November 21, 2019

Christmas Carols bring seasonal cheer to Cayman Islands Government House

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GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) – “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” and a host of other well-loved Christmas standards were the focal point of a Christmas Carol party held at Government House on Tuesday (18 December). His Excellency, Governor Martyn Roper and wife Lissie, welcomed guests to the event, which was their last official function of 2018. Invitees […]

Honouring all who served

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Please see main story published today “Cayman Islands honours all who served”. Following the service at Elmslie Memorial Church, the Governor hosted a reception at Government House for around 25 veterans. Mr. Roper commented: “It was an honour to attend the service today and to see so many, both young and old, commemorating the sacrifices […]

The Editor Speaks: Another ‘FIND’

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My wife, Joan, wrote a poem some years ago called “What a Find”. She had found an envelope full of a large amount of cash outside a local bank. She placed an ad on the local radio station, Radio Cayman, inviting people who had lost some money. They had to identify the envelope and the […]

The Editor Speaks: New governor. New hope?

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With the sourness that has arisen between the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and ourselves after the departure of our short termed previous governor, it was with anticipation and hope I attended the Reception at Government House last Monday. Hope that we weren’t going to be given the typical colonial autocratic career motivated UK civil […]

A Caribbean coming together

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By Christopher Famous fromRoyal Gazette Recently, the Caribbean island of Grand Cayman served as the host for the 43rd Annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic region conference. The conference ran from June 16 to 23. Nearly 100 delegates from almost the entire English-speaking Caribbean region flew into Grand Cayman. Delegates came from the […]

The Editor Speaks: Disbelief!

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Ever since my twenty-five years plus in the media world here I have shown plenty of disbelief. And plenty of my disbelief prompted me not to run with the story. However, at least fifty per cent of the time my disbelief turned into belief as the stories I had heard proved to be correct. Last […]

Registration for Cayman Islands’ Government schools now open

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The Department of Education Services (DES) would like the public to know that registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to Government schools for the 2018/2019 school year will be open on Tuesday, 3 April 2018 and close on Friday, 29 June 2018. Registration for Government Reception classes is open for qualifying children aged 4 […]

Registration for Cayman Islands Government Schools now open

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The Department of Education Services (DES) would like the public to know that registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to Government schools for the 2018/2019 school year will be open on Tuesday, 3 April 2018 and close on Friday, 29 June 2018. Registration for Government Reception classes is open for qualifying children aged 4 […]

First Reception at Government House

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Cayman Islands Governor’s First Reception at Government House GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) – His Excellency the Governor Mr. Anwar Choudhury and his family hosted their first reception at Government House last night (Tuesday, 27 March 2018). The soiree for around 150 people drew guests from a cross-section of the business community. Other attendees included guests from […]

Governor Designate’s first days in the Cayman Islands

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Governor Designate Anwar Choudhury arrives in Grand Cayman on Monday, 26 March 2018 and will be engaged in official duties soon after his airplane lands. According to the Governor’s Office, the former Ambassador to Peru will be accompanied by his wife Momina and their three children. In keeping with tradition, Mr. […]