NAU reduces client-facing opening hours

NAU reduces client-facing opening hours

| 26/03/2020 | 0 Comments

The Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) has amended its customer-facing office hours with immediate effect, as a means of supporting social distancing and the government’s enhanced COVID-19 containment measures.

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District Administration closures COVID-19

District Administration closures COVID-19

| 26/03/2020 | 0 Comments

A number of government services on Cayman Brac are now closed. A dropbox has been placed outside the administration building for people wishing to drop off applications or other documents for various departments. The public is encouraged to utilize the Government E-Services portal here and other government online services where possible. The services that are […]

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CIGOUK focuses on Caymanians in the UK

CIGOUK focuses on Caymanians in the UK

| 26/03/2020 | 0 Comments

The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced updated measures to be taken to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 virus in the UK. These measures are to reduce further spread of the virus in the UK to protect the people and the National Health Service.

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7th annual DG’s 5K set for April

7th annual DG’s 5K set for April

| 19/02/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three charities will benefit from the Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge fundraiser this year: the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS), the MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands, and the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI). DG Franz Manderson, who spearheads the event, now in its seventh year, said they were […]

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Beach walk fundraiser for children with heart disease

Beach walk fundraiser for children with heart disease

| 11/02/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper and Deputy Governor Franz Manderson were among those who participated in Team Nolan’s 2nd Annual Heart Warriors and Angels Beach Walk in honour of Congenital Heart Defects Awareness week 2020 and to raise funds for children with CHD. The event was also “in memory of an undoubtedly beautiful Heart Warrior”, baby Nolan Evans […]

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Public forum to explore cancer in Cayman

Public forum to explore cancer in Cayman

| 30/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): A forum with the theme ‘Cancer in Cayman: Together we will fight’ will be held on World Cancer Day, 4 February, hosted by the Health Services Authority (HSA). The forum will explore the current status of cancer in Cayman, specifically at the HSA, and share actionable advice on how each person can […]

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CIG issues special Coat of Arms money

CIG issues special Coat of Arms money

| 28/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Government has splashed out on printing a new $1 commemorative banknote to mark last year’s 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands’ first written Constitution. The new note was unveiled at the National Heroes Day celebrations on Monday and is expected to be circulated for use on Tuesday. A modified version of the current ‘D’ […]

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Roaring 20’s find Cayman Brac

Roaring 20’s find Cayman Brac

| 23/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Brac District Committee of the National Trust is turning to the Roaring 20’s for an eco-friendly fundraising event next month that will capture the days of flappers, jazz, Prohibition and bootleggers, all in aid of its Habitat Protection Fund. Period costume is optional but anyone wanting to get into the […]

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Large turnout at Pete Ribbins Swim Meet

Large turnout at Pete Ribbins Swim Meet

| 23/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands swimmers of all ages, including those aiming for qualifying times for April’s CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Barbados, took part in the Pete Ribbins Memorial Consolidated Water Meet, the first competitive swim meet of the year last weekend. The 3-day event was hosted by Stingray Swim Club and held at the […]

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Ombudsman offers info on data protection

Ombudsman offers info on data protection

| 23/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Office of the Ombudsman will be holding a meet and greet inside the Government Administration Building on Tuesday morning, 28 January, in recognition of International Data Privacy Day, which will be celebrated in the Cayman Islands for the first time, following the commencement of the Data Protection Law (DPL) on 30 […]

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Line-up for basketball tourney announced

Line-up for basketball tourney announced

| 23/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Defending Big 12 Conference champion Kansas State, along with Ole Miss and Nevada, will headline the field for the fourth annual Cayman Islands Classic Basketball Tournament, which takes place 23 to 25 November 2020 at the John Gray Gym, according to organisers Caymax Sports.

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NGO mentors girls for careers in finance

NGO mentors girls for careers in finance

| 20/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): GirlForce 100, the flagship female youth mentoring initiative for 100 Women in Finance, recently launched its fourth year of operation with an introductory session to over 45 mentees at ArtNest Studio in the Cayman Islands.

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Cayfest 2020 to celebrate local culture

Cayfest 2020 to celebrate local culture

| 17/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s (CNCF) annual arts and culture festival, Cayfest, begins on 20 February and will showcase an eclectic mix of visual arts and crafts, music, theatre, dance, film, fashion design and cultural discussions. CNCF says that artisans, actors, comics, fashion designers, magicians, food vendors, singers, dancers, instrumentalists, musical groups, […]

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Orthopaedic surgeon joins HSA team

Orthopaedic surgeon joins HSA team

| 16/01/2020 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Orthopaedic surgeon Dr Allan Larsen, who has performed 25,000 knee arthroscopies and 40,000 procedures, has joined the staff of the Orthopaedics Department of the Health Services Authority (HSA). Dr Larsen treats all conditions of the hand, knee and ankle/foot, in addition to specialising in sports traumatology, the HSA said in a release.

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Footballer turned actor to speak at gala

Footballer turned actor to speak at gala

| 15/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Actor Vinnie Jones will be the guest speaker at this year’s Breast Cancer Foundation Gala, which will be held on Saturday, 3 October at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. The theme of this year’s Gala focuses on the important role of spousal and family support, as well as the impact battling cancer has […]

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New ministry policy assistant is JGHS graduate

New ministry policy assistant is JGHS graduate

| 13/01/2020 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure has promoted a John Gray High School graduate from the position of executive officer to the position of the position of policy assistant at the ministry. Leah Watson, who is currently pursuing an Associate degree in Public Administration at the Cayman Islands Civil Service College, […]

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IT expert promoted at Computer Services

IT expert promoted at Computer Services

| 13/01/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Darvy Whittaker, who has over thirty years of experience in information technology service delivery, has been promoted within the Computer Services Department (CSD) to Deputy Director, Service Delivery. In his new post he is tasked with responsibility for all aspects of information systems user experience across the Cayman Islands Government.

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Cayman welcomes first baby of the decade

Cayman welcomes first baby of the decade

| 09/01/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Baby Aelene Lopez was born nearly two weeks early in 1 January, surprising everyone, especially parents Aylin and Roberto Lopez, when she became the first baby to be born in the Cayman Islands in this new decade.

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