September 29, 2023

Cayman Islands makes Guardian’s Top 10 swimming holidays

Long-distance outdoor swimming was once the preserve of elite athletes or eccentrics such as ‘Big River Man’ Martin Strel, but a growing number of us are making swimming the focus of a holiday, be it by joining a boat-supported tour of lakes and coasts, or entering a race abroad. Here’s our pick of swim trips […]

Scouts Get Aall Donation

The Cayman Islands Scouts got a big push towards building their own home, thanks to the Aall Foundation, a Norwegian charitable trust. Operating through its trustee, Bridge PTC Ltd., a registered Cayman Islands private trust company, the foundation donated $100,000 towards the Scouts new headquarters to be constructed on Middle Road in George Town. Trustee […]

Charles Clifford called to the Bar

On Friday 4 May, former Cabinet minister Charles Clifford was called to the Bar in front of presiding judge, Justice Alex Henderson. Mr. Clifford served in the previous PPM Cabinet and was advocated to the Bar by Cayman’s Attorney General, Samuel Bulgin. Clifford began his career as a police cadet, moving up the ranks to […]

Anglican Bishop balks at three-man contract panel just before his enthronement

Lord Bishop-elect of the Anglican Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, Rt. Rev. Dr. Howard Kingsley Ainsworth Gregory has called on the People’s National Party Administration to rethink its decision to appoint an Independent Oversight Panel to expedite negotiation and settlement of three large Government contracts. Bishop Gregory said it was time for a […]

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Sharon Roulstone appeals for everyone to come out and vote

In a passionate plea to the voting public of the Cayman Islands, Sharon Roulstone, one of the campaign co-ordinators for the ‘One Man, One Vote’ (OMOV) campaign said, “Anyone who stays at home on polling day will be voting ‘no’.” The government has made it a very tough hill to climb by campaigning against and […]

Gearing Up for Queen’s Jubilee

This week GIS Spotlight focuses on the Queen’s Jubilee and the closed circuit television system that is now in place The Cayman Islands is busy preparing to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s diamond jubilee starting from the last week in May. Share in the excitement of what is being planned and see how we can […]

The Caring for Life Foundation receives donation from Foster’s Food Fair IGA

George Town, 14 May, 2012 – The Caring for Life Foundation, whose mission is to raise funds to help improve healthcare in the Cayman Islands, announces the receipt of a cheque for CI $1,189 from Foster’s Food Fair IGA. Foster’s fundraising initiative was part of a multi-faceted campaign recently launched by the Foundation to ‘Multiply […]

Success is Sweet for Immigration Graduates

12 new Immigration recruits proved that success was their top priority after recently completing an intensive six-month training programme. Qualifying as full-fledged Immigration Officers, Marquis Anglin, Samantha Brown, Erina Forbes, Arthur Isaacs, Eric Jackson, Kimberly Pitta, Shannette Rankin, Jane Salmon, David Terry, Nicholas Tibbetts, Timothy Walton and Sandy Whittaker-Mighty received badges at the graduation ceremony […]

Nassau Government offers $9M ‘funding’ to Cayman Islands provider WSC

The government has provided the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) with “additional funding” of $9 million in an effort to keep its receivables below 90 days. The disclosure by Glen Laville, the general manager of WSC, comes shortly after Consolidated Water revealed in its quarterly report. The former Free National Movement (FNM) administration chipped in […]