August 15, 2022

Cayman Islands Representative invited to lay wreath for Caymanian persons at historic Remembrance Day ceremony in London

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London, United Kingdom –  The Cayman Islands Government Representative to the UK was invited to lay a wreath at the National Service of Remembrance, held at the Cenotaph on Whitehall, London this Sunday 14 November.    The ceremony honoured the service of the UK Armed Forces community, British and Commonwealth veterans, the Allies that fought alongside […]

Cayman: Garbage collection on Remembrance Day

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Grand Cayman, November 9, 2021 – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is advising members of the public that normal garbage collection services will take place on Remembrance Day, November 15, 2021. Therefore the collection schedule will remain as per a regular week, including the recycling centre. Bulk Waste Collection Schedule will also continue as the DEH […]

Cayman: Moment of Silence precedes Remembrance Day on The 11 Nov

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Grand Cayman, 5 November 2021 – The Cayman Islands Government invites persons and organisations across the Island to join in a moment of silence at 11a.m. on Thursday, 11 November. The brief observance will commemorate those in the uniformed services who lost their lives in battle. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Remembrance Day ceremony on 14 November […]

Cayman: Closures due to TS Eta

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“National Attractions closed due to effects from TS ETA” [Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Saturday, 7th November 2020] The Cayman Islands Tourism Attraction Board (TAB) is announcing it will temporarily close the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park and Pedro St. James National Historic Site due to flooding in low lying areas and downed trees.  The […]

11 things you may not know about Remembrance Day

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Burlington Post From Inside Halton Remembrance Day is upon us, a time to pay tribute to the brave men and women who served, fought and in many cases died for the freedom we enjoy today. Just how much do you know about this sacred day? Here’s 11 facts that you may not be aware of […]

Cayman Islands Representative invited to lay wreath for Caymanian persons at historic Remembrance Day ceremony in London

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London, United Kingdom –  The Cayman Islands Representative to the UK and Europe has been invited to lay a wreath at the National Service of Remembrance this year, to be held at the Cenotaph on Whitehall, London this Sunday 10 November.  The ceremony honours the service of the UK Armed Forces community, British and Commonwealth veterans, […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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CARE Quiz Night is on Wednesday, 7th August ! Come join in the fun and test the gray matter! Not able to make it on Wednesday, then please help us raise much needed funds by spreading the word about our quiz night. You can download the quiz poster by clicking on the following   link   and spread the […]

Remembrance Day

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By Georgina Wilcox Last Sunday (12) was Remembrance Sunday when the Cayman Islanders remembered all those who gave up their lives to keep us safe from dictators for their love of their countries. The day started cloudy and rain was threatening but it held off until the laying of the wreaths was completed around the […]

Remembrance Day in the Cayman Islands

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A Brief History and what to expect this year Remembrance Day was first observed in 1919 throughout the British Commonwealth. It was originally called “Armistice Day” to commemorate armistice agreement that ended the First World War on Monday, November 11, 1918, at 11 a.m.—on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. […]