Tag: CNS Local Life

Objecting to a coastal works application

Objecting to a coastal works application

| 04/12/2018

Can the wider public voice objections to coastal works applications regardless of how close they live to the site? How are those objections considered?

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Pesticide use in organic farming

Pesticide use in organic farming

| 03/12/2018

I am a regular visitor to farmers market at the cricket grounds. I like to buy from there as I believe the produce sold there are organic. But, as I understand it, even the certified organic products worldwide are allowed to use a certain percentage of pesticides, etc. I would like to know which pesticides […]

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Former Compass owner Brian Uzzell dies

Former Compass owner Brian Uzzell dies

| 30/11/2018

(CNS Local Life): Brian Uzzell, longtime owner and publisher of the Caymanian Compass newspaper, died this morning (Friday, 30 November) in his Florida home at the age of 82 after a long illness. For 40 years Uzzell was a major figure in the media business in Cayman and saw his Cayman Free Press through to […]

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Determining increases in mortgage interest

Determining increases in mortgage interest

| 26/11/2018

If the US prime rate is 5.25 percent for the month of October 2018, by how much percent should the banks in the Cayman Islands increase their mortgage interest rate?

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How private is genetic information?

How private is genetic information?

| 22/11/2018

Are there any laws or policies that protect personal genetic information from being released to health insurance companies in the Cayman Islands? I’ve been talking to a friend who is wary of being tested for the BRCA gene mutations that cause increased risk of certain cancers. Their doctor does not know whether if someone signs […]

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Distinguishing blue from green iguanas

Distinguishing blue from green iguanas

| 05/11/2018

Is it possible for you to post an article with pictures showing the differences between a Cayman blue and the invasive green iguanas? I am hoping that when the cullers were vetted they were shown differences and how to quickly/easily spot which is which. I would love to see good photos of them side by […]

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Why is shipping part of duty calculation?

Why is shipping part of duty calculation?

| 01/11/2018

I have been trying to find out why I keep getting charged customs duty on the shipping and insurance costs for personal goods I’m bringing into Cayman via a freight forwarder company. I’ve looked at the Customs Law and Customs Tariffs Law and cannot see anything about this. Is it even legal for Government to include […]

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Golden Spoons Review: Taikun

Golden Spoons Review: Taikun

| 26/10/2018

(CNS Foodie): Tucked away in a quiet corner, just beyond the splendidly decorated foyer of The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, is an unassuming set of wooden sliding doors, which remain locked until 6pm each day. Once opened, this portal transitions patrons from the bright, cheerful environment of the adjoining Silver Palm Lounge to a dimly lit […]

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Drivers need to turn off their high beams

Drivers need to turn off their high beams

| 24/10/2018

What are the laws regarding the use of high beam lights in vehicles? I’m constantly blinded by at least 35% of vehicles driving around with high beam lights for no real reason. Maybe you can ask RCIPS as well if this is not enforceable or should I just have a spotlight to beam back into […]

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Buses should not stop in roundabouts

Buses should not stop in roundabouts

| 22/10/2018

What are the rules in regard to where school buses can stop? I have seen a school bus stop on the roundabout by Hurley’s (on the inside lane) to allow children to disembark. It appears incredibly dangerous to me to expect all traffic entering the roundabout to stop.

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Golden Spoons Review: Taco Cantina

Golden Spoons Review: Taco Cantina

| 19/10/2018

(CNS Foodie): After a day spent in East End enjoying a break and a change of pace, my partner and I decided a fitting way to end our little “adventure” was to try out the newest spot in the district, Taco Cantina. Turning into what may very well be the smallest parking lot in the […]

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