November 14, 2019

Statement on Constitutional Reform Agreed by the UK

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By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 13 November, 2019 Good morning. Mr. Speaker, before concluding my Budget Policy Statement last Wednesday I informed this Honourable House that I had been awaiting a letter from Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the Minister of State for the Overseas Territories on the final package of Constitutional modernisation […]

Cayman: 60th anniversary of the First General Election

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Remarks on the 60th anniversary of the First General Election held after the Cayman Islands received its first written constitution in 1959 By Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Just a few short months ago we celebrated the 60th anniversary of the first written Constitution for the Cayman Islands. I said then that there would […]

Official Observances & Services for John McLean, OBE, JP, MLA

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Government will commemorate the life of the late John Bonwell McLean, OBE, JP, MLA with the following official public observances: Monday, 9 September 2019 ·         The official lying-in-state at the Legislative Assembly Building from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. o   Members of the Legislative Assembly will lead off the procession followed by […]

Cayman: Condolence books in memory of John McLean, OBE, JP, MLA -UPDATE TIMES

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – In memory of John Bonwell McLean, OBE, JP, MLA the Cayman Islands Government is hosting condolence books in which the people of the Cayman Islands may pay their respects to the late legislator and his family. The condolence books are available for interested members of the public to sign until TUESDAY, 10 […]

Cayman: Tribute to Hon. John McLean By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 26 August, 2019

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It is with sadness that I recognise the passing of Hon. Mr. John Bonwell McLean, MLA, MEC on Saturday, 24 August, 2019.  He was devoted to the East End community, which he represented in the Legislative Assembly from 1976 to 2000. Mr. McLean was elected at a very young age, served three times as minister […]

Cayman: Premier announces details of selection of Preferred Bidder

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Cruise and Cargo Port Project Announcement of Preferred Bidder News Conference By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 29 July, 2019 Good afternoon and thank you for joining us here today for what is a highly significant milestone for the future of the Cayman Islands. As I promised in the House on Friday when […]

Cayman government approves bid on cruise berthing facility

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Statement to the Legislative Assembly Cruise Berthing and Cargo Facility By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 26 July, 2019 This morning the Cabinet of the Cayman Islands approved the Ministry of District Administration, Tourism and Transport and the Port Authority proceeding with the cruise berthing and enhanced cargo facility project on the basis […]

Cayman: Statement on progress against CFATF recommendations by Premier

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Statement on Progress against CFATF Recommendations By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 24 July, 2019 Mr. Speaker support for the Cayman Islands Financial Services Industry remains one of the key priorities for this Government. The conditions that attracted financial services providers to these shores still underpin our success today – our adherence to […]

Cayman: Statement regarding Boris Johnson as next UK Prime Minister By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA

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23-7-2019 I and the people of the Cayman Islands congratulate The Right Honourable Boris Johnson on his election as Leader of the Conservative Party and on becoming the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. I had the pleasure of first meeting Mr. Johnson in October 2017 at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. He […]

UK/OT International Trade Summit opening remarks by Cayman Islands Premier

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UK/OT International Trade Summit Opening Remarks By Premier Hon Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Thursday 27th June, 2019 Kimpton Seafire Resort Welcome Lord Ahmad, fellow heads of government and representatives, Deputy Governor, members of Cabinet, the Legislative Assembly and other distinguished guests. I think by now everyone will know that this weekend marks the 60th […]