December 2, 2022

Cayman Government extends Electricity Assistance Programme to help residents through December

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From Office of the Premier Grand Cayman, 26 October 2022 – Today, the Cayman Islands Government announces a 3- month extension of the Electricity Assistance Programme (EAP) until December 2022 – designed to help residents manage during this period of unusually high fuel costs. In continuing the initial Electricity Assistance Relief Programme which ran for […]

Cayman: Government responds to Auditor General’s latest report

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he Cayman Islands Government acknowledges the latest report from the Office of the Auditor General (OAG): Follow-up on past PAC recommendations 2022 – Report 3.  The report, which can be viewed at https://www.auditorgeneral.gov.ky/performanceauditreports, follows the OAG’s February 2022 report. It is the next in a series of reports the OAG prepares to follow up on the recommendations […]

Cayman Government responds to North Sound Sargassum influx

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Grand Cayman – The Ministry of Sustainability & Climate Resiliency and Department of Environment are leading emergency response efforts to address the large amount of Sargassum seaweed in the North Sound of Grand Cayman. The Premier, Hon. G. Wayne Panton, JP, MP and the Ministry has committed to complete a national response plan to mitigate […]

Cayman Government gives residential customers electricity cost relief

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands Government is offering a fuel cost credit to residents across all three islands to help alleviate the price of electricity this summer. In anticipation of the sharp increases in electricity costs due to rising global fuel prices, in May the Cayman Islands Government approached Caribbean Utilities Company […]

Cayman: Government gives residential customers electricity cost relief

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From Office of the Premier GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands Government is offering a fuel cost credit to residents across all three islands to help alleviate the price of electricity this summer. In anticipation of the sharp increases in electricity costs due to rising global fuel prices, in May the Cayman Islands […]

Cayman: Government seeks to prosecute Stipend Fraudsters

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An inadvertent data breach at the Ministry of Border Control & Labour has identified suspected fraud by a number of recipients of the Displaced Tourism Employees Stipend.  Deputy Premier and Minister for Border Control & Labour Hon. Chris Saunders said, “While I was very unhappy with the clerical error that led to the inadvertent data […]

Cayman: Government should ensure that Tourism Stipend Recipients are being treated fairly

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Less than a month ago, I lamented that the Government was failing Caymanian families and businesses in the tourism sector.  At the time, both newspapers reported on public doubts about the continuation of stipend assistance for families and the financial support for small businesses struggling with a slow tourism recovery.  Members of the Opposition were […]

Cayman: Government launches New Job Opportunities Portal

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As of Tuesday, 1 February 2022, what was previously a database listing civil service vacancies, will become a fully functional recruitment portal that allows jobseekers to proactively store and update their employment profile, in a format that can be reused for multiple job applications. Deputy Governor Hon. Franz Manderson says the change is part of […]

Cayman: Government extends COVID Regulations as work continues to address isolation and children

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Government today extended the current COVID-19 Regulations to 24 January as work continues to address concern around isolation and quarantine periods and their impact on children.  The Control and Management of Covid-19 Regulations, 2022 and Control of Covid-19 (Travel) Regulations, 2022 are consolidated versions of previous regulations with no substantive changes at this time.    […]

Cayman: Government signs contract with CIAS to import livestock

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Grand Cayman – The Government, through the Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure, has signed a contract with the Cayman Islands Agriculture Society (CAIS) to fund the importation of livestock to the Cayman Islands.  The agreement was signed by Minister of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure, Hon. Jay Ebanks and President of CAIS, George […]