March 22, 2019

Cayman Islands Minster Hew to tour new DVES Building

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WHO:                                     Hon. Joseph Hew, Minister for Commerce, Planning & Infrastructure WHAT:                                   Tour of new DVES building.  WHEN:                                  Friday, 25 January, 2019 | 10 a.m. WHERE:                                Department of Vehicle & Equipment Services PARTICIPANTS:                 Minister Hew, DVES Acting Director Stephen Quinland BACKGROUND:                 DVES is the main auto repair and fuel dispensing facility for over 1,000 government vehicles.  Phase One of […]

Cayman Islands NHDT breaks ground in East End

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From GIS WHO:                                      The Housing Ministry and the National Housing Development Trust WHAT:                                   Groundbreaking for the Affordable Housing Initiative in East End. WHEN:                                   Thursday, 16 January 2019, 10.00 a.m. WHERE:                                 Affordable Housing site off John McLean Drive, behind East End Primary School. PARTICIPANTS:                   Housing Minister Dwayne Seymour, NHDT Chair George Powell, NHDT Board Members, NHDT General Manager Julio […]

Cayman Islands: Grand Opening of Affordable Housing Initiative Phase 2 in Bodden Town

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WHO:                         The National Housing Development Trust (NHDT) in conjunction with the Ministry of Housing.   WHAT:                       Official opening of the first homes constructed in phase two of the NHDT’s Affordable Housing Initiative.   WHEN:                      Saturday, 8 December 2018, 3 p.m.   WHERE:                    Affordable Housing site in Bodden Town […]

Cayman Islands Customs Basic Training Graduation

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WHO: Collector of Customs, Mr. Charles Clifford WHAT: Customs Officer Basic Training Graduation Ceremony 2018 WHEN: Friday, 5 October 2018, 2.30 pm WHERE: The Harquail Theatre PARTICIPANTS: Fifteen graduands, including four from Immigration, the Acting Governor, Acting Deputy Governor, Minister for Finance and Economic Development, other Cabinet Ministers, government officials and parents BACKGROUND: The Class […]

Cayman Islands: 14th Regional CPA Youth Parliament

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WHO:                                            House Speaker, Dr. the Hon. McKeeva Bush, OBE   WHAT:                                          14th Regional CPA Youth Parliament   WHEN:                                          Friday, 22 June 2018, 9 am – 12 noon   WHERE:                                       Legislative Assembly    PARTICIPANTS:                          Nineteen debaters from nine regional countries   BACKGROUND:                          This is the first time the Regional Youth Parliament is being […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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HMCIPS Literacy Fest 2017 WHO: Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service WHAT: Literacy Fest 2017 WHEN: Friday, 27 October 2017 from 10 a.m. – 3.30 p.m. WHERE: HMP Northward, Courtyard and Chapel Participants: Inmates and special guests will perform during the event and showcase their literacy skills and talents Background: Literacy Fest 2017 is an […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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“Landmark” ruling recognises Hong Kong liquidators appointed over Cayman company By Richard Woolley From Global Restructuring Review “Landmark” ruling recognises Hong Kong liquidators appointed over Cayman company Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman Wikimedia Commons/RoadTripWarrior The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has granted recognition and assistance to the liquidators of an agricultural investment company who […]

Cayman Islands 50th Ag Show

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WHO:                         Ministry and Department of Agriculture, the Agriculture Society  WHAT:                      The 50th annual Agriculture Show  WHEN:                      Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 6a.m.  – 6.30 p.m.  WHERE:                    The Agriculture Pavilion at the Grounds PARTICIPANTS:    Acting Governor Franz Manderson,Agriculture Minister, Hon. Kurt Tibbetts, Agricultural Society President Mr George Smith, Director of Agriculture […]