Tag: CNS Local Life

Victim did not receive police update

Victim did not receive police update

| 18/01/2019

Some time ago I was seriously assaulted by someone known to me. The matter was reported to the police and I gave a statement giving details of the assault. Some short time later I became aware that the same person had been arrested for another crime. Since then I have not heard of any charges […]

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Unhappy with hospital’s food

Unhappy with hospital’s food

| 17/01/2019

While I realise a hospital’s first priority is to treat patients, and I give high marks to the quality of care at George Town Hospital, I nevertheless feel compelled to complain about what passes as food there. Getting a good meal can go a long way to lifting a patient’s spirits, something that the folks […]

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Food supply to Cayman amid US shutdown

Food supply to Cayman amid US shutdown

| 16/01/2019

Will the US government shutdown affect food supply to the Cayman Islands? I have also heard that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has cut back on inspections. Will that compromise the safety of the products that are imported and put out on Cayman’s shelves?

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Forced to pay tip for takeout at airport

Forced to pay tip for takeout at airport

| 15/01/2019

I was at the departure lounge at Owen Roberts Airport and stopped and picked out a sandwich and a drink from the cooler. When paying for the items I was told there was an automatic 25% added. When I asked for it to be removed they refused as it was already built into the sandwich […]

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Elevator certificates out of date

Elevator certificates out of date

| 09/01/2019

I have noticed that the expiration date of the elevator certificates in some buildings are long past. How can I report the need for them to be re-certified?

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Stop obscuring licence plates

Stop obscuring licence plates

| 03/01/2019

I believe it is illegal and am certain that a car will not pass its inspection with tinted plastic over the number plates – can you confirm? If it is illegal, then why are so many drivers blatantly driving with their plates obscured? The only reason I can see for making your plates hard to read […]

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Tyson joins 93 women vying for pageant crown

Tyson joins 93 women vying for pageant crown

| 14/12/2018

(CNS Local Life): In the preliminary rounds of the Miss Universe Pageant Thursday Miss Cayman Islands Caitlyn Tyson strutted her stuff on the stage in Bangkok, Thailand, as she vied with 93 other women for a place in Sunday’s finals. Tyson made her first appearance in the introduction in a red glittery pantsuit before hitting […]

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Health City aims to save lives with new ICU

Health City aims to save lives with new ICU

| 13/12/2018

(CNS Local Life): The East End hospital founded by world-renowned heart surgeon Dr Devi Shetty has expanded its services with the opening of a new state-of-the-art medical intensive care unit. It was officially opened Monday, 10 December, with a celebration which included the India-based physician who told the audience that the “best was still to […]

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Can expat kids be kept out of school?

Can expat kids be kept out of school?

| 13/12/2018

Does the government keep track of children attending school on island? Cayman is very transient. Is it possible to move to the island with my family and not enroll my children in school? How is that monitored, aside from nosy neighbours? However, if ever questioned, the person could lie and say they were homeschooling. Can […]

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Barnes wins boxing gold in Guyana

Barnes wins boxing gold in Guyana

| 11/12/2018

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands amateur boxer Brandy Barnes took the gold at the recent Caribbean Championships in Guyana, successfully defending her title from last year’s competition, which was held in St Lucia. On Sunday, 9 December, she defeated Joanne Williams of Guyana in front of that boxer’s home crowd in Georgetown in a dominating […]

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Preventing release of personal information

Preventing release of personal information

| 06/12/2018

I’ve been hearing a lot about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) lately, most recently on the ‘60 Minutes’ programme. The list of registered voters in Cayman is public, with voters’ names, residential addresses, and occupations. Doesn’t that fall afoul of GDPR, or the local data protection laws?

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