May 28, 2023

Statement by Honourable Premier and Minister for Finance on the Proposed 2012/13 Budget 14 June 2012

The purpose of the Statement is to inform as to where we are at with the Budget. Introduction The Government has a fiscal year that starts on the 1st of July each calendar year and ends on the 30th of June in the following calendar year. Brief Outline of the Annual Budget Process There are four (4) […]

Regional Prosecutors Train in Cayman

Regional Directors of Public Prosecution (DPPs), crime scene managers and police officers are getting trained in a two-day workshop that began at the Marriott Resort on Thursday, 14 June. The 63 participants represent the British Overseas Territories of Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Montserrat and Turks and Caicos and 13 Commonwealth and other […]

Ministry of Education and Department of Education Services announce Special Registration

Introduction of Overseas Territories (OT) Medals

This announcement has been sent to us on behalf of the Governor’s Office: The Governor is delighted to announce that following Her Majesty the Queen’s assent to the change, the below listed Honours will be renamed as ‘Overseas Territories’ medals with effect from 15 June 2012: The Colonial Police Medal (which is used by the […]

Cayman Islands largest Brac Rock Iguana killed by car

I was so sad to hear on Friday that ‘S’, the largest known endangered Brac Rock Iguana in the Cayman Islands was run over and killed by a car on Cayman Brac. It is a big loss for the Brac Iguana Preservation programme. S, named for Sarah Kindschuh, a volunteer from New Mexico, was tagged […]

Letter from John Felder, President/CEO of Cayman Automotive

Mr. Felder has sent us a copy of the letter which he sent to Ms. Julianna O’Connor Connolly concerning the latest update on the New Traffic Law and the related regulations.  We reproduce the letter in full below.

Gizmos for dad this Father’s Day

Father’s Day is here this Sunday (17) and it offers us the perfect opportunity to tell our dad how much we love him and appreciate all that he has done for us. If your dad is an outdoor enthusiast, a new hunting or camping tool is sure to show him that you took the time […]

Bahamians first, but not to make the mistakes made in the Cayman Islands

WHILE “unequivocally” backing the Government’s ‘Bahamian First’ policy, the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation’s (BCCEC) chairman yesterday said it had to avoid a work permit regime that “discourages industry or investment in the Bahamas”. Speaking after the Minister of Labour, Shane Gibson, warned that Bahamian companies had to “justify” every work permit, and […]

Celebrating the Queen’s Birthday

The public, government officials and award recipients will gather in front of the Legislative Assembly to officially celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 86th birthday, this Saturday, 16 June. Members of the public are invited to attend the 9:00 a.m. ceremony, but persons who have received official invitations must be seated by 8:30 a.m. This […]

Jeff Webb regrets death of young Cayman Islands footballer Gerome Graham

Mr. Jeffrey Webb, FIFA Vice President, CONCACAF President, and CIFA President, has sent us this statement in relation to the passing of Mr. Gerome Graham. “I have been advised of the passing of young Gerome Graham, and it is with deep sadness and regret that I express my sincerest condolences, on behalf of the Cayman […]