November 16, 2018

Cayman Islands Ministry of Health Statement on progress of ISWMS negotiations

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Negotiations between CIG and the Preferred Bidder (PB) have been going well.  CIG and the PB have been in numerous meetings over the last year to get to the stage where we can finalize the ISWMS Contract and it has included the following: CIG and the PB have updated the technical layouts for the ISWMS […]

Cayman Islands Ministry and Department of Education respond to incident of school bus injuring a dog

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From The Education Ministry of the Cayman Islands On November 5, 2018, through an inquiry from a member of the media, the Department of Education Services and the Ministry of Education were made aware of an incident where a dog was injured after being allegedly hit by a bus transporting Clifton Hunter High School (CHHS) […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Education offering medical specialisation scholarships

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From The Ministry of Health and the Health Services Authority The Ministry of Education, in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the Health Services Authority, is offering an overseas scholarship package for junior Caymanian doctors who have completed their internships and are seeking to undertake specialty training.  The application process is open from 1 […]

The Editor Speaks: What is misrepresentation?

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Misrepresentation according to the Cayman Islands Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure is the article published by one of Cayman Islands media outlets concerning the NRA’s Road Safety Conference by the team leading the George Town Revitalization Project, According to the Government Press Release we received, the media house “falsely claimed government plans a mass […]

Cayman Islands Ministry updates stakeholders on EU assessment

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The Ministry of Financial Services has been advancing the discussion surrounding the European Union’s assessment of jurisdictions’ tax regimes with key audiences; namely EU officials, Cayman Islands Government officials and local financial services industry representatives. Financial Services Minister Tara Rivers travelled to Belgium last month to discuss Cayman’s position with EU officials. Upon her return […]

Nominations sought for International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame Local Honourees

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (7 July 2018) The Ministry and Department of Tourism announces the call for nominations for Honourees in the 2018 International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF). Honourees are categorised as persons who have made a significant contribution to scuba and watersports in the Cayman Islands. New this year, an additional category […]

Cayman Islands Ministry continues industry discussions on EU assessment

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Noting that developments remain fluid, the Ministry of Financial Services gave local industry associations another update on Cayman’s commitments in relation to the EU’s assessment of jurisdictions’ tax regimes. The 26 April meeting at the Government Administration Building was attended by representatives from all of Cayman’s financial services industry associations. In her comments, Financial Services […]

Cayman Islands Ministry addresses Chamber of Commerce

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The Ministry of Financial Services outlined its priorities to the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce membership during a breakfast seminar on Wednesday, 18 April 2018, at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. More than 100 Chamber members heard the Minister of Financial Services, the Hon. Tara Rivers, give an overview of the current state of […]

Cayman Islands Ministry updates Financial Services Industry on EU Commitments

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The Ministry of Financial Services met with members of Cayman’s financial services industry associations to discuss several commitments made to the European Union Code of Conduct Group for Business Taxation (EU COCG) as part of their evaluation of jurisdictions for tax purposes. As part of last year’s EU COCG screening process, the Cayman Islands was […]

CIASA recognises generations of Cayman Islands swimmers

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The annual Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA) Awards Gala Brunch was hosted at The Grand Old House on Sunday, 28th January.  Swimmers and volunteers from seven to seventy years old were celebrated for their achievements and contributions to the sport of swimming in the Cayman Islands. With close to two hundred guests, the oceanside […]