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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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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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