October 15, 2018

The Editor Speaks: The Curious Case of Governor Choudhury

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Following on from a petition being circulated here titled “Bring Back Cayman Islands Governor Choudhury” and a Statement from the Governor’s Office on “withdrawal of Governor Chaudhury” we now have two Memos written by Leader of the Opposition, Ezzard Miller. I can agree with Miller entirely with his concerns. The update that from the Governor’s […]

Cayman Islands Governor temporarily withdrawn whilst investigated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 Anwar Choudhury, has been temporarily withdrawn from his […]

Cayman Islands: Premier and Financial Service Minister’s Meeting with Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon

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LONDON, England – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin and a delegation including Financial Service Minister Hon. Tara Rivers spent the afternoon yesterday, in bilateral talks with Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. “We talked about the way forward with Constitutional talks in […]

Cayman Islands: JMC meetings continue in London

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LONDON – On Wednesday Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, Minister of Financial Services and Home Affairs Hon. Tara Rivers and the Cayman delegation attended the second day of the Joint Ministerial Council meeting at Lancaster House in London. In the morning session the Rt. Hon. Mel Stride, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, led the discussion on […]

Lord Ahmad visits the Caribbean

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From The Voice Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the UN highlights importance of trade between UK and the Caribbean during four-day visit to region MINISTER of state at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Lord Tariq Ahmad recently completed a four-day visit to Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados. During the visit, Lord […]

Cayman ‘copter comes back

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Cayman Islands police helicopter arrives back Friday (15) From RCIPS The police helicopter arrived back on island last friday afternoon around 3PM at the hangar at Island Air. The helicopter with the crew have been in Turks and Caicos Islands that received serious damage from Hurricane Irma. Attached is a photo of the crew before […]

Cayman Islands: Strategic talks continue in London

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LONDON – Talks continued in London Thursday with Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, Finance and Economic Development Minister Hon. Roy McTaggart and Minister for Financial Services and Home Affairs Hon. Tara Rivers meeting with Miriam Sachak, head of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Economics and Financial team. Minister McTaggart provided an update of the Cayman Islands […]

Cayman Islands: New OT FCO Minister appointed

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Following the recent United Kingdom elections, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon has been appointed Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He replaces the Rt. Hon. Baroness Anelay of St. Johns DBE who is now Minister of State for Department for Exiting the European Union. The appointment of Lord […]