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Archives for September 13, 2017

Cayman Islands delivers aid, UK Minister in Anguilla

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands Government’s work with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to help provide needed security and humanitarian assistance to sister British Overseas Territories is paying off. United Kingdom Foreign Minister Boris Johnson landed on Anguilla Tuesday afternoon as a Cayman Islands Government chartered Cayman Airways jet was leaving the […]

Cayman Islands: One act of kindness benefits two organisations

Paul Njoka, Vice President at Kensington Management Group, doubles down on community enrichment with a joint initiative in volunteering with the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (“CIMPA”) and donating proceeds of the event to Lighthouse School. This summer, Njoka ran a public speaking workshop for CIMPA which focused on improving presentation and speaking skills. The […]

Cayman Islands Government mounts humanitarian mission to Anguilla

A Cayman Airways jet chartered by the Cayman Islands Government set off at1 p.m. today (Tuesday, 12 September 2017) on a humanitarian mission to Anguilla. The two-and-a-half-hour flight on the 737-300 was loaded with critical medicines, medical supplies, shelter materials and other essentials, including non-perishable food, sanitation supplies and drinking water. Two Anguillan citizens who […]

Cayman Islands North Side Primary School visits Camana Bay during Literacy Month

North Side Primary School students visited Camana Bay on Tuesday, September 12 and participated in some of Literacy Month’s adventure themed activities. The students started their day with Story Time at Books & Books where they also collected maps and took part in Camana Bay’s Literacy Month Scavenger Hunt, searching for their favourite storybook characters […]

Cayman Islands Community unites for Childhood Cancer Research

George Town, Grand Cayman, September 13 2017 Over 1,000 people are expected to gather at the Wicket in Cricket Square next Friday [22] evening to witness the 5th Annual Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave for the St Baldrick’s Foundation to raise funds for childhood cancer research. Now in its fifth year, the event was conceived by […]

The Editor Speaks: Protecting our children MUST be the priority

This statement was emphasized by Felicia Robinson, the director of the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) when she appeared before the Public Accounts Committee. Since the introduction of the legislation to protect children, which requires everyone in the relevant fields to report concerns, there has been a notable increase in reports of potential […]

Global Financial Centres Index 22 again rates Cayman Islands among Leading ‘G20 Plus’ jurisdictions

Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, issued the following statement about the new release of the twenty second edition of the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 22), which ranked the Cayman Islands once again as the 31st best financial centre in the world out of 108 total jurisdictions.  Cayman’s ranking was the second highest among […]

Cayman Islands HSA joins Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Anguila

A team of nine medical volunteers from the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) left the island on Tuesday, 12 September to join the disaster relief efforts to help the thousands of people in Anguilla whose lives have been devastated by Hurricane Irma and the flooding left in its wake. The HSA team includes a […]

All Party Parliamentary Group for Cayman Islands reconstituted

The All Party Parliamentary Group for the Cayman Islands was reconstituted in Westminster, London, on Tuesday night (12 September 2017), for the first time since the U.K. general election in June. The group, which promotes Cayman Islands interests in the U.K. and internationally, now has more than 30 MPs and Peers. This is a significant […]

Cayman Islands police officers go to Eastern Caribbean

RCIPS Officers Dispatched to Eastern Caribbean Provide Needed Law Enforcement and Aerial Support From RCIPS As of Tuesday 12 September, the sixteen RCIPS officers dispatched to the British Virgin Islands following an urgent request from the Governor of B.V.I. have been on the ground for three days, providing needed reinforcements to the local police service. […]