Tag: CNS Local Life

Why Christmas cards arrived this summer?

Why Christmas cards arrived this summer?

| 08/08/2019

Last week three Christmas cards arrived in my Cayman Brac post office box, two from within the Cayman Islands and one from the UK. While it’s always fun to get Christmas mail in the middle of summer, I’m very curious about where it’s been all this time. Are there deep dark corners of the postal […]

Continue Reading

Does government keep tally of Caymanian staff?

Does government keep tally of Caymanian staff?

| 08/08/2019

When they compile public sector statistics, how do they know if people are Caymanian? From what I have read, there is no central record, and being born here or having a Cayman passport means nothing. Read Auntie’s answer and comment on CNS Local Life

Continue Reading

Impaled driver fully recovers from freak injury

Impaled driver fully recovers from freak injury

| 06/08/2019

(CNS Local Life): Nicholas Connor (30) sustained a dramatic freak injury during a car crash earlier this year after he was impaled on a steel pole but amazingly walked out of the hospital just a week later. Connor had smashed into a chain link fence and one of the poles holding up the fence went […]

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Cayman’s women divers break their world record

Cayman’s women divers break their world record

| 23/07/2019

(CNS Local Life): Women divers in Cayman blew out of the water their own world record of 86 participants set last year, when 107 formed an underwater chain in the sea by Lighthouse Point in West Bay. The event, held to mark PADI Women’s Dive Day Saturday, 20 July, also provided an opportunity to fundraise […]

Continue Reading

Is flesh-eating disease a concern here?

Is flesh-eating disease a concern here?

| 23/07/2019

We are hearing numerous reports of people getting infected by the bacteria causing necrotising fasciitis (known as the flesh-eating disease) in the warm coastal waters of the US. Grateful if you could tell us what the DoE, DEH and government health officials are doing to regularly check the bacteria counts in our much-used coastal waters. […]

Continue Reading

Financial planning experts answer readers’ questions

Financial planning experts answer readers’ questions

| 19/07/2019

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands is considered a rich country with all the trappings of wealth, but there is growing anxiety about personal finances among the local population and this jurisdiction has recently been ranked as world’s most costly place to live. So, earlier this month we invited readers to send in questions about […]

Continue Reading

Can Cayman residents be covered by US insurer?

Can Cayman residents be covered by US insurer?

| 18/07/2019

I’ve just retired and my wife isn’t working. I have permanent residence and my wife is here as my dependent. After being on the SHIC plan through my employer for years and realising it barely covers anything, we were very worried about being able to afford our health insurance in retirement. But we found a […]

Continue Reading

Eight more medals for Cayman at Island Games

Eight more medals for Cayman at Island Games

| 12/07/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s athletes took four silver and four bronze medals in various events Thursday, bringing their total hardware to 22, including eight golds. After finishing the fastest out of the heats, Jeavhon Jackson took silver in the 100m in 10.94, just .12 seconds off the gold medal pace of Guernsey. Sherlock Brooks also […]

Continue Reading

Cayman adds five golds to Island Games tally

Cayman adds five golds to Island Games tally

| 11/07/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s squash team continued its golden run at the 2019 NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar on Wednesday, taking the top spots in men’s and women’s doubles as well as mixed doubles, following on from the individual golds they earned the day before. Overall, on the fifth day of competition, Cayman took […]

Continue Reading