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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 (“th [...]

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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 [...]

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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 c [...]

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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, etiquett [...]

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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, To [...]

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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 aga [...]

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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 [...]

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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, 1 [...]

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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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Cayman team presents at international forum

Cayman team presents at international forum

| 09/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Three members of Cayman’s Protection Starts Here (PSH) multi-agency working group last month delivered a multi-media presentation on child sexual abuse at an international conference on child abuse and neglect. [...]

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World Habitat Day message

World Habitat Day message

| 01/10/2018 | 1 Comment
Health Minister Dwayne Seymour: Each year, the United Nations designates the first Monday in October as World Habitat Day, reflecting on the fact that, while we all have a right to decent housing, we all also share a responsibility to make our communities and homes cleaner and safer. [...]

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CUC breaks ground on SMB substation

CUC breaks ground on SMB substation

| 17/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Seven Mile Beach (SMB) substation. The SMB corridor will get “enhanced reliability and sustainability” when the new gas insulated switchgear (GIS) substation is completed, which is expected by [...]

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Latecia Bush named Miss Teen

Latecia Bush named Miss Teen

| 06/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Latecia Bush was recently crowned Miss Teen Cayman Islands, winning awards for Academic Excellence, Miss Photogenic and Miss Improved. The Lions Centre hall erupted in cheers when the winner was announced. “A lot of friends and family came out to support me tonight; (I’m) n [...]

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Cayman Airways marks 50 years with a competition

Cayman Airways marks 50 years with a competition

| 03/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of its 50th anniversary celebration, Cayman Airways (CAL) has launched a social media competition, asking followers to share their favourite moments on the national carrier for a chance to win travel vouchers and a grand prize of a round trip for two to any CAL gateway. [...]

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