February 20, 2018

The Editor Speaks: The lynch mob

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I love Westerns. Always have. If there was a western on at the local cinema I begged my mother to take me. Then along came television. And there were westerns galore for me to watch. The scenes I hated and got very upset about were the lynch mobs. Normally, it was a man wrongfully accused […]

Cayman Islands Government sets record straight in Stephens deportation matter

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cabinet of the Cayman Islands has not yet considered the Court’s recommendation for the deportation of Ato Modibo Stephens, despite media reports to the contrary. Mr. Stephens was sentenced to 18 months in prison on 3 August, 2017, and the Court recommended his deportation following completion of his sentence. […]

Cayman Islands woman charged with obtaining property by deception and false accounting

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From RCIPS A woman, aged 38 of George Town, was arrested on 16 August, 2017, and formally charged yesterday, 17 January, with eight counts of Obtaining Property by Deception, two counts of False Accounting and one count of Theft. The charges relate to the theft of monies paid for rent of government facilities, as well […]

EU recognises Cayman Islands as a Cooperative Jurisdiction

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The Cayman Islands is not on the EU’s list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. The list is the outcome of the EU’s screening process to identify countries that it considers to be non-cooperative in working with EU Member States to combat tax fraud, evasion and avoidance, which erodes the tax bases of EU Member […]

Cayman Islands: 4 students awarded IMAC scholarships

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GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, 2 November 2017 Four young Caymanians are pursuing their tertiary education overseas in the upcoming months, thanks to the support of the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman (IMAC). Kimberly Tatum; Isaiah Robinson; Lacee Barnes; and Jake Bennett each received IMAC’s Scholarship this year. The students will be studying at the University […]

e-Government for Cayman Islands

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From eGA Summary Cayman Government has decided to take Estonian e-government model as an example in building its e-society and developing public e-services. During that project eGA acts as main contractor for all consultancy services on e-governance between Estonia and Cayman Islands. The project is proceeded from the “Advisory mission to Cayman Islands” . Activities Project has […]

Cayman Islands Government application process for Early Childhood Assistance Programme Funding

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – The Ministry of Education provides financial assistance through the Early Childhood Assistance Programme (ECAP) fund for young Caymanian children who were born between September 1, 2013 and August 31, 2014.   ECAP applications are once again being accepted from families that meet certain criteria to assist with the payment of fees […]

Karen Rivers Cayman Islands Government Employee

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Karen Rivers received CIG Employee of the Month for August for being the Most Driven. Ms Rivers, a Budget and Planning Manager in the Treasury Department, started her career with the Cayman Islands Government in November 1998 as a Budget and Administration Officer. She was promoted five years later to an Analyst. This past August, […]

Message from the Cayman Islands Minister for Education, Honourable Juliana O’Connor Connolly on World Teachers’ Day, 5 October 2017

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As Minister for Education, it is with immense pride that I express my appreciation for the profession that I hold most dear to my heart- teaching. Since 1994, on 5 October, we pause to honour all those that have persevered in this profession and the impact they have made on children and adults’ lives. Teaching […]

Temporary relocation of employees to the Cayman Islands

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Due to recent regional devastation by hurricanes, the Cayman Islands Government has implemented certain measures to support persons and locally registered businesses affected by the disasters. “Several government agencies are contributing to the humanitarian and business continuity efforts needed as a result of the catastrophic damage many Overseas Territories and other Caribbean islands experienced from […]