November 14, 2018

Cayman Islands’ National Community Enhancement Summer Project 2018

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Government is announcing its decision to undertake a first-ever National Community Enhancement (NiCE) Summer Project 2018. This initiative runs from Monday, 20 August to Friday, 31 August. Led by the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Environmental, Culture and Housing, it will provide […]

Cayman Islands ESO:Compendium of Statistics 2017 released

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The Cayman Islands’ Compendium of Statistics 2017 released today by the Economics and Statistics Office is a comprehensive collection of statistics from various public and private sector data sources covering population, demographics, social and living conditions; the economy, finance and development; the environment; and information and communication technology. In social services, the total number of […]

The Editor Speaks: Forms

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How many of us like filling in forms? If you do, you need to be assessed. Please fill in this form. And if you were assessed less than three years ago you must be reassessed. Please fill in this form. Where do you send this form? To government. The government department that deals with this […]

Cayman Islands’ last Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme of 2017

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The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a three-day Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme (DVITP) from Tuesday, 28 November to Thursday, 30 November 2017. The free workshop, which will be held at the Brasserie’s Willow House Conference Room, 8.30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., is for front-line professionals such as police officers, social workers, probation officers, […]

Acting Cayman Islands Chief Officer seeks to enhance services at the Needs Assessment Unit

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Acting Chief Officer of Community Affairs, Teresa Echenique built on the impetus generated by her tour of the Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) on Wednesday, 27 September with a roundtable planning/strategy meeting with senior members of her Ministry, Thursday, 28 September 2017. Attendees at the two-hour long meeting, led by Ms Echenique, included NAU Director Tamara […]

Cayman Islands Compendium of Statistics 2016 released

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From Cayman Islands Economics and Statistics Office The Cayman Islands’ Compendium of Statistics 2016 was released today by the Economics and Statistics Office. The Compendium is a comprehensive collection of statistics from various public and private sector data sources covering population, demographics, social and living conditions; the economy, finance and development; the environment; and information […]

DCI to assist Cayman Islands Red Cross Thrift Shop programme

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The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI), as part of its social responsibility, will volunteer at the Cayman Islands Red Cross. On Monday, 30 May, DCI will be sending staff members to participate in the Red Cross’s Thrift Shop Community Outreach Programme from 1:30pm to 4:30pm. Participants will be handling multiple tasks at the shop, […]

Cayman Islands Health Services continues to streamline

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HSA Pharmacy continues to streamline services The Health Services Authority is further enhancing its pharmacy services to ensure the most vulnerable individuals and those with chronic health conditions, who are experiencing financial challenges, are able to access essential prescribed medications, whilst improving the patient experience.  In addition to the existing social programmes offered through the […]

Cayman Islands’ Ready2Work KY off to a positive start

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Work initiative Ready2Work KY launched on Monday and on Tuesday members of the Ready2Work KY Task Force that will ensure meaningful dialogue is held between the private sector and unemployed Caymanians had their inaugural meeting. The task force is comprised of public and private sector members and is co-chaired by […]

Changes made to Cayman Islands’ seamen’s ex-gratia benefit

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Minister of Community Affairs, Youth and Sports, the Hon. Osbourne Bodden in the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday (25 November 2015), announced amendments to the criteria in which Seamen are eligible for ex-gratia payment by the Government. The revisions were recently approved by Cabinet, and will take immediate effect. In referencing the now 15-year-old monthly benefit […]