September 21, 2019

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 […]

Cayman Islands Heroes Day nomination period ends soon

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The final countdown has begun as there are only 10 days left to recognise pioneering tourism leaders for National Heroes Day 2017. The nomination period will conclude at the end of this month. (30 September 2016). Leaders from the Ministries of Culture and Tourism continue to encourage all community members to put forward names for […]

Heroes Day 2017 to honour Cayman Islands Tourism Sector

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The largest national recognition event will honour “Pioneers in Tourism”, next January, at 2017 National Heroes Day (NHD). The NHD Committee, a group comprised of public and private sector representatives, met on Tuesday, 9 August, 2016, to discuss the chosen theme and the process leading up to the patriotic event. The committee will begin accepting […]

Cayman Islands Heroes Day

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Agriculture focus of Heroes Day Cayman Islands farmers were honoured at the annual National Heroes Day celebrations in George Town today (Monday, 25 January 2016). The focus of this year’s event was agriculture, with more than 320 farmers recognised for their stalwart efforts. In addition to the farmers’ awards, a new national hero was announced […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

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Marlon Dillon v. Cayman Islands Immigration Appeals Tribunal: Originating Motion From OffshoreAlert Notice of Originating Motion in Marlon Dillon v. Cayman Islands Immigration Appeals Tribunal at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands. For more: http://www.offshorealert.com/marlon-dillon-cayman-islands-immigration-permanent-residency-litigation.aspx See related iNews Cayman story: “Cayman National Bank robbers found guilty for second time” at: http://www.ieyenews.com/wordpress/tag/marlon-dillon/   Former prisoner […]

Cayman Islands: Bodden Town Man Charged – Hit and Run Collision

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From RCIPS Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 2:43 PM The 47 year old male from Bodden Town arrested on 4 June 2015 following the hit and run collision with two pedestrians in late January outside the Savannah Primary School, on National Heroes Day has been charged. The accused was charged around 1:00pm Thursday 2 July 2015 […]

Grenada needs a National Heroes Day not American mimicry

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By Arley Gill From Caribbean360 ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Friday October 10, 2014 – October 25th will be another holiday to commemorate “Thanksgiving Day’’ in Grenada. In the October 2nd editorial Caribupdate Weekly, the editor put forward sound reasons why Grenadians should give thanks. The editor cited our gratitude for surviving natural disasters that have occurred […]

National Heroes Day announcement

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NATIONAL HEROES DAY ANNOUNCEMENT The National Heroes Day Committee regrets to advise that there will be no luncheon on Saturday, 25 January 2014. All Honorees will be recognised on Monday, 27 January 2014 at the National Heroes Day celebrations at Heroes Square. The public is also advised that the National Heroes Day celebrations, which this […]

National Heroes Day Celebrations

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National Heroes Day celebrations will honour the achievements, traditions and people of the Cayman Islands at Heroes Square in the heart of George Town on Monday, 27 January 2014, a public holiday. “On this day, we come together annually to mark the accomplishments and contributions of deserving Caymanians from all walks of life to the […]