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Archives for December 4, 2018

The Editor speaks: Is ‘silence’ safer?

Before I go into trying to answer that question I have to refer you to an excellent ‘Viewpoint” from retired Cayman Islands senior civil servant, Gilbert Connolly. The article is published on the CNS website under the title of “Governor Choudhury: the unfinished story”. You can read it in full at: https://caymannewsservice.com/2018/12/governor-choudhury-the-unfinished-story/ I am not […]

Cayman Islands Premier opens Environment Workshop in London

LONDON, UK – As President of the Political Council of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA), The Premier, Hon Alden McLaughlin, opened and hosted the first UKOTA Environment Workshop in London on Monday 3 December. The workshop was organised by UKOTA, and participants included leaders of Overseas Territories, Departments of Her Majesty’s Government as […]

Leadership Cayman Islands’ graduates reconnect during North Sound Sunset Cruise

“Leadership Cayman” Cruise is a Breeze Over 40 graduates of different Leadership Cayman(LC) classes since 2010 enjoyed a North Sound sunset cruise aboard a Red Sail Sports catamaran last week. Several LC graduates reconnected with members of their class, and introduced themselves to other LC graduates from different years, in an attempt to establish friendships and to expand their professional networks. […]

Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Caymanian Arthur B. hunter

It was an overly packed Elmslie Memorial United Church with family, friends, and business associates, who came there last Saturday 1st December, to honour Caymanian Arthur B. Hunter. The Officiating Minister was the Rt. Rev. L. Christopher Mason. EULOGY OF ARTHUR B. HUNTER Arthur B. Hunter, OBE, who passed away unexpectedly on 21st November, was […]

High fashion meets high design in the Cayman Islands at NKY Fashion Week

Globally recognised designers to preview new collections at Cayman Islands’ NKY Fashion Week with Mercedes Benz, BCBG MAX AZRIA , Trina Turk, Robert Graham, Hale Bob and Dart Real Estate’s The Residences at Seafire Headlining NKY Fashion Week will be global fashion brand BCBGMAXAZRIA, who will be joined by New York-based men’s luxury brand Robert […]

OECS Diplomats attend International training cycle in Morocco

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 — Diplomats from OECS Member States recently completed a two-week training programme in International Diplomacy and Foreign Policy in the Moroccan capital of Rabat. The main objective of the programme was the strengthening of capacity within the Foreign Ministries of Member States, and participants were exposed to a range of issues […]

Cayman Islands Government discusses banking requirements for charities

General Registry and the Ministry of Financial Services have met with local banks to address concerns surrounding banking requirements for charitable organisations, specifically in relation to the opening of bank accounts by non-profit organisations (NPOs). Meetings were held between Government officials and retail bank representatives in the Cayman Islands leading up to and following the […]

Cayman Islands Celebrates International Day for Persons with Disabilities

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) –The yellow t-shirts of staff and students of the Sunrise Adult Training Centre made the sun shine just a little brighter on Monday, 3 December 2018. The group travelled to George Town to join His Excellency the Acting Governor, Franz Manderson on the steps of Government Administration Building (GAB) to mark International […]

Cayman Islands chairs Political Council Meeting and APPG

LONDON, UK – The United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) Political Council Meeting took place Monday 3 December, Chaired by the Cayman Islands. Premier Alden McLaughlin, current President of the Political Council of UKOTA, served as Chair with the assistance of Eric Bush, Cayman Islands Representative in London and the current Chairman of UKOTA . […]

Perfect day at CocoCay

Perfect Day at CocoCay construction progress photo report – November 2018 By:  Matt Hochberg From Royal Caribbean Blog We are getting closer and closer to the much-anticipated launch of Royal Caribbean’s CocoCay private island makeover. Royal Caribbean Blog reader Scott Ullerly recently visited the island and shared these photos of the progress being made. We […]