September 16, 2019

DG’s 5K 2019

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Cayman: DG’s 5K 2019: Corporate partners collaborate for community causes In addition to platinum sponsor Appleby’s $17,500 pledge, gold sponsors collectively contribute $25,000 to 2019 DG’s 5K Challenge and half-way stop sponsor provides $4,000 to event.  The popular walk/run will be held on 29 September in Grand Cayman and 15 September in Cayman Brac.  GRAND […]

Cayman: Stronger stakeholder relationships a focus on CFATF progress

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Working relationships between local public and private sector agencies combatting money laundering and terrorist financing are growing stronger, thanks to ongoing work by National Coordinator for the Anti-Money Laundering Steering Group (AMLSG) Elisabeth Lees. Appointed to co-ordinate the Cayman Islands response to recent recommendations by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) […]

Cayman: Governor addresses new CBC recruits & expanding K9 Unit

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On Tuesday (10 July 2019), His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper attended and spoke to recruits on the first day of a 21-week training course for 11 new Customs and Border Control (CBC) officers.  The new recruits will be trained in a wide array of subjects including, but not limited to; the relevant laws, […]

People Initiated Referendum

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Cayman Islands Elections Office Receives People Initiated Referendum Petition The Cayman Islands Elections Office met with the Cruise Port Referendum group yesterday (Wednesday, 12 June 2019) to officially accept the People Initiated Referendum petition signatures. The handover took place at 2 p.m. outside of the Election Office. Elections Office Supervisor, Wesley Howell, along with Deputy […]

Cayman Islands Annual Storyboard Competition has record attendance

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A record crowd of about 200 turned out this past weekend at the George Town Public Library to see the creativity of some of Cayman’s young readers at the annual Storyboard Competition where 55 storyboards were displayed by 85 students from six of Cayman’s public and private schools.  An initiative spearheaded by the Cayman Islands […]

Cayman Islands DCR aims to change

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – As part of the objective to reduce recidivism rates and advance rehabilitation efforts for its clients, the Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) is implementing a new community supervision technique, known as ChAnges. With full support from the Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs, the DCR has made it a strategic […]

Cayman Islands DCI lends a helping hand

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The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) is taking strides to be a good corporate citizen. In 2017 DCI developed its own community project following in the footstep of the Deputy Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson, and his annual DG5K Challenge which raises funds for various charitable organizations. In the first year of the programme the […]

Cayman Islands Government honours our first responders

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Government leaders continue to support, honour and celebrate the emergency services personnel that responded to the fuel tank fire incident on Sunday, 23 July 2017. Appreciation ceremonies were held at the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) headquarters on Friday, 28 July 2017 and at the Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC) on Wednesday, 2 August […]

Taste of Cayman 2017 supports Cayman Islands’ Rotaract clubs

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The Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) donated CI$2,870.50 to the Rotaract Club of Grand Cayman and Rotaract Blue through their raffle at the 29th Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival, to support the clubs’ continued activities within the community. “We are so happy that the raffle was a success this year,” Ms Tiffany Dixon-Ebanks, […]

Cayman Islands: HMCIPS Supervisor Receives Chief Officer’s Choice

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In an effort to continue to highlight outstanding civil servants through the Deputy Governor’s Awards programme, the Ministry of Home Affairs recognised Acting Supervisor Peter Smith, of Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service, on Monday, 30 January 2017. Acting Chief Officer Kathryn Dinspel-Powell presented the Chief Officer’s Choice award for the month of December 2016 […]