December 16, 2018

Caymanian Director for Department of Children, Family Services

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Community Affairs is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Paulinda Mendoza-Williams as the Director of the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) effective 13 November 2018. Following a recent recruitment process, which attracted a number of strong candidates, Mrs. Mendoza-Williams was offered the DCFS directorship. Mrs. […]

Cayman Islands Government unveils finalised child abuse prevention policy

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The finalised Child Abuse Prevention Policy for National Sports Associations was launched by the Hon. Osbourne Bodden, Minister for Community Affairs, Youth and Sports ylast Wednesday, 1 February 2017. He also advised attendees that the first round of child abuse prevention training-sessions aimed at implementing the reporting aspects of the policy will take place on […]

The Editor speaks: Youth offenders are not high priority

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The Cayman Islands Chief justice, Anthony Smellie, did not mince his words when he gave his speech at the 2016 opening of the Grand Court. On the subject of youth offenders he said: “We are obliged to note the ongoing absence of an appropriate remand facility for youth offenders and must renew once again, the […]