Tag: Cayman Islands Coat of Arms

Cayman delegation rubs shoulders with European royalty

Cayman delegation rubs shoulders with European royalty

| 01/10/2018 | 22 Comments

(CNS): As public attention was focused on whether or not the Cayman Islands should embark on developing a cruise berthing facility, Premier Alden McLaughlin, Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers and representatives from the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands were in Europe rubbing shoulders with royalty. The Cayman delegation hosted a reception Thursday night at the […]

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Gongs law do-over accused of political bias

Gongs law do-over accused of political bias

| 10/09/2018 | 18 Comments

(CNS): The government’s proposal to overhaul the system to grant local national honours generated a degree of animosity across the floor of the Legislative Assembly last week, when several opposition members raised questions of political bias. As opposition leader in 2010 when the law was first brought to the LA by then premier McKeeva Bush, […]

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Celebrations begin for Coat of Arms jubilee

Celebrations begin for Coat of Arms jubilee

| 05/06/2018

(CNS Local Life): One of just two surviving vestrymen who were in office when the Cayman Islands was granted its own coat of arms in 1958 kicked-off the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the culturally significant historical symbol Monday. Captain Owen Farrington unveiled the new replacement warrant, which recently arrived from the UK after the original […]

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Boris calls for another 60 years of British rule in Cayman

Boris calls for another 60 years of British rule in Cayman

| 16/05/2018 | 41 Comments

(CNS): The dispute between the Cayman Islands and the British government over the potential imposition of a public beneficial ownership register was put aside Monday, when the celebrations in London to mark the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms got underway. However, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson made it clear that the UK […]

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Coat of Arms London party still on despite row with UK

Coat of Arms London party still on despite row with UK

| 11/05/2018 | 76 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin will be leading a delegation to the UK next week to launch the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms. The government has chosen to begin marking the diamond jubilee in London, despite tensions between Britain and its overseas territories over the threatened imposition of public beneficial […]

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Cayman to mark major historic milestones

Cayman to mark major historic milestones

| 19/03/2018 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Government is planning two major celebrations over the next 14 months to mark the diamond anniversaries of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms and the country’s first Constitution. Premier Alden McLaughlin told the Legislative Assembly Friday that a small project team has been assembled to organise the events to celebrate and commemorate these historic anniversaries. Celebrations […]

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