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Archives for September 11, 2018

Keeping an eye on Isaac as watches are issued for Lesser Antilles Islands

By Eric Zernich From KATC ABC As Isaac continues its track towards the Lesser Antilles islands hurricane watches have been issued for Dominica, Guadeloupe and Martinque, while Antigua and Montserrat are under a tropical storm watch. Tuesday morning Isaac has encountered some westerly wind shear weakened the system slightly down to a strong tropical storm […]

Two Cayman Islands government agencies come together to address complaints re- un-iicensed events

From RCIPS RCIPS and DCI Come Together to Address Complaints About Un-Licensed Events Over the past several weeks the RCIPS has received complaints from the community about excessive noise and nuisance being caused by possibly un-licensed events, particularly in the George Town Rock Hole and Washington Boulevard neighborhoods. In response to these complaints, officers from […]

Cayman Islands Rotary Club’s gifts back to school supplies to students

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – 24 students started the new academic year with “bags” of confidence thanks to the generosity of Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise. The service club donated a carful of colourful backpacks with school supplies for distribution by the Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) to deserving students. “Rotary Sunrise knows […]

Cayman Islands Airports Authority employee receives certificate in airport security

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (10 September 2018) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) announced today that Mr. Anthony Wedderburn, Hold Bag Screening Supervisor, received his certificate in Airport Security in September 2018. Mr. Wedderburn received his certificate in Airport Security from Airports Council International after completing online training at Airports Council International Online Learning Center. […]

Cayman Islands National Gallery News and Events!

Current Exhibition on View Until 28 November: Art of Fashion The Art of Fashion Exhibition Opens (Jawara Alleyne, Natalie Urquhart, Rory Mann, Isy Obi) Photo: Jonathan Tatum The Art of Fashion exhibition opened with a Member’s Preview on 24 August and will be on view until 28 November (Preceded by NGCI’s Annual Costume Gala.) The […]

The Editor Speaks: New “national science education strategy”. But what about “Philosophy”?

Science to come to the forefront for all Cayman Islands government schools. This was announced yesterday (10) by Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, Minister for Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture, and Lands (EYSAL). She said, “Science is a fundamental subject for all. With science being a core subject along with English and mathematics, it has an important bearing on […]

Seven Cayman Islands Lighthouse School students make history and pass the City & Guilds Exams 2018

From The Cayman Islands Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands. Lighthouse School is proud to share that for the first-time-ever, on 14 June 2018, seven students successfully passed Stage One City & Guild exams. City & Guilds is a qualification that is recognised worldwide and opens doors for future opportunities both in further […]

2018 J22 Governor’s Cup – Cayman Islands Sailing Club

The Cayman Islands Sailing Club autumn season kicked off with the Annual J22 Governor’s Cup last weekend. Although fleet numbers were down this year, three boats of enthusiastic sailors showed up to race in North Sound. In Race one, ‘Mayhem’ with  Carl, Dave Schiedel (who is visiting from the UK)  and Lisa had a great […]

Cayman Islands utility company launches ‘Apprenticeship Programme’

As part of an ongoing initiative to maintain a skilled workforce, Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd (CUC) has partnered with Fortis Alberta to launch a new apprentice programme. Four CUC employees will be given the opportunity to receive specialized training as Power Line Technicians at the Fortis Employee Development Center in Alberta, Canada. This training is […]

Cayman Islands Primary School football returns

The always entertaining primary school football returns this weekend as the CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) Opening Rally kicks-off the 2018 primary school football season on Saturday, September 15 at the T.E. McField Field (Annex Field) in George Town starting at 9:00 a.m. The boys kick-off their season with the CUC Primary Football League […]