Tag: CNS Local Life

OfReg’s oversight of water companies

OfReg’s oversight of water companies

| 20/09/2018
(Auntie): On Monday I answered a question from a reader who had received an eye-popping bill from Cayman Water (see Consumer hit with US$25K water bill), and said that I had contacted the Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) for its input and would let readers know when I heard from th [...]

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Consumer hit with US$25,000 water bill

Consumer hit with US$25,000 water bill

| 17/09/2018
I just received a whopping US$25,000 water bill from Cayman Water due to a water pipe break on the outside of my home. I contacted Cayman Water to ask why they did not bother to contact me when they saw my bill increase from the normal $80 average that I pay per month and why couldn’t […] [...]

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Who controls fees banks can charge consumers?

Who controls fees banks can charge consumers?

| 04/09/2018 | 0 Comments
I would like to know who has authority and oversight of the fees charged by the banks in Cayman. I suggest that you ask your readers about their experiences. [...]

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Issues with distribution of scholarship funds

Issues with distribution of scholarship funds

| 03/09/2018
Can you please bring to the spotlight an issue with the Scholarship Secretariat? Kids have been waiting since June to have their tuition fees paid at three US universities with suspension for non-payment and late fees piling on. No one is answering emails or phone. It’s a crisis and shame. [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Icoa

Golden Spoons Review: Icoa

| 31/08/2018
(CNS Foodie): While Icoa’s location in Seven Mile Shops does not offer a spectacular view, it is a lovely little restaurant where I love to breakfast. But my most recent visit was in the evening as my partner and I wanted to try what was on offer for dinner. [...]

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Doesn’t want to vaccinate child

Doesn’t want to vaccinate child

| 30/08/2018
Can children enter private or public schools here without vaccinations? Is there a way to be excused? [...]

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Trademark registration doubles in Cayman

Trademark registration doubles in Cayman

| 27/08/2018
(CNS Local Life): There has been a surge in local registrations for company brands following the passing of a new Trade Marks Law, which is part of the modernised legal framework for intellectual property (IP) in the Cayman Islands. According to the Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office (CIIPO [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: Saltwater Grill

Golden Spoons Review: Saltwater Grill

| 24/08/2018
(CNS Foodie): I am always eager to try a new restaurant that emerges on the scene, but prefer to wait a while to let them work out the bugs (hopefully, not literally!). While Saltwater Grill has been open for just a few months, it is the latest addition to a chain of restaurants, each with [… [...]

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How loud can you play music when driving?

How loud can you play music when driving?

| 23/08/2018
I was wondering if there was some sort of legal limit on how loud music should be in one’s car? I have stopped next to people whose music is booming and I myself have had music playing very loudly in my car (some music is just better loud). I ask this because when I have […] [...]

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Permanent resident wants to join the RCIPS

Permanent resident wants to join the RCIPS

| 17/08/2018
I see that the RCIPS has now opened up recruitment to include expats who have been legally resident for at least four years. A few years back, it used to be the same, we had to be on Island a certain amount of time in order to apply. When I reached the required time, they […] [...]

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Looking for therapy for swallowing difficulty

Looking for therapy for swallowing difficulty

| 15/08/2018
I’m trying to find a Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) on Grand Cayman who is able to administer the McNeill Dysphagia Therapy Programme (MDTP). I have dysphagia as a result of radiation therapy 16 years ago to my neck to treat cancer. A side effect is damage to my swallowing mechanism. MDTP look [...]

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