November 19, 2019

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: DG’s 5k Shirt Sale Benefits Charities If you missed this year’s popular DG’s 5K event there is still a chance to get involved this Friday, 22 November, 2019. ·         The pop-up shop will be open from 11am – 2pm only. ·         The t-shirts, which have become a collector’s item on the local running scene, will be […]

Cleveland Clinic Survey: Men will do almost anything to avoid going to the doctor

MENtion It® campaign examines barriers that stop men from seeking care A new survey by Cleveland Clinic reveals why a lot of men avoid going to the doctor and why some men hold back on certain issues once they’re at the doctor’s office. In an online survey among approximately 1,174 U.S. males 18 years or […]

Cayman: Walkers admits new Caymanian attorney

Grand Cayman, 15 November 2019  Walkers is pleased to announce that Zoë Nolan has completed her legal training and was called to the Cayman Islands Bar on 13 November 2019. The application was moved by Walkers’ Partner Colette Wilkins before the Hon. Justice Kawaley, at the Grand Court in the Cayman Islands. Zoë grew up […]

Cayman: NiCE Winter Project attracts new partnerships with MRCU, DoA

Attendees signing up to register onto the National Community Enhancement’s (NiCE) winter initiative were told about two new work allocations for the weeks ahead. As well as assisting in dengue prevention measures, some operatives will help with preparations for next February’s Agricultural Show.  Around 600 unemployed Caymanians and jobless spouses of Caymanians registered for work […]

Cayman: FRC celebrates International Men’s Day 2019 with slew of events

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is looking forward to hosting a series of interactive activities to mark International Men’s Day (IMD) on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. The objective of IMD is to focus on men’s and boy’s health, improve gender relations, promote gender equality and highlight positive male role models. The annual […]

Statement on Constitutional Reform Agreed by the UK

By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 13 November, 2019 Good morning. Mr. Speaker, before concluding my Budget Policy Statement last Wednesday I informed this Honourable House that I had been awaiting a letter from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Minister of State for the Overseas Territories on the final package of Constitutional modernisation […]

Draft Cayman Islands Constitution (Amendment) order & Lord Ahmad letter

Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred upon Her by sections 5 and 7 of the West Indies Act 1962(1) and of all other powers enabling Her to do so, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is ordered, as follows: Citation, construction and commencement — This […]

Cayman: Ombudsman rules “it would not be in the public interest to disclose the responsive records while the negotiations relating to cruise berthing continue”

The Ombudsman issues Hearing Decision 74 involving the Ministry of District Administration, Tourism & Transport An applicant made a request for access under the Freedom of Information Law (FOI Law) to two letters of intent between the government and two cruise lines in relation to a procurement exercise for a cruise berthing facility in George […]

Cayman: Bodden Town wins District Heritage Ambassador Costume Competition

DISTRICT HERITAGE AMBASSADOR COSTUME COMPETITION SET FOR HOLIDAY MONDAY [George Town, Grand Cayman, ] – The Tourism Attraction Board and the Pirates Week Festival Office are pleased to announce the annual District Heritage Ambassador Costume Competition (DHACC) will take place at ‘Culture Shop’ on Monday 11th November. The competition starts at 5:00 pm on the […]

Appointment of Justice Margaret Ramsay-Hale to the Cayman Islands Grand Court

His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper, OBE is pleased to announce the appointment of Justice Margaret Ramsay-Hale as a Judge of the Grand Court.  The Judicial and Legal Services Commission (the “JLSC”) recently carried out an open recruitment process advertising the post both locally and overseas. Following a short-listing process, an interview panel interviewed five […]