April 25, 2018

Registration for Cayman Islands’ Government schools now open

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The Department of Education Services (DES) would like the public to know that registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to Government schools for the 2018/2019 school year will be open on Tuesday, 3 April 2018 and close on Friday, 29 June 2018. Registration for Government Reception classes is open for qualifying children aged 4 […]

Registration for Cayman Islands Government Schools now open

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The Department of Education Services (DES) would like the public to know that registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to Government schools for the 2018/2019 school year will be open on Tuesday, 3 April 2018 and close on Friday, 29 June 2018. Registration for Government Reception classes is open for qualifying children aged 4 […]

First Reception at Government House

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Cayman Islands Governor’s First Reception at Government House GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) – His Excellency the Governor Mr. Anwar Choudhury and his family hosted their first reception at Government House last night (Tuesday, 27 March 2018). The soiree for around 150 people drew guests from a cross-section of the business community. Other attendees included guests from […]

Governor Designate’s first days in the Cayman Islands

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Governor Designate Anwar Choudhury arrives in Grand Cayman on Monday, 26 March 2018 and will be engaged in official duties soon after his airplane lands. According to the Governor’s Office, the former Ambassador to Peru will be accompanied by his wife Momina and their three children. In keeping with tradition, Mr. […]

Trinidadian claims coveted Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholarship

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By Barbados Today From St Lucia Online (BARBADOS TODAY) – Mandela Patrick, a 22-year-old Computer Science major from Trinidad and Tobago, is the winner of the 2018 Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholarship. He was chosen today from a field of nine candidates from Barbados, Dominica, St Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda and The Bahamas. Mandela, who did […]

Sir Rodney commends support of ‘architectural gems’

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From Antigua Observer Governor General Sir Rodney Williams has commended all those who have made contributions towards the restoration of both the St John’s Anglican Cathedral and Government House, and he has called for additional support for the projects. Referring to the two historical buildings as “two architectural gems”, Sir Rodney made the call during […]

Cayman Islands: Location changed for Queen’s Birthday Celebration

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Due to the pending inclement weather, the decision has been taken to move Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birthday celebrations to inside the Elmslie Memorial United Church. The ceremony will still begin at the previously announced time of 9 a.m. All attendees are asked to be in place inside the church by 8.30 a.m. […]

Child Month Reception

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Child Month Reception at Cayman Islands Government House This year’s Honouring Child Month reception was held on the patio of Government House, on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Hosted by her Excellency, the Governor Helen Kilpatrick, the evening event was held to thank Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) staff, their partner agencies and community […]

Bahamas: Dr Hubert Minnis sworn in as Prime Minister

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From Caribbean News Service NASSAU, Bahamas, May 12 2017 – Dr Hubert Minnis was on Thursday sworn in as the fourth Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas since the country gained political independence from Britain in 1973. Minnis, a medical doctor and former minister of health was sworn into office at Government House […]

Cayman Islands Governor out of hospital

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Her Excellency Governor Helen Kilpatrick was discharged from George Town Hospital this afternoon (Thursday, 16 February 2017) following treatment for collapsed lungs and four broken ribs which she sustained in an accident at the weekend. The Governor would like to praise the quick and expert response of the paramedics who attended at Government House. The […]