April 25, 2019

Cayman Islands: “Delivering Government’s Priorities”

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2020/2021 Strategic Policy Statement “Delivering Government’s Priorities” By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 12 April, 2019 Mr. Speaker, the Honourable Minister of Finance and Economic Development earlier today laid on the table of this Honourable House, and spoke to, this Government’s 2020/2022 Strategic Policy Statement. Mr. Speaker, with your permission, I will read […]

MLAs Annual Prayer

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Cayman Islands MLAs Gather for Annual Prayer ·        Annual Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast is held for 23rd time. ·        HE the Governor leads the roster of invited guests. ·        Pastor Alson Ebanks is the guest speaker. Grand Cayman (GIS) – Cayman Islands’ legislators joined community members in giving praise and thanks to God in song, prayer and scripture readings at the […]

Prospect brightens for reducing gap in Cayman Islands District’s shelter provisions

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Following the posting of an advertisement in connection with the completion of the long-delayed Bodden Town Church of God multipurpose hall, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo, this week thanked Government for activating the project designed to help close the gap in the district’s hurricane shelter provisions. On completion, the building, whose […]

The Editor speaks: Why the long delay in activating hurricane shelters in Bodden Town?

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I live in Bodden Town and not one of my representatives did I vote for in the last Election. As such, I am not in the their loop. I have to find out what, and if my reps are actually doing anything, from intermittent opposition PR’s, and the Marl Road. One such item I have […]

Cayman Islands MLA calls for study of root causes of declining social conditions

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With the Chief Justice highlighting the pressing need for more courtrooms at the Opening of the 2019 Session of the Grand Court this week (Wednesday, January 16, 2019), MLA Alva Suckoo is again raising the alarm that the social conditions of Caymanians are declining and has called on Government to address underlying causes with urgency. […]

The Editor speaks: Curiouser and curiouser

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Sometimes living here in our beautiful islands it seems I am actually living in Alice’s “Wonderland”. The majority of people play by the normal everyday laws the government of the day administers. Some others that don’t, get their just deserts and are fined in accordance with the laws. Others are let off with a warning. […]

New Year’s Message 2019 by Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA

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Fellow Caymanians and residents, Happy New Year! 2018 was a year to Celebrate Cayman as we began a two-year journey to commemorate the 60th anniversary of our Coat of Arms in 1958, and our first Constitution in 1959. In celebrating these two important events, we are also celebrating who we are as a people and […]

Residents note drop in crime in Snug Harbour since group began

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From RCIPS Yesterday, 2 December, the Snug Harbour Neighbourhood Watch Committee and residents met with Mr. Joey Hew, MLA, and Community Beat Officer PC Jonathan Kern at the entrance to Snug Harbour to inaugurate four new Neighbourhood Watch signs and reflect on just over six months of results since the inception of the neighbourhood watch […]

Cayman Islands Governor visits Bodden Town Heritage Day

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Bodden Town Heritage Day was His Excellency Governor Martyn Roper’s first trip up to the Eastern districts on Wednesday, 7 November. Mr. Roper was met at Gun Square by the district’s MLAs who welcomed him to the Islands’ former capital. Minister for Health, Housing, Environment, Culture and Housing, Hon. Dwayne Seymour; Deputy Leader of the […]

Statement on International Day of Disaster Reduction (IDDR) Cayman Islands Minister for Financial Services & Home Affairs, Hon. Tara Rivers, JP, MLA

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On Saturday, October 13th, the Cayman Islands will join the United Nations in celebrating International Day of Disaster Reduction (IDDR) to promote a culture of disaster reduction, including disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness. Since it began more than 25 years ago, the day has grown into a major global awareness event celebrated in many ways […]