January 22, 2019

Cayman Islands Ministry announces new phase of consultations

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■ Ministry of Community Affairs reports on next phase in its evaluation of financial assistance operations ■ Public input to be sought GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Community Affairs is pleased to announce its next review phase by launching a series of consultations, with private citizens and not-for profit-organisations, to further improve services and […]

Cayman Islands Ministry and Department of Education’s Tribute to Joanna Clarke

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From Cayman Islands Ministry of Education The contribution that Ms. Joanna Clarke made to education in the Cayman Islands is immeasurable, her impact on the lives of thousands of students indelible. As an educator, a colleague, a citizen, a friend, she set a standard to which we all should aspire.  We are all better for […]

Cayman Islands Ministry and Department of Education Remember Mrs. Penny McDowall

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From Cayman Island Education Department “Penny embodied the qualities of a successful special needs educator – patience, acceptance, organisation, intuition, creativity, and a fun personality.  These attributes are what drew her students to her and endeared her to everyone who had the opportunity to meet her or work alongside her.  Her passionate advocacy for the […]

Cayman Islands Ministry update on High Schools improvement work

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GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) – Following the initial Office of Education Standards (OES) report on its 2018 inspections of Clifton Hunter, John Gray and Layman E. Scott High Schools the Education Ministry, Education Department and staff of the Government schools immediately began work to incorporate a response to the OES findings into the continuous work of strategic […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism releases public education campaign spend

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (15 November, 2018) The Ministry of Tourism has today released details of its spending on the cruise berthing facility public education campaign, which began in August, 2018. Responding to a Freedom of Information request, the Ministry confirmed that a total of CI$ 25,292.50 had been spent on advertising for the ‘Support […]

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 […]