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‘Violin Queen’ to perform at Batabano dinner

‘Violin Queen’ to perform at Batabano dinner

| 16/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Organizers of Cayman Carnival Batabano said they are “thrilled” to bring back its signature dinner show, Le Masque, set for Thursday, 2 May at Pedro St James and featuring “The Violin Queen”, Mapy, with her unique fusion of soca and afro-beat music. A charitable raffle will also be held throughout the evening, with […]

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Time to celebrate medical lab professionals

Time to celebrate medical lab professionals

| 16/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Laboratory professionals at the Health Services Authority (HSA) will dedicate time from their usual behind-the-scenes roles to celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, otherwise known as Lab Week, 21-27 April. Recognised internationally the last week of April each year, Lab Week is a time to acknowledge medical lab professionals who play a vital […]

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Karlene Bramwell awarded for Honouring Women Month efforts

Karlene Bramwell awarded for Honouring Women Month efforts

| 14/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): An annual award named for an East End women’s rights activist has been presented to Karlene Bramwell of the Gender Affairs Unit under the Ministry of Community Affairs. Bramwell, a senior policy analyst in the unit, received the 2019 Wendy Quinland Award during an Honouring Women Month (HWM) reception at Government House […]

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Police meet Cayman Brac community

Police meet Cayman Brac community

| 14/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Members of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Senior Command Team, including the police commissioner, hosted a community meeting in Cayman Brac on Thursday, 4 April. Held at the Aston Rutty Civic Centre, attendees at the meeting included members of the community, ministers, government staff and teachers.

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Charity Day benefits seven non-profits

Charity Day benefits seven non-profits

| 14/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Appleby has held its sixth annual Charity Day, with seven non-profit organisations receiving donations. Each organisation had to demonstrate a genuine need for financial assistance, fall within the child and family welfare, education and animal welfare categories and clearly identify how the funds will be used. Bryan Hunter, Cayman managing partner, said […]

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Special Olympian Alec Cox looks to the next Games

Special Olympian Alec Cox looks to the next Games

| 09/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Fresh off his gold-medal-winning performance in the 800m freestyle at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, along with a bronze in the 4x50m mixed relay and fourth place in the 1,500 open-water event, Alec Cox is already looking ahead to the 2023 Games in Berlin, saying he will be training […]

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WORC staff receive compliance training

WORC staff receive compliance training

| 09/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Staff of Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) recently took part in a compliance training course, created and led by Jeremy Scott, the department’s deputy director for enforcement and compliance. More than 80 staff members took part in the five sessions of the training, which was held in February.

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Cancer Registrars Week observed

Cancer Registrars Week observed

| 08/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) and the Cayman Islands Cancer Registry are joining communities around the world observing Cancer Registrars Week, 8-12 April, recognising the country’s progress in cancer registration and research. The week promotes how the data cancer registrars collect provide essential information to researchers, healthcare providers and public health officials.

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New board chairman for YMCA

New board chairman for YMCA

| 08/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): David Watler is the new chairman of the YMCA of the Cayman Islands, succeeding Andrew Johnson who has completed his three-year term. Watler joined the YMCA board in March 2015, becoming vice chairman the following year. He also served as chairman of the philanthropy committee for two years.   “It is a […]

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Governor learns about work of DCFS

Governor learns about work of DCFS

| 07/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of his continuing familiarisation tours of the civil service, Governor Martyn Roper visited the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) on Wednesday, 3 April. He was accompanied by the Ministry of Community Affairs Chief Officer, Teresa Echenique, and the department’s Director, Paulinda Mendoza-Williams. During the visit, he met senior […]

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