December 11, 2019

Archives for November 7, 2019

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

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, […]

Cayman: North Side MLA announces new People’s Party

North Side MLA Ezzard Miller has announced a new political party – the Cayman Islands People’s Party (CIPP). Miller, speaking at a Press Conference said it would be run differently from all the others. This new party has been organised where the members, and not the leadership, retain control of the party. He said: “The […]

Cayman Government to hold Public Meetings on Cruise Berthing Facility and Cargo Port Project

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (7 November 2019) The Government will be holding a series of public meetings in its ongoing effort to inform the public about the proposed cruise berthing facility and enhanced cargo port project (CBF). Eight (8) meetings are planned to take place in different locations across the island and all meetings will […]

Cayman: Wildlife Hazard Working Group Meeting for all

Wildlife Hazard Working Group Meeting Owen Roberts International Airport Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (7 November 2019) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) invites the General Public to attend the Annual Meeting of the Hazardous Wildlife Working Group on Monday, 18 November 2019 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA). At this […]

The Editor speaks: Both sides win and lose

I don’t suppose either side of the court battle over same-sex marriage will be one hundred per cent pleased with the verdict from the Court of Appeal in favour of the Government who were against the Chief Justice’s decision to allow them. Within minutes of the decision announced today by the Appeal Judges chief campaigner […]

Cayman Islands and marriage equality: politised and flaw judgment by the Court of Appeal

By Leonardo Raznovich It is a sad day for Caymanians because their constitution has not been properly upheld by their own courts, and for this reason a sad day for the jurisdiction and its future and I would express my utter disgust at the politicised judgement and epic and inexcusable failure of the Court of […]

Cayman: Government’s Same-Sex Marriage Appeal successful

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin welcomed news today that the Court of Appeal has allowed Government’s appeal in what has become known as the Same-Sex Marriage case. “I am pleased that the Court of Appeal has agreed with Government that the original ruling brought significant ambiguity surrounding the Constitution and Bill […]

Fire officers honoured

Cayman: Fire Officers Honoured During Minister Visit GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Fire officers from the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) were honoured for their achievements this week during a visit by the Minister for Home Affairs, Hon. Tara Rivers, JP.      All fire officers from the West Bay and Central stations were presented with challenge coins, the […]

OPINION: Democracy stolen in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

By Jolly Green Let there be no doubt whatsoever, the last three elections in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines were stolen through bribery and fraud. Perhaps it would be more accurate to say that has generally happened in Saint Vincent the States mainland island. It’s far more difficult for the fraud to take place in […]

IMF Argentina / Lebanon / US China Trade

The IMF welcomes reports that the US and China may be closing in on a trade deal, spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday (November 17) in Washington.  “We have to wait until there is the actual agreement between the US and China before we make an assessment,” Rice said regarding announcements by both sides that […]