April 19, 2019

Message by Cayman Islands Minister of Health Hon. Dwayne Seymour to mark World Health Day, Sunday, 7 April 2019

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World Health Day is a time for decision-makers, educators, advocates, and, indeed, the whole community to consider how we can improve health outcomes around the world and in our local communities. The 2019 international focus on universal health coverage continues from last year, with particular attention to ensuring access to quality primary healthcare.  The World Health Organisation […]

Cayman Islands Lobster Season closes 1 March

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The Cayman Islands lobster fishing season closes Friday, 1 March. The National Conservation Law (NCL) sets the closed season for lobster fishing from 1 March through 30 November each year. No one may take lobster from Cayman waters, or purchase, receive or possess lobster taken from Cayman waters during that period. The closed seasons for […]

Cayman Islands MRCU begins annual residential inspections for 2019

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GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) –  Disease Prevention Officers (DPOs) from the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) recently began residential inspections as part of ongoing year-round efforts to combat the dangerousAedes aegypti mosquito. DPOs drive clearly marked MRCU trucks, wear MRCU clothing and have government identification. They inspect the grounds for containers, whether human made (buckets, tyres, cisterns) or […]

Dengue prevention and awareness urged

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Local health officials are urging Cayman Islands residents to be aware of the symptoms of dengue as a precaution following increased activity in the region. With the frequency of travel between the Cayman Islands and other destinations in the region, the likelihood of imported cases is a strong possibility. The Public Health Department has already […]

Cayman Islands Heroes Day 2019 will Celebrate Coat of Arms Brokers

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Vestrymen and Justices of the Peace who were instrumental in getting into place the Coat of Arms for the Cayman Islands will be honoured at the 2019 Heroes Day celebrations. The Cayman Islands is in the midst of Celebrate Cayman, which recognises the 14 May 1958 conferral 60 years ago of […]

Cayman Islands Heroes Day will celebrate Coat of Arms brokers

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Vestrymen and Justices of the Peace who were instrumental in getting into place the Coat of Arms for the Cayman Islands will be honoured at the 2019 Heroes Day. The Cayman Islands is in the midst of Celebrate Cayman, which recognises the 14 May, 1958, conferral 60 years ago of the Cayman Islands’ Coat of […]

Cayman Islands Minister of Health’s message for World AIDS Day

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From Cayman Islands Minister for Health Hon.Dwayne Seymour: On Saturday, 1 December 2018, the Cayman Islands joins countries around the globe in marking the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day.Much has changed since that first observance, but this year’s theme reminds us that it is still of the utmost importance to “Know Your Status”.  HIV […]

Cayman Islands Lobster Season is open from Dec. 1

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From Cayman Islands DOE The Department of Environment (DoE) is urging members of the public to abide by the National Conservation Law (NCL) as Cayman’s lobster season opens on Saturday, 1 December. The open season spans three months between 1 December, 2018 and 28 February, 2019. During the open season, there are strict rules regarding […]

Cayman Islands: International Men’s Day (IMD) film screening oversubscribed

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The premiere of indie docu-film “Men’s Voice”, screened on International Men’s Day (Monday evening, 19 November 2018) exceeded its attendance target. There was standing room only at Regal Cinemas for the15-minute docu-film, produced by local filmmaker Freddie Diaz. Commissioned by the Family Resource Centre to highlight men’s issues on the day of the United Nations […]

Special dinner celebrates Cayman Islands-Jamaica ties

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The ties between the Cayman Islands and Jamaica were celebrated at a special Restaurant Month dinner on Thursday, 25 October. The dinner, which was held at The Wharf, featured a menu in which the pineapple was the star ingredient. The pineapple holds great significance to both islands and is represented on both countries’ Coat of […]