November 14, 2019

The Editor speaks : Time

I was wasting a lot of time pondering on what I was going to write for my Editorial today until I heard the minister of the church I attended give a message on time. Basically, how little time we give to God, when it should be our priority. No. That is not what I am […]

Colours Cayman’s comment on the recent Court of Appeal ruling on same-sex marriage

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 7 November 2019:Firstly, Colours Cayman would like to commend Chantelle Day and Vickie Bodden Bush for their courage, strength of will and sheer tenacity, all of which have been on full display throughout the course of this gruelling battle. They and their brilliant legal team are paving the way towards a brighter and […]

Cayman Govt unlikely to deal with issue of same-sex marriage until 2020

From Jamaica Observer GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — Premier Alden McLaughlin says his administration is unlikely to deal with the issue of same-sex marriage until early 2020. The premier made the statement on Friday as he addressed the ruling handed down by the Court of Appeal concerning the controversial matter. The appeals court ruling, […]

The Editor speaks: Both sides win and lose

I don’t suppose either side of the court battle over same-sex marriage will be one hundred per cent pleased with the verdict from the Court of Appeal in favour of the Government who were against the Chief Justice’s decision to allow them. Within minutes of the decision announced today by the Appeal Judges chief campaigner […]

Cayman Islands and marriage equality: politised and flaw judgment by the Court of Appeal

By Leonardo Raznovich It is a sad day for Caymanians because their constitution has not been properly upheld by their own courts, and for this reason a sad day for the jurisdiction and its future and I would express my utter disgust at the politicised judgement and epic and inexcusable failure of the Court of […]

Cayman: Government’s Same-Sex Marriage Appeal successful

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin welcomed news today that the Court of Appeal has allowed Government’s appeal in what has become known as the Same-Sex Marriage case. “I am pleased that the Court of Appeal has agreed with Government that the original ruling brought significant ambiguity surrounding the Constitution and Bill […]

Cayman Court of Appeal overturns CJ’s decision on same-sex marriages

Today (7 Nov 2019) The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal have overturned Chief Justice Anthony Smellie’s judgement that Chantelle Day and Vickie Bodden Bush can get married here in the Cayman Islands. In a lengthy 37 page judgement the Court of Appeal Judges concluded: “We well understand how and why the Chief Justice reached his […]

Queer hymn collection offers ‘much-needed’ resource for LGBTQ+ Anglicans and allies

By Matt Gardner From ENS Music played a healing role for many Anglicans after an amendment to the marriage canon that would have recognized same-sex marriage failed to pass at General Synod 2019.  After the vote in Vancouver, queer youth delegates sang a round affirming the need to “love each other, love yourself and love your God” and were joined in […]

The Editor speaks: Gambling, same-sex unions, pot – or not

Whilst I applaud MLA Kenneth Bryan for his initiative in trying to execute a national survey to gauge the public’s opinion on gambling, same-sex unions and marijuana laws, his venue for it is absolutely ridiculous. He made the announcement at a Press Conference last Thursday. His venue is to place stations outside each polling station […]

Things you should not forget before you choose your wedding flowers

There are so many different things that you need to consider before you tie the knots. The day of wedding is a superior one and you cannot take a chance with anything. While you have wondered about everything related to your clothes, accessories to footwear; ensure that you give a thought to flowers bouquet too. […]