Tag: Leonardo Raznovich

Colours demands apology for HR lawyer

Colours demands apology for HR lawyer

| 27/11/2019 | 62 Comments

(CNS): The local activist group advocating for LGBT rights has demanded an apology from Members of the Legislative Assembly after the human rights lawyer, Dr Leonardo Raznovich, was targetted by lawmakers last week who asked the attorney general to deport him. Billie Bryan, the Caymanian leader of Colours Cayman, said this was a “witch-hunt” where […]

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Local and regional LGBT prejudices top bill at conference

Local and regional LGBT prejudices top bill at conference

| 06/06/2016 | 72 Comments

(CNS): The social injustices faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people in the British overseas territory of the Cayman Islands and the wider Caribbean region will be at the top of the agenda at a conference this coming weekend. The conference, which has caused controversy, is hosting international experts from the […]

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Urgency increases to address same-sex discrimination

Urgency increases to address same-sex discrimination

| 02/12/2015 | 75 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has revealed an urgency by the government to address discrimination in immigration legislation impacting same-sex couples but he said the goal was to stave off the need to recognise same-sex unions rather than a step towards them. He said that the British government has been approached by Argentina’s ambassador to the […]

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Gay couple begin appeal over permit refusal

Gay couple begin appeal over permit refusal

| 05/10/2015 | 50 Comments

(CNS): A former professor from the law school who was denied the right to remain in the Cayman Islands as a dependent of his lawful husband has said the couple have begun their appeal process. Dr Leonardo Raznovich and his husband, who are the first to begin a legal challenge relating to the rights of […]

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Religious assertions are not legal assertions

Religious assertions are not legal assertions

| 02/10/2015 | 136 Comments

Dr Leonardo J Raznovich writes in response to the statement from the Church of God: One important caveat: I am not going to enter into a theologian discussion as to the validity of the assertions contained in the statement. I respect the statement as a religious statement and I defend the right of this church, or […]

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Gay couple press on with fight for equality

Gay couple press on with fight for equality

| 09/09/2015 | 142 Comments

(CNS): Facing deportation after the Business Staffing Plan Board said they did not have the legal framework to add him to his husband’s work permit as a dependent, a former law school lecturer has secured the legal right to stay in Cayman on temporary basis as a visitor. Dr Leonardo Raznovich, who is set to […]

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