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Archives for July 16, 2017

Minister of Financial Services and Home Affairs, the Hon. Tara Rivers, JP REG Conference

Minister of Financial Services and Home Affairs, the Hon. Tara Rivers, JP REG Conference (Delivered by Deputy Chief Officer Kathryn Dinspel-Powell) 9:25 am, 11 July 2017 | Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort, 3rd Floor Ballroom, West Bay Road Good morning everyone. On behalf of the Minister for Financial Services and Home Affairs Tara Rivers, it […]

Message from RT Hon John Hayes CBE MP to delegates to the Red Ensign Conference

Message from RT Hon John Hayes CBE MP to delegates to the Red Ensign Conference 11 July 2017 [Your Excellency, Chief Minister, Honourable Ministers, fellow delegates, ladies and gentleman.] On behalf of all delegates, I would like to thank the Government of the Cayman Islands for hosting this year’s Red Ensign Conference, and for the […]

Cayman Islands: These veterans are healing the ocean and themselves

BY DON RHODES Dive Time From FLKEYSNEWS It was a new and different mission for the seven special operations combat veterans (U.S RECON Marine Sergeant Rudy Reyes, U.S. Air Force Silver Star recipient Roger Sparks, U.S. Navy SEAL Lt. Geoff Reeves, U.S. Marine Will Hinkson, U.S. Army Green Beret Sean Moore, British Royal Marine Commando […]

The Editor speaks: Immigration reform

Although the government have engaged local consultants Deloitte on a Process Improvement Project (the “Project”) to support its role in delivering strategic and policy direction to the Department of Immigration (DoI) they are still relying on the public’s input. Immigration have been lumped in with the National Workforce Development Agency (“NWDA”), and the Department of […]

RFA Mounts Bay displays impressive capability during assurance visit to Grand Cayman

Military trucks rolled onto the white sands of Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman as both local police and Royal Navy Wildcat helicopters hovered overhead in a show of capability from the Hurricane and Disaster Response (HADR) team on board RFA Mounts Bay. Swimmers, sunbathers and holidaymakers looked on in amazement at the 16,000-ton RFA Mounts […]

Welcome Remarks to Red Ensign Group Conference By Acting Governor

Welcome Remarks to Red Ensign Group Conference By Acting Governor Hon. Franz Manderson 9 a.m., Tuesday, 11 July, 2017 Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort (Protocol) Good morning ladies and gentlemen, It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the Red Ensign Group Conference 2017. For those of you who were here with us […]

Cayman Islands police correct social media perception of their disregard of disabled persons parking space

From RCIPS Photograph on Social Media of Response to Panic Alarm at Rubis Gas Station A photograph has been circulating on social media this morning purporting to display a police vehicle illegally parked in a disabled parking spot (attached).  Despite the fact that no verified information accompanied these posts, a lot of negative speculation toward […]

Older Persons Law comes into effect in Cayman Islands

The Older Persons Law, 2017 enacted by the Legislative Assembly in March and gazetted in May, commences today (Monday, 17 July 2017) by Order of Cabinet. The legislation was drafted to promote, protect and advance the well-being of older persons (those aged more than 65 years old, except where the Law provides for a person […]

Red Ensign Group Conference 2017 opening remarks Chairman of MACI

Red Ensign Group Conference 2017 opening remarks Chairman of MACI – Mr. Philip Barnes 11 July 2017 Good Morning All, the Protocol has been set, Thanks Ms. Exie Tomlinson-Panton. As Chairman of the Board of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands (MACI), I offer greetings on behalf MACI, and welcome all overseas delegates and […]

In focus: [Peter Polack] New book chronicles 100 years of filming in Jamaica

By Alexandra Simon From Caribbean Life A new book documenting the international movie industry filming in Jamaica was released earlier this month and hopes to share the history of Jamaica as a destination for filming. In the book, “Jamaica, the Land of Film,” author Peter Polack chronicles all of the mainstream films from the early […]