September 19, 2018

Premier speaks on Cayman Islands’ e-Government leadership at Barbados conference

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin travelled to Barbados over the weekend to speak at the ‘Central Bank Meets Blockchain’ Conference about the on-going successes of the Cayman Islands in its continuing work to improve e-Government services and embrace digital technologies and industries. Mr. McLaughlin will join a number of other distinguished […]

Statement by the Cayman Islands Government on Support for the UK’s National Crime Agency

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From The Office of the Premier of the Cayman Islands GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – In reference to articles reporting the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency’s (NCA’s) comment that it “struggles” to get data from the Cayman Islands, there is absolutely no merit to Mr. Toon’s allegation. His complaint is a gross misrepresentation of a […]

Customs arrest at Cayman Islands ORIA: Smuggling of ganja

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From The Cayman Islands Customs Department A Caymanian national was arrested on Sunday, 9th September at the Owen Roberts International Airport with approximately 9lbs of ganja. The 34-year-old male was arrested for suspicion of importation of ganja, possession of ganja, possession of ganja with intent to supply, as well as attempting to bribe a Customs […]

Cayman Islands Ministry CPI NiCE Summer Project altercation – 28 Aug 2018

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From the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure can confirm that two workers on the NiCE Summer Project were involved in an altercation earlier today (Tuesday, 28 August). The Police and an ambulance were called to the scene at George Town Landfill. While today’s incident was unfortunate, over […]

Cayman Islands police investigating Prospect fire as an Act of Arson, 23 August

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From RCIPS Just after 8:25PM on Tuesday, 21 August, officers from the RCIPS and CIFS were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a fire at a residence on Almond Avenue in Prospect. They Cayman Islands Fire Service attended the location and extinguished the blaze. No one was injured during the fire. […]

Cockfighting is illegal in the Cayman Islands and should be reported

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The Department of Agriculture (DoA), in partnership with the Royal Cayman Islands Police (RCIPS) and HM Customs, has been actively engaged in investigating cockfighting complaints and urges the public to continue to report this illegal activity. The DoA stresses to the public that cockfighting or its management, on any premises used, or monies associated with […]

The Editor Speaks: Why do we still drink and drive?

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For as long as I can remember we still drink and drive. It doesn’t seem to matter how many statistics we publish at the accidents, deaths, injuries, etc that result from drinking and driving we still do it. It doesn’t matter how many adverts we publish showing the horrifying accidents, deaths, injuries, etc that result […]

Cayman Islands Monetary Authority issues Public Advisory: Understanding foreclosures

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Losing your home is the last thing any homeowner wants to think about. However, by understanding the foreclosure process and what often leads to it, you can better position yourself to deal with potential problems that could impact your ability to service your mortgage and place your most valued asset at risk. Foreclosure is a […]

Astroturf: Cayman Islands’ Edna M. Moyle Primary School

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The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands as well as the Department of Education Services collaborates with a range of stakeholders to help ensure that all government schools are provided with the necessary resources within the approved budget. In reference to the Astroturf purchased by a donor for the Edna M. Moyle Primary […]

Cayman Islands’ Disability Council comments on Smith Cove proposals

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From Cayman Islands National Council of Persons with Disabilities. The National Council for Persons with Disabilities (the “Council”) wishes to provide its comments on the issues that have been raised regarding the proposed renovations for Smith Barcadere (also known as Smith Cove) and, in particular, with respect to certain statements made last week in the […]