November 15, 2019

Cayman: Special training presentations for the holidays

From Inspired Lifestyles with Donna The Festive-Season Dash is Almost Here! on Special NowPre-Christmas  Lunch/Learn Presentations for The Holidays!4 Special Seasonal Selections Inspirational       Practical       Team BuildingPositive-Vibe Creating       Healthy   “NOW DASHER….” Employees learn life skills for managing the additional challenges and stressors of the holidays with balance, strength and flexibility.   Bring Fun into The Hustle and […]

Council of Ministers of Human and Social Development Meeting to be held in Dominica

Monday, November 11, 2019 — The 5th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Human and Social Development of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will take place in the Commonwealth of Dominica from 12-13 November 2019. The media are invited to the Opening Ceremony scheduled to convene on Tuesday, November 12 at 6:00 p.m instead of 8:30 a.m at […]

The Editor speaks : Time

I was wasting a lot of time pondering on what I was going to write for my Editorial today until I heard the minister of the church I attended give a message on time. Basically, how little time we give to God, when it should be our priority. No. That is not what I am […]

Colours Cayman’s comment on the recent Court of Appeal ruling on same-sex marriage

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 7 November 2019:Firstly, Colours Cayman would like to commend Chantelle Day and Vickie Bodden Bush for their courage, strength of will and sheer tenacity, all of which have been on full display throughout the course of this gruelling battle. They and their brilliant legal team are paving the way towards a brighter and […]

Cayman Govt unlikely to deal with issue of same-sex marriage until 2020

From Jamaica Observer GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — Premier Alden McLaughlin says his administration is unlikely to deal with the issue of same-sex marriage until early 2020. The premier made the statement on Friday as he addressed the ruling handed down by the Court of Appeal concerning the controversial matter. The appeals court ruling, […]

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 […]

Cayman Court of Appeal overturns CJ’s decision on same-sex marriages

Today (7 Nov 2019) The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal have overturned Chief Justice Anthony Smellie’s judgement that Chantelle Day and Vickie Bodden Bush can get married here in the Cayman Islands. In a lengthy 37 page judgement the Court of Appeal Judges concluded: “We well understand how and why the Chief Justice reached his […]

Europe ‘pushed off Beijing’s radar’ in China’s drive to seal US trade deal

By Catherine Wong From South China Morning Post Concerns mounting among European businesspeople about lack of progress on EU-China investment agreement, head of EU business group says Cancellation of Chinese vice-premier’s Brussels trip reflects ‘lack of face-to-face engagement’ with bloc China’s all-consuming focus on sealing a US trade dealforced its top trade negotiator to cancel a […]