October 4, 2022

National Hero lying in state

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Cayman Islands pays respects with National Hero lying in state Grand Cayman, 19 May 2022 – A respectful nation paid heartfelt venerations to beloved departed National Hero, Hon. Sybil Ione McLaughlin, MBE, JP. She received full lying in state honours, attended by a Guard of Honour provided by RCIPS and Cayman Islands Coast Guard officers, at […]

Cayman Islands Flags Flown at Half-Mast in Commemoration of the Life of National Hero, Hon. Sybil Ione McLaughlin, MBE, JP

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In commemoration of the life of National Hero, Hon. Sybil Ione McLaughlin, MBE, JP (affectionately called “Ms Sybil”), all Cayman Islands flags were flying half-mast throughout Tuesday 10 May 2022, and will continue to Thursday 12 May 2022. Hon. Sybil Ione McLaughlin, MBE, JP passed away peacefully this morning, Tuesday 10 May 2022, at her […]

Garvey’s family gives back to Jamaica

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By Vinette K. Pryce Jamaica Information Service The insignia of the Order of National Hero which was presented posthumously to Marcus Mosiah Garvey when he was made Jamaica’s first National Hero in 1969 was generously donated by his family to add to exhibits at the Museum at Liberty Hall in Kingston, Jamaica. Dr. Julius Garvey, […]

The Editor Speaks: Reporting and history

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If no one reported news there would be no history. Therefore the news should be reported fully without any incumbrance placed upon the reporting. I am extremely concerned at the proposed ‘Contempt of Court Consultation Paper’ that the Law Reform Commission (LRC) have, in their learned wisdom, sent around hoping perhaps none of us in […]

Re-opening Ceremony of the Historic Fort George

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A small group of persons gathered at Fort George on Thu 6th February between 4pm and 6pm for the Re-opening Ceremony of the Historic Fort George, next to the Royal Watler Terminal. History of Fort George By Cayman Islands Government The origins and early history of the Fort are uncertain. It is known that in […]