Tag: CNS Local Life

DCI earns gold standard award

DCI earns gold standard award

| 23/09/2019

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) has been awarded the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) Gold standard accreditation, which is awarded to organisations worldwide that demonstrate world class practice and operate at the highest levels of people management aligned to business strategy, ethos and values. The accreditation is given […]

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NCC seeks to protect unique Brac plant

NCC seeks to protect unique Brac plant

| 12/09/2019

(CNS Local Life): The National Conservation Council is about to embark on a public consultation to create a species conservation plan for an endemic Cayman Brac plant. Sybil’s crownbeard (Verbesina caymanensis), a small shrub unique to the Brac, was listed in 2013 as critically endangered as it is found nowhere else in the world other […]

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Up close with: Local author Joshua Dilbert

Up close with: Local author Joshua Dilbert

| 08/09/2019

(CNS Local Life): At age 24, Joshua Dilbert has already written and published two books, starting his first novel, The Mordenham Acres, when he was only 18. Always interested in writing, he is continuing to hone his craft while working fulltime in customer service at the Cayman National Bank branch on Cayman Brac, where Dilbert […]

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Is stamp duty paid on leases?

Is stamp duty paid on leases?

| 21/08/2019

Why rent when it seems you have to pay for stamp duty on your lease agreement no matter the length of time on your lease? I’ve never paid this stamp duty but if it is the case, it makes more sense to buy. Can you confirm that lease agreements regardless of the length of time […]

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Bodden Towner crowned Miss Cayman Universe

Bodden Towner crowned Miss Cayman Universe

| 20/08/2019

(CNS Local Life): Kadejah Bodden, 24, almost swept the board of pageant prizes when she took the Miss Cayman Universe crown on Saturday night. The latest local beauty queen may be at home on the pageant stage winning the titles for Best in Gown, Best Legs and Best Smile but Bodden also has a master’s […]

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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 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’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 […]

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