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Archives for May 19, 2022

Cayman Public Advisory: RCIPS reminds public to beware of text scams

The RCIPS Financial Crime Investigation Unit is once again noting an increase in text-based scams and is reminding the public of the following information for community awareness.  The scams are usually sent to recipients via messaging services such as WhatsApp or via text message. Some of the recent scams that have been reported include the […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Weekly SitRep – Epi. Week 19 

From Ministry of Health & Wellness Grand Cayman – Public Health has issued the COVID-19 Situational Report for Epidemiological, or Epi., Week 19 (8 – 14 May 2022) tonight, Wednesday 19 May. During Epi. Week 19, there were a total of 895 new cases of COVID-19 reported by Public Health. This was 147 cases more than what […]

Cabinet of the Cayman Islands – Post Meeting Summary

His Excellency the Governor Mr. Martyn Roper, OBE, chaired the meeting of the Cabinet held on Tuesday, 10th May, 2022 in the Cabinet Conference Room, GovernmentAdministration Building. All Ministers and Members of Cabinet were present. Mr. Isaac Rankine acted as Minister for Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure. At this meeting Cabinet: ·         approved the issuance of a Coastal Works Permit to construct a private residential dock with a   swimming platform offshore Block 33M Parcel 32 in Rum Point, North Side, Grand Cayman; ·         approved the publication of the Unaudited Quarterly Financial Report: Three-Month Period ended 31st March 2022 and the tabling of the Report at the next sitting of Parliament; ·         approved the purchase of the following two properties for conservation purposes, Block 91A Parcel 25, Little Cayman and Block 65A Parcel 46, […]

National Hero lying in state

Cayman Islands pays respects with National Hero lying in state Grand Cayman, 19 May 2022 – A respectful nation paid heartfelt venerations to beloved departed National Hero, Hon. Sybil Ione McLaughlin, MBE, JP. She received full lying in state honours, attended by a Guard of Honour provided by RCIPS and Cayman Islands Coast Guard officers, at […]

Cayman: Minister Tours Breast Cancer Foundation Offices

The Breast Cancer Foundation was pleased to host the Hon. Sabrina Turner, Minister of Health and Wellness, along with her team for a recent visit, full tour of the Breast Cancer Foundation’s offices located at #19 Grand Harbour, and a lengthy discussion about the scope of the Foundation’s work. During the visit, the Foundation expressed […]

Cayman: Irregular Migration from Cuba a Regional Issue

The United States is seeing the highest levels of irregular Cuban migration since the 1980 MarielBoatlift with migrants crossing the U.S southern land border instead of arriving by sea. The Washington Post[1], stated that in March of 2022 some 32,000 Cubans were taken into custody along the USA – Mexico border. Many of these migrants […]

Cayman: OfReg announces public consultation period for proposed ICT Outage Reporting Rules update

OfReg today announced the opening of a public consultation period for proposed updates to the Outage Reporting Rules which Information Technology and Communications (ICT) service providers and ICT network providers must adhere to in the mandatory reporting of outages in service. A consultation paper and draft updated Rules have been issued by OfReg to allow […]

Cayman: Official Funeral for National Hero Hon. Sybil McLaughlin

Grand Cayman, 18 May 2022 – The Cayman Islands will offer a warm, final farewell to the first female National Hero and first Speaker of the House, Hon. Sybil McLaughlin, MBE, JP, who passed away last week. She was 93. The official funeral will span two days. On Thursday, 19 May 2022, the late ‘Ms Sybil’, as […]

Tax Justice Network improves its recognition of Cayman’s transparency

2022 Financial Secrecy Index uses more accurate data that had been identified by Cayman Finance GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands –Cayman Finance welcomes the progress by Tax Justice Network (TJN) towards a more realistic measure of financial secrecy in its 2022 Financial Secrecy Index (FSI). By improving the report’s methodology, the FSI highlights that the greatest […]

Cayman: National Day of Mourning on Friday (20) for Ms Sybil

Cayman Islands’ National Hero and first Speaker of the House, Hon. Sybil McLaughlin, MBE, JP, who passed away on 10 May, will be honoured with a National Day of Mourning. Friday, 20 May will be observed as a National Day of Mourning for ‘Ms Sybil’, as she was fondly addressed in the community. The day will include a minute […]