October 21, 2019

Cayman Islands Premier begins meetings in London

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LONDON – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin met separately on Wednesday with Ben Wallace, Minister of State for the Home Office and Ben Merrick, Director of the Overseas Territories Department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Accompanying Premier McLaughlin was Chief Officer Eric Bush of the Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs, and […]

Statement on Cayman, UK constitutional discussions by Cayman Islands Premier

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Statement on Cayman, UK constitutional discussions By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Monday, 17 December, 2018 Legislative Assembly Mr. Speaker, as this Honourable House will recall, last month I confirmed to members and the public that the UK had agreed to begin talks with the Cayman Islands on proposals for various safeguards to […]

Statement on London UK Overseas Territories Association Joint Ministerial Council Meetings by Cayman Islands Premier

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Statement on Meetings in London By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Monday, 17 December, 2018 Legislative AssemblyWith permission Mr. Speaker I will make a statement concerning the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association Joint Ministerial Council meetings I recently attended in London.Before I do so, I would like to put on record my thanks […]

Response from Cayman Islands Premier to PM Theresa May winning vote of confidence

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Response from Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin to Prime Minister Theresa May winning the vote of confidence this evening in Westminster. I would like to offer my sincere congratulations to Prime Minister Theresa May on winning the vote and continuing to lead the Conservative Party and the UK Government.   I wish her and her Government  every […]

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 […]