April 19, 2019

Cayman Islands National Heroes Day celebrates Coat of Arms pioneers

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• Celebrations hononured the elected officials who were instrumental to the creation of the Coat of Arms. • Organisations that have been serving the community for 50+ years were also highlighted • The granting of the Constitution will be the theme for the 2020 National Heroes Day ceremony GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – A total of 54 honours were bestowed […]

Cayman’s pioneers & heroes

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A total of 54 honours were bestowed to the Vestrymen and Justices of the Peace who were instrumental in the creation of the Cayman Islands’ Coat of Arms at the National Heroes Day 2019 celebrations today (Monday, 28 January). For full story see today’s iNews Cayman “Cayman Islands National Heroes Day Celebrates Coat of Arms […]

The Editor speaks: Heroes

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Today (Mon 28) is our National Heroes Day. There is a different theme that is set by a committee each year. This year the pioneers who contributed to the creation of the Cayman Islands’ Coat of Arms were honoured. Note the word ‘pioneers’. Is a pioneer a hero? How does one become a hero? Aside […]

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 […]

National Heroes Day 2018

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Cayman Islands National Heroes Day celebrations 2018 shine spotlight on sports A total of 316 honours were bestowed on pioneers in sports at the National Heroes Day 2018 celebrations today (Monday, 22 January). The annual cultural event took place in Heroes Square, George Town, attended by a host of dignitaries, including His Excellency The Acting […]

Cayman Islands National Heroes Day 2018 insignia

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Each “Early Pioneer”, “Pioneer” and “Emerging Pioneer” at National Heroes Day 2018 will be awarded a unique commemorative insignia, specially designed to honour their outstanding contributions to sports in the Cayman Islands. Crafted from metal and enamel, it is an emblem of honour intended to be pinned on clothing and worn at special occasions. The […]

Jamaica: 2017 National Heroes Day Message from the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, ON, MP Prime Minister

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By Office of the Prime Minister Greetings my fellow Jamaicans: ‘A Great Heritage…..A Great Legacy’, that is our theme for National Heritage Week, which culminates today on National Heroes Day. It is a theme that all of us as Jamaicans need to internalise, appreciate and bring to the forefront of our daily existence. The preservation […]

Garvey among celebrants to honor Jamaican heroes

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By Vinette K. Pryce From Caribbean Life Dr. Julius Garvey is front and center to a week-long celebration of Jamaica’s heritage and culture. The son of Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jamaica’s first national hero will join the nation in commemoration of the most outstanding contributors to their nation building process. Already in full effect since Oct. […]

Cayman Islands 2018 National Heroes Day to Honour Sports

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The 2018 National Heroes Day, one of the largest annual cultural events in the Cayman Islands, will honour contributions in sports. Members of the 2018 National Heroes Day nominations committee held their first meeting on Wednesday (9 August) to begin planning the event. The meeting was attended by Minister for Culture Hon. Dwayne Seymour, Acting […]