May 27, 2019

Q1 Report endorses Cayman Islands Government’s financial good health

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First Quarter Financial Report underscores CIG’s continuing solid financial performance. ·        CIG’s overall surplus is up once again, exceeding budgetary expectations. ·        Overall surplus is $44.4M higher than anticipated $172.4M for January-March 2019. Grand Cayman (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Government’s financial statistics for the first quarter of 2019 reveal that, yet again, the financial performance of the […]

Cayman Islands Government moves to one National Carnival

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GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) – Beginning next year the street parades staged by the Cayman Islands’ two non-profits Batabano and CayMAS will take place on the same day in May 2020, instead of a week apart. Plans developed by Government call for both adult events to take place on the second weekend in May starting in […]

Registration for Cayman Islands Government schools now open

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The registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to, Government schools for the 2019/2020 school year will open on Monday, 1st April 2019 and will close on Friday, 28th June, 2019. Registration for Government Reception is open for qualifying children aged 4 Years 0 months before 1st September 2019. That means a child born between 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2015 is eligible for reception, and that he/she must have already […]

Cayman Islands premier announces Dart’s proposal for iconic tower at Camana Bay

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From DART At the Cayman Economic Outlook conference today [Feb 28 2019], Premier Alden McLaughlin announced government’s intention to consider Dart’s innovative proposal to develop an iconic tower that would create a new skyline and become recognisable the world over. In line with the conference theme ‘Dynamic New World: Braving the turmoil’ which predicts uncertain […]

KAABOO Cayman celebrated the closing of its inaugural 2019 event with a sold out crowd in the Cayman Islands

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“What a magical weekend its been… I don’t think there’s anywhere in the Caribbean that’s ever had anything quite like this” – Richard Branson  February 18, 2019 (Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands) – It’s official; this past weekend KAABOO Cayman debuted on the shores of the world famous Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman and made island history. […]

Cayman Islands Government signs MoU with CISBA to support small businesses

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 The agreement was signed by Minister Hew and CISBA president. • The agreement outlines services CISBA will provide to business owners with financial support of government. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure is boosting its support for small businesses through the Cayman Islands Small Business Association (CISBA).             On Monday, 11 […]

Cayman Islands pre-school earns top inspection rating

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Little Trotters Farm and Nursery School has earned an ‘excellent” rating after last month’s schools inspection. The assessment is the highest award received by a Cayman Islands pre-school in recent history and follows a two-day assessment visit by an Office of Education Standards (OES) inspection team (15-16 January 2019). The inspection framework, […]

Cayman Islands: Joint Oxitec-MRCU 2018 Research Project concludes as planned

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The joint research collaboration between the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) and bio-technology company Oxitec came to an end on 23 January 2019. While field operations ceased on 21 December 2018, which was at the end of the high mosquito season, MRCU and Oxitec spent another month collating data based on […]

Cayman Islands showcased as a premier financial services jurisdiction to New York audience

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The strength of the Cayman Islands financial services industry and its benefits to global partners, particularly those in the United States, was on show as Cayman Finance hosted a pair of events in New York on 22 January. More than 170 attendees gathered at the Harvard Club of New York City for the 6th Annual Cayman […]

NY Breakfast Briefing a success for Cayman Islands

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NEW YORK, New York – The Cayman Islands delegation was well received at the 6th Annual Cayman Finance New York Breakfast Briefing held Tuesday morning at the Harvard Club of New York City. During welcome remarks, Cayman Islands Governor Martyn Roper noted the professionalism of Cayman’s Financial Service sector and confirmed that the sector has […]