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National Trust issues passport to adventure

National Trust issues passport to adventure

| 15/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Visitors and residents can now go on an island-wide scavenger hunt in Grand Cayman thanks to the release of a National Trust for the Cayman Islands booklet pointing the way toward many obscure spots. The “Explorer Passport to Grand Cayman” features photos of sites and includes [...]

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UK MPs tour Cayman

UK MPs tour Cayman

| 07/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Four UK Members of Parliament have just completed a four-day visit designed to provide broad knowledge of the people, culture and economy of the Cayman Islands. The MPs – Andrew Rosindell, Henry Smith, Col. Bob Stewart and Martin Vickers, all members of the All-Party Parliame [...]

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Jaron Leslie called to the bar

Jaron Leslie called to the bar

| 02/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Jaron Leslie, after completing his articles this summer, has joined Harneys’ litigation team as an associate. Marco Martins, Cayman managing partner, said Leslie is the fourth Caymanian to complete the firm’s professional development programme since it launched a few years ago. [...]

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Contractors get safety update at workshop

Contractors get safety update at workshop

| 25/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 100 people recently attended an annual contractors workshop, hosted by the Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC), which offers updates for local contractors on best safety practices and how to follow guidelines when working near CUC equipment and around electricity. [...]

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Stamp issue commemorates royal wedding

Stamp issue commemorates royal wedding

| 18/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPS) has released a new collection of four stamps to commemorate the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Princess Meghan. The new stamps, valued in denominations of 25¢, 75¢, 80¢ and $1, feature the couple in four [...]

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Cayman film on child sexual abuse set for forum

Cayman film on child sexual abuse set for forum

| 18/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands will be showing a documentary on child sexual abuse, one of only four media presentations accepted, at an upcoming international congress on the issue. The US (one entry) and the UK (two) will also be presenting at the International Society for the Prevention of [...]

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Teen survivor of school shooting recounts terrifying events

Teen survivor of school shooting recounts terrifying events

| 12/07/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Samantha Grady, a 17-year-old survivor of the now infamous Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida, visited the Cayman Islands recently to speak with local church and youth groups. Grady was injured during the school massacre in February where 14 students and three [...]

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Cayman delegation attends REG Conference

Cayman delegation attends REG Conference

| 06/07/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Red Ensign Group (REG) members from across the world recently converged on the Bailiwick of Guernsey to discuss maritime matters of interest. The 30th anniversary of the 2018 REG Conference was attended by delegates from all 13 of the group’s British Ship Registry jurisdictions i [...]

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Alicia Thompson called to the bar

Alicia Thompson called to the bar

| 03/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Alicia Thompson has completed her articles of clerkship with Maples and Calder and was admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands by Justice Richard Williams last month. She attended Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS), where she received a bachelor of laws in 2015, and compl [...]

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Looking for Welsh kin of first Cayman settlers

Looking for Welsh kin of first Cayman settlers

| 28/06/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Government Office in the UK (CIGOUK) has launched a campaign to find relatives of the first settlers in the Cayman Islands. Two of the first settlers here were a Welshman called “Walter” and a Cornishman called “Bawden” – both said to have been members [...]

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Mario Ebanks joins Chamber pension board

Mario Ebanks joins Chamber pension board

| 27/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Mario Ebanks, former director of the Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) and former Acting Superintendent of Pensions, has recently been named as the Chamber Pension Plan’s newest trustee. Ebanks is one of two trustees the Chamber has appointed to the plan’s board. [...]

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Two Caymanians called to the bar

Two Caymanians called to the bar

| 26/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Walkers articled clerks Yannick Whorms and Michael Testori were both called to the Cayman Islands bar earlier this month, with their applications moved by the law firm’s Ingrid Pierce and Colette Wilkins before Justice Williams. Whorms and Testori are Walkers’ 47th and 48th [...]

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Cayman hosts CPA conference

Cayman hosts CPA conference

| 19/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman is playing host this week to the 43rd annual conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s Caribbean, the Americas and the Atlantic Region. The 62 participants from 18 countries attending the conference, which opened Monday, 18 June, include speakers of the ho [...]

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Cayman attends regional integrity conference

Cayman attends regional integrity conference

| 07/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands representatives joined country leaders from across the Caribbean at a Commonwealth integrity and anti-corruption conference that opened this week in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The fourth annual conference of the Commonwealth Caribbean Association of Integrity Comm [...]

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Law school founding director dies

Law school founding director dies

| 05/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) founding director Peter Rowe died 2 June 2018. Rowe accepted the role of director when invited to assist in establishing the school, originally known as the Cayman Islands Law School, by then-Minister of Education Truman Bodden. [...]

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