October 21, 2018

Cayman Islands Government launches new training and development programme

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Building on efforts to create a world-class civil service, the Cayman Islands Government (CIG) has launched a training and development programme to embed formal project management principles and practices, and business case development skills into its day-to-day practices. “This programme will provide additional opportunities for civil servants to build skills and knowledge in business case […]

Cayman Islands Draft Data Protection Regulations out for public consult

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Draft Data Protection Regulations are released for public input. ·        Public have one month to submit comments and other feedback. ·        The draft regulations are available on the Cabinet Office website. Grand Cayman (GIS) – Draft regulations for the Data Protection Law are now out for public consultation. The regulations, when passed, will complement the […]

Radio Cayman puts Radio Turks & Caicos back on air

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Radio Cayman recently stepped in to help the Turks & Caicos Islands, when the majority of the jurisdiction’s broadcast network was destroyed by Hurricane Irma. Following high-level talks between the Cabinet Office and the government-owned radio station Radio Turks & Caicos (RTC), Radio Cayman’s senior technician flew into Provodenciales on Wednesday, 27 September 2017. The […]

Business Incubation, Green Enterprises Workshop for Cayman Islands

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Business Incubation, Green Enterprises Workshop The Overseas Countries and Territories Association (OCTA) is hosting a Business Incubation and Innovation workshop in the Government Administration Building, on Friday, 30th June 2017, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in conference room 2112. Business incubators are companies that help new and startup companies to develop by providing services such as […]

Cayman Progressives: Finances & Government

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From The Progressives Manifesto 2017 STRONG GOVERNMENT FINANCES Over the last four years, the Progressives Government, has returned the country to a secure financial position. We did so through economic growth and carefully managing our finances. This has resulted in solid budget surpluses. Surpluses that have been used to fund education, policing, health services, garbage […]

Cayman Islands Brexit consult begins

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The Cabinet Office is seeking the public’s views on the impact on the Cayman Islands of Britain’s planned exit from the European Union (EU), popularly known as Brexit. Persons may email feedback to Brexit@gov.ky by Friday 27 January 2017. Input will be collated and used to help develop a formal position for the Cayman Islands that will be shared with the […]

The Editor Speaks: Incredible state of affairs and successive governments don’t care

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Arsenic has contaminated 14 acres of land from the post Hurricane Ivan cleanup and still no compensation has been awarded after ten years! In 2004, Charles Powell, a chief fire officer, offered up his Frank Sound land as a temporary debris clearance site. This was because the private sector company, MC Restoration, and the government’s […]

The Editor Speak: Is mutualization a better solution to selling off government assets?

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I must admit I know absolutely nothing about mutual and when this document “Our Mutual Friends – Making the Case for Public Service Mutuals” came across my desk I looked at it with suspicion. I noticed quickly that there were over 20 pages of reading matter to plough through and I wasn’t looking forward to […]

Industrial union members march as Bermuda hotel sackings row escalates

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From Caribbean360 HAMILTON, Bermuda, Thursday February 6, 2014, CMC – The powerful Bermuda Industrial Union (BIU) Wednesday staged a massive show of strength in the capital support of 10 workers sacked by an historic hotel here last week. The dispute has gone to arbitration, but the BIU appears not willing to participate. Government said bus […]