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Teaching civics in schools

Teaching civics in schools

| 19/02/2019 | 1 Comment

I just read that a CNN poll found that 12% of American adults had never even heard of Mike Pence, which suggests that about 30 million voters have no clue who the vice president is, let alone what he stands for, which is astounding. That made me think, is civics taught in Cayman schools, such […]

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Cayman Prep footballers shine in Jamaica tourney

Cayman Prep footballers shine in Jamaica tourney

| 17/02/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Prep and High School (CPHS) recently took a group of 27 students to the American International School of Kingston (AISK) and made a strong showing at the six-a-side SoccerFeva tournament, which hosted schools from all over the region. In addition, CPHS student Molly Kehoe, member of the winning girls’ team, was […]

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Cayman to host OTs attorneys general

Cayman to host OTs attorneys general

| 14/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Attorney General Samuel Bulgin will host this year’s Overseas Territories (OTs) attorneys general two-day conference, starting Tuesday, 19 February 2019. Attendees will include all UK OTs attorneys general as well as representatives from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Departments of Justice of Canada and the US, and the Cayman Islands.

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Canadian High Commissioner visits

Canadian High Commissioner visits

| 11/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Laurie Peters, the High Commissioner of Canada who is stationed in Jamaica, met with top Cayman government officials during her two-day visit last week (6 and 7 February). One day one, which was her first official stop in Cayman, she met Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell and Attorney General Samuel Bulgin.

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CIMPA names board for 2019

CIMPA names board for 2019

| 18/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Following an annual general meeting held Friday, 14 December, the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA) appointed their 2019 board, with both new faces and continuing members slated to serve. Staying on for a second year are Catherine Healy as chair; Natalie Toole, head of events; Amy Hayward, head of memberships; and […]

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HRC message for International Human Rights Day

HRC message for International Human Rights Day

| 09/12/2018 | 0 Comments

Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission: Monday is International Human Rights Day which is observed every year on 10th December. This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (“the UDHR”). To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the UDHR, the United Nations (“the UN”) has launched a year-long campaign building on its […]

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Women stand up against gender violence

Women stand up against gender violence

| 02/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Family Resource Centre (FRC) staff, fellow civil servants, and members of the Business and Professional Women’s Club (BPW) took time on Friday, 30 November to spell out their opposition to gender violence. The special photo-op at the Government Administration Building was part of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence […]

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New stamps celebrate Christmas

New stamps celebrate Christmas

| 25/11/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has released a four-stamp collection depicting the titles of popular Christmas hymns, featured on island-themed graphics. The stamps went on sale Friday, 23 November, and are valued at 25¢, 80¢, $1.50 and $2. The issue also includes a first day cover at $5.35, which will be available […]

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Caitlin Tyson readies for Miss Universe pageant

Caitlin Tyson readies for Miss Universe pageant

| 15/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Caitlin Tyson, the reigning Miss Cayman Islands Universe, has been preparing for the upcoming 67th annual Miss Universe pageant in December in Thailand. She is in the US training with Anastagia Pierre, a renowned pageant coach who provides guidance in such areas as runway, etiquette and wardrobe, said a Miss Cayman Islands […]

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Governor tours the Sister Islands

Governor tours the Sister Islands

| 07/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper spent his first weekend in the Cayman Islands touring Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. The inaugural visit began on the morning of Friday, 2 November. The governor and his wife, Lissie, along with the Chief Officer for the Ministry of District Administration, Tourism and Transport Stran Bodden, Head of […]

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New stamp issue celebrates Coat of Arms

New stamp issue celebrates Coat of Arms

| 22/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service issued a new $2 stamp on Friday, 19 October, to participate in the ongoing year-long celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms. The single-stamp issue, available in a souvenir sheet format, depicts the Coat of Arms against a blue background and mentions […]

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Photo of mom and daughter wins contest

Photo of mom and daughter wins contest

| 18/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Nancy Barnard has won the grand prize of the Cayman Airways 50th anniversary social media competition, after being chosen in a random drawing of more than 500 entries from people sharing their favourite moments on the national carrier. Barnard, who won a pair of round-trip tickets to any CAL destination, is donating […]

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PAC members learn about public spending

PAC members learn about public spending

| 16/10/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Two MLAs are in London this week attending the sixth annual Public Accounts Committees Symposium and Workshop.

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Bush represents Cayman branch in London

Bush represents Cayman branch in London

| 15/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush is in London representing the Cayman Islands branch at The Royal Commonwealth Society’s 150th international meeting. Branch chairman Lemuel Hurlston had nominated the Speaker to represent Cayman at the three-day meeting, which began Monday, 15 October, and is being held at South Africa House and Westminster […]

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International Day of Disaster Reduction

International Day of Disaster Reduction

| 11/10/2018 | 1 Comment

Home Affairs Minister Tara Rivers writes: On Saturday, October 13th, the Cayman Islands will join the United Nations in celebrating International Day of Disaster Reduction (IDDR) to promote a culture of disaster reduction, including disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness.

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