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Cayman culture on display at CARIFESTA

Cayman culture on display at CARIFESTA

| 20/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A 50-plus strong group of cultural ambassadors are in Trinidad and Tobago representing the Cayman Islands at the 14th annual Caribbean Festival of the Arts (CARIFESTA) to share the best of Cayman’s music, dance, theatre, as well as visual, culinary and heritage arts. The festival, which runs from 16-25 August, has attracted […]

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Savannah volunteers ready for emergencies

Savannah volunteers ready for emergencies

| 20/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Savannah Meadows has become the seventh community to establish a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) following a graduation ceremony held 14 August at Bodden Town Civic Centre. The 10 volunteers comprising the team completed 26 hours of training across over five weeks which covered topics on search and rescue, vulnerability and capacity […]

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St Matthew’s donates to Cayman Heart Fund

St Matthew’s donates to Cayman Heart Fund

| 20/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): St Matthew’s University recently donated to the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) a portion of the funds collected through cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and basic life support (BLS) classes the university offers throughout the year. Qualified students taking the classes receive a certificate authorised by the American Heart Association. 

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Cayman Connection UK celebrates sixth year

Cayman Connection UK celebrates sixth year

| 18/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper last week welcomed more than 100 guests at Government House for the sixth annual Cayman Connection UK (CCUK) reception. The event, held Thursday, 15 August, brings together Caymanian students who are studying in the UK and those who are preparing to go to the UK for the first time.

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Police officer organises waterfront clean-up

Police officer organises waterfront clean-up

| 18/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Community police officers, together with staff from the National Roads Authority and the owner of a landscaping company, came together to clean an area by the waterfront that was of concern to members of the public. On Thursday, 8 August, the group cleaned the spot on North Church Street across from Bodden […]

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Cayman hosts regional postal workshop

Cayman hosts regional postal workshop

| 18/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Key postal personnel from nine regional jurisdictions participated in a week-long workshop at the George Town Public Library to better prepare for changes in postal accounting systems. The Terminal Dues and Cost Accounting Training workshop, held 12-16 August, was jointly hosted by the Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPS) and the Royal Mail […]

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HR just the ticket for police employee

HR just the ticket for police employee

| 16/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Aaliyah Johnson is honest about the fact that she had no idea what she wanted to do professionally when she first walked through the doors of RCIPS headquarters seven years ago as a student intern from CIFEC. “At that point the most direction I had was a curiosity about working in forensics, […]

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Interns gain healthcare experience at HSA

Interns gain healthcare experience at HSA

| 16/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This year’s summer internship programme at the Health Services Authority (HSA) is providing on-the-job training for 91 students considering careers in healthcare. The 2019 internship programme, running from 1 June to 15 September, had been revamped to provide select students with quality work experience that aligned with their interests and career aspirations.

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DCI hosting AML workshop

DCI hosting AML workshop

| 15/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) is hosting an anti-money laundering and counterterrorist financing capacity building workshop today (Thursday, 15 August) for dealers in precious metals and stones. The workshop is taking place at the Government Administration Building, from 5pm to 7pm.

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Governor Long laid to rest in official funeral

Governor Long laid to rest in official funeral

| 15/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Members of Cayman’s community, from government officials to friends and neighbours, came out to celebrate the life of Athel Charles Ethelwulf Long, the first governor of the Islands, Wednesday, 14 August, at a service held at the Cayman Islands Baptist Church in Savannah. The official funeral, reserved for current and former post-holders […]

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