October 21, 2019

Cayman: Governor appoints Commissioner of Police for a further four years

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His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper OBE has confirmed that the contract of Police Commissioner Derek Byrne has been extended until the end of September 2023.  In confirming the contract extension the Governor said:  “I am delighted that Commissioner Byrne has agreed to renew his contract until 2023.  He is a dedicated and experienced police […]

Cayman: Governor announces appointments to Commissions

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His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper, OBE is pleased to announce various appointments to the Anti-Corruption Commission, Civil Service Appeals Commission, Human Rights Commission, and the Judicial and Legal Service Commission. Members Sophia Harris and Kadi Pentney have been re-appointed to the Anti-Corruption Commission for a further three years, following the expiration of their initial […]

Cayman: Governor to kick off 7th Annual Big Shave this Friday [20]

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George Town, Grand Cayman, September 18 2019 His Excellency the Governor, Mr Martyn Roper, will officially launch proceedings at this Friday’s Seventh Annual Big Shave for the St Baldrick’s Foundation, at the Wicket in Cricket Square where over 1,000 people are expected to gather to raise funds for childhood cancer research. The event began in […]

Cayman: Governor gains insight into latest patient care technology at HSA

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Governor Martyn Roper was introduced to the breadth of services and advancements in technology available through the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) during his tour of the Cayman Islands Hospital on Wednesday, 28 August 2019. Accompanied by the Minister of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing, Hon. Dwayne Seymour, HSA CEO Lizzette Yearwood, Board Members […]

Cayman: Governor and Premier offer support and solidarity to Bahamas

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From Cayman Islands: Office of the Governor and the Office of the Premier. His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper and the Honourable Premier, Alden McLaughlin today spoke of their sympathy for the people of the Bahamas as they endure the terrible effects of Hurricane Dorian.  As the devastating winds, storm surge and rainfall continue to […]

Cayman: Governor addresses new CBC recruits & expanding K9 Unit

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On Tuesday (10 July 2019), His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper attended and spoke to recruits on the first day of a 21-week training course for 11 new Customs and Border Control (CBC) officers.  The new recruits will be trained in a wide array of subjects including, but not limited to; the relevant laws, […]

Cayman Governor visits MASH offices

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His Excellency, the Governor Mr. Martyn Roper, toured the M.A.S.H offices at Anderson Square, George Town recently.  During his inaugural visit to the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub the Governor was briefed on the sensitive nature of MASH work. The unit’s remit encompasses not only child safeguarding referrals but also extends into investigating and prosecuting domestic violence, […]

Cayman Governor tours ORIA/JMU

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Cayman Islands Governor tours ORIA, Joint Marine Unit · Governor Choudhury tours Owen Roberts International Airport and Joint Marine Unit. · He discusses security, logistics for airport users and business opportunities. · Governor also interacts with some visitors. Grand Cayman (GIS) – His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Anwar Choudhury toured Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) […]

Cayman Governor delivers 2014 Throne Speech

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2014 THRONE SPEECH Delivered by Her Excellency the Governor, Mrs Helen Kilpatrick, CB Monday, 26 May 2014 / Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly Building Good morning, Honourable Speaker, Honourable Ministers, Members of the Legislative Assembly, ladies and gentlemen, it’s an honour to stand before you today to outline, for the second time, the Government’s plans for […]