September 25, 2017

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 […]

Cayman Islands government announces temporary provisions for evacuees of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria

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In light of the current circumstances, due to the devastating effects of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria on the British Overseas Territories (BOTs), namely the British Virgin Islands,  the Turks and Caicos Islands and Anguilla, the Cayman Islands Government acknowledges the difficulties faced by  persons wishing to relocate temporarily with their children and pets. As […]

Heartbreak in wake of Irma [Cayman Islands media officer reminisces)

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By Val Sweeney From Inverness Courier A FORMER Inverness journalist now living in the Caribbean has spoken of her heartbreak at the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Irma across the region’s chain of islands. Catherine MacGillivray, media officer for the Cayman Islands Government, previously worked for Scottish Provincial Press which publishes the Inverness Courier and the […]

Cayman Islands delivers aid, UK Minister in Anguilla

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands Government’s work with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to help provide needed security and humanitarian assistance to sister British Overseas Territories is paying off. United Kingdom Foreign Minister Boris Johnson landed on Anguilla Tuesday afternoon as a Cayman Islands Government chartered Cayman Airways jet was leaving the […]

Cayman Islands premier issues statement on Hurricane Irma

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Hurricane Irma statement From Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin 11 September, 2017 This weekend I participated in a video conference call with CARICOM heads of Government to get an assessment of the situation in the islands affected by Hurricane Irma. The situation is not good for most of the Islands. Since the passage of Irma through […]

Cayman Islands police officers and police helicopter deployed to Eastern Caribbean to provide law enforcement and humanitarian support

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From RCIPS On Sat 9 September, a contingent of sixteen police officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service left the Cayman Islands for deployment to the British Virgin Islands to provide law enforcement and humanitarian support. The length of their envisioned deployment is so unknown at this time. “The British Virgin Islands have been […]

Cayman Islands Government makes board appointments

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Cabinet has approved members to the Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Immigration Board, the Work Permit Board, Business Staffing Plan Board and Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board. They are as follows: Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Immigration Board Mr Temple Tatum Jr., JP – Chariman Mr Burnard Tibbetts, MBE — Member Ms Mary Verna […]

One of Westmoreland’s most wanted nabbed in Cayman Islands

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From Nationwide News Net A man who was named by the Westmoreland Police as being among the parish’s ten most wanted men was arrested by the Cayman police on Friday. He was arrested on suspicion of illegal landing and possession of marijuana. Nationwide News understands the man is O’Brian Ellis, otherwise known as ‘Joe Grine’. […]

The Cayman Islands cements its status as the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean

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From Hospitality & catering News The Cayman Islands is widely known for a range of qualities from its financial expertise to beautiful white beaches and turquoise waters, but few are aware or appreciate its culinary diversity and strength, with the islands playing host to Michelin-starred chefs as part of an ongoing programme. First to visit […]

Cayman Islands premier commends Fire Officers for attending to fuel terminal fire

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From The Office of The Cayman Islands Premier I, together with the Minister for Home Affairs and indeed the entire Cayman Islands Government commend the first responders who worked together under challenging circumstances to quench the potentially devastating fire at the Jackson Point fuel terminal throughout Sunday night and into Monday morning. The men and […]