Archive for March, 2019

Lashonda Powell called to the bar

Lashonda Powell called to the bar

| 31/03/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Lashonda Powell has been admitted to practise as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands, with her application moved by Ogiers attorney William Jones before then-Acting Chief Justice Richard Williams on Tuesday, 26 March. Powell graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2016 with a bachelor of laws degree with honours. She then […]

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Fundraiser supports vocational grant

Fundraiser supports vocational grant

| 31/03/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Rotaract Blue recently held its third annual Fred Speirs 5K Walk/Run, with about 50 participants taking part. The charity event raises funds for the Fred Speirs vocational grant, which has been a development initiative of the organisation since 2008. The walk/run, which was held Sunday, 24 March, raised $1,800 to help support […]

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An MBE for Franz at end of royal visit

An MBE for Franz at end of royal visit

| 31/03/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS Local Life): At the end of a long day touring the Sister Islands and Grand Cayman, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall attended their final event Thursday, 28 March, a reception at Pedro St James, where Prince Charles presented medals to three Caymanians. Deputy Governor Franz Manderson received an MBE, and Felicia […]

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Registration for government schools now open

Registration for government schools now open

| 31/03/2019 | 0 Comments

Registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to, government schools for the 2019/2020 school year will open on Monday, 1 April and will close on Friday, 28 June. Registration for government Reception is open for qualifying children aged 4 Years 0 months before 1 September 2019. That means a child born between 1 September 2014 […]

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Cayman artwork arrives at the airport

Cayman artwork arrives at the airport

| 28/03/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has donated artwork from its permanent collection to display throughout Owens Roberts International Airport (ORIA) to celebrate the reopening of the redeveloped facility. The gallery developed the “Art at the Airport” initiative, which is being implemented in partnership with the Cayman Islands Airports Authority […]

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ICCI offers GED prep programme

ICCI offers GED prep programme

| 28/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The International College of the Cayman Islands (ICCI) is adding a General Education Diploma (GED) prep programme to the master’s, bachelor’s and associate’s degrees it offers. The new curriculum, which will prepare students to take GED Certificate exams in maths, English, science and US social studies, offers the opportunity to receive the […]

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Duchess of Cornwall in packed tour of Grand Cayman

Duchess of Cornwall in packed tour of Grand Cayman

| 28/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, in her hectic solo tour of Grand Cayman on Thursday, 28 March, while Prince Charles was in the Sister Islands, officially opened Jasmine Villa, visited the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre and stopped by George Town Primary School. The ceremony to open the new home for what was […]

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Prince Charles in whirlwind of events on Sister Islands

Prince Charles in whirlwind of events on Sister Islands

| 28/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Prince of Wales had a busy morning of events in the Sister Islands Thursday, starting on Cayman Brac, where he arrived courtesy of Cayman Airways Express. While the Duchess of Cornwall attended various events in George Town on Grand Cayman, Charles started with a ribbon-cutting at the new swimming pool at […]

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Prince Charles to confer medals

Prince Charles to confer medals

| 27/03/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Prince Charles will be presenting Certificates and Badges of Honour to Felicia McLean and Andrew Smilley, along with an MBE to Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, during an investiture tomorrow (Thursday, 28 March) at Pedro St James. The prince and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will begin their whirlwind visit to […]

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Expect delays in garbage pickup

Expect delays in garbage pickup

| 27/03/2019 | 0 Comments

The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) advises residents of Grand Cayman to anticipate delays in residential garbage pick-up in some communities scheduled for collection today (Wednesday, 27 March 2019). These delays are the result of a series of mechanical failures experienced by some of our trucks at the beginning of this week. Personnel from the […]

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