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Archives for June 10, 2019

Cayman Islands CBC response to OAG Report

The Customs and Border Control Service, like its predecessor Customs Department, certainly places a great deal of value on audits and audit findings because they provide a platform and opportunity to improve our operations and effectiveness. We therefore pledge our unequivocal commitment to implement the recommendations that are feasible and funded. We believe, however, that […]

Cayman Islands Minister highlights destination at Caribbean Tourism Organisation’s Annual Caribbean Week

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 6 June 2019 Minister Highlights Destination at Caribbean Tourism Organisation’s Annual Caribbean Week Deputy Premier and Tourism Minister, the Hon Moses Kirkconnell, took part in Media Marketplace, a day focused on news about the Caribbean, hosted as part of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) annual Caribbean Week held in New York […]

Cayman Islands RUBiS announces Finalist for 2019 Top Student Program

After 8 weeks of entries from across the Cayman Islands and two rounds of judging by two independent judging panels, the Top 10 finalists for the RUBiS Top Student program have been announced. Alzavia Goulbourne of Red Bay Primary School, Damoya Fearon of Red Bay Primary School, Hosannia O’Connor of East End Primary School, Jeleah […]

Cayman Islands Deputy Governor speaks at Human Resources Conference

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Deputy Governor and Head of the Civil Service, Hon. Franz Manderson and Portfolio of the Civil Service Chief Officer Gloria McField-Nixon took part in the Cayman Islands Society for Human Resources Professionals Association’s (CISHRP) 2019 annual conference “Connecting the Dots,”Friday, 31 May 2019. The Deputy Governor spoke about performance across the Civil Service and […]

The Editor speaks: The saddest news of the week

I received, for me, the saddest news of the week. A dear friend had died. A man of great integrity. A kind man. A man with a gentle smile and a firm handshake. Always positive. A Christian man. He had a very difficult job. He was a Grand Court Judge. I am talking of Justice […]

Cayman Islands Delegation in Hong Kong for talks

From The Cayman Islands Governor’s Office A joint team from the Governor’s Office and the new Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Maritime and Aviation Affairs (MITIAMA) is in Hong Kong this week for talks with the authorities there.  The small team, led by Eric Bush, Chief Officer at MITIAMA and Matthew Forbes, Head Of the […]

Capital call security perfection in the Cayman Islands – who, how, what, when and why

By Alistair Russell From Carey Olsen This briefing note provide a brief overview for lenders and onshore practitioners on the who, how, what, when and why of capital call security perfection in the Cayman Islands. It also includes some useful practical considerations. Although long recognised as integral to protecting a lender’s position, recent market events […]

Discipleship focus for new Primate of the West Indies, Archbishop Howard Gregory of Jamaica

By Rachel Farmer and staff writer From ACNS Discipleship for a Church in transition will be a key focus for the new Primate of the Church of the Province of the West Indies, Archbishop Howard Gregory. The Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, Archbishop Howard, is the first Jamaican-born Archbishop of the West Indies to […]

Queen’s Birthday

Under a clear, bright morning sky, the heart of George Town rang with a gun salute that boomed 21 times and three heartfelt cheers as the Cayman Islands celebrated the 93rd birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, on Saturday, 8 June 2019. IMAGES: Photo captions Photos by Bina Mani, GIS The Governor receives the Royal Salute […]

Cayman Islands celebrates Queen’s Birthday

A parade, a 21-gun salute and three cheers marked Cayman Islands’ celebrations of the Queen’s 93rd birthday. ·        A 50-year veteran of the civil service, now retired, was named the latest CI honours recipient. ·        Three Duke of Edinburgh gold award recipients received their medals. Grand Cayman (GIS) – Under a clear, bright morning sky, the heart of George […]