August 8, 2020

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 7 August 2020- NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 191 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since it was last reported on Thursday, 6 August. All were negative. The number of antibody tests that have been conducted at the Health Services Authority and Health City Cayman Islands now stands at 2,096.  Of these, there have been […]

Jeffrey Webb new sentencing date announced

UPDATE: We have just received confirmation that the date September 15, 2020 for his sentencing hearing as shown above still stands. Jeffrey D. Webb (born 24 September 1964) is the former president of CONCACAF, Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA), and FIFA vice president. Webb was arrested for corruption charges on 27 May 2015 by Swiss police acting at the request of the U.S. Department […]

Cayman: Premier: “This was entirely to be expected”

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – His Excellency, Martyn Roper, OBE, Governor of the Cayman Islands, yesterday confirmed that he has received instructions from the UK Government, by way of the Foreign Secretary, to utilise the Governor’s Reserve Power under Section 81 of the Constitution to publish the Domestic Partnership Bill as presented to, and rejected […]

Colours Cayman welcomes the Governor’s intent to assent to the Domestic Partnership Bill 2020

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 5 August 2020:Colours Cayman welcomes the intention of HE The Governor to utilise Section 81 of the Constitution to put an end to the path of anarchy we’ve been forced into by the decision of the Legislative Assembly of last week when the MLAs rejected the Domestic Partnership Bill put forward by […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 5 August 2020 – NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 243 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since it was last reported on Tuesday, 4 August 2020. All were negative.

Governor’s Statement on the Domestic Partnership Law (DPL) – “..failure of the L.A. to pass the DPL leaves me, .. and the UK Gov, with no option but to act to uphold the law”

From The CI Governor’s Office “Following the failure of the Legislative Assembly to pass the Domestic Partnership Bill on the 29th July 2020 in to law, I have discussed the legal implications of the decision with the FCO and UK Ministers.  “The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal was clear that Cayman is in breach of the […]

Cayman: TBLS Deputy Director featured in International Journal

Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) Deputy Director, Mr. Scott Atkins has recently had his articles published in two prestigious international legal publications. Mr. Atkins’ article highlighting new points of law in the area of trusts is included in the the peer-reviewed Oxford University Press journal, Trusts & Trustees. Additionally, his article on new legal points in […]

Cayman: New Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions appointed

The Director of Public Prosecutions is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Candia James-Malcolm as Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, following an open recruitment process. Ms James-Malcolm was awarded a Bachelor of Laws from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2000. Thereafter, she pursued the Bar Vocational Course at the Inns […]

PH flies home 205 OFWs from Cayman, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands

From INQUIRER.NET WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two hundred five Filipino OFWs and their families were repatriated to the Philippines from the Cayman Islands, the Bahamas and British Virgin Islands on July 28. The chartered British Airways flight arrived in Manila at noon on 30 July 2020. The Philippine Embassy in the United States and the Philippine Overseas […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 3 August 2020 – NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 279 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since it was last reported on Friday, 31 July. All were negative.