June 25, 2018

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands: DOI early closure The Department of Immigration Headquarters, including the Visa Office, Enforcement Section, as well as the Passport and Corporate Services front counters will close to the public at 2:00p.m. on Thursday, 28 June 2018. Normal office hours […]

Monday, 25 June is International Day of the Seafarer: Message from Cayman Islands Minister

Message by Minister for Culture Hon. Dwayne Seymour to mark International Day of the Seafarer Monday, 25 June 2018 It gives me great pleasure today to commemorate the International Day of the Seafarer. Here in the Cayman Islands our rich maritime heritage plays a very important part in determining who we are as a culture. […]

Upgraded Cayman Islands police vehicle light bars

From RCIPS The RCIPS would like to inform the public that since the start of June, the service has begun to transition the emergency lights on all police vehicles to an upgraded version. These new police emergency lights have been programmed to increase the visibility of police when on patrol. Portions of the lights will […]

Cayman Islands: Ogier recognised with two awards for Ocean Rig restructuring

The restructuring of Ocean Rig – the Cayman Islands’ largest ever successful restructuring, in which Ogier acted for the joint provisional liquidators – has won two industry awards. The case has been named Energy Deal of the Year and Restructuring of the Year ($1B – $5B) by M&A Advisor, an achievement that was celebrated at […]

Cayman Islands: Walkers’ Art Clubs End-of-Year Student Exhibition at NGCI – Insight

Open to the public until 6 July 2018 The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) and Walkers are pleased to present a vibrant exhibition of student artwork created during six Walkers’ Art Clubs throughout the school year. The NGCI afterschool art clubs, which are kindly sponsored by Walkers, benefit approximately 100 students, ranging from […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices RCIPS Community Officers to Host Community Engagement Day at Locations Throughout the Islands, 23 June On Saturday, 23 June, RCIPS community police officers will be hosting a day of community engagement at different locations throughout the islands. Community officers from each of […]

RCIPS Specialist Units aid in police operations in Cayman Islands this past Saturday, 16 June

From RCIPS This past Saturday, 16 June, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit, along with the other specialist units, the Joint Marine Unit and the K9 Unit, were able to play a key role during two incidents in order to help ensure the safety of members of the public and other police officers. At about 12:20AM […]

Cayman Islands Financial Services specialist chooses Community Affairs

As Government’s newest Deputy Chief Officer for the Ministry of Community Affairs, André Ebanks has the credentials and the willpower to make a qualitative difference. Recognising the importance of this recruitment, His Excellency the Acting Governor and Head of the Civil Service, Hon. Franz Manderson, said “I am delighted to see another young and talented […]

CPA Regional Conference 0pens in Grand Cayman

The 43rd Annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Regional Conference has opened. His Excellency the Acting Governor, Mr. Franz Manderson officially opened the conference. Sixty two representatives from 18 countries are participating in the week-long event. Grand Cayman (GIS) – The 43rd annual conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s the Caribbean, the Americas and the Atlantic Region […]

Cayman Islands Customs enacts policy change

The Cayman Islands Customs Department has implemented a policy change with respect to the use of the Customs Declaration Form for inbound passengers at all airports and seaports, which will take effect 30th June, 2018. This includes our Customs operations on the Sister Islands, but, cruise passengers are specifically excluded from the policy change and […]