Tag: Cayman Islands Constitution

Town Hall renamed to reflect Constitution origins

Town Hall renamed to reflect Constitution origins

| 01/07/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The George Town Town Hall was the scene of celebrations Monday, 1 July, marking the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Constitution, which culminated in the building being renamed to recognise the venue where the first constitution of the Cayman Islands was signed in 1959. A plaque commemorating the name change to […]

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Constitution anniversary celebrations kick off

Constitution anniversary celebrations kick off

| 26/06/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): This weekend begins a yearlong celebration of the 60th anniversary of the first written Cayman Islands Constitution. Once again, Celebrate Cayman, which was established last year to direct the commemoration of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms, which also turned 60, is coordinating this new series of events, which include a charity […]

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Braille and audio constitutions unveiled

Braille and audio constitutions unveiled

| 18/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Constitutional Commission, together with the Human Rights Commission (HRC), recently launched audio and braille formats of the Cayman Islands Constitution for people with literacy or sight impairments. The project came about when a member of the public who is visually impaired approached the commissions about accessing the Constitution.

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Rights of people to protest publicly

Rights of people to protest publicly

| 22/06/2017 | 2 Comments

If government gives the OK to remove beach rock along Seven Mile Beach, can a group of citizens legally protest the decision and the operation? Auntie’s answer: I approached the Human Rights Commission (HRC) about your question, but they are only able to answer in general terms. The commission can point to what rights are […]

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Constitution should have a braille version

Constitution should have a braille version

| 06/12/2016 | 3 Comments

I read that the Constitutional Commission and the Human Rights Commission are working on producing an audio version of the Cayman Islands Constitution for people who have vision problems (See Audio of Constitution for visually impaired ‘soon come’). Is there also a copy of that or any of our other important documents in braille, which […]

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The right to wear a burka in Cayman

The right to wear a burka in Cayman

| 18/07/2016 | 34 Comments

I am just wondering what Cayman’s policy is on Muslim women wearing burkas in public in Cayman. Also, do they have to remove them when coming through the airport security as they do in France? It was the strangest sight to see a woman with full face covering and long black robes at a local […]

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