February 28, 2021

Cayman Islands: New OT FCO Minister appointed

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Following the recent United Kingdom elections, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon has been appointed Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He replaces the Rt. Hon. Baroness Anelay of St. Johns DBE who is now Minister of State for Department for Exiting the European Union. The appointment of Lord […]

Baroness Anelay strengthens UK-Caribbean relationship with visit

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From St Lucia Times Baroness Anelay, the Foreign Office Minister for the Overseas Territories and Caribbean is visiting the region to further strengthen the UK’s links with the Caribbean. The Minister will travel for the first time to Anguilla, St Kitts and Nevis and St Lucia from 8-12 January on a visit that will focus […]

New UK OT Minister recognises Cayman Islands’ leadership as a financial centre and its dedication to transparency and cooperation

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The new UK Overseas Territories Minister, Baroness Joyce Anelay visited the Cayman Islands last week as her first official visit to a British territory since assuming her role in July. During her three day stay, Baroness Anelay was hosted at a dinner by the jurisdiction’s financial services industry representative body, Cayman Finance, where she recognised […]

UK minister reaffirms strong links with Barbados

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — British Foreign Office Minister Baroness Anelay stressed the importance of a modern partnership based on shared interests during her first visit to Barbados on 7 October. During the one-day visit Anelay met with Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and the leader of the opposition, Mia Mottley. The minister confirmed the UK’s commitment to […]

Baroness visits Cayman’s Sisters

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Baroness Anelay Visits the Sister Islands The Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the United Nations, The Rt Hon Baroness Anelay of St Johns DBE, visited the Sister Islands on Monday, 3 October 2016 and toured various facilities throughout Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. The Minister arrived in Grand Cayman on Sunday, 2 October […]

Baroness Anelay speech to the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly

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Introduction Your Excellency the Governor, Honourable Premier, Honourable Madame Speaker, Members of the Legislative Assembly. It is indeed a delight to be here in the Cayman Islands and have this opportunity to speak to you. It is my first visit to an Overseas Territory since assuming responsibility for them in July this year. I couldn’t […]

Governor assures Cayman Islands the UK will guarantee LGBTQ equality

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 26 September 2016: An official response to the petition issued by Colours Cayman on 20 September 2016 to extend the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013 to the Cayman Islands has been received by e-mail from Mrs Helen Kilpatrick, Governor of the Cayman Islands. To quote Her Excellency: “The UK expects […]

Baroness Anelay new Minister for OTs

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Rt. Hon. Baroness Anelay of St. Johns DBE has been named the new Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for the Overseas Territories. Her responsibilities include all FCO business in the Lords; the Commonwealth (as an institution); Overseas Territories (excluding Falklands, SBAs and Gibraltar); the Caribbean; human rights; the UN, […]