October 21, 2018

Acting Governor pinned

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Cayman Islands Acting Governor pinned in Poppy Appeal GRAND CAYMAN, GIS – The annual Poppy Appeal kicked off this morning (Thursday, 10 October) when His Excellency the Acting Governor, Franz Manderson, met with members of the Cayman Islands Veterans Association. The Acting Governor was pinned with the appeal’s first poppy by former United States Marine […]

JP services offered in the Lobby of Cayman Islands Administration Building

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Civil Servants and members of the general public will no longer need to search for the services of a Justice of the Peace (JP) – at least not on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday, because they will be able to locate one in the lobby of the Government Administration Building between 9 am and noon. […]

Cayman Islands: DCI reminds liquor licence holders to renew

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From The Cayman Islands Department of Commerce and Investment Liquor licence holders – including those with music and dancing licenses – are reminded of the upcoming Annual Liquor Licence Meeting to be held September 13th, 2018. The deadline for applications is August 24th, 2018. Licensees are reminded before they can apply for renewal; the premises […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices Cayman Islands: Rescheduled Council for Older Persons BT District Gathering The Council for Older Persons is holding its rescheduled Bodden Town district gathering on Saturday, 9 June 2018. The district’s senior citizens and interested family members are invited to attend. The meeting, […]

Cayman Islands Ministry continues industry discussions on EU assessment

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Noting that developments remain fluid, the Ministry of Financial Services gave local industry associations another update on Cayman’s commitments in relation to the EU’s assessment of jurisdictions’ tax regimes. The 26 April meeting at the Government Administration Building was attended by representatives from all of Cayman’s financial services industry associations. In her comments, Financial Services […]

Cayman Islands DCI reminds liquor licence holders to renew

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Liquor licence holders – including those with music and dancing licenses – are reminded of the upcoming Annual Liquor Licence Meeting to be held September 13th, 2018. The deadline for applications is August 24th, 2018. Licensees are reminded before they can apply for renewal; the premises must be inspected and approved by the relevant Government […]

Cayman Islands: Next stage of the new Motorola radio system

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – As part of the next step to provide the Cayman Islands with a mission-critical communication system, government leaders have tested the cutting-edge equipment provided by Motorola Solutions. The new equipment is due to arrive on island within the week. Ministry of Home Affairs Deputy Chief Officer, Kathryn Dinspel-Powell; Acting Director for […]

Cayman Islands Governor Choudhury meets MLA Kenneth Bryan

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His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Anwar Choudhury met George Town Central MLA Kenneth Bryan for a one-on-one discussion this morning (Wednesday, 4 April 2018) in his office at the Government Administration Building. The meeting followed a visit to the fish market in Mr. Bryan’s constituency yesterday, in which the Governor was introduced to fishermen and […]

Cayman Islands Governor meets opposition MLAs

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On his first day at work, His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Anwar Choudhury (fourth from right), met and conversed with Members of the Opposition, led by the Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Ezzard Miller (fourth from left) for an hour on Tuesday, 27 March 2018 afternoon in his office at Government Administration Building. In attendance […]

Cayman Islands Ministry updates Financial Services Industry on EU Commitments

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The Ministry of Financial Services met with members of Cayman’s financial services industry associations to discuss several commitments made to the European Union Code of Conduct Group for Business Taxation (EU COCG) as part of their evaluation of jurisdictions for tax purposes. As part of last year’s EU COCG screening process, the Cayman Islands was […]