October 20, 2019

Cayman Islands anti-bullying campaign gets a visual boost

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Civil servants and members of the public took a visual stand against all forms of bullying, Friday, 5 October 2018, at this year’s Stood Up photo opportunity. The anti-bullying Dress for a Cause event, held a Pink Shirt shoot outside Government Administration Building, was attended by the Acting Governor, His Excellency, Mr. Franz Manderson and […]

Register now for Meals on Wheels Cayman Islands Dress Down Day

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Join Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels in the fight against hunger! We are encouraging individuals, businesses, schools and organizations island wide to participate in the annual ‘Seniors Rock’ Dress Down Day Fundraiser on Friday 28 September. Whether you dress in orange or wear a Meals on Wheels commemorative T-Shirt, Wristband or Ribbon all funds raised from this event provide Meals on Wheels with the resources […]

Applications for the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships now open

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The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for UK Government scholarships to study in the UK in 2019/2020.  Applications for Chevening Scholarships are open until 6 November 2018, with applications to be submitted via www.chevening.org/apply. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers full financial […]

CPA Regional Conference 0pens in Grand Cayman

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The 43rd Annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Regional Conference has opened. His Excellency the Acting Governor, Mr. Franz Manderson officially opened the conference. Sixty two representatives from 18 countries are participating in the week-long event. Grand Cayman (GIS) – The 43rd annual conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s the Caribbean, the Americas and the Atlantic Region […]

Cayman Islands Governor temporarily withdrawn whilst investigated

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Statement from Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Alden McLaghlin LONDON, England – Last evening, 12 June, I was invited to the House of Lords to meet with Lord Ahmad, Minister of State for the Overseas Territories. There the minister formally advised me that His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Anwar Choudhury, has been temporarily withdrawn from his […]

Statement by Cayman Islands Deputy Governor Hon. Franz Manderson regarding public concern regarding waste collection

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The Cayman Islands Civil Service is committed to “Making the Lives of Those We Serve Better”.  While there are vivid examples of how the civil service routinely delivers against this commitment, I am sorry that our waste collection team has failed to reliably and effectively manage waste collection. As the Deputy Governor and Head of […]

Statement from the Cayman Islands Chief Justice re Justice Ingrid Mangatal

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In anticipation of the case involving Justice Ingrid Mangatal coming on for hearing next week Thursday, the Chief Justice, Hon. Anthony Smellie, has invited the Acting Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson, to appoint a magistrate from overseas to preside. Acting Governor Manderson, on the advice of the Judicial and Legal services Commission, has agreed to the […]

History made at Cayman Islands PAC Wednesday (24)

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At a very special meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in the Legislative Assembly Wednesday, 24 January 2018, history was made when 30 public service entities received praise for a job well done. Chairman and Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Ezzard Miller led MLAs in lauding 30 out of 36 public entities comprising core […]

Survey reveals a highly engaged Cayman Islands civil service

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A majority of civil servants are proud to say they are a government worker and are highly engaged. That revelation comes from the preliminary results of an engagement survey conducted in October by the Portfolio of Civil Service shows an overall engagement level of 67 percent. The review is the largest and most comprehensive engagement […]

Cayman Islands: PWD-CIFEC apprentices earn International Certification

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In a major milestone for the Public Works Department, five apprentices recently received their internationally recognised City and Guilds of London certification. The Department’s remarkable construction industry training programme is run jointly as a partnership with the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre and is solidly supported by private sector partners. Three of the apprentices in […]