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Archives for May 1, 2019

Cayman Islands Building Safety Month launches for second year

Following the success of the inaugural Building Safety Month in the Cayman Islands last year, the Department of Planning is marking the international campaign for a second time. Throughout May, the Department will host the following information booths and sessions, where the public will have the opportunity to put their questions to staff: ■ Monday, […]

The Editor speaks: “Why did they take prayer out of the public schools?”

That isn’t me asking that question. It is Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, who was injured in the synagogue shooting near San Diego, USA. The U.S. Supreme Court in 1962 banned school-sponsored prayer in public schools in a landmark decision, saying it violated the First Amendment. Similar legislation has been instigated in many other countries, including the […]

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce’s Mentoring Programme

The Chamber’s Mentoring Cayman Programme, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands, provides participants the opportunity to develop a long-term relationship with a mentor that has been matched by common interest and career choices. Aside from work experience, mentors and mentees are treated to a first class luncheon where a young […]

Cayman Islands Premier warns UK about “Unwarranted Intervention” in the Territory

From Jamaica Gleaner GEORGE TOWN (CMC): Premier Alden McLaughlin has urged politicians in the United Kingdom (UK) to refrain from “driving a wedge” between the people in the overseas territories by intervening in affairs that are the responsibility of the elected governments . McLaughlin made the statement last week in Monaco, where he meet with […]

Proactive patrols on Cayman Islands’ SMB yield an arrest and the return of stolen property

From RCIPS During proactive foot patrols along SMB in recent weeks CPD officers were approached by a visitor whose bag had been stolen while she was in the water; a man behaving suspiciously in the area was seen and was pursued, but not apprehended.  Officers gathered CCTV from the area and also received information from […]

Conyers unveils new branding

Conyers Dill & Pearman is pleased to announce that, effective 30 April 2019, the firm will be moving to a new brand encompassing the single word ‘Conyers’. The new brand will apply to all parts of the firm’s business, including legal professional and client services. “Our brand change recognises that Conyers is the name by […]

Cayman Carnival Batabano

Batabano grows to biggest parade in the Cayman Islands The Cayman Carnival Batabano Committee is thrilled to announce that there will be FIFTEEN (15) masquerade bands, groups, and floats in the Batabano parade this Saturday, May 4, 2019, with up to 4,000 masqueraders anticipated this year. The Batabano Committee said four new mas bands joined […]

Academy @ Miami Cup

Success for Academy at the 2019 Miami Cup Academy Sports Club took three of its youth football teams to the 2019 Miami Cup and showcase last weekend and returned with two cups. The Club’s U12 team won the Gold Cup and its U15 were Gold cup runners up. The tournament offers 4 levels of competition; […]

Cayman Islands: 7th Annual Captain Theo Bodden Memorial Golf Tournament

On Friday, May 10th, Triple C School will host the 7th Annual Captain Theo Bodden Memorial Golf Tournament. This is one of our school’s largest fund-raisers and we want it to be a huge success. Help us reach our goal of having a sold-out golf course!  GOLFERS: REGISTER YOUR TEAM TODAY! – CI$200 per Player, […]

Cayman Islands National Trust celebrates First Arbour Day with tree planting

The National Trust celebrated its first Arbour Day today at the Mission House with the planting of two native Whitewood trees. The event was in conjunction with the Ministry of Environment, who kindly donated one of the trees, and Caribbean Blooms, who worked closely with the National Trust to source the locally-grown tree from the […]