Tag: Governor Martyn Roper

DoA helps ‘feed the nation’, governor says

DoA helps ‘feed the nation’, governor says

| 08/10/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper said the Department of Agriculture (DoA) played “an important role in providing local farmers with the tools which will enable them to feed the nation”, following a tour of the department last month. Noting that agriculture was “a crucial part of our livelihood in the Cayman Islands”, Roper said […]

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Governor opens Sunrise recording studio

Governor opens Sunrise recording studio

| 23/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper officially opened a state-of-the-art multi-media production studio at the Sunrise Adult Training Centre (SRC) in West Bay during a recent tour of the facility. The studio, which was fully funded by the Aall Foundation, one of SRC’s longest-standing supporters, will not only benefit the clients at Sunrise but may […]

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Governor impressed with HSA technology

Governor impressed with HSA technology

| 02/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The average life expectancy of dialysis patients in the Cayman Islands is higher than patients in the United States. The crude mortality rate of dialysis patients in Cayman last year was 9% compared to 16% of patients in the US and the average life span of Cayman’s dialysis patients is about eight […]

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Customs recruits begin training course

Customs recruits begin training course

| 10/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This week Governor Martyn Roper attended the first day of a 21-week training course for 11 new Customs and Border Control (CBC) officers. The new recruits will be trained in a wide array of subjects including the relevant laws, interviewing techniques, statement writing, the collection and handling of evidence, the fundamentals of […]

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Governor visits MASH offices

Governor visits MASH offices

| 07/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper recently visited the offices of the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) as he continues his familiarisation tours around the Cayman Islands. In his first trip to the offices at Anderson Square in George Town, MASH staff briefed him on the sensitive nature of their work.

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Chopper ride for governor

Chopper ride for governor

| 07/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper and Overseas Territories Minister Lord Tariq Ahmad shared a helicopter ride Friday, 28 June, after watching the annual beach landing in front of Government House by crew and equipment of the RFA Mounts Bay. The exercise was run by the ship’s Humanitarian and Disaster Relief troop. The two officials […]

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Governor visits George Town constituencies

Governor visits George Town constituencies

| 02/07/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): As part of his continuing familiarisation tours of the Cayman Islands, Governor Martyn Roper was recently escorted around the constituencies of George Town North, South, East and West by the areas’ MLAs. In between stops at the constituency offices, Roper met with Caymanians who call the wider George Town area home.

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Governor visits John Gray High School

Governor visits John Gray High School

| 26/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper recently attended the John Gray High School end-of-year assembly and toured the new state-of-the-art gymnasium, the venue for the event, which doubles as the George Town emergency shelter. During the assembly, held Monday, 24 June, the school band performed and Roper spoke to the children about “growth mindset” something […]

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UK and Cayman hold joint hurricane exercise

UK and Cayman hold joint hurricane exercise

| 20/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This week various Cayman departments took part in a joint training programme and exercise with counterparts in the UK and the British High Commission in Kingston to simulate a response to a major hurricane strike on Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Local participants in the exercise were teams from the Governor’s Office, […]

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Governor hosts celebration of Red Cross

Governor hosts celebration of Red Cross

| 17/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In recognition of International Red Cross Day, Governor Martyn Roper hosted 115 volunteers and partners of the Cayman branch of the charity at Government House on 8 May. In welcoming the group, Roper noted the importance of the work of the Red Cross volunteers locally, regionally and globally.

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