December 10, 2018

Cayman Islands Premier concludes JMC meetings in London

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LONDON – The two-day Joint Ministerial Council Meeting (JMC) between the British Overseas Territories and Her Majesty’s Government continued Wednesday at Lancaster House.  Lord Ahmad started the day discussing Disaster Management with Imogen Parsons, Deputy Director of Readiness & Response – Civil Contingencies Secretariat, in attendance. Lord Ahmad noted that the UK continues to coordinate disaster management planning […]

Cayman Islands Premier opens Environment Workshop in London

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LONDON, UK – As President of the Political Council of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA), The Premier, Hon Alden McLaughlin, opened and hosted the first UKOTA Environment Workshop in London on Monday 3 December. The workshop was organised by UKOTA, and participants included leaders of Overseas Territories, Departments of Her Majesty’s Government as […]

Cayman Islands Premier makes statement to LA on Scranton Park

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Statement to the LA – Scranton Park By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 14 November, 2018 Mr. Speaker, during the last Administration, the Hon. D. Kurt Tibbetts, then Minister for Lands, received approval from Cabinet to purchase property behind the Government Administration Building when that property came on the market. That property, Mr. […]

Cayman Islands Premier refutes Opposition claim that Cayman National Shareholders owe Government money

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – On Friday 5th October the Leader of the Opposition issued a press statement entitled “Opposition calls for the repayment of CI$20 million owed to the people of the Cayman Islands”. This was regarding the settlement of 2004 Hurricane Ivan property insurance claims between the Cayman Islands Government and Cayman General […]

Cayman Islands Premier meets ship owners in Athens

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Following on from a very successful visit to Monaco to support the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands (MACI) at the annual yacht show, The Premier, Hon Alden McLaughlin, accompanied by the Chairman and the CEO of MACI travelled to Athens for meetings with Greek merchant ship owners and movers […]

Cayman Islands Premier joins MACI at Monaco Yacht Show

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands will be represented at the Monaco Yacht Show the week of 24th September, 2018, as Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, Minister for Financial Services and Home Affairs Hon .Tara Rivers as well as representatives from the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands travel there to showcase what the […]

Cayman Islands Premier announces heads of Coast Guard, Customs and Border Control Agency

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Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin today announced the names of the three Caymanians who will be in charge of Cayman’s Customs and Border Control Agency and new Coast Guard. The appointment of the Director of the New Customs and Border Control department and the Commander and Deputy Commander of the Cayman Islands Coast Guard shows that […]

Minister for Agriculture, Cayman Islands’ Premier headed to Jamaica’s Denbigh Agriculture Show

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Agriculture Minister Hon. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly and Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin will attend the 66th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural and Industrial Food Show in May Pen, Clarendon. The annual runs from Saturday, 4 August, 2018, to Monday, 6 August, 2018. The event, under the theme “Grow what we eat, eat […]

Cayman Islands Premier to host United Kingdom’s Parliamentarians

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Premier of the Cayman Islands the Hon. Alden McLaughlin will host four members of the United Kingdom’s Parliament in the Cayman Islands for four days. The MPs – Andrew Rosindell, Henry Smith, Col. Bob Stewart and Martin Vickers – are members of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Cayman Islands and will learn […]

Cayman Islands Premier presents business case in LA for CI Hong Kong office

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Statement on business case for CI Hong Kong office By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Mister Speaker, as you and members of the House are aware in March I led a delegation to Hong Kong to attend the GREAT Festival of Innovation. We went at the invitation of the United Kingdom as part […]