Tag: Governor Martyn Roper

Canadian High Commissioner visits

Canadian High Commissioner visits

| 11/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Laurie Peters, the High Commissioner of Canada who is stationed in Jamaica, met with top Cayman government officials during her two-day visit last week (6 and 7 February). One day one, which was her first official stop in Cayman, she met Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell and Attorney General Samuel Bulgin.

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Governor attends beach clean-up

Governor attends beach clean-up

| 14/01/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper and his wife, Elisabeth, stopped by a clean-up at Barefoot Beach on Saturday, 12 January, which was organised by Plastic Free Cayman, a non-profit dedicated to reducing single-use plastic in the Cayman Islands, and Red Sail Sports. The couple joined a group of 70 volunteers who were collecting rubbish […]

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Cayman’s first governor turns 100

Cayman’s first governor turns 100

| 03/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper was one of the guests at the Pines Retirement Home who this week helped celebrate the 100th birthday of Cayman’s first governor, Athel Long. In both a tweet and Facebook post on 2 January, Roper congratulated Long and said he was honoured to take part.

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Carollers perform at Government House

Carollers perform at Government House

| 27/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper and his wife, Elisabeth, recently hosted a Christmas carol party at Government House, their last official function for 2018. Those invited to the 18 December event passed by the residence’s eight-foot Norway spruce Christmas tree and a tiny hand-knitted nativity scene (a Roper family favourite), on their way to […]

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Crisis Centre opens helpline for kids

Crisis Centre opens helpline for kids

| 25/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) launched its Kids Helpline — 649-KIDS (5437) — on Thursday, 22 November, offering help and support at the end of a phone line to children and young adults up to age 18. Reaching out to young people was a “dream” of the Crisis Centre, which opened […]

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Governor visits Health City

Governor visits Health City

| 19/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper toured Health City Cayman Islands on Thursday, 15 November, accompanied by his wife, Elisabeth, and a group of hospital officials. Roper spent a few hours at the tertiary care medical facility in East End, receiving a full tour of the hospital’s operations.

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Governor tours govt administration building

Governor tours govt administration building

| 12/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper visited the Government Administration Building Thursday, 8 November, guided by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, with the familiarisation exercise spanning various ministries and portfolios, their sections and units. During the tour, the governor was introduced to all staff and ministers present by chief officers.

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Governor takes in BT Heritage Day

Governor takes in BT Heritage Day

| 08/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Bodden Town Heritage Day on Wednesday, 7 November, marked Governor Martyn Roper’s first trip to the Eastern Districts. He was met at Gun Square by the district’s MLAs who welcomed him to the Islands’ former capital. Minister Dwayne Seymour; Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Alva Suckoo; MLA Anthony Eden; and MLA Christopher […]

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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, Tourism and Transport Stran Bodden, Head of […]

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