May 20, 2022

Archives for May 4, 2022

Cabinet of the Cayman Islands – Post Meeting Summary 26 April

His Excellency the Governor Mr. Martyn Roper, OBE, chaired the meeting of the Cabinet held on Tuesday, 26th April, 2022 in the Cabinet Conference Room, Government Administration Building. All Ministers and Members of Cabinet were present. Ms Heather Bodden acted as Minister for Tourism and Transport and Mr Isaac Rankine acted as Minister for Youth, Sports, Culture and Heritage. At this meeting Cabinet: •     Confirmed approval granted by circulation on 19th April 2022 for HM the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee stamp as part of the 2022 stamp programme; •     Confirmed decision made by circulation on 19th April 2022 for the following changes to the Cayman Islands National […]

Cayman: Cert. Hon. and Badge of Honour Ceremony Thursday 

Certificate and Badge of Honour recipients from Grand Cayman and Little Cayman will receive their honours at a by-invitation only ceremony tomorrow, Thursday, 5 May 2022 at Government House. At the event, 39 recipients, who were named in this year’s New Year’s honours, will receive their awards from the Governor and the Premier.  The entire event will be live-streamed from […]

Cayman: Financial Services Minister emphasises the value of effective compliance

Grand Cayman, 4 May 2022 – Lawmakers, regulators, and the financial services industry in the Cayman Islands all have distinct, essential roles in effectively meeting global regulatory standards, Minister of Financial Services and Commerce the Hon. André Ebanks said today, following his remarks at the Mourant Regulatory Conference. And, by continuing to effectively comply with […]

Music: Spring into Stellar Sale

By Scott McGowan From PS Audio I’ve got some exciting news I’d like to share with you. Now through the end of May we are hosting an awesome sale on all products in the Stellar Series. If you’d like to check out the details, please click here: https://www.psaudio.com/product-category/stellar/ I’m also pleased to announce Octave Records just […]

Black discrimination and White guilt, Martin

By Melissa Martin “Black People Are Sharing The Unwritten Rules They Follow That Most White People Are Clueless About, And It’s Eye-Opening” is the title of an article on Buzzfeed.   Read the Buzzfeed article at https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/wellness/black-people-are-sharing-the-unwritten-rules-they-follow-that-most-white-people-are-clueless-about-and-its-eye-opening/ar-AAWFneU?ocid=mailsignout&li=BBnb7Kz.  As I read the responses to this article, I cried. My Black friends, coworkers, colleagues, and fellow college classmates have […]

WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the WHO press conference – 4 May 2022

Good morning, good afternoon and good evening,  Globally, reported cases and deaths from COVID-19 are continuing to decline, with reported weekly deaths at their lowest since March 2020.  But these trends, while welcome, don’t tell the full story.  Driven by Omicron sub-variants, we are seeing an increase in reported cases in the Americas and Africa.  […]

Cayman: FirstCaribbean will adjust its KYD and USD Prime Rates from 3.50% to 4.00%

A note to our clients Interest Rates Changes Effective 6 May, 2022, CIBC FirstCaribbean will adjust its KYDand USD Prime Rates from 3.50% to 4.00%. This adjustment is in response to the change in the US Federal Fundsrate announced by the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee in theUnited States on 4 May, 2022. Should you […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Weekly SitRep – Epi. Week 17: Cases Increase for Sixth Consecutive Week 

Grand Cayman – Public Health has issued the COVID-19 Situational Report for Epidemiological, or Epi., Week 17 (24 – 30 April 2022) tonight, Wednesday 4 May. During Epi. Week 16, there were a total of 604 new cases of COVID-19 reported by Public Health. This was 144 cases more than what was reported in the previous Epi. […]

Cayman: MYSCH hosts reception for Winning CARIFTA 2022 Teams

Grand Cayman, 3 May 2022 – The Ministry of Youth, Sports, Culture & Heritage (MYSCH) held a reception to honour the National Junior Track and Field and Swimming squads last night (Monday, 2 May). The Cayman Cabana gathering celebrated the teams’ outstanding CARIFTA Games 2022 performances in Jamaica and Barbados with an evening reception featuring remarks […]

Statement on findings of the OAG Report on the Dubai World Expo and the Cayman Islands Overseas Offices

Grand Cayman, 03 May 2022 – The Deputy Governor the Hon. Franz Manderson has concluded his internal investigation resulting from the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) report entitled “The Dubai World Expo and The Cayman Islands Overseas Offices – Examination of Potential Breaches to Legislation”, which was unfortunately leaked before the internal investigation had […]