December 2, 2023

Acting Governor receives report from Electoral Boundary Commission

Acting Governor Hon Franz Manderson receives the Electoral Commission Report from Chair Dr Lisa Handley. Looking on (left to right) are Commission members A. Steve McField and Adriannie E Webb joined by Acting Deputy Governor Stran Bodden. Friday, 4 August 2023 – Acting Governor of the Cayman Islands, Hon. Franz Manderson and Acting Deputy Governor Stran Bodden […]

Cayman: Remarks by His Excellency the Acting Governor, Mr. Franz Manderson, MBE, JP, Conference of CARICOM Chief Justices and Heads of Judiciaries 

Good morning. It gives me great pleasure to welcome to the Cayman Islands this very distinguished panel of jurists representing jurisdictions from across the length and breadth of our Caribbean Region and Bermuda. I must give apologies for his Excellency the Governor Mr Martyn Roper who is in the UK on a well-deserved vacation. He […]

Cayman: Statement by Acting Governor on Passing of First Governor

GRAND CAYMAN, (GIS) –  As Acting Governor I wish to express heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the first Governor of the Cayman Islands Mr Athelstan C. E. Long, CBE, who passed away last night (Wednesday, 31 July 2019) As a sign of respect for the contributions of Mr Long, and his distinguished service to […]

Long service medal presentation

Overseas Territories Long Service Medal Presentation GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – A total of 136 officers from the uniformed services of the Cayman Islands Government were honoured during the Overseas Territories Long Service Medal presentation ceremony.The event took place at the Government House on Thursday, 6 December 2018. Officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, […]

Cayman Islands Celebrates International Day for Persons with Disabilities

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) –The yellow t-shirts of staff and students of the Sunrise Adult Training Centre made the sun shine just a little brighter on Monday, 3 December 2018. The group travelled to George Town to join His Excellency the Acting Governor, Franz Manderson on the steps of Government Administration Building (GAB) to mark International […]

Special dinner celebrates Cayman Islands-Jamaica ties

The ties between the Cayman Islands and Jamaica were celebrated at a special Restaurant Month dinner on Thursday, 25 October. The dinner, which was held at The Wharf, featured a menu in which the pineapple was the star ingredient. The pineapple holds great significance to both islands and is represented on both countries’ Coat of […]

Day of Older Persons

Cayman Islands Older Persons Month Marks International Day of Older Persons GRAND CAYMAN, GIS – International Day of Older Persons 2018 was celebrated with the launch of Older Persons Month and featured two seminars organised by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The event held at the Family Life Centre, on Monday 1st […]

Cayman Islands Customs Basic Training Graduation

WHO: Collector of Customs, Mr. Charles Clifford WHAT: Customs Officer Basic Training Graduation Ceremony 2018 WHEN: Friday, 5 October 2018, 2.30 pm WHERE: The Harquail Theatre PARTICIPANTS: Fifteen graduands, including four from Immigration, the Acting Governor, Acting Deputy Governor, Minister for Finance and Economic Development, other Cabinet Ministers, government officials and parents BACKGROUND: The Class […]

Book your Cayman Islands’ cabana online

Public Works Department introduces new online booking service. Residents can book cabanas at all public parks and beaches managed by the department. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Accessing Cayman’s beaches and parks has become easier, thanks to a new online service.  Residents can now book cabanas at all 12 public parks, and 7 public beaches through […]

Register now for Meals on Wheels Cayman Islands Dress Down Day

Join Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels in the fight against hunger! We are encouraging individuals, businesses, schools and organizations island wide to participate in the annual ‘Seniors Rock’ Dress Down Day Fundraiser on Friday 28 September. Whether you dress in orange or wear a Meals on Wheels commemorative T-Shirt, Wristband or Ribbon all funds raised from this event provide Meals on Wheels with the resources […]