June 19, 2019

Archives for May 5, 2019

H.E. Governor Roper and Mrs. Roper meet the Cayman Heart Fund

(Grand Cayman, 2, May 2019) Special guests and members of the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) Board of Directors recently hosted a welcome lunch for the H.E. Governor Martyn Roper and Mrs. Lissie Roper. “Since certifying the Cayman Heart Fund as an Non-Profit organization in 2007 by H.E. Governor Stuart Jack, the Governor of the Cayman […]

The Cayman Islands Airports Authority hires 6 new airport security staff

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (1 May 2019) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) is pleased to announce today that six new airport security staff have been hired at Owen Roberts International Airport.  The CIAA recruited Caymanians Barrington Oliver, Randy Ebanks, Jarhett Watler, Richard Seymour, Andy Rives and Chevar Taylor on 15 April 2019. After passing a […]

Cayman Islands’ YMCA launches annual support campaign

On April 4th, the YMCA of the Cayman Islands has launched its 10-week, annual fundraising campaign to provide access to the variety of youth character-building programmes they provide. Also known as the “Caring Campaign”, funds raised provide financial assistance for all segments of the community to attend Y Day Camp, the Extended After-School Programme (EASP), […]

The Editor speaks: Our driving is horrendous

Now living in Newlands and having to drive regularly to George Town and back, I can say with my hand over my heart, I am lucky not to have had a collision. I am lucky I have not suffered a serious injury. I am lucky I am still alive. The standard of driving I see […]

Cayman Islands April 2019 funerals

Malcolm M Stevenson                                                       – 10 Apr 2019 Helen Rivers                                                                      – 11 Apr 2019   West Bay Selma Vashti Eden                                                               – 15 Apr 2019   Pedro Olcie Marie Ebanks                                                  – 19 Apr 2019   Boatswain Bay Morgan Lee Callan                                                              – 19 Apr 2019 Patricia Mary Tibbetts                                                          – 21 Apr 2019   Prospect Joseph (Tennyson) McFarlane                  23 Apr 1938  – 3 Apr […]

Ezzard Miller resigns as Cayman Islands Opposition Leader

Statement from the Hon. Ezzard Miller May 2, 2019 In recent communication with the public via the press, I had indicated that I would apprise the public at the point at which I felt it was in the best interest of the people of the Cayman Islands to lay down the mantle as Leader of […]

Destinations of the week

Can You Guess the Greenest State in the US? By Mary Daly From Care2 To protect the environment we have to invest in it — through our own behaviors and the collective actions of our communities. In a new study, WalletHub aimed to highlight the greenest states in the U.S. It awarded each state points for 27 green metrics divided […]

Cayman Islands Government moves to one National Carnival

GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) – Beginning next year the street parades staged by the Cayman Islands’ two non-profits Batabano and CayMAS will take place on the same day in May 2020, instead of a week apart. Plans developed by Government call for both adult events to take place on the second weekend in May starting in […]

Twin focus on development & rehabilitation for Cayman Islands incarcerated persons

Twin Focus on Development & Rehabilitation for HMCIPS Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) is set to increase the educational portfolio offered to incarcerated persons in 2019.  In the months ahead the HMCIPS will build on its already wide catalogue of existing courses offered through the rehabilitation unit, with new programmes that expand its […]

The right note

Music Session Strikes the Right Note with Golden Age Residents GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Residents at the Golden Age Home in West Bay enjoyed a live music session as part of a new Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and Cayman Music and Entertainment Association (CMEA) initiative. The performance on Thursday, 2 May 2019 was […]