September 18, 2018

Archives for April 2013

The Editor Speaks: Sometimes it is not a good thing to ‘hedge your bets’

With a seemingly wave of public discontent with the past United Democratic Party (UDP) Government but claiming the mess our country is in is mainly due to the party system and not its leadership, the Coalition for Cayman (C4C) candidates seem to all be refusing to say they would support the other party, The Progressives […]

Coalition For Cayman announces endorsement of Sharon Roulstone

C4C: “Sharon is a proven business leader who will bring fiscal responsibility to the Assembly” Grand Cayman – April 26, 2013 – Coalition for Cayman (C4C) today announced their endorsement of independent George Town candidate Sharon Roulstone for the Legislative Assembly. C4C is a public awareness and advocacy group that is dedicated to electing independent […]

Camana Bay’s Farmers’ Market and Public Recycling Facility move to a new location

As development continues at Camana Bay, the surface parking lot on the southwest corner of Market Street and Forum Lane will close for public use effective Wednesday 1 May. Visitors to Camana Bay are encouraged to use the Town Centre’s two multi-storey parking garages, located across the way on Forum Lane and on Solaris Avenue. […]

Governor reappoints Commissioner of Police

The Governor has given a new contract to David Baines as Commissioner of Police, to run for four years from 1 June 2013, when his current contract expires. The Governor commented: “I am delighted that David Baines has accepted a new four year contract as Commissioner of Police.  I believe that he has done an […]

iNews Cayman owners celebrate 30 years

Although it was supposedly only a St George’s Day Patronal Festival service at St George’s Anglican Episcopal Church Hall on Tuesday 23rd April 2013, there was a surprise for both Joan and Colin Wilson at the end of the service. Mr. Wilson is a licensed Chalice Bearer at St George’s Anglican, and was also instrumental […]

Mandatory training for board and committee members to be presented to government

A proposal for mandatory training for Members of Boards and Committees on good governance and applicable Laws will be presented to the new Government. This is only one of the items recorded in the Deputy Governor and Chief Officers’ Meeting 15th April 2013 Minutes. Please see below for the whole Minutes. Minutes Deputy Governor and […]

George Jones public funeral to be held in Nashville

BBC The funeral of country music legend George Jones will be held at the famous Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and is open to fans, it has been announced. “George would have wanted his fans and friends everywhere to be able to come and pay their respects along with his family,” publicist Kirt Webster […]

Elections Office statement on keeping the debate ‘clean’

In an effort to keep the upcoming General Election ‘clean’, the Elections Office encourages candidates to approach election debates from a footing of good sportsmanship. While healthy debate and dialogue on election issues are an important part of the democratic process, and a manifestation of the right to freedom of expression, officials remind candidates to […]

CIMA makes presentation to Heroes Day Coin designer

Kara Coe, Designer & Deborah Ebanks, Head – Currency Division The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has presented Kara Coe, the Caymanian graphic designer who designed the 10th Anniversary Heroes Day coin issued by the Authority, with a complimentary coin. CIMA is the organisation responsible for the issue and redemption of Cayman Islands currency. The […]

2013 Maples Grassroots Programme Cayman Islands

::          Introduction: The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) and Maples Grassroots Programme is a football development programme based on FIFA’s acclaimed Grassroots Programme, an initiative which targets boys and girls from four to 12 years of age. The world-renowned Grassroots Programme seeks to encourage as many youngsters as possible to get actively involved in football; […]