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JPs look to expand public service

JPs look to expand public service

| 14/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): At their recent annual general meeting, Cayman Islands justices of the peace (JPs) underscored the ongoing success of a free programme started by their association last year. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 12 noon in the Government Administration Building (GAB) lobby, a JP is available to provide free services.

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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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Minister’s message for World Water Day

Minister’s message for World Water Day

| 22/03/2019 | 0 Comments

Minister for Education, Youth, Sports, Lands and Agriculture Juliana O’Connor-Connolly writes: Today we are proud to celebrate World Water Day, and the 2019 theme “Leaving no one Behind”. In 2010 the United Nations recognised that the “right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation is a human right that is essential for the full […]

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Cayman Connection promotes ‘Culture Club’

Cayman Connection promotes ‘Culture Club’

| 18/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A group of Caymanians and Cayman students in the UK visited the British Museum in London on a VIP tour organised by Cayman Connection UK (CCUK) and hosted by the Cayman Government Office in the UK. The visitors were given the opportunity to explore behind-the-scenes collections of items relating to the Cayman […]

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New release of Coat of Arms coin

New release of Coat of Arms coin

| 13/03/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Due to “overwhelming demand” of a silver $5 commemorative coin released last year by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) to mark the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms, a second mintage has been approved. The coin, produced in collaboration with Celebrate Cayman, sold out within 36 hours of […]

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Commonwealth Day message from the Queen

Commonwealth Day message from the Queen

| 10/03/2019 | 0 Comments

Queen Elizabeth II writes: Commonwealth Day has a special significance this year as we mark the 70th anniversary of the London Declaration, when nations of the Commonwealth agreed to move forward together as free and equal members. The vision and sense of connection that inspired the signatories has stood the test of time, and the […]

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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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