2013, said she has come up against […]

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How to reduce traffic at start and end of Linford Pierson?

How to reduce traffic at start and end of Linford Pierson?

| 14/05/2019

The work the NRA has done along the Linford Pierson Highways is great and has made a huge difference in the traffic jams along that stretch of road. But it doesn’t do anything to alleviate the bottleneck at each end – the roundabout at Kings Sports Centre and the mini-roundabout where the LPH meets Bobby […]

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Can people fundraise if not non-profit?

Can people fundraise if not non-profit?

| 13/05/2019 | 0 Comments

Isn’t it illegal under the Cayman Islands charity law to solicit funds from the public without a charity licence or registration?

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What is my recourse for a consumer complaint?

What is my recourse for a consumer complaint?

| 10/05/2019

I’ve been dealing with a store clerk for over a month now about an unravelling designer bag that is still under the designer’s warranty. The clerk has told me the manager is dealing with my complaint however the manager has not responded to me or returned any of my requests for her to call me. […]

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Dash cam evidence: On Cayman’s roads (Part 2)

Dash cam evidence: On Cayman’s roads (Part 2)

| 09/05/2019

(CNS Local Life): About a year ago someone sent us video evidence, taken by a dash cam, of appalling driving on Grand Cayman’s roads, which we published here. At the time we invited people to send us similar videos, and though it’s been a while, we now have Part 2, sent by a CNS reader […]

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How is the decision made to deport someone?

How is the decision made to deport someone?

| 08/05/2019

When someone on a work permit is convicted of a crime here, why don’t they get automatically deported after they complete their sentence? I have read articles on expats committing crimes where they are ordered to be deported once they get out of prison and others where that doesn’t seem to be the case. What […]

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National Trust to create North Side bird sanctuary

National Trust to create North Side bird sanctuary

| 06/05/2019

(CNS Local Life): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands is planning a new gated bird sanctuary overlooking Malportas Pond in North Side that will provide public access for viewing a range of resident and migratory birds, which depend on the area for feeding. Nadia Hardie, Trust executive director, estimates the project will cost about […]

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Cayman swim team enjoys record CARIFTA

Cayman swim team enjoys record CARIFTA

| 26/04/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s national swimmers arrived home this week with a record haul of medals earned over four days of events in the pool, plus synchronised swimming and open-water races, at the 34th CARIFTA Aquatics Championships in Barbados. The 25-member team collected 56 medals overall, eclipsing the 41 earned at last year’s competition in […]

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Should you call the police after a car accident?

Should you call the police after a car accident?

| 25/04/2019

If involved in a car accident, if there is damage to persons or vehicle, must the police be called to attend? Also, what if I witnessed an accident, must I stay till the police arrive or can I just leave contact details?

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Cayman adds 3 golds to medals tally in swimming

Cayman adds 3 golds to medals tally in swimming

| 22/04/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s swimmers matched their first-day medals total, taking 11 including three more gold at Sunday’s (21 April) CARIFTA Aquatics Championships taking place in Barbados. Together with the four silver and four bronze in swimming, duplicating Saturday’s haul, Cayman has 29 total medals overall, comprising synchronised swimming, open water and pool events, entering […]

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