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Archives for February 17, 2019

Overseas Territories Attorneys General to meet in Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands hosts OTs Attorneys General annual meeting this year. ·Opening ceremony for two-day meet will be held on Tuesday, 19 February 2019. Grand Cayman (GIS) – Attorney General Hon. Samuel Bulgin, QC, will host this year’s Overseas Territories (OTs) Attorneys General two-day conference, starting Tuesday, 19 February 2019.             Attendees will include all UK OTs […]

The Editor speaks: Human Rights

We have highlighted today a document titled “Written Evidence Submitted by the Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission (“the Commission”) to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee Inquiry on the future of the UK Overseas Territories”. The Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission “was established under section 116 of the Cayman Islands Constitution Order 2009. The […]

Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission writes to UK’s Foreign Affairs re our prisons, rights of migrants & same-sex unions

29 January 2019 Written Evidence Submitted by the Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission (“the Commission”) to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee Inquiry on the future of the UK Overseas Territories. Executive Summary In line with its Constitutional mandate the Commission focuses this submission on the Governance of Cayman Islands, especially adherence to human […]

Cayman Islands National Gallery Artist Talk Series

From NGCI Join some of the artists featured in the Cross Currents exhibition as they discuss their work during our series of Artist Talks. Each event will feature short presentations by artists followed by an informal discussion about the latest happenings in Cayman’s art scene. Held on select Wednesdays from 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Wednesday, 27 February […]

50 N.O. & 75 N.O. (whatever)

Thirty seven years ago I arrived on these shores and that very first day I met Christopher (Chris) Johnson. A week ago I was at a birthday party to celebrate Chis’ 75th birthday and his 50th year in Cayman. I met Chris with other fine company, but sadly no longer with us, Norman Avis and […]

Cayman Islands: Dengue update as of February 15, 2019

From Cayman Islands Public Health department While a regional and international outbreak of dengue continues, the Public Health Department has committed to providing the Cayman Islands public with updates on the local situation. Since the last advisory on dengue fever issued January 8, 2019, there have been 19 investigations. A total of 13 results have […]

Cayman Islands: DPSC rollout of new radio system functions

The country’s new interoperable communication system is now fully operational across all Islands. As part of the Cayman Islands Government’s ongoing commitment to deliver the highest standard of public safety services, the Ministry of Home Affairs announced that the country’s new interoperable communication system is now fully operational across all three Islands. The upgrade from […]

Cayman Islands Flag’s fleet continues to impress with low Port State Control detention ratio

George Town, CAYMAN ISLANDS The Cayman Islands Shipping Registry (Cayman Registry) has recorded a detention ratio of 0.66% across all major Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) following Port State Control (PSC) inspections with only 3 detentions being recorded for 2018. Cayman has made consistent improvement on its performance year on year and has been making steady […]

Cayman Islands: WORC Customer care staff training

Staff of the newly formed Workforce Opportunities Residency Cayman (WORC) Department received customer care training in January as part of the department’s effort to establish a customer centric culture. “Early in the conceptual stages of WORC, we surveyed staff, seeking their vision of what the new WORC culture should look like. Overwhelmingly, the response was […]

Cayman Islands: Chapmans attorney named Lee A. Freeman recipient

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Specialist family attorney, Hayley McCall is the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) 2018 Lee A. Freeman recipient. The award, for “selfless acts of time and dedication to the Legal Befrienders’ Programme,” is named after one of the service’s staunchest volunteers and has been presented annually since 2011. A Legal Befrienders’ volunteer with the service […]