December 18, 2018

Archives for March 12, 2018

Cayman Islands: PAC set to review Auditor General’s report Government’s Use of Consultants and Temporary Staff

The members of the Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee are planning to meet to review the most recent audit report issued by the Office of the Auditor General. The Committee will be asking questions of government officials about the issues highlighted by the Auditor General in her report entitled “Government’s Use of Consultants and Temporary […]

Cayman Islands Aud. Gen says Government needs to better demonstrate value for money from its use of consultants

The report, “Government’s use of consultants and temporary staff” issued by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) today, reviewed how effectively the Government manages its use of consultants and temporary staff. The report specifically looked at how well the Government plans for their use; how effectively it procures consultants to ensure that it receives […]

Cayman Islands: Goal scorers prove their worth in 2018 CIFA Youth Leagues

There were a number of goal scorers who thoroughly enjoyed their weekend as the fourth round of games in the 2018 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues were played this past Saturday, March 10. In the Boy’s Under 11 league Kyan Okoli scored three goals and his team mates Jaeden Gordon and Sean Byles […]

Cayman Islands: Collas Crill to address NAFER International Conference

Collas Crill is continuing its support of the National Association of Federal Equity Receivers (NAFER) by speaking at its 2018 International Conference. The event, which takes place at the Westin Hotel in Grand Cayman on 12-13 April 2018, will see Cayman partner Stephen Leontsinis and BVI senior partner Gerard St. C. Farara QC speaking at […]

International Women’s Day 2018 Presses for Progress celebrated in Cayman Islands

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – International Women’s Day #PressforProgress was celebrated by around 60 civil servants and members of the public on the steps of the Government Administration Building on Thursday (8 March 2018). A highlight of Honouring Women Month in March, the observance was marked with many of the participants wearing purple. The crowd was […]

The Editor Speaks: The Good, the Bad, and DST

We have two articles published today giving opposite opinions on Daylight Savings Time (DST). Last Sunday at 2am USA put their clocks forward one hour. In the UK you have to wait for 1am and 25th March. Now that is chaotic! Here, in the Cayman Islands, we don’t change at all, although Premier Alden McLaughlin […]

Cayman Islands: New Camana Bay Events App ensures users don’t miss a thing happening in the Town Centre, starting with Chalkfest on Easter Weekend

Camana Bay recently launched its new Events App, making it easier and more convenient to have all of the Town Centre’s happenings in the palm of your hand. It features an easy-to-read calendar with listings of regular events such as Culture and Classics at the Cinema, Story Time, Imagination Playground and local favourites like the […]

Cayman Islands raises the Flag for the Commonwealth

• Cayman observes Commonwealth Day by participating in “Fly a Flag” initiative • Government officials attended the brief ceremony GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands observed Commonwealth Day (12 March) by raising the Commonwealth Flag outside the Government Administration Building during a brief ceremony at 10 a.m. The event was part of the ‘Fly […]

Stephens leaves the Cayman Islands

From The Office of the Premier of the Cayman Islands GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Ato Modibo Stephens left the Cayman Islands on Sunday 11 March, 2018, travelling to Miami in the United States. Mr. Stephens is now a prohibited immigrant to the Cayman Islands. Under Section 82(h) of the Immigration Law, a prohibited immigrant […]

Interoperability between the RCIPS & CIFS

By Jacqueline Carpenter and Jamie Hicks/RCIPS-GIS • Interagency collaboration between the RCIPS and CIFS when responding to recent incidents • The benefits of recent technical advances and new search and rescue equipment. • The Joint Marine Unit trains fire officers on how to operate the new life-saving equipment. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Effective emergency response […]