October 13, 2019

Cayman: Statement by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on passing of first Governor

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From Cayman Islands Governor’s Office I was saddened to hear about the passing of the first Governor of the Cayman Islands, Mr Athelstan C E Long, CMG. It is testament to the fondness he had for the islands and the people that he returned there to live until his passing. He contributed greatly to the […]

Lord Ahmad to visit Cayman Islands this Week

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From The Cayman Islands Governor’s Office UK Minister of State, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon will visit the Cayman Islands this week to take part in the Trade Summit which has been organised by the Cayman Islands Government and FCO and will include senior delegations from across the OTs.  The Minister will also attend a Joint […]

OTs Attorneys General annual conference opening ceremony – H.E. Governor of the Cayman Islands

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OPENING REMARKS BY GOVERNOR ROPER (INLCUDING ON BEHALF OF THE UK AG) Thank you Cabinet Secretary and Attorney General for your welcoming words. I am delighted to see so many of you here today at what is an important date in the Overseas Territory’s calendar. As you are aware we were hoping to have the […]

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Cayman Islands Governor temporarily withdrawn whilst investigated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 Anwar Choudhury, has been temporarily withdrawn from his […]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