October 17, 2018

A Caribbean coming together

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By Christopher Famous fromRoyal Gazette Recently, the Caribbean island of Grand Cayman served as the host for the 43rd Annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic region conference. The conference ran from June 16 to 23. Nearly 100 delegates from almost the entire English-speaking Caribbean region flew into Grand Cayman. Delegates came from the […]

The Editor Speaks: Disbelief!

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Ever since my twenty-five years plus in the media world here I have shown plenty of disbelief. And plenty of my disbelief prompted me not to run with the story. However, at least fifty per cent of the time my disbelief turned into belief as the stories I had heard proved to be correct. Last […]

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 […]